MINIMAL BACKPACK CHECK LIST


Trail shoes or boots...   Spenco Insole...   Socks...  Pants...   Shirt...   Bandanna...  Hat...  Whistle…  Knife...  Hiking Poles…  Duct tape …  Compass...  Lip balm…  Lighter….   Sunscreen…

Maps...  Pencil...  Paper...  Water bags...  Mosquito net...  Raincoat and pants...  Toothbrush...  Dental floss...  Toothpaste...   Comb...   DEET...  Headlight...  Water treatment pills...  50 feet of Nylon cord...  Toilet paper and plastic bag...

Tarp or tent…  ground cloth…  Insulating ground pad…  Sleeping bag...  Polypro hat...  Down coat...  Thermal shirt and pants…  Night socks...

Bowl...   Cup...   Spoon...   Fuel…   Stove...   Pot…   Lid...  Food…   Salt…

First aid kit*: Bandaids…  pain reliever…  prescription drugs...

Anything else: expect to use it all - or use it often - or be glad you carried it.

*My Personal First Aid Kit

4X6 card, Pencil,  Alcohol pads,  Band-aids,  Mole-skin, Mole-foam,  Spenco 2nd Skin gel pads,  2"x2" gauze pads, Aspirin,  Ibuprofen,  Nitroglycerin,  Imodium,  Benadryl,  Hydrocortisone ointment,  Bill's Tweezers, Benzoin tincture,  Sting Kill swabs,  Steri-Strips,  Tums antacid,  Nuun electrolyte tablets 

In Car:

Full set of clothes...  Soap...  Hand towel...  Beach towel…  Books…  Maps...  1 gal. of Water...  Food…

 

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