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TROOP 1 EQUIPMENT RECOMMENDATIONS Standard Backpacking Gear:

  • External (or internal) frame backpack w/ padded shoulder straps & hip belt (internal frame packs are better for off- trail work where steep climbs requiring handholds might be encountered)

  • 2 (or 3) 1-quart water containers* (long treks where water sources are widely spaced or unreliable)

  • Ankle high hiking boots

  • Lightweight sleeping bag w/ stuff sack

  • Foam sleeping pad

  • Mess kit (bowl, spoon & cup will do)

  • Personal toiletries kit (keep it minimal)

  • Pocket knife*

  • Emergency food* (must require water for consumption)

  • Compass & map(s)*

  • Personal first aid kit*

  • Fire starting kit*

  • Whistle & small mirror*

  • Small flashlight w/ extra bulb & batteries*

  • Good rain gear*

  • Sun glasses & sun block*

  • Space blanket

  • 50’ parachute cord

  • *

    ten essentials

Personal Clothing:

  • Class “A” uniform (for travel, nature center visits, etc.)

  • Class “B” T-shirts (for all general outdoor troop activities)

  • Brimmed hat (Scout baseball cap is OK, but a full brim offers more protection)

  • Long sleeved shirt & long trousers

  • Hiking shorts

  • Wool hiking socks & polypropylene sock liners (three pair each)

  • Wool sweater & cap

  • Wind breaker jacket

Crew Gear:

  • Tents & dining fly (including hiking poles)

  • Cook gear & stoves

  • Cook clean-up gear (including sump strainer)

  • Food storage bag(s) & rope

  • First aid kit capable of providing emergency care for major injuries

  • Repair kit(s) for tents, packs, stoves & clothing

  • Water sanitizing equipment or material

  • Water carrying and storage bags

  • Food & fuel

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