Camping is the pleasure of finding simple things and going on an adventure without necessarily going far from home. But it can quickly turn into a nightmare if one has poorly prepared his camping equipment and that the essentials are missing. Preparing your luggage, your bag and camping essentials to put in your backpack or trunk, it is the insurance to leave quietly and avoid disappointments on the way or once on site. Even if you want to travel light, a minimum of tools, accessories, and utensils are essential to camp in all serenity. Here is our checklist of camping equipment check before leaving. It will allow you to have everything you need at your fingertips, and probably to help other less far-sighted campers! To you to sort in our complete list according to your desires: to leave light or comfort…

The 10 essential things to go camping

  • Tent with mallet and sardines
  • Waterproof floor mat
  • Sleeping bag
  • Flashlight and spare batteries
  • Light towel
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Swiss knife (with screwdriver, saw, and scissors)
  • First aid kit
  • Trash bags

Camping equipment for the tent

  • Tent with mallet and sardines
  • Tent Replacement Canvas
  • Mosquito
  • Scraper to dig a ditch around the tent in case of rain
  • Waterproofing spray
  • Tent repair kit
  • Hanging lamp
  • Electric torch or headlamp
  • Windscreen
  • Padlock

Camping equipment for cooking and eating

  • Gas heater
  • Gas cartridge for stove
  • Barbecue, charcoal
  • Stackable cookware
  • kettle
  • Hermetic food boxes
  • Stone to sharpen
  • Cooler and blue ice cream rolls
  • Aluminum foil
  • Can opener
  • Corkscrew
  • Lighter or matches
  • Thermos
  • Coffee maker for warmer
  • Cutting board
  • Pair of scissors
  • Kitchen knife
  • Bottle Opener
  • Stove
  • Jerry can or water bag
  • Aluminum foil
  • Economic knife
  • Strainer

Basic foods

  • Salt / Pepper / Herbs / Spices
  • Olive oil
  • Vinegar
  • Tea and coffee
  • Sugar
  • Cocoa Powder
  • Milk
  • Pasta and rice
  • preserves
  • Mustard
  • Dry biscuits
  • Rusks/crackers
  • Water

Utensils and accessories for eating

  • Metal cups
  • Reusable plastic cups
  • Metal or reusable plastic cutlery
  • Reusable metal or plastic tableware
  • Insulated Flask
  • Folding table
  • Folding chairs
  • Picnic blanket

Camping equipment for sleeping

  • Groundsheet
  • Inflatable mattress
  • Inflator or pump
  • Mattress repair kit (patch, rasp, and glue)
  • Pillow
  • Sheet or meat bag
  • Blanket
  • Sleeping bag
  • Alarm clock

Camping equipment for hygiene

  • Soap or biodegradable shower gel
  • Shampoo
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Solar shower
  • Foldable brush or comb
  • Nail clipper
  • Bath towels
  • Q-tip
  • Deodorant
  • Shaver
  • Tampons / sanitary napkins
  • handkerchiefs
  • Contact Lenses + Product
  • For the laundry
  • Clothesline and clothes pegs
  • basin
  • Washing powder or berlingots
  • Canvas bag for dirty clothes
  • For the dishes
  • basin
  • Sponge, scraper, dishwashing liquid

For general maintenance

  • Sweeper and shovel
  • Paper towels
  • Toilet paper
  • Garbage bags
  • Sponges or mops

Camping equipment for pharmacy and health

  • Medical treatment in progress with renewal order
  • Earplugs
  • contraceptives
  • Pellets to purify water
  • Spray
  • Anti-blister bandages
  • Solar cream
  • Lemongrass or mosquito lotion
  • Aspire Venom
  • Blanket
  • Arnica
  • Disinfectant
  • Cream for burns and sunburns (Biafine type)
  • Anti-inflammatory cream
  • dressings
  • Tweezers
  • Scissors
  • Sterile strips
  • Analgesic anti-pain
  • Drug for motion sickness
  • Tweezers

Camping gear for children

  • Paper, markers and colored pencils
  • Holiday notebook
  • Mini console game / portable DVD player
  • Diapers, wipes, baby bottles, milk powder
  • 50 index sun cream
  • Sunglasses
  • Cuddly
  • Toys
  • Foldable stroller
  • Nipple
  • Baby bath
  • bibs
  • Bike/scooter
  • Inflatable buoy/armbands

Camping equipment for relaxation

  • Portable radio / MP3 player with batteries / charger
  • Laptop / tablet with charger
  • Books / magazines
  • Card or company games
  • Camera and film / memory cards, charger
  • Abroad: adapter for socket
  • Beach rackets
  • Fishing equipment and fishing license
  • Bike, helmet and bike pump
  • Kite
  • Bucket and shovel
  • Mask and tuba
  • Inflatable boat
  • Beach umbrella
  • Road maps / guides
  • Hiking sticks / compass

Camping equipment for small crafts

  • Tensioners
  • Hooks
  • elastics
  • Sewing kit (threads, needles, safety pins)
  • String or cord to do everything
  • Basic toolbox (screwdriver, pliers, hammer, keys)