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Backpacking Flightlist

The following is a quick flight list for backpacking. Items Marked with a * are neccessary all other items are optional or as needed.

The Core*

  • Backpack
  • Tent, bivy, or tarps
  • Pad
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Rope

Cloths

  • 1 Pair Wool Socks / 2 Days*
  • 1 Pair Wool Underwear / 2 Days*
  • Pants or Shorts*
  • Hiking Boots*
  • Flip Flops (for water crossings)
  • Shirt*
  • Wool Long Johns
  • Coat (as needed)
  • Floppy Hat*
  • Sunglasses

Kitchen

  • Stove and Gas
  • Camp Pots
  • Camp Bowls/Plates/Tin Cups
  • Steripen*
  • Wide-Mouthed Water Bottle*
  • Cubie Water Bottle*
  • Utensils*
  • Chocolate Covered Esspresso Beans*
  • 2 Shopping Bags*

Toilet

  • Bug Spray
  • Sunscreen*
  • First Aid Kit*
  • Trowel and Toilet Paper*
  • Toothbrush and Paste
  • Antihistamines*
  • Painkillers*
  • Hand sanitizer*
  • Camp soap*
  • Inhaler*
  • Protocol

Utilities

  • Treking Poles*
  • Sharp Knife or Multitool*
  • Headlamp*
  • Matches / Lighter*
  • Compass*
  • Quad Maps*
  • Bear Spray
  • 3xAAA Batteries, 2xAA Batteries, 123 Batteries, Quarter Coin

Entertainment

  • Kindle (charged)
  • Journal
  • Fountain Pen (full)

Mobile Office*

  • Laptop/Bag/Charger
  • Solar Charging Kit
  • Lab Notebook
  • Earbuds

Dogs

  • Leashes & Harneses
  • Collapsible Bowls
  • 2.5 Cups Dog Food / Day
  • Glucosamine/Medicines
  • Kennel

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