Whether you're gearing up for your first trip or a seasoned backpacker, we've got your checklist covered.
Bring this list into any of our stores and we'll be happy to make sure you're all set for your next adventure!
A positive attitude ready to take on the amazing adventure and challenges you may encounter
A rough itinerary of the trip and a copy of it left with someone at “home”
Appropriate & extra clothing – Quick dry/wicking fabrics, proper layering per season, tops & bottoms
Hiking shoes/boots that fit properly, quick dry/wicking socks (optional sock liner to prevent blisters), lightweight camp sandals/shoes, and trekking poles
Waterproof raingear for you & your backpack/gear
Properly fitting backpack with adequate carrying capacity
Water bladder or bottles and water purification & a backup purification method
First Aid Kit & Safety – Suggestions: alcohol pads, antibacterial ointment, band-aids, Benadryl, epi-pen, butterfly closures, gauze pads & roll, gloves, Ibuprofen, iodine, medical tape, moleskin, rescue mask, safety pins, shears, sterile water, syringe, tweezers & nail clippers, emergency blanket, whistle, any personal medication, and an understanding of the basics of first aid
Sun protection- brim hat, or head coverage, sunscreen, sunglasses & Bug repellent
Shelter- Tent, hammock with fly, bivy, trail shelter/hut