"Rubbermaid" Trip

No-Backpack Checklist - "Rubbermaid" Trip

Item
Notes
Priority
Check
Shelter
Tent, Poles, Pegs Group Item
Supplied by Club
1
  
Ground Sheet  
Supplied by Club
1
  
Sleeping Bag
Must be warm to -5 C
1
 
Sleeping Pad
Closed-cell foam
1
  
Rubbermaid Bucket
Large enough for 90% of your equipment
1
  
Day/Fanny Pack for day hikes
keep small
2
 
Kitchen Equipment
Stove Group Item
Supplied by Club
1
 
Propane 
Supplied by member
1
 
Pot Set/Mess Kit
Coffee-can billies work
1
 
Aluminum Foil
Several uses including billy lid
2
  
Mesh Bag/Old Tea Towel  
For drying dishes
1
  
Dish Soap  
Very SMALL amount
2
  
Scouring Pad  Group Item
Small
1
  
Dish Cloth/J-Cloth  
 
1
  
Water Bottles w 2L H2O
Plastic pop bottle work fine
1
  
Insulated Mug
For hot drinks
1
  
Bowl- if not part of mess kit
Margarine container will work
1
  
Fork & Spoon (Fork Optional)
Most camp food is spoonable
1
  
Knife (locking blade preferred) Keep it small, folding
1
 
Matches in Sealed Cont. Container can be pill bottle, ...
1
  
Flashlight (AA batteries) Keep small
1
 
Camera & Film
 
3
  
Large Garbage Bags
Have many uses
1
  
Extra Ziploc Bags
 
1
  
Group Accessories & Kits 
Repair Kit
25-50 Feet Light Rope/Twine Group Item
For hanging clothes, repair...
1
 
Extra Flashlight Batteries
 
 
 
Safety Pins
Many Uses
 
  
Fun and Games 
Frisbee, Nerf Football Optional Item
 
  
Travel Games, Cards Optional Item
 
  
Books/Magazines Optional Item
3
  
Clothing (Includes what you wear)
Avoid cotton and jeans where possible.  Pack in ziplocs to keep clean & dry.
3 - Pair Outer Socks
 Preferably wool or synthetic
1
  
1 - Pair Preferred Item Hiking Boots/Shoes
sturdy, preferably with ankle support
1
  
2 – Underwear
 
1
  
1 – Underwear Top
preferably synthetic – available at Midfield 
1
  
1 - Long Underwear
1
  
1 - Pair Shorts
OR a pair of nylon (not cotton) zip-off pants.
1
  
1 - Wind Pants
1
  
1/2 - T Shirts
 
1
  
1 - Sweater/Sweatshirt/fleece shirt
 
1
  
1 - Shell/Windbreaker
 
1
  
1 -  Preferred Item Fleece Jacket /Bunnyhug
 
1
  
1 - Set Raingear
Must Have! Must withstand hiking
1
  
1 - Pair Mini-gloves/light gloves
for cool mornings; allows use of fingers
1
  
1 - Pair Warmer Gloves/Mitts
in case it gets cooler yet
1
  
1 - Headband/Toque/Warm Hat 
ditto, also useful in sleeping bag
 
  
1 - Brimmed Hat Summer Item
for the sunny part of the day
1
  
1/2 Handkerchiefs/Bandanas
several uses
2
  
1 - Pair Sunglasses
not just to look cool
2
  
Medicine/First Aid Kit/Toiletries
(May be shared unless noted)
Sunscreen
a good idea, even in spring/fall
2
  
Insect Repellent
ditto
2
  
Moleskin/bandaids
a few bandaids should do
1
  
Alcohol-based Hand Sanitizer
doesn't clean, but kills germs
1
 
 
Inhalers, epi-pens, ...
AR
  
Toilet Paper  
There may not be any
1
  
Tooth Paste & Floss 
Look for small travel sizes
2
 
Comb, hairbands
in case you care
2
  
Glasses Case
 
AR
  
Contact Lens Solution find small, travel size AR  
Toothbrush
 
2
  
Wash Cloth and Small Towel
for touch-ups
1
  
 Things to Leave at Home
Don't need 'em; don't want to see 'em.
Pillows
Use clothes in stuff sack
NR
  
Hatchets   NR  
Electronic Devices
Exception - Flashlight
NR
  
Drinks other than water
 
NR
  
 Food
Try to avoid items which require refrigeration; Specify who will bring each item.
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Usage Symbols
Priority
Optional Item Optional Item 1 Essential Item
Summer Item Summer Item 2 Desirable Item
Winter Item Winter Item 3 Totally Optional Item
Preferred Item Preferred Item AR As Required
Group Item Group Item NR Not Required