Backpacking First-Aid Checklist

Backpacking First-Aid Checklist Backpacking First-Aid Checklist

Basic Tools

  • Comprehensive first-aid manual
  • Emergency blanket
  • Magnifying glass
  • Small mirror
  • Tweezers
  • Needle and thread
  • Safety pins
  • Scissors
  • Small knife or multi-use tool
  • Razor blade
  • Matches/lighter
  • Thermometer
  • Adhesive tape
  • Duct tape

Bandages

  • Adhesive bandages (various sizes)
  • Butterfly bandages
  • Triangular bandage
  • Large compress bandage
  • Wire splint
  • Elastic-wrap bandage
  • Gauze pads
  • Gauze wraps
  • Safety gloves
  • Medical tape

Medications/Treatments

  • Antiseptic wipes
  • Anti-bacterial ointment
  • Aspirin
  • Burn ointment
  • Prescription medicines
  • Snake-bite kit
  • Cough drops
  • Eye drops
  • Foot powder
  • Antihistamine
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm (with sun protection)
  • Vitamins
  • Salt tablets
  • Antacid tablets
  • Insect repellent
  • Iodine
  • Calamine lotion
  • Moleskin/2nd Skin
  • Biodegradable soap
  • Towelettes
Sourced By T.D. Wood