Camping Gear for New Hampshire

Camping Gear for New Hampshire

Camping Gear – Check List!

Print it Out & check it off – don’t forget anything!

Storage

  • Backpack, daypack, and/or fanny pack
  • Bags – Grocery bags, Trash Bags…etc.
  • Ice Chests – ICE!
  • 5 gallon bucket or similar container
  • Large (18-30 gal) Rubbermaid container for food storage

Lighting 

  • Maglight – The larger, the better
  • Gas lantern (and/or electric) (Bring extra mantes)
  • BIC lighter or Matches
  • Spare batteries and bulbs (Check Batteries)
  • Newspapers for lighting a campfire
  • Firestarter sticks (wax/sawdust things from the grocery store)
  • Firewood

Shelter/Bedding

  • Tent
  • Sleeping bag
  • Space Blanket
  • Ground Cloth – Tarp for big tents
  • Floor Mats (use at tent entrance)
  • Mattress or pad – Inflator for air mattress
  • Pillows
  • Shade Canopy & Rope & Stakes

Medical

  • Sunscreen
  • Bug Repellent – Spray, Citronella Candle, etc.
  • Tylenol, Advil, Aspirin, Naproxin
  • Antibiotics creams
  • Tweezers for splinters & ticks
  • Antiseptic, bandaids and bandages
  • First Aid Kit (may include all the above items)
  • Benadryl Sinus Tablets
  • Allergy Eye drops
  • Pocket Tissues
  • Campho-phenique (good for minor burns, cuts, scrapes and many use it on poison ivy)
  • Moist Towelettes (for cleaning wounds and early uses on poison ivy)

Cooking Items

  • Stove with fuel & lighter
  • Charcoal or wood & Grill for BBQ
  • Frying Pan – Nonstick w/plastic spatula is nice
  • Cooking skewers (for hot dogs, s’mores, etc.)
  • Pot or sauce pan – Big enough to cook noodles for all; With lid
  • Can opener – If you have canned goods
  • Coffee maker & filters
  • Pot lifter and/or pot holders
  • Tablecloth
  • Stew Pot – Dutch Oven
  • Sandwich maker (type you put in fire)

Clothing

  • Hat
  • Jacket – As weather dictates; windbreaker, etc.
  • Poncho – Doubles as emergency tent/lean-to
  • Shoes, shower shoes, HIKING BOOTS
  • Work gloves & warm mittens/gloves
  • Swim suit
  • Sunglasses

Dishes

Reusable

  • Plates/Cups/Utensils
  • Coffee Mugs
  • Kitchen knife – Pocket knife
  • Small mixing bowl
  • Spatula
  • Scrub Pad
  • Dish Pan
  • Tupperware (for leftovers)

Consumables

  • Paper towels & napkins
  • Trash bags
  • Paper plates, cups, bowls, etc.
  • Plastic knives, forks, spoons
  • Ziplock Bags
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Dish soap

Hygeine & Personal Items

  • Bar soap
  • Washcloth
  • Shampoo
  • Toothpaste & toothbrush
  • Comb/hair brush/clips/bands
  • Make-up bag
  • Razor & shaving cream
  • Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Deodorant

Water

  • At least 1/2 gallon per person/day — Water filter if relying on natural water sources
  • Water bottle, to carry while hiking

 

Miscellaneous

  • Small shovel
  • Swiss Army knife
  • Camp axe or hammer to pound tent stakes
  • Pocket Tool
  • Basic tools (screwdrivers, pliers, etc.)
  • Duct tape and/or electrical tape
  • Compass and Map
  • Whistles
  • Cellular phone w/extra battery and car adapter
  • Two way radio(s) (ham, CB, Family)
  • Safety pins
  • Radio and/or TV
  • Chairs
  • Travel Clock
  • Clothesline and Clothespins
  • Rope or String
  • Rake
  • Whisk broom to clean table and tent site
  • Piece of carpeting (fake grass) for tent or RV entranceway
Extra Items

  • Camera
  • Film
  • Fishing Poles (License & Bait)
  • Tackle Box
  • Life Jackets
  • Bikes
  • Helmets
  • Locks
  • Bike Rack
  • Sun Glasses
  • Area Maps
  • Binoculars
  • Books/Magazines