Heading out for your first overnight hike into the wilderness? Helping a friend prepare to hike into the bush? Just really good at forgetting stuff? Our packing list for an overnight hike is your new best mate.

Packing List for an Overnight Hike

Optional items are italicised.


Sleep System

Eatin’ ‘N’ Drinkin’




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Warm Weather

Lightweight wicking materials (not cotton).

Cold Weather

To add to warm weather clothing.

Other Stuff

  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Cash

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