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CLICK HERE for our free Printer Friendly Hiking Packing List with checkboxes!
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We highly recommend that you print the above linked Printer Friendly Version of our Hiking Packing List. Note that because the printer friendly version is a PDF file, it will take a few seconds to open.

Below is the same list, but for web viewing only:

Note: This incomplete list is designed for simple day hikes only, and should only be used by individuals who are knowledgeable in the requirements of hiking. This is not meant to be a complete list, and the Printer Friendly Version provides blank spaces at the bottom of each category so that you can write in extra items.

TRAVEL NECESSITIES

  • Wallets & Purses
  • Credit/Debit Cards
  • Medicines (Prescription & Over-The-Counter)
  • Are your pets taken care of?
  • Maps (Road Map and map of Hiking Area)
  • Does someone at home know your "Hiking Plan" in case of emergency?

SUGGESTED CLOTHING

  • Underwear (avoid cotton if possible)
  • Socks (avoid cotton -- a thin, synthetic 'liner' sock under wool socks works well)
  • Wicking Long Underwear (Tops and Bottoms -- if necessary)
  • Pants/Tops should also be 'wicking' materials, such as Microfiber, GoreTex, etc.
  • Hat with Large Brim (to avoid sunburn)
  • Warm hat if necessary (fleece or wool)
  • Lightweight Hiking Shoes/Boots, or Crosstrainer-Type Shoes (as necessary)
  • Jacket (Fleece, Down, or both as necessary)
  • Rainwear (or at least Garbage Bag to be cut into Poncho if necessary)

TOILETRIES

  • Toilet Paper (Stored in Rainproof Bag)
  • Trowel (For Waste Disposal)
  • Sunscreen
  • Moist Towelettes
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Insect Repellent
  • Lip Balm

HIKING GEAR

  • Backpack (Hydration Pack or Day Pack with Hydration Pouch work great)
  • Water (In Hydration Pouch, bottles, canteen, etc...bring plenty for contingencies)
  • Hiking Poles
  • First Aid Kit
  • GPS or Compass (preferably both)
  • Pocket Knife
  • Map of Area (Preferably stored in waterproof container)
  • Headlamp or Flashlight (check that it's working BEFORE you leave)
  • Matches (in waterproof container)
  • Water Filter (as necessary)
  • Pepper Spray (large containers are sold as defense from bears)
  • 2-Way Radios (helpful if you get separated)
  • Camera, Batteries and Memory Card (or film)
  • Sleeping Bag (in case of emergency, especially if low temps overnight)
  • Emergency Shelter (a Space Blanket, Tarp, etc., in case of emergencies)
  • Whistle
  • Mirror (for signaling)
  • Cellphone (could possibly work, for emergencies -- store in waterproof bag/case)

 

 

CLICK HERE for our free Printer Friendly Hiking Packing List with checkboxes!
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We highly recommend that you print the above linked Printer Friendly Version of our Hiking Packing List. Note that because the printer friendly version of this list is a PDF file, it will take a few seconds to open. The Printer Friendly Version features checkboxes for checking each item, and also has blank spaces at the bottom of each list category, where you can write in extras that you think of to customize your packing list. It is recommended that you print one packing list for each person traveling, so you can check off each item for each person.

 

 

 
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