Packing list for First Nation – Farmer Climate Unity March

We have a video here and a list below to help you pack for the First Nation – Farmer Climate Unity March.

Everything you bring for the march must fit into two duffel bags or suitcases and one small backpack or satchel to carry while you walk.  You may consider borrowing items or finding sponsors for some of your gear.

IMPORTANT: Please label your bags and all individual items

Leave valuables (including cars and pets) as well as breakable items at home.

NOTE: Use your discretion as some of the items listed are optional.

 

Camping

Mess Kit (plate/bowl, cup, fork, knife, spoon) stored in a mesh bag with your name on it

Reusable sealed containers for your lunch, to carry in day pack or put in cooler on break truck

Tent

Sleeping pad

Sleeping bag (20 degree)

Sheet or sleeping bag liner

Small pillow

Battery operated headlamp and/or lantern and/or flashlight; may use light on cell phone

Folding camp chair (pack in one of your duffel bags if you can, otherwise it may be stored separately)

 

Clothing

Bright clothing for marching makes it easier for drivers to see you.  The march will provide safety vests.

Hat with a wide brim to protect against the sun

Bandanas

Rain gear

Sweatshirt or light jacket

1-2 long sleeve shirts

1-2 pairs of jeans or long pants

3-7 shirts, may be quick dry or smartwool

1-3 pairs of shorts or skirts, may be quick dry or smartwool

Clothes to sleep in

Underwear

Socks for a week (quick dry or smart wool; not cotton)

1-2 pairs of walking shoes; may have one for dry days and one for rainy days

Sandals to wear at camp and/or in shower

Swimsuit

 

Devices

Cell phone

Charging cords for all your devices

Camera

iPod

Earphones or headphones

Small portable charger (solar or other), to charge phone while walking

Personal Hotspot

Computer or iPad. NOTE: We are trying to minimize the amount of computers on this march, but understand some people will need it for posting about the march experience.

 

Personal

Identification

Credit card or ATM card

Travel towel, may be quick dry

Hand towel, may be quick dry

Washcloth, may be Norwex

Small mesh bags, to store damp or loose items

Clothes pins, to hang towels or other items to dry

Ear plugs

Sleep mask

Foot care items, like Moleskin

Nail clipper

First aid kit

Prescription medications

Tylenol/ibuprofen

Band-aids

Toothbrush / toothpaste / floss

*Deodorant

*Sunscreen

*Lip balm with sunscreen

*Bug spray or wipes

*Soap

*Body wipes (only compostable)

*Lotion

Portable Urinal Bottle

Musical instrument – If you are bringing a musical instrument, it is highly recommended to transport it in a protective case.

* = unscented, biodegradable products requested

 

Walking

Bright clothing for marching makes it easier for drivers to see you.  The march will provide safety vests.

Day pack, fanny pack, or satchel

Water bottle, CamelBak, or bladder

Walking stick or walking poles

Hat with a wide brim to protect against the sun

Sunscreen

Rain gear

Hand sanitizer or wet wipes

Carabiners

Portable phone charger


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