Backpacking List

The following is the list of everything I typically bring on an extended weekend backpacking trip.
  • Clothing
    • Waterproof Jacket, Pants
    • Fleece
    • Extra Pair of Socks
    • Warm Hat
    • Fleece Gloves
    • Camp Sandals
  • Sleeping Gear
    • 20 Degree Down
      Sleeping Bag
    • Sleeping Pad
  • Kitchen Stuff
    • Pot
    • Stove
    • Lighter
    • Spoon
    • Fuel
    • Food
    • Gatorade
  • Personal
    • Tupperware Bowl
    • Toothbrush
    • Toothpaste
    • Head Net
  • First Aid Kit
  • Backpack
  • Tent and Stakes
  • Insect Repellent
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • 1 Carabiner
  • 1 50 foot chord
  • Bear Container if in the Adirondacks
  • 2 Garbage Bags to Line Pack
  • Toilet Paper or Baby Wipes
  • Paperback *
  • Deck of Cards *
  • 1 Nalgene
  • 1 Bladder 3+ Liters
  • Water Treatment
  • Flashlight/Headlamp
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Daypack if using a "base camp"





Additional for Spring/Fall

  • Thermal Pants
  • Thermal Shirt
  • Fleece
  • Extra Pair of Socks

Additional for winter

  • Goggles
  • Summit Mitts
  • Extra fleece or Down Jacket
  • Balaclava
  • 15 Degree Down Sleeping Bag
    (fits inside 20 degree bag)
  • 1 or 2 more Nalgenes
  • Nalgene Warmers
  • Thermos*
  • Extra Pair of Gloves
  • Extra Hat
  • Down Booties
  • Crampons
  • Ice Axe
  • Snowshoes
  • Duct Tape
  • Piece of Wire

      *optional