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Backpacking Checklist

CAMPING GEAR
Shelter and Packing Equipment
___ Backpack
___ Bivy sack
___ Candle lantern/Spare candles (2)
___ Daypack, hipsac
___ Garbage bags (2 each – tie type)
___ Lash cord/straps
___ Matches (waterproof/windproof)
___ Pillow
___ Rain cover
___ Rope or cord (50’)
___ Sit pad
___ Sleeping bag
___ Sleeping bag liner
___ Sleeping mattress (ThermaRest)
___ Stuff sacks
___ Tarp, poncho
___ Tent, poles, stakes
___ Tent/ground cloth
___ Ziploc Freezer bags
Navigation Equipment
___ Altimeter
___ Compass
___ Extra batteries
___ Flashlight
___ Glasses/contacts
___ GPS unit
___ Guide book/notes
___ Headlight
___ Maps
___ Paper, pencil
___ Sun glasses/goggles
___ Walking stick

OTHER EQUIPMENT
Entertainment
___ Binoculars
___ Books and reading material
___ Deck of cards
___ Games
___ Steno pad/pen/pencil
Fishing Equipment
___ Filet knife
___ Fishing pole/lures
___ Teflon fry pan
Photography
___ Camera
___ Film or digital storage media
___ Panoramic camera
___ Spare camera batteries
___ Unipod
Snow & Ice Equipment
___ Avalanche beacon
___ Crampons
___ Hand warmers
___ Ice axe
___ Snow poles
___ Snow shoes
___ Snow shovel
___ Snow wands

CLOTHING
Basic Needs
___ Bandana/Kerchiefs
___ Camp shoes
___ GoreTex rain hat
___ GoreTex top & bottom
___ Hat / baseball cap
___ Hiking boots
___ Hiking pants
___ Hiking shorts
___ Long Underwear (light to mid-weight)
___ Nylon windbreaker
___ Nylon wind vest
___ Rain poncho
___ Shirt (long-sleeve)
___ Socks (hiking & regular)
___ Spare pants
___ Sweatshirt with hood
___ Sweatpants
___ Swimming shorts
___ T-shirts
___ Underwear
___ Wind bloc cap
___ Wind bloc ear cover
___ Wind bloc baclava
___ Low gaitors
___ High gaitors
Protection from Severe Cold and Wind
___ Fleece liner gloves
___ Fleece/down vest
___ Fleece/down jacket
___ Fleece/down pants
___ GTX socks
___ GTX gloves/mitts
___ Liner socks,xtras
___ Long Underwear (Exped.)
___ Overboots
___ Wind/rain jacket
___ Wind/rain pants

EMERGENCY GEAR
First Aid Kit
___ Ace bandages
___ Adhesive tape
___ Advil or Tylenol
___ AfterBite
___ Alka Seltzer
___ Anti-gas pills
___ Antibiotic drugs (ERYC 250 mg)
___ Antihistimine drugs (Benadryl)
___ Bacitracin ointment
___ Band Aids
___ Ben Gay
___ Book - wilderness medicine reference
___ Cough drops
___ Eye cup
___ Gauze
___ Kaopecate caplets
___ Nail clippers
___ Nose spray Moleskin/molefoam
___ Pain drugs (Hydrocodone)
___ Q-tips
___ Safety pins
___ Snake bite kit
___ Thermometer
___ Tweezers
___ WashNDries

Other Emergency Gear
___ Backpack repair pieces
___ Cell phone
___ Duct tape
___ Emergency blanket
___ Flares
___ Identification
___ Life Vests (coast guard approved)
___ Picture wire
___ Pliers
___ Quarters (for pay phone)
___ Rubber bands
___ Seam sealer
___ Sewing kit
___ Signal mirror
___ Spare cord locks
___ Spare glasses
___ Swiss army knife
___ Tent repair kit
___ ThermaRest mattress repair kit
___ Whistle

FOOD AND PERSONAL
Cooking
___ Bamboo spatulas
___ Bear bag
___ Cook pot
___ Cook set
___ Firestarter
___ Insulated cup
___ Iodine
___ Matches/lighter
___ Piezo igniter
___ Pot lifter
___ Sierra cup
___ Spare gas/cartridge
___ Stick matches
___ Stove & fuel
___ Utensils
___ Water bottle
___ Water containers
___ Water filter
___ White kitchen trash bags (for toting out your garbage)
Food
___ Apples
___ Bread/crackers
___ Canned Tuna
___ Cashews
___ Electrolytes
___ Freeze-dried food
___ Hot chocolate
___ Jelly beans
___ Licorice bites
___ Lunch/snacks
___ Condiments (Mayo packs, etc)
___ Raisins
___ Soup
___ Tea,coffee,cocoa
___ Tortillas
___ Trail mix
___ Vegetables
___ Vitamins
Health/personal toiletries
___ Bug repellant
___ Biodegradable Soap
___ Clothes pins
___ Deodorant
___ Eyeglass strap
___ Hand lotion
___ Iodine tablets
___ Pack towels (2)
___ Sun block (25)
___ Sun block/lip balm
___ Toothbrush/toothpaste
___ Trowel/Toilet paper
___ Water filter
___ Waterbottles (3)

OTHER:
___ Binocs,monocular
___ Candle/oil lantern
___ Clock, watch
___ Hiking Poles
___ Knife
___ Parachute cord
___ Sewing kit
___ Signal mirror
___ SlingLight Chair
___ Space blanket/bag
___ Sunglasses/goggles


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