Camping Gear and Equipment

If you want to get away from the stress of modern life and spend some time with your friends, family, or even by yourself, chances are you have considered camping at least once before. But you never tried it. We get it, you are kind of making your own vacation, and it can be hard, especially the preparation. But today, we made the ultimate list of camping gear & equipment so that you won’t have to worry about forgetting something important.

Are you planning a camp? Take note this list.

In this list you will find everything you need.

Core items, clothing, kitchen items, hygiene, health & safety, entertainment.

Are you new? Check out the camping beginner's guide.

Core Items

These camping products will essentially create your campsite, so they are vital for a good camping experience.

Clothing

Understandably, the essential clothing you need to bring to camping is a little different from what you wear every other day. You need to protect yourself from moisture, bugs and different weather conditions.

  • Hiking boots
  • Shoes
  • Sandals
  • Socks
  • Coats
  • Hats
  • Rainwear
  • Insect repellent clothing
  • Long-sleeve shirts
  • Pants/shorts
  • Moisture-wicking shirts and underwear

Kitchen Item

Most campgrounds don’t provide you with restaurants and kitchens; you don’t need them anyway. Cooking simple food in a limited environment is one of the most fun aspects of camping. It is more rewarding and somehow tastes better.

  • Stove
  • Grill
  • Ingredients
  • Cookware Sets
  • Pans
  • Pots
  • Plates
  • Potholder
  • Forks and spoons
  • Spatula
  • Whisk
  • Measuring cups
  • Knives
  • Can opener
  • Cutting board
  • Cups
  • Zip-lock bags
  • Bottles
  • Cooler
  • Soap
  • Trash bin
  • Camp sink
  • Kitchen sponge
  • Firestarter (matches, lighter etc.)
  • Charcoal
  • Tinfoil
  • Roasting fork

Hygiene

Even out in the nature, we need to keep ourselves nice and clean, to both stay healthy and not stink.

  • Soap
  • Sanitizer
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Microfiber towels
  • Baby wipes
  • Antiseptic wipes
  • Portable shower
  • Brush
  • Mirror

Health and Safety

Out of the comfort and safety of your home, anything can happen. It is best to be prepared for every scenario.

  • A comprehensive first aid kit
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Personal locator beacon
  • Navigation tool
  • Map and compass
  • Medication
  • Insect repellent
  • Tent repair kit
  • Hammer
  • Saw
  • Duct tape

Entertainment

Bringing entertainment with you will increase the enjoyment you get from camping immensely and help you connect with your friends & family better. Plus, the kids will love it.

  • Hammocks
  • Headphones
  • Speakers
  • Instruments
  • Toys
  • Books
  • Ball
  • Frisbee
  • Games
  • Camera
  • Mobile phones
  • Walkie talkies
  • Field guides
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