Troop 80 Backpacking Checklist

Backpacking is fun and easy if you plan for what you need.  Two important things to remember are...  bring what you need, but bring only what you need.  Adding just a few "extras" can add a lot of weight to your pack!  The following list is helpful when packing.

   
  • Lightweight tent
  • Some food ideas follow...
  • Mess Kit 
  • Oatmeal
  • Spoon, fork, knife
  • Dried fruit/trail mix
  • Cup
  • Raisins
  • Water Bottle/canteen
  • Dehydrated instant soups
  • Pocket Knife
  • Canned chicken
  • Small Soap Bar
  • Rice w/vegetable mix
  • Brillo Pad
  • Small container of p-nut butter, jelly squeeze packs..
  • Matches/lighter
  • Granola bars
  • Small Camp Stove w/fuel
  • Small container of Tang
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Tea/Coffee bags, sugar packets
  • Ground Sleeping Pad
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Nylon Stuff Sack
  • Small canned meat
  • Small Flashlight w/fresh batteries
  • Bagels
  • Small Towel
  • Easy-Mac
  • Jacket
  • Pancake Powder & syrup
  • Pants, Shirt, Socks, Underwear
  • Beef Jerky
  • Hat
  • Noodles
  • Rain Poncho
  • 4-6 slices of bread
  • Insect Repellent
  • Tuna & Crackers
  • Toilet Paper, Toothbrush, Toothpaste
 
  • Nylon cord (~10 ft.)
 
  • Garbage bag