Troop Required Equipment


Trail Life Troop 1613 
Trailmen's Required Camping/Hiking List

All Trailmen are required to have the following equipment when camping/hiking:

NOTE: Cellphones are NOT allowed in Woodlands Trail outings. Navigators/Adventurers may have cellphones for pictures ONLY!

  • Sleeping bag (cold weather may require warmer bag, or no bag at all in warmer weather)
  • Blanket (for warm weather or cold weather outings)
  • Sleeping pad (goes under the sleeping bag. For cold weather, this should be an insulated or foam pad)
  • Backpack
  • Personal toiletry and hygiene items (toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, towel, shower shoes, etc)
  • Mess kit (spoon, fork, plate, cup)
  • Sports bottle
  • Flashlight/headlamp
  • Bug spray
  • Sunscreen
  • Extra clothes (boys tend to get WET for some reason)
  • Shoes suitable for hiking (waterproof shoes are better)
  • Snacks and games 

Navigator/Adventurers require gear in addition to the above list for long-distance hiking expeditions:

  • Personal water filtration system (such as a Sawyer Mini or Lifestraw)
  • Cook stove
  • Stove fuel
  • Freeze-dried food/meals
  • Water purification tablets
  • Compass
  • Whistle