pre/post
  • weather underground
  • cameron hotel rsv
  • mather campground rsv
  • canteen meal rsv
  • bus to flag rsv
  • flagstaff hostel rsv
  • gc store closed on holidays
  • hikers' express bus to S.Kaibab
  • water plants, feed pets
  • hold postal mail
car stuff (doesn't go down)
  • camera charger
  • cell phone & charger
  • extra med kit stuff
  • other trail books
  • change of clothes
  • bag for stinky stuff
  • soap for clothes washer
  • shaver
  • warm coat
  • water
  • nail clippers
group stuff
  • permit
  • stove
  • cookset
  • fuel & pump
  • matches, lighter
  • water filter & chlorine drops
  • mirror (signaling)
  • med kit / duct tape
  • moleskin
  • topo or trail map / info
  • rope
  • ratsack rodent proof food bag
  • gatorade trash can
  • playing cards
gear
  • backpack, rain fly, spare main clip
  • tent, footprint, rain fly, tent hammock
  • (+15/+30F) sleeping bag & optional liner
  • thermarest
  • plate/bowl/cup combo thing & spork
  • camera (set clock), wee tripod
  • knife
  • watch
  • chap stick
  • LED headlamp (charge batteries)
  • 4+ liters nalgene bottles
clothes
  • sun hat
  • 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
  • hat and gloves
  • 2+ fleeces
  • compression sack
  • gortex boots
  • instep crampons
  • flip flops
  • down jacket
toiletries
  • advil
  • toothbrush, paste, floss
  • nose stuff
  • kleenex
  • sunscreen
  • drugs
  • bandana
  • dr bronner's soap (1 oz)
  • toilet paper
  • Q-tips
  • hand salve
  • toenail goo
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
  • oxymetazoline
  • qtips
  • vicks
  • saline
  • handkerchief
  • 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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