Camping Stuff to Buy

Trying to figure out what kind of camping stuff to buy?

Camping is all about packing smart and packing light. If you're a beginning camper or just someone looking to go out into nature and enjoy our green earth, you'll need to first plan on some camping stuff to buy.

Depending on where and when you're going camping, what you're planning on doing, who you're going with and how many people, your camping list may look different than someone else's. But still, there are some bare bones essentials everyone needs when they go on their camping trip.

Here is a general list of the most basic and essential camping stuff to buy:

  • Sleeping Gear: tent, ground sheet, fly sheet, hammer/mallet, sleeping bags, pillows
  • Cooking Gear: cooker/stove, gas/wood/charcoal, matches, pots/pans, utensils, trash bags, food
  • Personal Things: soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, towels, toilet paper
  • Clothes: warm clothes, cool clothes, waterproof clothes, rain gear, hats, shoes, hiking boots
  • First Aid: first aid kit, insect repellent, sunscreen, band-aids, pain killers
  • Miscellaneous: flashlight, camera, batteries, map
In a nutshell:

Stay dry, stay warm, stay safe, fill up and have fun!