Packing Lists

3 Day Backpacking Trip

Packing

Backpack

Rain cover for pack (or waterproof liner below)

Unscented Trash Compactor bag for lining backpack

Sleeping

Sleeping bag/quilt

Waterproof bag for sleeping bag

Sleeping pad - closed cell foam or inflatable

Optional - pillow

Tent

Footgear

Rugged trail runners or hiking boots

3 pairs hiking socks

Optional - Crocs or sandals for in camp wear

Insulation

Base layer top and bottoms

Fleece or "Puffy" jacket

Stocking cap/ Fleece cap

Waterproof stuff sack for insulation items

Outer Layers

Rain suit - top and bottom

Gloves

Hat

Personal first aid kit

band-Aids

Personal medication

Athletic tape

Antibiotic ointment

Ibuprofen, benadryl

Shared cooking equipment

Light weight pot

Backpacking stove

Lighter

Clothing

1 pair long pants

Either pair of running short or second pair of pants

2 pair underwear

Long Sleeve shirt

Short sleeve shirt

Waterproof stuff sack for clothing

Bras

Eating

Cup

Long handled spoon

Reflectrix Coozie for quart size food bag (or your winter hat)

Hydration

Water bottle

Camelback water bladder

Essentials

1 pair trekking poles

Headlamp with extra batteries

Personal first aid kit

Personal repair kit - duct tape, nylon ties, safety pins

Compass

50' paracord

Small hand sanitizer

Small sunscreen

Lip balm

Toothbrush

Toothpaste/powder

Comb

Small roll toilet paper (or Pee Rag)

Plastic bag for used TP

Small multi-tool with knife

lighter

Sunglasses

Period Supplies

Optional - camera

Optional - watch

3 Day Overnight Canoe Trip

Please bring all the REQUIRED gear to the meeting, it's not necessary for the gear to be packed into your dry bags.

Equipment

Personal

    • 20 liter Dry Bags (2-3)
    • Sleeping Bag
    • Waterproof bag for sleeping bag
    • Sleeping Pad
    • Trowel

Group Gear

    • Pocket Rocket (similar backpacking cooking stove)
    • Fuel
    • Small pot
    • Tent
    • Rain fly for tent
    • Ground cover for tent

Optional Luxuries:

    • Pillow
    • Canoe Seat
    • Measuring Cups
    • Bowls/Plates/etc.

Clothing

Nobody wants to Check:

    • Underwears (4ish)
    • Sports &/or Regular Bras (If needed)

Base Layers:

    • 2-3 long sleeves (quick dry or wicking)
    • Waterproof stuff sack for clothing
    • 1 pair of warm pants, sweats... (quick dry)

Actual Clothing:

    • 2-4 Short sleeve shirts (quick dry or wicking)
    • 1-3 pairs of QUICK DRY shorts/ convertible pants or another pair of pants
    • 1-2 swimsuits (1 piece for girls and swim shorts for guys)
    • Rain suit (top and bottom-- Frogg toggs)
    • Waterproof stuff sack for clothing
    • Paddling Gloves (optional)

NO DENIM OR COTTON WHATSOEVER!

“Civilian clothing” for ride home:

    • 1 DRY shirt
    • 1 DRY pair of pants/shorts
    • 1 pair of FRESH underwear
    • 1 bra (if applicable)

Shoes:

    • Water shoes/ “wet shoes” (opened toed are acceptable)
    • Tennis shoes/ “dry shoes”
    • 1-3 pairs of socks (bring as many as applicable)
    • Crocs or sandals for in camp wear (Optional)

Nourishment

Food

    • Utensils (Spoons, forks, etc.)
    • Cup
    • Reflectix coozie/ winter hat to “cook” food

Water:

    • 3-7 liter capacity Water bottle or camelback water bladder

Misc.

    • Pocket knife/ multi-too
    • Sunscreen (for face AND body)
    • Insect repellant
    • Hat (Visors not recommended-- Wide-rim recommended)
    • Flashlight/Headlamp (w/ extra batteries)
    • Lighters
    • 50’ Paracord
    • 1-2 Quick Dry Towel
    • Bandana/ Small hand towel
    • Toothbrush and Toothpaste
    • Sunglasses w/ lanyard
    • Map/ Compass
    • Biodegradable Soap
    • Small roll of Toilet Paper
    • Pee rag
    • Personal Repair Kit (Duct tape, nylon ties, safety pins)
    • Hand Sanitize
    • Hair Brush/ Comb
    • Baby powder or Gold Bond (to cut down on chafing)
    • Carabiners for securing gear
    • Deodorant
    • Personal First Aid Kit:
      • Band-Aids
      • Personal Medication
      • Athletic Tape
      • Antibiotic Ointment (neosporin, etc.
      • Ibuprofen, benadryl
      • INHALER/ EPI-PEN (if necessary)
    • Optional Luxuries:
      • Camera/ Watch
      • Chapstick

IF YOU WERE THINKING OF BRINGING COTTON OR DENIM THINK AGAIN!

LighterPack Gear Lists

Jill's Montana 2020 List

Sabrina's Montana 2020 List

Steve's 2020 Colorado Trail List