Filip H.A. Claeys

Trekking in Mountainous and Subarctic Regions

Packing List

Here’s a list of what I usually take along on a trek. It turns out that no matter the destination, and no matter the duration of the trek, I always more or less take the same stuff with me.

  • Backpack
  • Protective backpack cover
  • Lightweight 1-person tent
  • Stove
  • Fuel bottle + fuel
  • Matches
  • Pair of trekking poles
  • Mountain boots
  • Goretex coat
  • Fleece pull-over
  • Light trekking pants
  • Rain pants
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Gloves
  • Gaiters
  • 1 T-shirt
  • 1 shirt with long sleeves
  • 2 sets of underwear
  • 2 pairs of socks
  • Sleeping bag
  • Inflatable sleeping mattress
  • Toilet paper
  • First aid equipment
  • Lipstick
  • Sunscreen
  • Identity papers
  • Trekking towel
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Tooth brush and tooth paste
  • Wet tissues
  • Comb
  • Photo camera
  • Pocket knife
  • Piece of rope
  • GPS
  • Cup
  • Spoon
  • Food rations

Optional:

  • Packraft
  • Paddle
  • Spraydeck skirt
  • Straps
  • Snowshoes
  • Daypack
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