For a successful camping trip, it is a must to take along every thing you may think you may need. Explore this article for knowhow on a camping trip checklist.

Camping Trip Checklist

Camping trips are always fun. You are away from the madness and chaos that is the city and nature in all her glory really is yours for the taking. However, the outdoors can never be taken for granted and to actually survive the same, you will have to have at your disposal a few items that are as good as a must to take along with you. Go ahead and read on to gain access to an exclusive list of items you know you should just be taking along with you when on a camping trip. Ignoring one or more of the items that are to come can be quite perilous. The outdoors are called ‘the great outdoors’ for a reason. So, if you are looking to survive in environs that you are not all too familiar with, go right ahead and take along with you everything that you should be taking along with you!
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Items To Be Taken On A Camping Trip
Camping Trip Checklist – Kitchen Items
  • Aluminum foil
  • Bowls, both large and small
  • Cups and mugs, just as much as needed
  • Ice chest
  • Matches
  • Paper plates
  • Paper towels
  • Plastic utensils
  • Matches
  • Propane or fuel
  • Sponge or scrubbers for cleaning up a mess
  • A stove
  • Ziplock bags, an absolute must
  • Bottle opener
  • Can opener
  • A coffee pot
  • A measuring cup, don’t ever forget to take this one
  • Spoons and Forks
  • Pot holder
  • Large serving spoons, as many as you think you may need
  • Spatulas, as many as you think you may need
  • Tongs
Camping Trip Checklist – Food
  • Bread, the fresher the better
  • Fruits and vegetables, the fresher the better
  • Butter
  • Ketchup
  • Mayonnaise
  • Meat
  • Cheese
  • Other snacks you may think you may need  
Camping Trip Checklist – Clothes
  • Synthetic gloves
  • Mittens
  • Jeans
  • Shoes, hiking boots, sneakers, sandals, et al
  • Shorts
  • Socks, heavy duty and thin and as many pairs as you may think you may need
  • Underwear, the thermal and the non-thermal varieties
  • Sweat pants
  • Sweat shirts and T-Shirts, as many as you may think you may need
  • Swimsuits, if you are heading to a place with an abundance of water
Camping Trip Checklist – The Basics
  • Day packs and back packs, extremely important items
  • Compass
  • Lanterns
  • Ropes
  • Sport gear
  • Torches
  • Maps
  • Whistles
  • Lounge chairs
  • Water bottles
  • Pocket knifes
  • Camping guides  
Camping Trip Checklist – Sleeping
  • Tent
  • Whisk brooms, one or two should do just fine
  • Mats or air mattresses
  • Pillows
  • Poles
  • Tent topper
  • Sleeping bags; always make it a point to carry one or two extra sleeping bags
  • Blankets
  • Hammers and nails
Camping Trip Checklist – Personal Hygiene And Care
  • Chapstick or lip balm
  • Soap
  • Toothpastes
  • Toothbrushes
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Tissues
  • Wet wipes
  • Towels, preferably Turkish towels
  • A first aid kit, an absolute must
Camping Trip Checklist – Drinks
  • Alcohol beverages, not too advisable though.
  • Hot chocolate, it can taste exceptionally good when in the great outdoors
  • Juice
  • Milk
  • Aerated drinks
  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Water, lots and lots of it

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