First Aid Kit, Survival Bag, Emergency Rations, Waterproofs, Hat and Gloves, Torch. Cooking equipment, food, all clothes, tent poles, toiletries, Camelbak. Sleeping bag, trainers, any large or heavy items, any items not required during the day. A Simple Guide To Packing A Rucksack Remember when packing your rucksack to always use a quality rucksack liner, to keep your equipment dry, or rubble sack as an alternative. You may wish to put things of value or things which do not work when wet in additional dry sacks, available from Cotswolds for £4.50 (depending on size).