Novice Campers, as well as seasoned campers, should prepare a camping checklist of the gear that they should include when packing for a camping trip. It is easy to get side tracked and possibly forget important items without a checklist.
Sometimes it is easy to have a laps in concentration and simply not include small items that are none the less important. If you have a standard "Camping Checklist" it will help insure you have a safe and happy camping trip, because you will feel confident knowing you have included all necessary gear you will need while on your trip.
As a seasoned outdoorsman I have been on hundreds of camping trips and until I actually sat down and made my Camping Checklist I was always forgetting something. I am going to provide you with a gear checklist to help get you started. I hope this checklist will keep you organized as you pack for your trips.
Camping Checklist Outline, for Happy Campers!
Tent - Along with the tent you should be sure to pack the tent stakes, and mallet for driving the stakes.
Rope & Twine - I always carry extra for unforeseen uses, and in case of emergencies.
Sleeping Bag(s) - Be sure to include sleeping bags for each person that is going on the trip.
Lanterns & Flashlights - Remember to take extra lantern fuel as well as Batteries if needed.
Garbage Bags - I use the Large Yard Leaf Bags, because they can be used for raincoats and trash.
Camping Stove - Don 't forget to include fuel for your