Backpacking Checklist

Backpacking Checklist

This backpacking checklist is a complete resource. This list will make sure you’re well prepared for any backpacking trip you take. You might think, “Holy crap, that’s a thorough list!” haha. And yes it is. That’s because I want to make sure you have everything you need and don’t forget anything important.

Your Complete Backpacking Checklist

Table of Contents

The Ten Backpacking Essentials

For your safety, survival and basic comfort:

1. Navigation

2. Sun protection

3. Insulation

4. Illumination

5. First-aid supplies

6. Fire

7. Repair kit and tools

8. Nutrition

9. Hydration

10. Emergency shelter

Beyond the Ten Essentials

Clothing

Warm Weather

Cool Weather

Footwear

Various Personal Items