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Packing for a week of hiking

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This is a sample list of things you might take on a week-long hiking trip. Some may not be useful to you, and there are inevitably additional items you'll want to bring along.

Clothing

  • 2 undershirts
  • 2 long-sleeve shirts
  • 2 light pants
  • hankies
  • 2 pair of underwear
  • 2 pairs of wool socks
  • sandals

Toiletries

  • 1 light trekking towel, shower-soap
  • toothbrush, toothpaste

Food

  • cereal bars, corn flakes, raisins, sausage
  • 2 bottles of ice tea
  • complete meals in bags

Camping

  • sleeping bag
  • foam or air mattress
  • set of cooking pots
  • camping gas stove, matches
  • plate, cup
  • can opener, bottle opener, corkscrew
  • dishcloth, scouring sponge

Hiking

  • big backpack
  • sunglasses, sun lotion, hat
  • headlamp or flashlight, new battery
  • boots/shoes
  • polaire
  • gore-tex vest
  • swimsuit
  • plastic bags

Medicine

  • immodium, aspirin
  • survival blanket
  • second skin: compeed
  • insurance card

Other

  • camera, film
  • cash, bank card
  • maps
  • ID card
  • travel insurance
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