- clothing.shelter.5 large heavy duty garbage bags.sun protection.chapstick.mosquito repellant
- map.compass.topographic.gps (store way-points ahead of time)
- fire.waterproof.3 separate sources stored separately
- food.water.way to make water.fruits containing water
- communication.cell phone.paper and pencil.leave a message with family/friends about your travel plans.
- light.flashlight.head lamp
- rope.nylon cord.rescue gear
- first aid kit.medications:personal, antihistamines
and #12 ?
a fit body and active brain. Think things through ahead of time and have a plan. Stay calm. Be in your best shape physically, mentally, and spiritually.