Trekking season is here and I am leaving for the trek to my favorite destination, Himalayas. Every trek has different packing list depending on location. So my packing checklist is goes like this.
[ ] Backpack, some organizers provide backpack so check with them before buying one.
[ ] Trekking Shoes : I prefer Quechua shoes, otherwise you will cheap trekking shoes in local market as well. Don't go for Woodland at all, it's not the trekking shoe.
[ ] Jacket or woolen sweater
[ ] Socks
[ ] Sunscreen
[ ] Sunglasses
[ ] Watch
[ ] Hand glows
[ ] Matchstick or lighter
[ ] Tourch or headlamp
[ ] Waist pouch to keep things handy.
[ ] Toiletries / tooth brush / shampoo pouch / deo / sanitize
[ ] Mosquito repellent
[ ] Cosmetics / cold cream / Vaseline / Boroline
[ ] Steel Water bottle or thermas 2 litter
[ ] Tiffin , spoon
[ ] Coffee Mug
[ ] Some druthers / energy bar or whatever you can eat to gain energy while walking
[ ] Electrol powder or glucose for instant energy
[ ] Personal medicine
[ ] Power Bank / phone charger / hard-disk
[ ] Camera
[ ] Warmer / t shirts, cotton shirts / track pant or any long comfortable pant in which you can walk, run , climb
[ ] Sleeper, Other footwear when you are not wearing shoes
[ ] Headphones
[ ] Pen diary
[ ] Swiss knife, which has knife, scissors, opener etc
[ ] Cap winter and sun protection one
[ ] Newspaper/ single bed sheet or shawl
[ ] Carry bag for dirty clothes
[ ] Napkin / towel / tissue/ wet wipes
[ ] Candid powder, First aid
[ ] I card, important documents, For ex. We are going to need medical certificate from doctor certifying that we are physically fit
[ ] Barsati, it's a rain cover to protect you and your bag from rain
[ ] I also carry Needle, Thread, Spare buttons
[ ] Water purifying tablets or liquid
[ ] Garbage bag to collect the plastic wrappers, or non degradable waste. Keep you environment clean and plastic free.
Feel free to comment and let me know if I have missed anything.