1877 New York Ave. (Route 110) Corner of W. 16th St.
Huntington Station, NY 11746
Tel: 631-271-4969

 

Camper's Checklist


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Clothing

  • Boots, properly fitted, broken in and waterproofed
  • Socks‚ wool, wool blends, polypropylene, silk liners
  • Lightweight polypropylene or capilene underwear
  • Wool shirt and pants
  • Shorts, T-shirts, lightweight long-sleeved shirt and short sleeved shirt
  • Gloves and or glove liners
  • Sleepwear and underwear
  • Wool watch cap
  • Lightweight jacket such as fleece
  • Heavy synthetic, wool or down jacket or vest
  • Rain gear‚ packable jacket and pants
  • bandanas

Essentials

  • Pocket knife and/or multitool
  • Maps and compass
  • Flashlight or headlamp
  • Spare batteries and bulbs
  • Water bottles
  • First Aid Kit
  • Sun protection‚ sunglasses, sunscreen, lip balm, wide brimmed hat
  • Insect protection against mosquitoes, ticks, chiggers, etc
  • Extra food
  • Spare clothing
  • Emergency whistle and signal mirror
  • Emergency blanket/bag
  • Waterproof matches or BIC lighters
  • Spare prescription eyeglasses
  • Water purification‚ filter, MIOX or tablets

Shelter

  • Tent and/or bivvy bag
  • Stakes, poles and rain fly
  • Ground cloth/tarp
  • Seam sealer
  • Extra rope and/or cord
  • Sponge or brush for cleaning tent

Sleeping Gear

  • Sleeping bag rated below the expected temperature
  • Sleeping pad
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Mosquito netting
  • Camp pillow

Kitchen Gear

  • Stove and spare parts
  • Windscreen for stove
  • Fuel, more than you think you will need
  • Cook set and utensils
  • Bowls, cups and plates
  • Fuel funnel
  • Food
  • Waterproof matches and/or BIC lighter
  • Sealed containers for food‚ Cooler or Bear Proof
  • Trash bags
  • Biodegradable soap
  • Pot scrubbers
  • Smores
  • Plastic bags and zip lock bags
  • Large stuff sack and rope to hang food at night

Packs

  • Internal or external frame main pack
  • Daypack or fanny pack for excursions
  • Pack rain-covers
  • Stuff sacks for organizing gear

Miscellaneous

  1. Camera with extra memory card and batteries
  2. Binoculars
  3. Sewing kit
  4. Duct tape
  5. Toilet paper
  6. Licenses, ID and/or permits
  7. Notepad and pencil
  8. Candle lantern
  9. Fishing gear
  10. Trowel
  11. Bear spray and/or pepper spray
  12. Firearm where legal
  13. Personal toiletries
  14. Nature and Field guides
  15. Hand towels
  16. Pack towel
  17. Hiking staff
  18. Money
  19. Snake bite kit
  20. Watch with alarm
  21. Playing cards, games

  • THE CAMP-SITE SPORT SHOP
    1877 New York Ave. (Route 110)
    Corner of W. 16th St.
    Huntington Station, NY 11746
    Tel: 631-271-4969