Packing list for the U.P.

Ranger Katie’s recommendations:

  • Pinkerton Trail
  • Lower Carp River Trail
  • Escarpment Trail
  • Big Carp River Trail
  • Need permits – can buy @ Presque Isle, $14 per night, must pay in cash

Bed and Shelter:

  • your tent, silly!
  • sleeping bags
  • pads
  • chairs

Kitchen:

  • pocket rocket
  • jet boil
  • fuel cannisters
  • matches
  • pots/cast iron
  • silverware
  • picnic silverware and plates (for carne asada @ Presque Isle)
  • Bronner’s and dishtowel
  • garbage bags
  • mesh bag (for chilling beer)
  • bowls
  • mugs
  • water pump
  • camel backs and bottles

Tools:

  • map (get @ park)
  • knife
  • rope
  • tent repair kit
  • headlamps
  • lantern
  • extra batteries

Clothing (spray!):

  • zip-off pants
  • wide-brimmed hats
  • long-sleeved dry-fits
  • t-shirts (5)
  • shorts
  • underwear
  • sports bras
  • socks (5)
  • hiking boots
  • flip flops
  • rain jackets
  • bandanas
  • wash cloth

Emergency:

  • first aid kit

Personal:

  • toothbrush
  • toothpaste
  • meds
  • sunscreen
  • lip balm w/ SPF
  • hand sanitizer
  • bug spray
  • golden shovel and tp
  • garbage bag
  • camera
  • games
  • sunglasses

Camping meals:

  • Friday lunch: brewery! yum.
  • Friday dinner: carne asada (marinade = 4 garlic cloves, chipotle tabasco, 1 t cumin, salt & pepper, lime juice, 2 T vinegar, 1/3 cup orange juice, 1/3 cup olive oil), tortillas, rice, beans
  • Saturday breakfast: lumberjack (cast iron, frozen potatoes, eggs, bacon, ketchup), orange juice, coffee (grounds, sugar packets, milk powder)
  • Saturday lunch (on the trail!): PBJ, nectarines, apples, granola bars
  • Saturday dinner: salmon cous, cans of fat tire!
  • Sunday breakfast: instant oatmeal, dried fruit, milk powder, coffee
  • Sunday lunch: crackers, sausage, cheese, nectarines, apples, granola bars
  • Sunday dinner: noodles
  • Monday breakfast: instant oatmeal, dried fruit, milk powder, coffee
  • Monday lunch: crackers, sausage, cheese, nectarines, apples / restaurant headed South…
  • Monday dinner: Madison, WI
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