Check List

DAY HIKE CHECKLIST

Ruc Sac
Food
Water Bottle (with Water)
Comfortable Boots/Walking Shoes
Rain Gear

Warm Clothing
Sun Hat
Woolen Cap
Personal First Aid
Garbage Bag

OVERNIGHT HIKING CHECKLIST

EQUIPMENT

- Backpack
- Sac- liner
- Sleeping bag (In waterproof sac liner)
- Survival bag
- Boots
- Spare Footwear
- Spare laces
- Water bottle
- Gas stove
- Spare cylinder
- Cooking pots
- Matches (in waterproof container)
- Candle
- Torch
- Spare batteries
- Whistle
- Compass
- Map
- Pencil & note pad
- String
- Money (in change)
- Plate
- Mug
- Fork
- Spoon
- Dish cloth
- Pocket knife
- Can opener (if not on knife)
- Garbage Bag
- Emergency Blanket
- Emergency Food Pack (packed seprately)

CLOTHING

- Warm top or Jacket
- Warm Pants
- Woolen Socks
- Shirt
- T-shirt
- Sun Hat
- Woolen Cap
- Underwear




















 

Toiletries

- Toothpaste & Brush
- Toilet Paper
- Deodorant
- Soap (trail)
- Small Towel
- Face Cloth

 

Food - Hiking Party to consult

- Mug
- Fork
- Spoon
- Dish Cloth
- Pocket Knife
- Can opener (if not on knife)
- Garbage Bag
- Personal First Aid Kit
- Emergency Blanket
- Emegency Food Pack (packed separately)

OPTIONAL

Glasses, Binoculars, Camera, Mobile phone, whistle, national tree or bird list, Malaria tablets (for trails in Malaria regions)

-CLOTHES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Cap or sunscreen
Two sets of light clothes
One sweater and/or a warm jacket
Walking shoes with thick woolen socks
Slip-on's or light shoes for use after the days walk
Swimming suit and towel
Rain coat (Big plastic refuse bags can also be used)
Sleeping bag and small pillow
Washing-line and clothes-pegs
Needle, string, scissors and extra lace

TOILET REQUISITES

Soap, wash cloth, toothbrush, -paste and shampoo
Toilet paper
Sunscreen
Plaster, bandage and an ankle/knee guard
Lip-ice and eye drops
Muscle ointment (Voltaren or Deep heat), as well as tablets
Mosquito lotion (Tabard)
Headache pills and your own specific medicine
Comb or hair brush
Disinfectant, spirits, ointment and cotton wool

OTHER IMPORTANT ARTICLES

Crockery, sharp little knife and tin opener
Gas-stove and gas-lamp (see that you have enough extra gas).
One stove for every four hikers is enough.
Saucepan, pan
Tongs
Container to shake powder milk in
Cloth, dish washing detergent
Plastic bags
Matches, "Blitz", candles and torches (remember new batteries on long hikes)
Paper, pen and small Bible
Permit and hikers map
 

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