5 Backpacking Essential Things

Decided to go on a road trip and back pack? This may be a short trip but it is always best to have the important things handy.

Here are 5 of the most needed things when backpacking.


  1. Travel with Sunglasses

Would you want to squint for the rest of the trip? If you say no then don't forget to bring your sunglasses. Usually when going on a backpacking trip, the sun is mostly involved. Don’t forget to be gentle with your eyes.

  1. Travel with Sunglasses

Being on a backpacking trip, you will not be able to prevent the mosquitoes from biting you. Don't forget to apply insect repellent all over your body.

  1. Sunscreen and lip balm with SPF

Backpacking is definitely outdoors. Don’t forget to apply sunscreen and lip balm with SPF to prevent you from getting too much exposure from the sun and get skin cancer.

  1. Safety Whistle

Having a whistle handy, it will be able to save your life or the life of others. You can alert people near you or and the police.

  1.  Travel with Hygienic things (dipper, toiletries)

Being hygienic is always best. Don’t forget to pack your toiletries right in a waterproof bag. That way it will your toiletries won’t get soiled or soaked from water.

Now that you have the things needed for backpacking, it is always good to bring a little more extra but not too much. Don’t forget backing is also having fun with the people that surround you while having fun at the same time.

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