Gear Packing Lists

Overnight Hike Packing Checklist 

Hiking essentials

  • Backpack
  • Small daypack for additional hikes 
  • Hiking poles
  • Hiking boots
  • Creek crossing shoes
  • Tent
  • Sleeping bag
  • Air mattress
  • Water bottles

Safety

  • Bear spray
  • Mini air horn
  • inReach Mini
  • Headlamp
  • Bear barrel/canister
  • Small first aid kit
  • Water sanitizer drops
  • Trail/route description (screen shots or paper)

Toiletries

  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Mini brush
  • Unscented baby powder (for hair)
  • Tampons (and small container to pack out)
  • Toilet paper
  • Hand sanitizer

Cooking

  • Stove
  • Fuel
  • Wind screen
  • Cooking pot
  • Cup
  • Bowl
  • Utensils
  • Scrubby pad
  • Dish Soap
  • Lighters

Food

  • Breakfasts (instant oatmeal)
  • Lunch snacks
  • Dehydrated dinner meals
  • Cup of soups
  • Coffee
  • Whisky
  • Hot chocolate
  • Candy

Clothing

  • Temperature appropriate clothing
  • Hiking tights
  • Baselayers for night
  • Wool socks 
  • Underwear
  • Bras
  • Down jacket
  • Raincoat
  • Windbreaker jacket
  • Down hat
  • Touque 
  • Mitts
  • Large wool sock for night
  • Slippers for camp
  • Wool buff

Other

  • Phone
  • Camera
  • Mini tripod
  • Spare battery pack
  • Charging cords (phone, camera, watch and Inreach)
  • Binoculars 
  • Spare car key (for safety and to open bear canister)
  • Garbage bags (for rain)
  • Zip Lock bags (for rain)
  • Stuff sack for sleeping bag
  • Stuff sack for clothing (and to be a pillow)
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