Master Camping Equipment Checklist

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This checklist is what I use as a "master" list when planning a camping trip.  I start with the items on this list and then remove the items I know I will not need.

 

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___ Hiking Boots ___ Pack
___ Socks (3 pair light cotton) ___ Pack Raincover
___ Socks (3 pair heavy wool)
___ Mocassins, or Slippers, or Sneakers Furniture and Appliances
___ Hiking Staff ___ Flashlight (with batteries) & Headband
___ Rubbing Alcohol * ___ Spare Batteries
___ Footpowder * ___ Spare Bulbs (2)
___ Sunglasses
Kitchen ___ Camera
___ Food ___ Camera Tripod
___ Multi Vitamins, Medication ___ Spare Camera Lens
___ Salt Tablets ___ Camera Lens Tissue
___ Booze Bottle ___ Film
___ Water Purification Tablets ___ Trail Guidebooks *
___ Canteens (2) ___ Maps *
___ Frisbee (for plate and entertainment) ___ Mapcase *
___ Frypan * ___ Compass *
___ Pancake Turner * ___ Notebook
___ Cooking Kit * ___ Pen, Pencil
          ___ Cooking Pots (2) ___ Toilet Kit
          ___ Pot Holder           ___ Toothbrush
          ___ Salt & Pepper Shaker           ___ Proxy Brushes
          ___ Match Safe           ___ Toothpaste or Toothdrops
          ___ Book Matches (7)           ___ Soap (Trak Trail Soap)
          ___ Lighter ___ Towel
          ___ Can Opener ___ Toilet Paper
          ___ Eyedropper (for priming stove) ___ Insect Repellant *
          ___ Fuel Container Top with pour
                  spout (or funnel)
___ Suntan Lotion *
          ___ Spoon, Fork, Knife ___ Chapstick
___ Sierra Cup ___ First Aid/Utility Kit *
___ Swiss Army Knife           ___ Moleskins
___ Sheath Knife *           ___ Scizzors
___ Sugar Container           ___ Snakebite Kit
___ Dish Detergent Container           ___ BandAids
___ Margarine Container           ___ Signal Mirror
___ Milk Squirter ___ Whistle
___ Stove (full of fuel) * ___ Wallet
___ Fuel Container (white gas) ___ Watch
___ Water Filter Kit * ___ Comb
___ 1 Gallon Water Jug * ___ Repair Kit *
___ Candle Lantern Kit *           ___ Rip-Stop Nylon Tape
___ Extra 9 Hour Candles *           ___ Needle & Thread (in match case)
___ Bear Bag Kit           ___ Spare Pack Parts
          ___ Rubber Bands
Bedroom           ___ Boot Oil
___ 2 Man Tent and Fly Sheet *           ___ Eye Glasses Repair Kit
___ Tent Stakes and Lines * ___ Spare Plastic Bags
___ 5 Grommets and Rubber Balls * ___ Mase (for dogs)
___ Foam Pad ___ Litter Bag
___ Down Sleeping Bag ___ Flower Identification Booklet *
___ Wool Stocking Cap (for cool weather) ___ Bird Identification Booklet *
___ Odds & Ends (in 35mm. can)
Clothes Closet ___ Playing Cards *
___ Norse Net T-Shirt ___ Rope (parachute chord)
___ Underwear (3 pair) ___ Collapsable Saw *
___ Undershirts (3) ___ Fishing Gear
___ Long Sleeve Flannel Shirt (2) ___ Harmonica
___ Long Pants (2) ___ Flute
___ Short Pants (1) ___ Reading Book
___ Swim Trunks
___ Belt or Suspenders
___ Sweatshirt, Sweater or Jacket
___ Windbreaker or Parka
___ Down Coat (for cool weather)
___ Poncho or Rain Jacket & Chaps
___ Gloves
___ Bandana
___ Headband
___ Hat

* denotes items that need only be carried by one person on the trip.

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James E. Meyer
Scotia, New York 12302

1998, James E. Meyer

This page last updated on: Wednesday, September 09, 1998