Packing is generally one of the last things that people will like to do while preparing to go out for a trek. It is always advisable to opt for a packing method that one should usually follow while going for trekking, or outdoor trips number of times. There are packing experts who will let people know how to pack for different trek. Besides, one can easily make a list of things to keep while going for a trek.

In this article, we will put some insight on things to pack for a trek. Here’s is the Ultimate Trekking Packing Checklist which could be generally applied to multi-day treks where people have to make sleeping and eating arrangements. If decided to camping, then there is a need to add items for food and camping too.

For more details; in this article, we have given complete explanation of recommended items that can be used. For the ease of understanding, keywords like M/F are added, where M stands for men and W stands for women.

Ultimate Trekking Packing Checklist

A) Bags and Backpacks

  • Little backpack

  • Dry Sack

  • Camera bag

  • Backpack rain cover

B) Clothes for trekking

  • 2-3 trekking t-shirts

  • 1 t-shirt (for sleeping)

  • 1 Trekking pants (M/W)

  • 3-4 pairs of undergarments (M/W)

  • 2-3 pairs of socks (M/W)

  • Sunglasses

  • Sun hat

C) Outerwear

  • Fleece (pullover or zip) (M / W)

  • Winter hat

  • Light windbreaker

  • Waterproof jacket and pants

  • Gloves and scarf

 D) Shoes

  • River shoes Flip flops (M/W)

  • Hiking shoes (M/W)

E) Medicines / Health Kit

  • Bandaids

  • Duct tape (for blisters)

  • Aspirin/Panadol/Tylenol

  • Rehydration packets

  • Fever lessening packet (mix with hot


F) Toiletries

  • Soap and wipes

  • Anti-bacterial gel

  • Shampoo

  • Lip balm with SPF protection

  • Moisturizer for skin

  • Toilet paper

  • Earplugs

G) Snacks

  • Savory snacks or Crackers

  • Power bars / Snickers bars/Peanut


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