These items should be part of your backpacking checklist: Camp shoes-sneakers/running shoes. Backpack. Tent. Sleeping bag and sleeping pad. Any medications you will need to take during the trip. Contacts solution, glasses.
Backpacking Equipment Check List
Rain jacket:Synthetic fabrics are best because they won’t absorb water, dry quickly, and are relatively windproof. Be careful with windbreakers and track jackets, most are not waterproof fleece jacket, wool sweater:Keep you warm at night and in the early morning when it is cooler.
Women should bring 2 to 3 sports bras
Down coats: For a multiday winter camping expedition
Head and Hands
Hat(wide-brimmed, baseball) for sun protection
Wool or synthetic hat for warmth at night
Wool/fleece mittens or gloves
Synthetic Underwear (recommended 1/day for females).
Athletic synthetic shorts (loose-fitting)
Loose fitting synthetic/fleece pants.No jeans or sweatpants
Waterproof Rain pants
Camp shoes-sneakers/running shoes. No open toed sandals.
4 pairs of hiking socks for one week trip.Wool or synthetic is fine.
Hiking boots, good ankle support and traction
Any medications you will need to take during the trip
Contacts solution, glasses
Toothbrush and toothpaste.Do not bring “smellables” like shampoo, soap to prevent attracting insects and animals