The Ultimate Trekking Check List!

Tripoto
31st Jan 2017
Photo of The Ultimate Trekking Check List! by Nikhil Sharma

This trekking packing checklist applies mostly to multi-day treks where your sleeping and eating arrangements are taken care of already.

If you are camping, then you’ll need to add food and camping

gear.

BACKPACKS AND BAGS.

☐Small backpack

☐Camera bag

☐Dry Sack

☐Backpack rain cover

TREKKING CLOTHES.

☐ 2-3 t-shirts (trekking)

☐ 1 t-shirt (for sleeping)

☐ 1 Trekking pants (M / W)

☐ 1 Pajama pants (for sleeping)

☐ 1 Long-sleeved light shirt (M / W)

☐ 3-4 pairs of underwear (M / W)

☐ 2-3 pairs of trekking socks (M/W)

☐ Thermal underwear (consider silk or

Polartec) (M / W)

☐ Turtleneck of Zipped pullover

☐ Sun hat

☐ Sunglasses

OUTERWEAR

☐ Fleece (pullover or zip) (M / W)

☐ Light windbreaker

☐ Waterproof jacket

☐ Waterproof pants

☐ Gloves / scarf

☐ Winter hat

SHOES.

☐ Hiking shoes (M / W)

☐ Flip flops or river shoes (M / W)

TREKKING GEAR.

☐Trekking poles

☐ Sleeping bag (if necessary)

☐ Headlamp

☐ Quick-Drying Towel

☐ Silk sleep sack

☐ Water bottle or bladder

☐ Water purification (e.g., SteriPen or

tablets)

HEALTH KIT.

☐ Bandaids

☐ Duct tape (for blisters)

☐ Tylenol/Aspirin/Panadol

☐ Rehydration packets

☐ Fever reduction packet (mix with hot

water)

☐ Cipro (or similar for stomach)

☐ Amoxicillan (or similar antibiotic)

☐ Your usual prescriptions

TOILETRIES.

☐ Soap and/or wipes

☐ Shampoo

☐ Anti-bacterial gel

☐ Lip balm with SPF protection

☐ Skin moisturizer

☐ Toilet paper

☐ Earplugs

TECH GEAR.

☐ Extra batteries for camera and electronic

gear

☐ Battery pack for smartphone

☐ Extra memory cards

☐ Battery chargers (if electricity)

Snacks

☐ Crackers or savory snacks

☐ Power bars / Snickers bars / Peanut

butter.

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