What to Pack for your Backcountry Hut Trip

Backcountry huts are typically remote and only stocked with basic necessities. Be sure to bring everything you need to keep yourself warm, hydrated, and well-fed. Here is what we recommend packing:

Clothing & Accessories

Don’t pack any cotton clothing as cotton doesn’t wick moisture or dry quickly, which can leave you wet and cold. Instead, wear clothing made from synthetic materials or merino wool.


The gear you need for your backcountry hut trip will depend on how the hut is stocked. Be sure to read the website closely to determine what you need to bring. Here are some recommendations for gear you’ll most likely need: