The Adirondack Mountain region has many trails that you can hike with family and friends all months of the year. According to research, receiving natural phytoncides from the forest can make your mind and body more relaxed. Spending time in the forest and mountain climbing will make you feel great!! We’ve put together a travel checklist to make it easier for you to get ready to go and enjoy the backcountry.
Packing List for mountain climbing: 0.5 day~1 day journey
|⬜ Credit card and/or cash||⬜ Cellphone|
|⬜ ID|| |
Clothing & Footwear
It is best to wear well-made outdoor clothing! Your life could depend upon having the proper gear!!
|⬜ Moisture-wicking bottom layer||⬜ Thermal mid layer|
|⬜ Mountaineering Pants||⬜ Outer wind and waterproof jacket|
|⬜ Thick/ wool socks||⬜ Hiking shoes|
|⬜ Sun hat||⬜ Sunglasses|
Rainy day over jacket or raincoat
|⬜ Gloves||⬜ Warm wool hat|
|⬜ Light down jacket as an under layer for spring, summer and fall|
Health & Hygiene
Small bottle of shower gel for washing hair and body.
|⬜ Backpacks||⬜ Trekking poles (Optional)|
Food & Water
|⬜ Water bottles||⬜ Water filter/ purifier|
|⬜ Trail snacks and energy drink||⬜ Ample supply of food|
|⬜ Cooking equipment||⬜ camp stove|
There are many recommended hiking trails on the Internet (Download: Adirondack Great Walks & Day Hikes Guide) to your phone for backup. There will also be many signs on the mountain, but we recommend that you still bring a traditional map and compass in case there is no cellular service.
Emergency & First Aid
Extra luggage needed for overnight stay