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Backpacking Equipment Checklist


Hiking and backpacking are more fun and comfortable when you have the right gear.  Please use our checklist to insure you have what you need and maybe leave behing what you don't! 

 

MAIN GEAR 
__Backpack/Daypack/Fanny Pack 
__Pack Cover 
__Tent/Footprint 
__Tarp 
__Extra Stakes, Guy Lines 
__Line for Food Bag 
__Sleeping Bag 
__Camp Chair 
__Headlamp/Flashlight 
__Compass/GPS 
__Extra Batteries 
__Candle Lantern 
FOOD & WATER 
__Water Treatment system (filter, chemical, UV) 
__Camp Bucket 
__Water Bottles 
__Stove/Fuel 
__Matches/Lighter 
__Fire Starter 
__Cook Pots/Pot Gripper 
__Cups/Plates 
__Silverware/Cooking Utensils 
__Coffee Press/ Mug 
__Kitchen Kit:(Dish soap, scrubber, dish towels, 
sillverware, serving utensils, measuring cup, can 
opener, corkscrew, oil, seasonings, sugar, tea, etc…) 
__Food and Snacks 
__Beverages 
__Energy Bars, Goos, Electrolyte Drinks 
CLOTHING 
__Boots, Camp Shoes 
__Socks, Liners 
__Long Underwear 
__Convertible or Hiking Pants 
__Lightweight Shorts 
__Swimsuit 

 

Clothing Cont. 
__Wicking Shirts 
__Fleece Sweatshirt/Vest 
__Rain Jacket/Rain Pants 
__Hats, Visor, gloves 
__Bandana 
__Mosquito Headnet 
__ Prescription Medications 
__Blister Kit (moleskin, etc…) 
__Sunscreen 
__Lip Balm 
__Insect Repellent 
ADDITIONAL ITEMS FOR COLD WEATHER & 
EXPIDITIONS 
__Gaiters 
__Overboots 
__Hats, Mitts, Gloves 
__Insulated Parka & Pants 
__Goggles 
__Avalanche Beacon 
__Flares 
__Personal Locater Beacon 
__Atlimeter 
__Ropes/Slings/Harnesses 
__Snow Pickets/Flukes 
__Crampons 
__Helmet 
__Ice Axes/Hammers 
__Mucklucks, camp booties 
__Watch 
__Weather Radio 
__Carabiners