Equipment List

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Packing

Sleeping and Shelter

Clothes

  • Boots
  • Two Pair Heavy socks**
  • Two Pair Light socks**
  • Long Pants/Short Pants**
  • Underwear**
  • Short and Long Sleeve Shirt
  • Warm Jacket/Sweater
  • Pancho or Rain Suit

**one on: one in pack

Comfort and Hygiene

  • Soap (small bar/bottle)
  • Toothbrush and Floss
  • Toilet Paper (carry out used)
  • Sunblock
  • Water Purification
  • Sunglasses
  • Insect Repellent

In Pocket or Pack

In Desert or Hot Seasons

  • Extra Canteens
  • Hat with Brim

High Altitude or Winter

  • Wool or Pile Stocking Cap
  • Wool or Pile Shirt
  • Gloves or Mittens
  • Coat or Parka
  • Instep Crampons

Cooking and Eating

Optional

  • Swim Suit
  • Small Day Pack
  • Watch
  • Camera/Film
  • Fishing Gear
  • Pencil or Pen and Paper
  • Cell Phone(avoid use on trail)
  • Walking Stick
  • Small Towel
  • Fork
  • Lightweigt Binoculars
  • Shaving Kit
  • Plastic Map Cover
  • Light Shoes for Camp
  • Musical Instrument (tuba, piano)
  • Orthopedic Inserts

Ten Essentials

  1. Flashlight
  2. Map and Compass
  3. Whistle and Mirror
  4. Extra Food and Water
  5. Extra Clothes
  6. Knife
  7. First aid Kit
  8. Matches and Fire Starter
  9. Sunglasses
  10. Plastic Tarp