Feel free to browse the list, check items off, add or remove items, so you can prepare for your hike! This page does not save your changes!
Backpack that will fit today's idea
Cup and/or canteen
First aid kit
Coffee / tea / other beverages
Lunch + dinner
Pot to cook in
Lighter and backup (waterproof matches / ferrocerium rod / similar)
Spoon + fork or spork
Map of the area
Mobile / cell phone or Yellow Brick (in case of emergency)
Solar panel to recharge yellow brick, camera or phone
Garbage bag, because we NEVER leave any garbage behind!!!!!
Larger torch or flashlight
Tarp (or lightweight tent)
Rope, at least 15 metres / 50 feet (550 paracord is best)
Hammock or sleeping mat or inflatable
Mosquito net, insect repellant
Fishing line, hooks, lures
Iron wire (for traps)
Skinning / butchering knife
Something for long nights or long rainy periods (Book, notepad + pen, etc
Spare clothes, socks and shoes
Always let somebody know where you are going and for how long. Should something happen, they'll know where to search!!!
Short camping list
A list for a spontaneous or planned day hiking. Just the very basic needs for ONE DAY of planned walking are added. If you think you're going to stay away longer, check the list for the medium / long hike.
I can't blame you for going out more than just one day! Here's a useful list to help you prepare for 4 or 5 days in the wild, without immediate access to modern conveniences. It is the short list, plus extras.
You are the true bushcrafter, prepared for anything nature has to offer, a verent hiker and feel more at home in the woods than at home. Here's your list, so you won't forget anything. It's the medium list with added items just for you.
If you're like me, you'll love camping. When I spontaneously grab my backpack, throw a few things in it and leave, I always forget a few things. Here are a few tips to make your stay in the wild awesome!