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Ultimate Camping Guide: Checklist

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Ultimate Camping Guide: Checklist

Complete Camping Checklist

Getting ready to embark on a big camping trip? Don't get stuck without the essentials! Reference the Oxygen Plus (O+) complete camping checklist to ensure that you have everything you need to live off the land, even if it's just for a few nights. First things first: pack a few canister of O+ oxygen to ensure that your body has the power-packed pick-me-up it needs to endure those late nights and high elevation side effects that often come with tenting! Got oxygen?

Tent Camping Checklist: The Basics

  • O+ pure recreational oxygen
  • Tent
  • Sun and wind shade
  • Sleeping bags
  • Pillows
  • Extra blankets
  • Air mattress and pump
  • Multi-tool
  • Folding chairs
  • Firewood (*Only pack firewood if you're traveling within the same state; Carrying firewood across state lines is tightly regulated and/or illegal in most states)
  • Firestarter
  • Matches or lighter
  • Flashlight
  • Headlamp
  • Lantern and fuel or extra batteries
  • Towels
  • Water filter or water treatment tablets
  • Bikes
  • Bike helmets
  • Cycling multi-tool
  • Sunscreen
  • Toilet paper
  • First-aid kit
  • Cell phone
  • Solar-powered device charger
  • Board games and playing cards
  • Emergency kit
  • Bungee cord
  • Tarps

Tent Camping Checklist: Food & Cooking

  • Electric stove or campfire pans (cast iron pans, for example)
  • Campfire grill grate
  • Charcoal
  • Matches
  • Pot holders
  • Can opener
  • Measuring cups
  • Cooking utensils
  • Cooking knives
  • Marshmallow roasting sticks
  • S'mores supplies
  • Cooler
  • Ice
  • Plates
  • Silverware
  • Cups
  • Dish soap
  • Dish sponges
  • Aluminum foil
  • Dish drying rack
  • Dish towels
  • Paper towels
  • Napkins

Tent Camping Checklist: Gear

  • T-shirts
  • Shorts
  • Long-sleeved shirts
  • Pants
  • Sweaters
  • Rain jacket
  • Winter coat
  • Hiking boots
  • UV-protective hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Moisture-wicking socks
  • Winter gloves
  • Work gloves
  • Flip-flops or shower shoes

 

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