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BACKPACKING FIRST-AID CHECKLIST

 

  • Prescription medicines
  • First –Aid Manual
  • Multi-tool (with knife, tweezers, scissors)
  • Travel sewing kit (or separate safety pins, needle and thread)
  • Small magnifying glass and mirror
  • Razor blade
  • Emergency blanket
  • Matches and lighter
  • Various sizes of adhesive bandages (including butterfly)
  • Large compression bandage
  • Elastic wrap bandage
  • Gauze pads and wraps
  • Wire splint
  • Duct Tape (smaller amounts available in camping section)
  • Adhesive tape
  • Medical Tape
  • Safety Gloves
  • Thermometer
  • Anti-bacterial ointment
  • Antiseptic wipes
  • Travel size Bodyglide or another anti-chafing product
  • Biodegradable soap
  • Towelettes
  • Aspirin
  • Insect Repellent
  • Sunscreen (30+)
  • Chapstick with SPF
  • Burn ointment
  • Moleskin
  • Antihistamine
  • Calamine lotion
  • Iodine
  • Other items you may want to consider:

Antacid tablets
Salt tablets
Vitamins
Snake bite kit
Eye drops
Foot powder
Cough drops

 

Fontana Sports also offers great First-Aid Kits from Adventure Medical Kits if you don’t want to deal with making your own!