pre/post
  • weather underground
  • flagstaff/cameron/mather rsv
  • canteen meal rsv
  • gc store closed on holidays
  • hikers' express bus to S.Kaibab
  • water plants, feed pets
  • hold postal mail
  • get cash
  • alarm/wifi/door codes
  • car rental
  • insurance card, AAA card
car stuff (doesn't go down)
  • cell phone, full case & charger
  • camera charger
  • extra med kit stuff
  • trail books
  • change of clothes
  • bag for stinky stuff
  • soap for clothes washer
  • warm coat
  • water
  • nail clippers
  • sun glasses
group stuff
  • permit
  • stove & cookset
  • fuel, pump, matches & lighter
  • water filter, chlorine, iodine
  • mirror (signaling)
  • med kit, duct tape, moleskin
  • topo or trail map / info
  • rope, carabiner
  • ratsack rodent proof food bag
  • gatorade trash can
  • playing cards / games
gear
  • backpack, rain fly, spare main clip
  • tent, footprint, rain fly
  • sleeping bag & optional liner
  • thermarest
  • plate/bowl/cup combo thing & spork
  • camera (set clock), tripod
  • knife
  • chap stick
  • LED headlamp (charge batteries)
  • 4+ liters nalgene bottles
  • hiking poles
  • knee braces
  • watch / fitbit
clothes
  • sun hat, bandana, & gloves
  • long underwear top & bottom
  • light weight quick drying shorts
  • light weight quick dyring t-shirt
  • nylon wind-proof pants
  • 2 or 3 pairs of smartwool socks
  • gortex waterproof outer shell
  • warm long-sleeve shirt
  • 2+ fleeces
  • compression sack
  • gortex boots
  • instep crampons
  • flip flops
  • down jacket
toiletries
  • advil & drugs
  • toothbrush, paste, floss
  • handkerchief
  • Q-tips & vicks/salve
  • oxymetazoline
  • sunscreen
  • dr bronner's soap (1 oz)
  • toilet paper
food sampling
  • gatorade
  • titanium french press & coffee
  • hot cider or coco
  • dinners (high calorie)
  • 2 oatmeal packets per person
  • energy bars
  • string cheese
  • dried / semi-dried fruit
  • salami
  • beef jerkey
  • gorp, nuts
  • zip locks
extra
  • eucalyptus
  • guaifenesin
  • pseudoephedrine
  • benadryl
  • saline
  • razor
  • lotion
  • deodorant
  • bug repellant
I love the Grand Canyon! This is just a simple rough checklist that I use before a backpacking trip to avoid forgetting something silly. Use at your own risk!


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short/run top
  • mather campground rsv
  • water plants, feed pets
  • hold postal mail
  • get cash
  • alarm/wifi/door codes
  • change of clothes
  • fuel, pump, matches & lighter
  • tent, footprint, rain fly
  • sleeping bag & optional liner
  • thermarest
  • plate/bowl/cup combo thing & spork
  • lotion
  • pillows
short/run down
  • cell phone, full case & charger
  • med kit, duct tape, moleskin
  • knife
  • watch / fitbit
  • chap stick
  • LED headlamp (charge batteries)
  • hydropack
  • sun hat, bandana, & gloves
  • smartwool socks
  • advil & drugs
  • sunscreen
  • handkerchief
  • energy bars
  • gorp, nuts
short/run opt
  • hiking poles
  • knee braces
  • gortex waterproof outer shell
  • warm long-sleeve shirt
  • Q-tips & vicks/salve
  • oxymetazoline
  • iodine backup