Hiking Checklist

Day Hiking Checklist
Clothing & FootwearBackpacks & bags
Moisture-wicking underwearMoisture-wicking T-shirtQuick-drying pants/shortsLong-sleeve shirt (for sun, bugs)Lightweight fleece or jacketBoots or shoes suited to terrainSocks (synthetic or wool)GaitersExtra clothes * (beyond the minimum expectation) Additional items for rainy and/or cold weather:Rainwear (jacket and pants)Long underwearWarm, insulated jacket or vestFleece pantsGloves or mittensWarm hatFood & Water
Water bottles and/or reservoir Water filter/purifier or chemical treatment Trail snacksLunchExtra day's supply of food NavigationMapCompassAltimeter watch GPS Satellite messenger/personal locator beacon Emergency & First AidFirst-aid kit or first-aid supplies Lighter/matches and fire starter Emergency shelter WhistleHealth & HygieneHand sanitizerMenstrual productsPrescription medicationsSunglassesSun hatHydration bladderWater purifierTissuesHygienic Wipes
Toilet paper Alcohol or antiseptic…

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