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Tramping Gear List

This page lists the typical gear required for a tramping trip in the New Zealand environment.  Some gear can be shared / catered for as a group.

Need Packed  
Basic Equipment
Pack
 -  Pack Liner
 -  Pack Rain Cover
 -  Day Pack (if required)
Tent, Fly, Poles and Pegs (if required)
Tramping Boots
 -  Putties or Gaiters
 -  Jandals
Tramping Pole
     
Sleeping Gear
Sleeping bag (in dry bag)
Bed Roll / Sleeping Mat
     
Cooking Gear
Gas Cooker
 -  Propane / Butane Gas
Billies and/or Frying Pans
Matches or Lighter
     
Eating Gear
Galley Bag
 -  Knife, Fork, Spoon
 -  Cup, Plate, Bowl
 -  Dishwashing Liquid (bio-degradable) and Dish Scrubber
 -  Tea Towel
     
Clothing - Wet Weather
Raincoat (waterproof)
Towel
Togs
     
Clothing - Day & General
T-Shirts
Shorts
Underwear
Socks (1 pair per 2 days)
     
Clothing - Warm & Evening
Polarfleece Jumper
Baselayer / Thermal Clothing
 -  Polypropylene Tops (x2 - short/long sleeves)
 -  Polypropylene Long Johns
 -  Polypropylene / Merino Gloves (alpine environment)
Trousers
Long Sleeve Shirt (Merino) or T-Shirt
Hut / Evening Socks
Beanie - Woollen or Merino
     
Clothing - Winter Environment (if required)
Neck Scarf or Buff or Balaclava
Overpants (waterproof)
Fleece / Warm Trousers
Down / Insulated Jacket
     
Equipment - Alpine / Snow Environment (if required)
Snow Gloves
Crampons
Ice Axe
     
Toiletries
Toilet Bag
 -  Toothbrush and Toothpaste
 -  Comb or Brush
 -  Deodorant
 -  Toilet Paper
     
General / Other Gear
Personal First Aid Kit
Survival Kit
 -  Survival Bag
 -  Survival Blanket
Pocket Knife
Medication (if any)
Digital Camera and Spare Batteries
Torch or Headlamp and Spare Batteries
Pack of Cards
Re-sealable Bags or Dry Bags (to pack clothing, food, etc.)
GPS and Spare Batteries
Compass
Topographical Map(s)
Insect Repellent
Sun Hat
Sunscreen
Sunglasses
Glasses Case and Cleaning Cloth
Handkerchief or Tissues
Spare Plastic Bags (for rubbish etc.)
Hand Sanitiser
Water Filter or Purification Tablets
Emergency Locator Beacon
Mobile Phone
Wallet (Cards & Cash)
Hut Pass / Ticket(s) / Booking(s)
     
Food / Drinks
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Snacks
Energy Food
 -  Chocolate Bars
 -  Scroggin
 -  Lollies
Salt, Sugar, etc.
Water in Camel Bak or Drink Bottles (2 - 3L)
UHT Milk 250ml or Milk Powder
Powered Drinks (hot and/or cold)
Extra Emergency Food
     
Additional (add your own)

 



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