Hiking has got to be one of my all-time favorite activities to do when I am traveling abroad. Ever since I did my first trek in the Annapurna region in Nepal back in 2014, I have fallen in love with it so much that, even after 8 years on the road, I still find it exhilarating every time I embark on a hiking journey somewhere in the remote mountains of the world.
As I learned from my experiences, what defines a good and a bad hiking trip is how prepared you are for it, and after years of trial and error, I have finally perfected my hiking packing list and I want to share it all with you today.
This is the ultimate hiking packing list that I always use as a checklist before every hiking trip to ensure that I am prepared for whatever is in store for me in the mountains and I hope you will find some use for it. Without further ado, here is how to pack for a hiking trip: