The 13 Essentials

1. Map

2. Compass

3. Headlamp or Flashlight

4. Pocket Knife

5. Fire Starter

6. Extra Food & Water

7. Matches

8. First Aid Kit

9. Extra Clothing

10. Emergency Shelter

11. Toilet Paper & Trowel

12. Signaling Devices

13. Sun Protection

Always be prepared...

Whether you’re going for a day trip or a multi-day expedition, there are a few things you should always have on hand. The Spokane Mountaineers has a list of13 Essentials—critical items which belong in your pack as insurance against the unexpected. You may not use each item daily, but one may be a life saver in an emergency. Roll over the icons for details.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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