HikingUltimate Hiking Checklist

Hiking is one of the most popular outdoor activities enjoyed by millions of people every year. But, let’s face it whether you are a novice or experienced hiker you sometimes forget that one essential item.

 

I have done some research and have come up with the ultimate hiking checklist.

 

1 Day Hiking Checklist

 

Clothing

  • Shirt
  • Pants
  • Socks
  • Underwear
  • Hiking Boots
  • Jacket
  • Gloves (Cold Weather)
  • Hat
  • Bandana
  • Buff

 

Hiking Gear

  • Backpack
  • Water Container
  • Map
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • Knife
  • Multi-tool

 

Food

  • Dehydrated Hiking Food
  • Water
  • Snacks

 

Personal Items

  • Medicine
  • Sun Glasses

 

Emergency

  • First Aid Kit
  • Whistle
  • Matches/Lighter

 

Optional Extras

  • Cellphone
  • Camera
  • Charger
  • Sun Screen
  • Binoculars
  • Rope
  • Two Way Radios
  • Flashlight
  • Toilet Paper
  • Baby Wipes
  • Sanitary Products
  • Altimeter Watch
  • Water Purification

 

Additional Multiple Day Hiking Checklist

 

Shelter

  • Lightweight Tent
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Pillow

 

Cooking

  • Pot
  • Pan
  • Stove
  • Plate
  • Fork
  • Knife
  • Spoon

 

Clothing

  • Shirt
  • Pants
  • Socks
  • Underwear
  • Hiking Boots
  • Jacket
  • Gloves (Cold Weather)
  • Hat
  • Bandana
  • Buff

 

If there is something that I missed or there is something that you take with you on a hiking trip that is not included, feel free to comment below.

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