Backpacking
Checklist

Map Pocket
  • maps
  • compass
  • notebook & pen
  • Bible & worship book
  • tour permit
  • identification
  • medical & insurance information
  • bandanna
External
  • tent, fly & ground cloth
  • tent poles & stakes
  • sleeping bag & pillow
  • thermal sleeping pad
  • thermometer & flashlight
  • rain jacket
  • kite (optional)
  • boots
  • sport watch
Upper Left Pocket (utility)
  • fuel bottle(s) (B)
  • toilet paper
  • trowel
Upper Right Pocket (rain)
  • rain pants
  • pack cover
  • drinking water (B)
  • flashlight & extra bulb
Lower Left Pocket (repairs)
  • space blanket
  • safety pins
  • rubber bands
  • string or extra laces
  • pack tools
  • sewing kit
  • nail trimmer
  • extra batteries
  • whistle
  • money (qtr. & few bills)
  • extra cord locks
Lower Right Pocket (personal)
  • insect repellent (B)
  • 15+ suntan lotion (B)
  • Blistik (B)
  • toothpaste & brush (B)
  • dental floss
  • comb
Upper Back Pocket (on trail)
  • Ibuprofen & Benedryl (B)
  • first aide kit (B)
  • moleskin (B)
  • trail snacks & lunch (B)
  • cup, eating & measuring
  • spoon
  • pot (1 pint)
  • knife
  • mini-can opener
  • trail soap (B)
  • matches (B)
  • water purifiers (B)
  • gloves
Upper compartment (eating)
  • 1-2 quarts cooking water
  • stove in sack (B)
  • foil for stove
  • food bags (1/meal) (B)
  • sweat shirt
  • towel (optional)
  • extra red stuff bag (B)
  • hat
Lower Back Pocket (utility)
  • nylon cord (30+ feet)
  • empty plastic bags
  • flippy
  • deck of cards
Lower compartment (clothes)
  • windbreaker
  • extra underpants
  • socks, 4 pairs
  • T-shirt
  • long sleeve shirt
  • shorts & cotton pants
  • handkerchiefs (B if used)
  • camp shoes
  • night bag -sleep wear & glasses case
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Last modified: September 23, 2008