Camping Checklist: Things To Carry When You Go Camping

Camping Checklist: Things To Carry When You Go Camping

Camping is a great way to get outdoors with your family and friends or even enjoy some solitude by engaging with nature by yourself. But a crucial part of enjoying your camping experience is interlaced with knowing what equipment to carry that can allow you to seamlessly exist outdoors.

And if it’s your first-time camping, gathering all the necessary gear can seem to be a daunting experience, but NOT ANYMORE!

Read our comprehensive Camping Checklist below to make sure you don’t forget anything important.

For your campsite, always pack:

To always be prepared in case of technical difficulties, make sure to pack:

  • A Multi-tool
  • Duct tape
  • Extra cord
  • Tent-pole repair sleeve
  • Pad/Mattress repair kit
  • Mallet or hammer
  • Small dustpan (optional)

If you plan to cook at the campsite, always carry:

  • A stove and fuel
  • Matches / light / Firestarter
  • Frying pan, cooking pots and pot holder
  • Eating utensils
  • Mugs /cups
  • Bottle opener or corkscrew
  • Sharp knife
  • Cutting board
  • Cooler
  • Water bottles
  • Trash bags 

For maintaining hygiene, always pack:

  • Toilet paper
  • Hand sanitizer
  • First-aid kit 
  • Toiletry kit
  • A small quick-dry towel
  • Prescription medications
  • Insect repellant

Initially, it might be sensible to borrow or rent some of the equipment, but as you become a more experienced camper, you may find it elating to figure out what gear to purchase, which can meet your camping needs.