Summer is Here - Handy Camping Checklist

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Real Estate Agent with Meridian Capital-Giving Back 4 Homes Lic #01894275

With summer here, a camping checklist will come in handy. Use this cheat sheet to remind yourself of what you need to bring along when camping. Adjust the list according to the season, your needs and your destination.

Camping

EQUIPMENT & GEAR

Alarm clock
Batteries for small electronics and cameras
Camera (and film, if needed)
Cell phone (to use in case of emergency)
Collapsible water container
Compression sack (for stuffing bulky sleeping bags into backpacks)
Extra nylon stuff sacks
Lantern Matches/lighter
Rainfly to cover your tent in case of inclement weather
Sleeping bag in a waterproof stuff sack
Sit pads or sleeping pads to place underneath sleeping bags
Stove and fuel stakes
Video camera

CLOTHING

Fleece or wool gloves or mittens
Fleece jacket or wool sweater
Fleece or wool vest
Hiking socks
Long-sleeved shirts
Quick-drying pants and/or shorts
Quick-drying swimsuit
Rainwear (tops and bottoms)
Regular underwear
Short-sleeved shirts
Warm hat (fleece or wool)
Warm pants (fleece or wool)
Wicking liner socks
Wicking long underwear

FOOD & COOKING TOOLS

Cooking/eating utensils
Cookset and dishes
Drinking cups
Food Funnel
Plastic garbage bags
Pot grabber
Pot scrubber and dish towel
Resealable plastic bags
Reusable water bottles
Water filter/purifier
Water-purification tablets

ACCESSORIES

Backpack
Bandanna
Day pack for shorter hikes/Pack Cover
Glasses and/or contact lenses, if needed (plus an extra pair)
Hiking boots
Sunglasses
Tent & Tent pegs
Waterproof gloves
Wide-brimmed rain or sun hat

MISCELLANEOUS

Healthy snacks (chewy granola bars, dried    fruit, mini bagels, nuts, and pretzels)
Maps and directions
Money (cash, ATM cards, traveler's checks)
Printouts of campsite reservations (if necessary)
Travel journal

HEALTH & BEAUTY ITEMS

Antibacterial wipes
Biodegradable soap
Body lotion
Comb and brush
Contact lens solution (if needed)
Deodorant
Face cleanser
First aid kit, including gas relief tablets, antacid, antidiarhheal medicine, antihistamine for allergies, bandages, candied ginger for motion sickness, mild laxative, nonaspirin pain reliever, thermometer in a hard case
Floss
Insect repellent
Lip balm (choose one with SPF 15)
Personal-hygiene items
Prescriptions
Razors
Shampoo and conditioner
Shaving gel
Sunscreen (at least one all-purpose sunscreen with SPF 15)
Toothbrush
Toothpaste

 

GB4H

 

 

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Ralph Gorgoglione
John Aaroe Group - Los Angeles, CA
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Oh yeah, I love to camp! What a great camping list. Thank you for sharing this post.

Jul 05, 2011 11:46 AM #1
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Donald Reich
Prudential Centennial - New Rochelle, NY

Now you post this!! My kids went camping this weekend, and your list would have come in handy. No matter, thank you for sharing with us on AR!

Jul 05, 2011 11:48 AM #2
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Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY

Fantastic post! Thanks for creating this list. Now would you post what i need for Cape Cod?  :-)

Jul 05, 2011 12:00 PM #3
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Gretchen Bradley
Meridian Capital-Giving Back 4 Homes - Roseville, CA

Same list applied to a Cape Cod trip but add a couple bottles of wine to the list.  :-)

Jul 05, 2011 12:38 PM #4
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