Ryan’s notes

Camping packing list

Beforehand

  • Cut toenails (!)

Essentials

  • Hiking shoes

  • Toothbrush & toothpaste

  • Contacts and solution

  • Shorts

  • 2 shirts

  • Long underwear pants

  • Long lightweight pants

  • 2 pair socks

  • Light jacket / windbreaker

  • Sunglasses

  • Sunscreen

  • Trash bag for dirty / wet clothes

  • 2 small ziplock & 2 large ziplock for organization / food

  • Apple watch charger

  • Headlamp

  • Sleeping bag

  • Sleeping pad

  • Tent

  • Stuff sack / pillow

  • Jetboil & fuel

  • Mug

  • Spork

  • First aid kit (with anti-itch cream)

  • Camp wipes

  • Battery pack

  • Knife

  • Food & water

    • Coffee / tea

If rain is a possibility

  • Tent rain cover

  • Rain jacket

Backpacking?

  • Bag

  • Water blatter

  • Water treatment

  • Poop scoop

  • Toilet paper

Car camping?

  • Cutting boards

  • Knives

  • Large bowls

  • Sponges

  • Soap

  • Long tongs

  • Matches / lighter / fire starter

  • Aluminum foil

  • Bowls, fork, spoon

  • Paper towels

  • Garbage bags

  • Car phone charger

  • Cooler

  • Ice or ice packs

  • Ambient campsite light

  • Bottle & can opener

  • Basic cooking supplies

    • Oils

    • Salt

    • Pepper

    • Spices

    • Hot sauces

If cold

  • Puffy jacket

  • Warm hat

  • Warm socks

  • Gloves

If swimming

  • Towel / rag

  • Swimsuit

  • Cap & goggles

Nice-to-have

  • Bowl

  • Trail running bag (for day trips)

  • Sandals

  • USB battery pack & cables

  • Chocolate

  • Trekking poles

  • Razor

  • Kindle / book

  • Bluetooth speaker


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