Hiking Checklist

Planning and preparation is necessary for all outdoor activities. A checklist is a great resource. Your lists will vary according to the type of hiking you have planned, the places you are going, the time of year and the length of your trip. Add or remove items to suit your individual needs. Day Pack __Trail maps/guidebooks __Compass/GPS __Water in canteens/water bottles __Water treatment system __First aid kit/medications/moleskin __Flashlight __Pocket knife __Waterproof matches/fire starters __Snacks/extra snacks __Rain gear __Extra clothing __Sunglasses __Sunscreen/chap stick __Extra socks __Sweatshirt/jacket __Whistle __Insect repellent __Hat __Money/ID __Camera/film/video __Binoculars __Toilet paper __Watch __Notepad/pen __Hiking stick/poles __Bandana __Cell phone __Ziplock bags Basic First Aid Kit __Personal medications __Roll bandages __Adhesive tape __Antiseptic wipes __Sterile gauze pads__Cotton swabs__Tweezers__Safety pins __Scissors__Bee sting kit__Sinus medications__Tissues __Bug repellant__Sunscreen__Notepad/pen__Sterile compresses __Splinting materials__Personal information/contact person__Feminine products __Ipecac__Razor blades__Plastic bags__Small bottle of water __Blanket__Other personal needs__Small mirror__Triangular bandages __Misc. Band Aides/bandages__Anti-acids (Tums, Rolaides)__Antibiotic cream __Aspirin/Ibuprofen/Tylenol/Naproxin__Hydrogen Peroxide__Ace bandages __Sunburn lotion__Burn ointment__Snake bit kit__Eye drops __Poison ivy cream/cleansers__Heat/cold packs__Small flashlight__Latex gloves __Antibacterial soap__Thermometer__Coins for emergency phone calls __Antibiotic soap__Butterfly bandages__Twine__Mole skin for blisters __Road flares__First aid manual__Nail clippers