Backpacking Gear List

  1. Tent
  2. Sleeping bag
  3. Sleeping pad
  4. Walking poles
  5. Water filter
  6. Water reservoir bag
  7. Fire starter (lighters, paper, sap-soaked kindling, etc)
  8. Pocket knife
  9. Head lamp with charged/new batteries
  10. Camping towel
  11. Camping chair
  12. Mini trowel/shovel
  13. Extra ziploc bags of various sizes
  14. Rechargeable battery
  15. Phone/GPS/Camera
  16. Toiletries
    1. Toothbrush
    2. Toothpaste
    3. Toilet Paper
  17. Cooking:
    1. Food
    2. Dessert
    3. Stove
    4. Cooking gas
    5. Textured sponge
    6. Biodegradable liquid soap
    7. Long handle spork
    8. Coffee filter
    9. Coffee + creamer
    10. Trail bars & mix
  18. Clothes:
    1. Poncho
    2. Warm/wind/rain jacket(s)
    3. Hiking socks
    4. Hiking boots
    5. Sport sandals
    6. Thermal layers
  19. First Aid Kit
    1. Band aids
    2. Mole skin
    3. Gauze pads
    4. Medical tape
    5. Snake bit kit
    6. Aspirin/pain pills
    7. Benadryl/Sudafed, etc pills
    8. Sunscreen
    9. Mosquito Spray

Optional items:

  1. Windscreen for cooking stove
  2. Cooking pots and pans
  3. Olive oil packets
  4. Mosquito head net
  5. Hammock
  6. Floaty
  7. Tarp
  8. Alcohol in Platypus carrier
  9. GPS unit
  10. Camera
  11. Solar panels
  12. Fishing equipment
  13. Pet food, backpack, etc