Basic Camping Checklist

Posted by admin | Uncategorized | Wednesday 26 May 2010 11:47 pm

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Eating/Food Prep                          

Cook stove and fuel 

Portable grill


Folding Chairs

Nesting cookware

Cooking and eating utensils

Plates, cups, bowls

Biodegradable dish soap

Can opener


Ice or ice substitutes


Paper towels

Trash bags

Beverage jugs or 5-gallon water carrier filled with drinking water

Sleeping and Comfort

Air bed with pump or camp pad

Sleeping bags


Camping Gear

Tent, poles and stakes

Lantern and fuel

Extra lantern mantles


Waterproof match container

Compass and maps


Extra batteries

Ground cover or tarp

Multipurpose knife or camper’s tool

Rope, cord or wire


First aid kit

Bath towels

Biodegradable soap

Insect repellent

Layered clothing

Toilet paper


You’ll be glad you brought…


Coffee pot


Plastic zipper bags

Pot scrubbers and rags

Salt and pepper

Plastic wrap

Tool kit – hand axe, rubber ten-peg mallet, tent stake puller

Tent repair kit

Extra tent stakes


Whisk broom and dust pan

Fire starter sticks

Firewood for campfires

Folding saw

Fuel funnel (if using a liquid fuel lantern or stove)

Lantern carry case

Lantern tripod

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