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Packing list for hiking trip

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Packing list for hiking trip

We have since done several long-distance walks, from three days to one and a half months. Our longest hike was 1,000 kilometers on the Appalachian Trail in the US. In our packing list for a hiking trip in the summer you will find everything we take with us. You want a backpack that is as light as possible without forgetting anything important. Zoë's backpack weighed less than 10 kilograms on the Appalachian Trail, excluding the food. Olivier's weighed nearly 13 kilograms, which is still light enough for a long trek.

We always provide plenty of room for food in our backpack. We try to eat healthy on the trail and bring fresh vegetables. That weighs a lot extra, but we like to take care of our bodies. It is one of our 10 tips for a long hike.


  • Deuter Air Trek 60+10 (Olivier)
  • Decathlon Forclaz 300 hiking poles
  • Merrell Moab FST 2 hiking shoes
  • Birkenstock Arizona slippers
  • Lowe Alpine Manaslu 60
  • Decathlon Forclaz 300 hiking poles
  • Salomon XA Pro 3D GTX W Trailrunning
  • Birkenstock Gizeh slippers



  • MSR Whisperlite stove
  • BoCamp cooking set
  • Care-Plus Water filter
  • Cooking gear: spatula, 2 forks, 2 spoons, 1 knife, can opener
  • Spices: peper, salt, Italian spices, broth cubes
  • Swiss knife
  • Decathlon 750 ml water bottle
  • Nalgene 1 liter water bottle
  • Foam seating pad
  • 20 meter rope (bear cable)
  • 2 x 20 liter dry-bag
  • Ortlieb 4 liter water bag
  • 2 x 20 liter dry-bag for food





  • 2 x underwear
  • 2 paar hiking socks
  • 1 paar normal socks
  • Nomad ultralight merino shirt long sleeves
  • Decathlon Quechua short sleeves hiking shirt
  • Decathlon Quechua long sleeves hiking shirt
  • North Face Polartec vest
  • North Face Tanken Zip in jacket
  • Xenos poncho
  • 2 x short hiking pants
  • Swimwear
  • Summer buff
  • 2 x handkerchief


  • 3 x underwear
  • 2 x sport bra
  • 3 paar hiking socks
  • Nomad Merino thermo long sleeves
  • Nomad Merino Ultralight short sleeves
  • Decathlon Domyos sport top
  • Mammut Venture 2 jacket
  • The North Face wind jacket
  • Xenos poncho
  • 2 x korte hiking shorts
  • Bikini
  • Long lightweight summer pants


  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Body lotion
  • Mini deo
  • Block of alum
  • Ear plugs
  • Sun-cream
  • DEET
  • Tampons
  • panty liners
  • Vaseline
  • Soep
  • Razor blade
  • Nail scissor
  • Sewing set
  • EHBO set
  • Rubytec Microfiber towel medium


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  2. Reed says:

    Hello! Thank you for this helpful article. Did your Fair phone 2 have good service while on this expedition?
    – Reed

    • WeLeaf says:

      We didn’t use our phone much on the trail in the US because we didn’t have a US sim card. On other parts of our journey we always had good service 🙂

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