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Camping Equipment and First Aid


Hiking Checklist

____ Full canteen or plastic water gear
____ Map
____ Compass
____ First aid kit
____ Flashlight
____ Matches in waterproof case
____ Rain Gear
____ Extra Clothing ( Depending on conditions )
____ Watch
____ Coins for emergency phone calls
____ Food
____ Cup and spoon
____ Sunglasses ( essential for travel in snow at high altitudes )
____ Optional Gear including -
____ Insect repellent
____ Sunscreen
____ Toilet Paper
____ Camera
____ Film
____ Binoculars
____ Nature book


PERSONAL EQUIPMENT CHECKLIST

WEAR OR CARRY:
_______ COMPLETE UNIFORM
_______ HIKING SHOES OR BOOTS
_______ PONCHO OR RAIN SUIT
_______ BRIMMED HAT
_______ SWEATER OR JACKET (COLD WEATHER)

CARRY IN POCKETS:

_______ POCKETKNIFE
_______ MATCHES IN WATERPROOF CASE
_______ BANDANAS
_______ WALLET AND MONEY,INCLUDING CHANGE FOR SEVERAL PHONE CALLS
_______ INDIVIDUAL TOILET PAPER IN PLASTIC BAG
_______ MAGNETIC COMPASS
_______ 2 OR 3 ADHESIVE BANDAGES
_______ MOLESKIN OR MOLESKIN FOAM FOR BLISTERS
_______ 10 FOOT CORD

CARRY IN TOP OF PACK OR IN OUTSIDE POCKET:

_______ REPAIR KIT CONTAINING
_______ RUBBER BANDS
_______ SAFETY PINS
_______ NEEDLES
_______ BUTTONS
_______ THREAD
_______ FIRE STARTER
_______ PAIR OF EXTRA SOCKS
_______ EATING UTENSILS
_______ KNIFE
_______ FORK
_______ SPOON
_______ CUP
_______ BOWL
_______ PLATE
_______ FLASHLIGHT
_______ CANTEEN OR WATER BOTTLE

CARRY INSIDE PACK OR FASTENED TO PACK FRAME:
_______ SLEEPING BAG OR 2 OR 3 WARM BLANKETS
_______ FOAM PAD OR AIR MATRESS


CARRY INSIDE PACK:

______ WATERPROOF GROUND CLOTH
______ SHOES
______ PLASTIC OR CLOTH CLOTHESBAG CONTAINING:

______ EXTRA SHIRT
______ EXTRA PANTS
______ SWEATSUIT
______ EXTRA SOCKS
______ UNDERWEAR
______ TOILET KIT CONTAINING:
______ WASHCLOTH
______ COMB
______ SOAP (BIODEGRADABLE )
______ HAND TOWEL
______ METAL MIRROR
______ TOOTHBRUSH AND TOOTHPASTE
______ INSECT REPELLENT
______ SUNSCREEN

OPTIONAL ITEMS:
______ WATCH
______ CAMERA FILM
______ FIRST AID KIT
______ SWIMSUIT AND BATH TOWEL
______ PILLOW
______ PERSONAL TENT
______ BOY SCOUT BOOK AND/OR FIELDBOOK

Complete Backpacking Equipment List

____ Pack and Frame
____ Boots
____ Socks
____ Clothing appropriate for the season
____ Sweater or Jacket
____ Parka or Coat (Cold Weather Only)
____ Rain Gear
____ Hat
____ Tent
____ Groundcloth
____ Tent Stakes
____ Sleeping Bag
____ Foam Sleeping Pad (Optional)
____ Stove
____ Fuel Bottle or Cylinders (Filled)
____ Cook Kit
____ Cooking Utensils
____ Cup
____ Bowl or Plate
____ Spoon
____ Food
____ First Aid Kit
____ Pocketknife
____ Matches
____ Water Bottle or Canteen
____ Fire Starters
____ Flashlight with extra batteries and bulb
____ Watch
____ Whistle
____ Toothbrush
____ Toothpaste
____ Biodegradable Soap
____ Small Towel
____ Metal Mirror
____ Comb
____ Pencil and Paper
____ Repair Kit
____ Cord
____ Bear Bag and Bear Bag Rope - Carried in kitchen chest.


Troop Camping Gear

TENTING CREW EQUIPMENT
____ THREE MAN TENTS,WITH POLES,STAKES,AND RAIN FLYS
____ DINING FLY, WITH POLES, PEGS AND GUYS LINES
____ TROOP FLAG
____ U.S. FLAG
___ AX ___SAW ___CAMP SPADE
____ REPAIR KIT CONTAINING
____ MILL FILE FOR AX SHARPING
____ SHARPING STONE
____ TWINE OR NYLON LINE
____ THIN WIRE
____ NAILS
____ FIRST AID KIT
____ TOILET PAPER IN PLASTIC WRAP
____ ELECTRIC AND/OR GAS LANTERN
____ SEWING KIT
____ COOK KIT
____ WATER CONTAINER
____ PLASTIC FOOD BAGS
____ SPICES
____ FOIL
____ PLASTIC SHEETS
____ MATCHES
____ FIRE STARTERS
____ CLEANUP MATERIALS
____ TRASH CAN LINERS (HEAVY DUTY)

Clothing List

Warm - Weather

____ Long-Sleeve Shirt
____ T-Shirt
____ Long Pants
____ Hiking Shorts
____ Sweater or Warm Jacket
____ Underwear
____ Socks
____ Shoes
____ Visored Cap
____ Bandanas
____ Rain Gear

Cold - Weather
____ Long-Sleeve Shirt
____ Wool Shirt
____ Long Pants
____ Wool Sweater
____ Long Underwear
____ Socks (Wool)
____ Insulated parka or coat with hood
____ Wool Stocking Cap
____ Mittens
____ Insulated Boots or mukluks
____ Bandanas

First Aid Kit

___ Adhesive Bandages , assorted sizes
___ Gauze Pads, Assorted sizes
___ Adhesive tape
___ Roller bandage, 2 inches by 5 yards
___ Butterfly bandages ( for closing cuts )
___ Molefoam or moleskin ( to protect hot spots or blisters )
___ Elastic bandage at least 4 inches wide ( for supporting sprains and      pulled muscles )
___ Tweezers
___ Small scissors ( to cut bandages and tape )
___ Needles ( to open blisters and help remove splinters )
___ Liquid antibacterial soap ( to clean wounds )
___ Safety pins ( for securing slings , splints , and large bandages )
___ Triangular bandages ( for splints , slings , and large wounds )
___ Sunburn cream
___ Aspirin
___ Antacid tablets ( for upset stomach and altitude sickness )
___ Oral Thermometer
___ Snakebite kit
___ Poison ivy lotion
___ Coins for emergency phone calls
___ Pencil and paper ( For writing down emergency information )
___ DURICEF (1000mg) (See Doctor)
___ Tylenol #3 w/ codeine (see doctor)
___ Feldene (see doctor)