Checklist

Backpacker’s Checklist by Xterus – Designed for lightweight


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* necessities

Backpack

___ * Backpack (external or internal frame)

Backpacking Gear

___ * Lightweight tent (includes poles, stakes, and lines)

___ * Tarp (use a sheet of ripstop or tyveks)

___ * Sleeping bag  (down or synthetic)

___ * Sleeping pad or ground cloth

___ * Hydration system/Water bottle

___ * Water filter

___ Nylon cord (50 feet)

___ * Head lamp  with batteries and a smaller flashlight

___ Fire starter

___ * Knife

___ * Topographic maps

___ * Compass

___ Emergency blanket

___ Whistle

___ Signal mirror

Toiletries

___ Toothbrush / Toothpaste

___ Deodorant

___ Bandana (multipurpose use)

___ Biodegradable soap

___ * Toilet paper


Clothing

· Under-layer

___ Underwear

___ Long underwear (light or midweight; synthetic)

___ Socks (one extra pair)

___ T-shirt (synthetic wick type)

· Mid-Layer

___ Synthetic/Wool shirt

___ Shorts

___ Long pants

· Outer-Layer

___ Hat

___ * Waterproof breathable shell

___ * Hiking boots


Cookware

___ * Backpacking stove and Fuel

___ * Lighter/Matches

___ * Titanium Pot

___ * Titanium Spork

___ Cup

___ Bowl

___ Scrub pads

___ Biodegradable soap

Notes:

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