Saturday 28 November 2009

Overland Track packing list

  • Stove and fuel
  • Lighter
  • Saucepan, potgrips, green trangia pot lid (doubles as colander and chopping board)
  • Sponge/scourer in ziplock bag
  • Plastic orikaso bowl, knife, spork
  • Sharp knife
  • Plastic mug
  • Meal 1: Pasta and sauce, salami, capsicum
  • Luxury Meal: Indian tasty bites ready to eat meal, cous cous
  • All other meals : Pasta and sauce packet, twiggy sticks/salami, dehydrated beans/peas/corn
  • Packet tuna, mountain bread for lunch
  • Cereal and powdered milk (1.5-2 cups cereal, 1/4 cup powdered milk) individual brekkies pre-mixed.
  • Cup-a-soups
  • Snacks: scroggin, muesli bars, roll-ups, le-snacks
  • Tea
  • Bottle of wine in soft pack?
  • Thongs (flip-flops for any international visitors reading this and getting excited)
  • Down jacket
  • Hat
  • Quickdry walking pants (zip-off legs)
  • Quickdry long sleeve shirt for normal days
  • Cotton T-shirt for really hot days
  • Beanie, neck warmer
  • Small travel towel
  • Raincoat and waterproof pants
  • 2 x Top/bottom thermals
  • 3 x pairs of socks
  • Gaiters
  • Gloves
  • Walking shoes
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste
  • Toilet paper in a waterproof bag
  • Handkerchief
  • Sunscreen
  • Antibacterial gel hand wash
  • Camera memorycard and batteries
  • Hootchie cord for general repairs, shoelaces, or a clothesline
  • 1st aid kit
    • Band aids
    • Salt for leeches
    • Something to strap an ankle
    • Adhesive tape for securing band-aids
    • Insect repellent
    • Antihistamines
    • Travacalm
    • Gastro stop
    • Nurofen
    • Stingose

  • Tent
  • Head torch and spare batteries
  • Thermarest
  • Spare pack belt buckle
  • Iodine tablets and Steripen for water purification
  • Water carrying (3 L camelback, 1 L Nalgene, 10 L goon bag )
  • Sleeping bag and liner
  • Map and compass
  • Waterproof map case
  • GPS?
  • Waterproof packliner (Kathmandu)
  • Large (20L) dry bag for carrying food
  • Small (1L) dry bag for camera
  • Small (8L?) dry bag for each day's food and for use in day pack for side trips
  • Medium dry bag (13L) for rubbish
  • Whistle
  • Walking poles
  • Sea-to-summit lightweight day pack
  • Poo trowel - bright orange plastic variety


Lydia said...

And you do this sort of stuff for fun? You are a strange creature.

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