Backpacking Checklist

Also see Backpacking Hints and Tips

Things marked in bold are bare mimimum for any backpacking trip.

Wearing

  1. Boots
  2. Polypro Socks
  3. Heavy Wool (or blended) Socks
  4. Class C Uniform
  5. Bandana / Handkerchief
  6. Full Brim Hat
  7. Whistle with string (around your neck)
  8. Watch
  9. Shorts or long pants

In Pocket or In Fanny Pack

  1. Chap Stick
  2. Sunscreen
  3. Bug Repellent (double bagged)
  4. Compass
  5. Pocketknife
  6. Sunglasses
  7. Flashlight
  8. Extra batteries and bulb
  9. Candies
  10. Notepad, Pencil

Bedroom

  1. Sleeping Bag
  2. Foam Pad

Closet

In backpack inside 2 zip locks so they do not get wet

  1. Extra Underwear
  2. Extra Hiking socks (both types)
  3. Polypro Socks
  4. Long John
  5. Long os short sleeve shirt
  6. Long pants or shorts
  7. Poncho or rain jacket
  8. Light Gloves
  9. Knit Stocking Cap
  10. Windbreaker or light Jacket (with hood)
  11. NO Jeans

Kitchen

  1. Plastic plate, bowl or cup
  2. Plastic fork, spoon
  3. 2 Nalgene water bottles or (1 bottle and hydration pack)
  4. 2 plastic garbage bags
  5. Camp Suds soap
  6. Waterproof matches
  7. Cleaner

Bathroom

  1. Toilet Paper
  2. Plastic Trowel
  3. Personal Hygiene
    1. Toothbrush
    2. Toothpaste
    3. Deodorant
    4. Comb
  4. Personal medicine

First aid

  1. 2 Moleskin
  2. 5 Band aids (3/4")
  3. 5 Band aids (1")
  4. 5 Butterfly / steri strips
  5. 4' of adhesive tape
  6. Pain reliever
  7. Anti-diarrhea tablets
  8. Tweezers
  9. 2 Gauze pads (4" x 4")
  10. Antiseptic soap / swipe
  11. Antacid tablets
  12. Antiseptic cream / swipes

Repair Kit

  1. 2 Needles
  2. 15" heavy thread
  3. 2 buttons
  4. 5 safety pins (small and large)
  5. 10' Duct tape
  6. Electric tape (rolled on pencil)
  7. Zip ties
  8. 2 backpack straps (long)
  9. 2 rubber bands (heavy)
  10. Shoe laces

Others

  1. Metal mirror
  2. Water purification tablets
  3. Fire starter / candle
  4. Emergency food bar
  5. Emergency blanket
  6. Rope?
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