Equipment List for Backpacking

Mr Falquero’s Winter Backpacking Trip Packing List

Remember: Cotton Kills in the woods in Winter Please Leave It At HOME

  • Class B uniform for journey
  • 4 pairs warm wool socks
  • Lightweight 20 degree Sleeping Bag (down, hollowfill)
  • Sleeping Pad
  • Backpack (not a schoolbag)
  • Water bottles 2 each (liter agene/camelbak /platypus)
  • ***Backpacking stove ** No White Gas **
  • Mess kit / Cook kit w/ eating utensils
  • balaclava/face mask/neck warmer
  • Headlamp w/ spare batteries (flashlights are OK)
  • Backpacking Food – may be able to share
  • Backpacking Tent – may be able to share/use troop gear
  • Hiking Boots (water resistant / water proof)
  • Long Underwear
  • Dry Clothes for sleeping
  • Rain Gear
  • Warm Jacket (Woods + February = cold)
  • Warm Hat (water proof a plus)
  • Warm Gloves (water proof a plus)
  • Sunglasses / goggles
  • Gaiters – optional, but are a good suggestion
  • Hiking Poles – optional, but are a good suggestion
  • Warm shoes for in camp – optional, but a good suggestion for comfort after the hike
  • Compass
  • Sun block – optional but a good suggestion
  • Water filtration system – may be able to share/use troop gear
  • Dry Matches/Lighter
  • Pocket knife
  • Small Trowel
  • Biodegradable Personal Toilet Paper **** MANDATORY****
  • Personal Hygiene Items – Toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant etc (your call)
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