Camping Essentials

Camping Equipment Essentials

Author: TG Contributor
Date: 2020-01-24

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The following is a list of equipment that you likely want to take on a camping excursion.

  • Tent
  • Spare tent stakes
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Ground pad or air mattress
  • Stove and fuel
  • Lantern and fuel
  • Flashlight and spare bulb and batteries
  • Cookset
  • Dutch oven or Reflector oven
  • If taking a reflector oven- cake pans,
  • pie plates, muffin tins
  • Griddle or frying pans
  • Toaster
  • Pot holder
  • Can opener
  • Cooking utensils- spatula, large spoon, fork
  • Mixing bowls
  • Dishpan
  • Dish cloth and towels, Dish Soap
  • Plates, cups, knives , forks, spoons
  • Repair kit
  • Rope
  • First Aid Kit
  • Matches
  • Pocket knife
  • Saw
  • Moisture proof bags
  • aluminum foil
  • Food supplies
  • Water bottle
  • Toiletries
  • Soap
  • Towel
  • Insect Repellant
  • Hat
  • Rain gear-jacket and pants or poncho
  • Socks
  • Shirts- Cotton and wool
  • Sturdy shoes or boots for hiking,
  • lighter shoes for camp
  • Underclothing Long pants- cotton and wool
  • Sun screen lotion
  • Camera
  • binoculars
  • medications etc.

I hope this list has been of assistance in preparing you for your camping excursion.

About the author

Val and Robin Shortt are experienced campers and own three outdoor websites For more tips like these and to register for their Free newsletter visit:

Written by: Robin Shortt


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