Be Prepared

TYPICAL GEAR NEEDS

This is a detailed list of everything I would take on a trip and some other things you may want to bring depending on your interests and situation (kids/pets).  Quantities and specifics would depend on the length, destination, and time of year of the trip, who else is coming and what they are bringing.

KITCHEN

Tables
Stove
Lantern
5 – 7 Gallon water jug
Matches/Lighter
Lantern/Stove fuel
Hand Towels
Paper Towels
Handy Wipes
Pots/Pans – Cast Iron
Coffee/Water Pot
Dutch oven – stand, lid puller
Can/Bottle opener
Tongs/Spatula
Utensils
Plates
Cups – Hot/Cold
Extra water bottles
Garbage bags
Zip lock bags – variety of sizes
Aluminum Foil

FIRE/COOKING

Matches
Paper
Wood
Briquettes/Mesquite/Charcoal
Grill
BBQ Lid
Shovels – round and spade
Hand ax – small
Ax – splitting

BATHROOM

Toilet Paper
Baby/Sani-Wipes
Soap/Biodegradable Suds
Hand Towel
Face Cloth
Bath Towel
Toothbrush/toothpaste
Brush/comb
Chap Stick

FOOD/DRINK

Ice Chest – Big and small
Drinking Water – 1 gallon or 2.5 gallon
Water – cooking/washing/general
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Snacks
Hiking Food
Ice – a Zip lock bag of cubes for cocktails
Ice – block or frozen water bottles
Other Drinks: Cocktails, Beer, juice, mix
Coffee
Milk/Chocolate milk for coffee
Butter/Oil
Salt/Pepper/Spices/Sugar

TENT/SLEEPING

Tarps – for under tent, shade, covering bins
Tent/Poles
Rain Fly for tent
Sleeping Pads
Sleeping Bags
Blankets
Pillows
Tent pegs
String/Twine/Bungees to tie down rain fly

CLOTHES/SHOES

Heavy Jacket
Light jacket/Wind Breaker
Long sleeve shirts
Short sleeve shirts/tank tops
Long pants
Rain/wind pants
Wool socks
Cotton socks
Hiking shoes
Tennis shoes
Wool Cap
Baseball cap
Full brim hiking hat
Shorts/Swim shorts

FIRST AID

Bug spray/Insect Repellant
Sunscreen
Chap Stick
Aspirin/Pain Reliever
Bactine/Hydrogen Peroxide
Band-aides/Bandages
Gauze/Tape
Ace bandage/Compression wraps
Scissors/Tweezers/Needle
Tums/Antacid
Bite/Itch Relief
Saline/Eye Wash

EMERGENCY

Maps
Radio
Compass
Extra Batteries
Candles
Whistle
Cell Phone
Truck Gear

GEAR FOR THE TRUCK/TO SECURE THE LOAD

Roof/Bed Rack
Rope
Ratcheted tie downs
Bungee cords
Spider net
Trailer Hitch
Fix-A-Flat
Motor Oil
Jack
Tire Irons
Coolant
Water
Tow Strap
Jumper Cables
Tire Chains

OTHER OPTIONAL GEAR YOU MIGHT WANT

Shade tent
Sandals/Flip flops
Water shoes/sandals/socks
Snow gloves
Super warm army surplus pants
Snow boots
Scarf
Fanny Pack
Soft cooler bags – great for hikes
Shelves/Multi-level rack – especially for the kitchen
Table Cloth
Big pot/bowl for dishes
Dish Rack
Hot Mitt/Glove
Bowls
Specialty Gear: Fishing, Photography, Biking
Guides – hiking, fishing, wildflowers, trees, etc.
Books/Reading Material
Cards/Games
Guides – hiking, fishing, wildflowers, trees, etc.
Books/Reading Material
Cards/Games
Drawing/Painting supplies
Pets: water/Food dishes, leash, rope, pen,
Kids: bikes, toys, sporting goods
Medications
Floss
Lotion
Deodorant
Hair Gel
Candles/Incense
Hand Saw
Chain Saw
Come-Along
GPS
Emergency Beacon
Flares/Blinking Lights