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Packing tips backpacking backpacks

Packing Heron                                    Backpacking Heron Backpack

1. Main compartment

Tip: place heavier items at the top third of the back

  • Provisions 
  • Stove, fuel, crockery 
  • Water bottle/hydration system 
  • Spare undergarments 
  • Protective clothing 
  • Hut/casual shoes, sandals 
  • First aid kit including survival blanket 
  • Washbag 
  • Tent without poles 
  • Paperback book 

2. Flap outside pocket

  • UV protection
  • Headlamp
  • Map/guide
  • Altimeter, compass, GPS
  • Pocket knife
  • Energy bars/snacks
  • Compact camera

3. Flap inside pocket

  • Key
  • Wallet
  • Identity card
  • Mobile phone

4. Outside

  • Tent poles on the side
  • Wet outer tent at the front or on the side
  • Telescopic poles, pick-axe
  • Iso mat below the bottom compartment

5. Bottom compartment

  • Sleeping bag
  • Hut clothing
  • Nightwear
 
 
 
 
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