20 Things to Pack on Your Backpacking Trip

Power Pack

Especially if you are a device reliant person (like you need your phone access for work), you will want to bring a power pack to be able to charge up on the go. It’s also just handy for long bus rides, to ensure your source of entertainment stays alive.

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Phone With a Camera (Or a Camera)

While you want to strike a balance between experiencing and capturing the experiences, a few photographs never hurt anyone. Pack some sort of memory-making device to remember your trip forever (and rub your awesome trip in your coworkers’ faces).

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Favorite Photograph or Other Memento

Especially if you’re heading off on a long trip, remember to pack some sort of sentimental item. Even if you’re super utilitarian, there will come a point where you want to have a real tangible photo of your girlfriend, or the locket that your mom gave you.

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