Having just bought a popup camper I searched the net for lists of gear that people keep them stocked with. These lists were helpful but they all seemed to be geared towards camping in private campgrounds not out in the woods as I like to do. I also want to be able to keep the popup stocked to make it easier to go on those last minute trips without the hectic rummaging through the house to get the needed equipment together.
A. Sleeping Gear
1.Sleeping bags 4, 2 that zip together into one big bag for me and wife rated to -20 deg. 1 Childs size sleeping bag for
my son rated to -20 deg. 1 extra adult sleeping bag for guests or in case the wife kicks me out rated to -20 deg.
3.Sheets 1 set per bed
4.Comforters 2 (to add warmth in winter or to be used in place of sleeping bags in mild weather)
B. Cooking Gear
2.Disposable lighters 2
3.Large stock pot
4.Small sauce pan
5.Medium straight side skillet with lid
8.Cooking spray aka Pam
9.Pot holders, one square, one mitt
11.Large Plastic mixing bowl
12.Metal Knives forks spoons for 6
13.Metal plate sets 6
14.Plastic utensils, party size box from BJ's
18.Large sharp knife
19.Small sharp knife
22.Metal coffee cups
23.Small rubermaid tubs for dish washing 2
24.Plastic measuring cup
31.Plastic cutting board
32.Small box Brillo
33.Small container of dish soap
34.Sponge with scouring pad on one side 2 (in zip lock bag)
35.Salt and pepper shakers
36.Sugar in rubernaid container
37.Tea bags in zip lock bag
38.Hot chocolate in zip lock bags
C. Camper Misc. Items
1.Battery Powered lantern with extra batteries
2.Led flash lights
3.Short wave radio
6.Pencil and pens
8.Dust pan and broom
9.Drain Hose 25'
10.Water hose 50'
11.Electrical cord 100' 12/2 wire 2
12.Extension cord 30 amp 50'
14.Spray oil WD-40
16.First aid kit
17.Extra spare tires for camper 2
20.Cooler 50qt. coleman 5 day (does not last 5 days but longer than normal coolers)
21.Liquid hand soap
25.Battery operated clock
26.Garbage bags 1 box of heavy-duty black
D. Outdoor Comfort Items
1.Chairs 4 folding
4.Coleman dual fuel stove
5.Lantern with 5 extra mantles
6.Stove and lantern fuel 1 gal. coleman fuel
7.Citronella candle (bucket candle)
8.Telescoping marshmallow sticks 3 ( I know but sometimes you cant find a good stick)
9.Water totes 2 plastic hard sided jerry can style 5 gallon, 4 collapsible 5 gallon
10.Rope 100' 1/2"
11.Para cord 100'
12.Large tarp 20'x40'
13.Small tarp 4'x8'
17.Work gloves 2 pair
This sounds like a lot of stuff but it really isn't, and with it I can go camping for an indefinite period of time limited only by the
food and fuel supplies that I have with me.
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