Packing Lists

Wondering what to bring?  Each trip is different, but the kits tend to be the same.  Find the trip type below for ideas about what kits to pack.

Trip Types

Overnight/2 nights in a drive-to campground

  • Bug out bag
  • Group first aid kit
  • Personal items kit (1 per person)
  • Shelter
  • Food
  • Mess kit 

Kit Breakdowns

Each of these kits can be used on a variety of trips.  Pack each kit in a duffel or sports bag so they pack easier in the back of the car or trailer.

Bug Out Bag

Most often, the best solution to problems is simply to hike out and get help.  This bag covers that practical need while also providing the basics for day hikes.
  • backpack
  • jacket
  • hat
  • flashlight
  • swiss-army knife
  • water, 500ml or 1L bottles (easy to pack)
  • walking shoes + socks
  • mini 1st aid kit (polysporin, band-aids)
  • TP

Personal Items Kit

  • Clothing
    • (2) short sleeve shirts
    • (2) underwear
    • (1) jeans
    • (1) swim shorts (can be used as camp shorts)
    • (3) pairs socks
    • (1) overshirt/sweat-shirt
    • (1) rain/heavy jacket
    • (1) adventure shoes (in case the others get wet)
  • Sleeping
    • (1) sleeping bag
    • (1) pillow
    • (1) pajamas
  • Toiletries
    • (1) toothbrush
    • (1) towel

Shelter

  • (1) tent
  • (2) ground tarp (for muddy ground and to prevent punctures)

Food

  • General
    • 2.5 gallons water 
  • Breakfast
    • milk
    • cereal
    • fruit (bananas, oranges, etc.)
    • coffee or tea
  • Lunch (TBD)
  • Trail snacks
    • trail mix
    • fruit (bananas, oranges, etc.)

Mess Kit

  • Per Person
    • bowl
    • plate
    • hot drink cup
    • fork, spoon, knife
  • sponge (for cleaning)
  • dish soap

Group First Aid Kit

  • TBD

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