Backpacking- Group Gear

Camping Gear
  • Tarp(s) or rainfly
  • Tents
  • Toilet Paper
  • Trowel
  • Bungee Cords
  • Matches (Waterproof)
  • Firestarter
  • Rope
Safety Gear
  • First Aid Kit
    • Make sure it is the correct size and well stocked for the group
    • Consider throwing in extra items for foot care
  • Repairs Kits
    • For tents, sleeping pads, and stoves
  • Maps
  • GPS/Satellite Phone
  • Compass
  • Duct Tape
  • Bear spray
Kitchen Gear
  • Stoves
    • Number and type varies depending on group size. HOC has whisperlites and pocket rockets which are appropriate for backpacking
  • Fuel
    • Make sure there is enough and that it is the correct type for the stove
  • Pot and Pans
    • Number and type depends on meals
  • Other Kitchen Utensils
    • Items depend on meals but can include knives, serving spoons, strainers, serving dishes, spatulas, etc
  • Food Storage
    • Bring bear-proof storage if needed
  • Water
    • HOC has both gravity and pump filters as well as dromedary bags
  • Coffee
    • And something to make it with
  • Garbage Bags
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Dishwashing soap and sponges