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If you are joining an official Shoestring Adventure, you will receive a packing list customized for your trip. Many items on the list below will be provided by Shoestring Adventures.
- Day Pack
- First Aid Kit: NOLS Med Kit
- Pocket Knife
- Headlamp + Extra Batteries
- Small Lighter and Matches
- Water Bladder: CamelBak Antidote Reservoir – 100 fl. oz.
- Firewood (If campfires permitted)
- Tent/Shelter: Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 2 Tent
- Sleeping Bag
- Sleeping Pad: Big Agnes Insulated Q-Core Sleeping Pad
- Small Pillow (Optional)
- Camp Shoes/Sandals: Teva Original Universal
- Hat: Parks Project Topo Camp Hat
- Insulating Layer (i.e. Down Puffy of Fleece)
- Rain Jacket/Shell: Arc’teryx Beta AR Jacket
- Hiking Pants
- Hiking Shorts
- Hiking Shirts
- Hiking Shoes: Lowa Renegade GTX Mid Hiking Boots
- Hiking Socks: SmartWool Hiking Socks
- Sports Bras
- Underwear: Dear Kate Sport Hipster
- Camp/Sleeping Shirt: Icebreaker Oasis Half-Zip Long Underwear Top
- Camp/Sleeping Pants
- All Purpose Soap: Sea to Summit Wilderness Wash
- Chapstick: Banana Boat Sport Sunscreen Lip Balm – SPF 50
- Toilet Paper
- Baby Wipes
- Small Towel
- Contact Lenses/Solution
- Small Comb/Rubberbands
- Bug Repellant
- Tecnu (If poison oak/ivy is present)
- Stove: Coleman Triton InstaStart 2-Burner Stove
- Knife/Cutting Board
- Propane Fuel
- Dish Soap
- Power: Goal Zero Venture 30 Solar Kit
- Dry Bag (For cell phone, camera)
- GPS/Satellite Device: DeLorme inReach Explorer Satellite Messenger
- Bathing Suit
- Pen & Journal
- Camera: Nikon D600
- Tripod: David & Sanford Quick Connect Tripod Connex
- Camera Mount: Peak Design Capture Clip (Click link to get 10% off purchase.)
- Memory Card
- Extra Battery
Is there anything you’d add to this list?
Disclaimer: These are just guidelines based on my experience. Also, this article includes affiliate links. If you purchase an item, Shoestring Adventures gets a small commission at no added cost to you. Thank you for supporting us with your purchase!
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