Camping Pack List



Camping Pack List




            This is a list of recommended things to bring on hikes.





Summer Day Hike





Clothes




Food/water




Miscellaneous



Hat


Camelback/water bottle


Small Backpack


Raingear      


Small snack 


Watch


Gloves


Jacket


First aid kit    


Hiking Boots




Ziplocs


Sunscreen




Scout Book  






Space Blanket






Signal Mirror




 


Field Book/notes












Summer
Overnight Hike





Clothes




Food/water/cooking




Sleeping
Gear





Miscellaneous



Socks/liners
 



Stove
 




            Sleeping bag  



rope/cord 



Hat     



Food
 



Sleeping
Pad



Toothpaste
 



Cotton-free
clothes



Pot,
Cup, & plate  



Tent
 



Toothbrush
 



Rainfly
for backpack  



Stove
(lightweight or Otherwise)  



 


Soap
 



Leather
Gloves  



Firestarter
(Matches or otherwise)



 


Bug
Dope



Raincoat,
Rain pants


 


 


Internal/External
Frame pack  



Polypro


 


 


Scout
Book



 


 


 


Pen/pencil
 



 


 


 


Knife
 



 


 


 


Cleaning
rag  



 


 


 


Tarp
 



 


 


 


 
Flashlight  



 


 


 


Ductape
 



 


 


 


Garbage
Bag  



 


 


 


First
Aid Kit



 


 


 


Toilet
Paper



 




Backpacking Check List (Weekend
Fall Trip)




Backpack—internal or external
frame (4000-5000 cubic inches)—packed   weight not to exceed
20/25-percent of hiker’s body weight


Camera (optional)


Lightweight gloves? Sleeping Bag
(Summer 25deg – Winter 0deg) 3-4lbs carry weight


Compact binoculars (optional)


Sleeping Pad? Backpack cover or
large plastic bag to keep out rain


Sunglasses (optional)


Complete change of warm
clothes..light weight (no cotton)…dress in layers


Parachute cord (50ft)


Pants—synthetic or light weight
wool blend for colder weather


Strips of duct tape wrapped around
water btl or small roll of black electrical tape (optional)


Shirt—polypro / synthetic, or
light wool blend? Underwear


Scout knife or leatherman


Thermal long underwear (Polypro,
thermax, or wool blend)


Flashlight or headlamp (extra
batteries)


Socks—2pr (Thorlo mid weight or
wool/acrylic blend)


Disposable hand-warmers (optional)


Liner socks—2pr (polypro, nylon,
or acrylic) 


Backpack stove (optional)…”troop
stove”


Stocking hat for sleeping


Cooking kit/utensils or pot to
boil water…”troop kit”


Gloves  Ball cap


Freeze-dried food w/clothes pin /
MRE’s / dinty-moore / cup-a-soups / oatmeal / mountain house


Overcoat, jacket, or fleece (warm
& lightweight)


Scout Handbook or mini BSA rank
requirements book


Boots—hiking or hunting
(lightweight, waterproof, warm, w/ankle support)


Fishing gear---pack rod-n-reel
spin/fly combo w/spinners and/or flies (optional)


Raingear (jacket & pants)?
Plastic mess kit (cup, bowl, plate, knife, fork, & spoon)


Walking stick or staff…old ski
pole works good (optional)


Mug with top for hot chocolate or
soups


Tent…troop tent broken down into
shared pcs


1-2 water bottles (liter)
(optional 1 water bottle plus filter bottle)


 


Trail mix / snacks / power bars /
jerky? Water bladder for pack (optional)


 


Personal first aid kit (moleskin,
band aids, ect…) See Scout handbook p.289


 


Large plastic trash bag &
large zip lock bag—addition to backpack cover


 


Toilet paper


 


Personal toiletry kit (toothbrush,
tooth paste, hand towel, washrag, hand soap lotion, antibacterial hand
cleaner, baby wipes, ect…)


 


Waterproof matches or lighter
& fire starter


 


Compass


 


* Troop Gear/Food: Tents, backpack stoves, cook kits, cooking utensils, and food will be divided up amongst scouts evenly…save some space in your pack.  



 




Winter Camping



Scout Handbook in zip-lock bag or preferred mini-scout book


Flashlight or preferred headlamp & Extra batteries


Winter boots (Sorel type pack boots, bunny boots, or mukluks…-20 below or better & waterproof) 


2-plastic garbage bags


Personal first aid kit r Sleeping bag (1 winter weight or 2 summer weight bags) Wiggy sleeping bag preferred


Chapstick / Carmex lip balm (SPF15+ is a must)


Stocking cap (for night while sleeping)


Sunglasses r Snacks: trail mix, power bars, jerky, hard candy


Sleeping pads (thermarest or closed cell foam pad)…2 pads better than one for insulation


Cook kit & cooking utensils (Troop)


Four Season tent (Troop)


White gas stove & fuel (Troop)


Ground cloth / footprint for tent…vapor barrier (troop)


 


Change of winter clothes…dress in layer…NO COTTON!!!!!!


------OPTIONAL ITEMS------


1-pr ea. expedition weight long underwear (wool blend, polypro, thermax) keep one set for sleeping


Merit Badge books


Underwear-warm & Socks-Winter …2pr per day (wool/polypro blend)


BSA Field book-different from hand book


Liner socks (thin polypro or nylon)…2pr per day


Winter bib overalls / coveralls if
no snow or ski pants


Pants (wool or thick synthetic)


Gators to keep pants dry


Shirt (wool or polar fleece)


Disposable hand warmers


Overpants /snowpants (snowmachine or ski)


Spare boot liners for pack boots…they will freeze during the night from sweat build-up…put in sleeping bag helps


 Polar Fleece jacket or
pullover (one of upper layers)


Head sock or Balaclava (double as
face mask)


Winter hat w/ear covering for
outside use


Snowshoes r Sled…required for most
snow outings


Mittens w/over mittens (wool or
thinsulate & waterproof)


Scout hatchet / Bow saw


Ski gloves (thinsulate & water
proof)


Shovel & snow saw for snow
caves


Glove liners (wool or synthetic)


Troop lugs r Lantern


2- Nalgen water btls (put in
sleeping bag or they'll freeze)


Fire wood


Personal mess kit / eating
utensils & mug w/top


Winter skills equipment determined
by outing


Scout knife-lockback or leatherman


Compass…determined by outing


Personal toiletry kit w/toilet paper


Winter sun screen/block for nose & face (SPF 15+)


Waterproof matches or Bic lighter


Waterproof gear bag for everything
r Ice fishing gear


Fire starter (Vaseline cotton
balls and/or paraffin type)


 


Parachute cord-50ft