Red River Gorge Packing List

This is not a comprehensive packing list but should get you started on your trip to the Red River Gorge.

Essential Gear

___ Day pack or Fanny pack
___ Compass
___ Map
___ Water
___ Water filter
___ Water-purification tablets
___ Water bottle(s)
___ Headlamp or Flashlight
___ Food
___ Matches
___ Backup Fire Starter
___ First-aid kit
___ Knife
___ Sunscreen
___ Sunglasses
___ Whistle
___ Insect repellent

Footwear

___ Boots/shoes adequate for terrain
___ Gaiters/Sandals
___ Hiking socks

Clothing

___ Convertible nylon pants/shorts
___ Fleece jacket
___ Polypropylene underwear (shirt & pants)
___ Wide-brimmed hat
___ Long-sleeved shirt
___ Hooded rain jacket and pants
___ Gloves

Accessories

___ Key & I.D.
___ Money
___ 50-foot nylon cord
___ Plastic garbage bags
___ Resealable plastic bags
___ Toilet paper
___ Hiking Poles
___ Lip balm (with sunscreen)
___ Repair/sewing kit
___ Pencil and paper
___ Bandanna
___ Watch

Gadgets & Extras

___ Cellphone
___ Camera

___ GPS

___ Weather radio

___ Field guides
___ Binoculars
___ Hiking Books
___ Pocket Stove

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