The Quick Reference Guide to Packing for Higher-Risk Destinations
Essential information to ensure you pack the necessary gear for travel to complex and higher-risk environments.
By Grant Rayner
First published 26 June 2023
Updated to Version 3 on 4 July 2023
The Quick Reference Guide to Packing for Higher-Risk Destinations is designed to be a no-nonsense guide that covers the essentials. It assumes you’ve been around the traps a bit and know what you’re doing. It’s designed to help prevent you from making unforced errors.
This guide is laid out as follows:
- Packing by category, which groups items into different categories and kits. Use this as a master checklist.
- Packing by place, which places individual items into pockets and bags. Use this checklist when packing your gear.
- Before and after travel, which provides a useful preparation checklist.
- Gear suggestions, which provides some recommendations for gear that we’ve used and believe is appropriate and reliable.
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