Do You Have All of the Camping Gear That You Need?

Are you planning on going on your first camping trip this year? Have you been on a few camping trips with other people and want to start organizing your own trips? It can be a daunting task to prepare and pack for a camping trip. The secret is in the planning. You need to have a packing list of all of the gear that is essential for your camping trip. You also need to maintain the list by updating it after every camping trip, so that you can provision for future trips.  

Packing for Camping Trips: Have a look at the following link to see a sample list that you can use as a starting point: From this list, you can scratch off what you don’t need and add other items that you will need. For more details on the camping gear on this list, see The Camp Tripper, Chapter 4: Packing for Camping Trips.   

Camping Gear Startup Costs: Camping gear can be purchased at camping, hiking, and department stores. Just walking through the aisles to see the camping gear and asking the staff questions about the gear will quickly bring you up to speed on what gear will be required for your camping trips. For a quick peak at camping gear, you can also view images in the following link: The camping gear is conveniently organized into categories to simplify your searches. The Camp Tripper, Chapter 3: Car Camping Startup Costs provides sample cost estimates for purchasing camping gear for individuals and families. This is a useful tool to help you estimate the total costs of your camping gear. 

Tips on Purchasing New Camping Gear:

  • Make a list before you go shopping so that you only buy what you need.
  • Check around the house before going shopping to see if any household items can be used on your camping trips.
  • Make sure that you test out new camping gear at home, immediately after purchasing it to ensure there are no defects or missing parts. 

The Camp Tripper includes: trip planning, reservations, gear, meals, setting up camp, activities, breaking camp, maintenance of gear and many tips for memorable camping trips in Ontario. The book is very reasonably priced and small enough to fit in the glove compartment of your vehicle. Here are four reasons why you might prefer to order it in e-book (electronic book) format:

  • The e-book price is 37% less
  • No shipping costs, which saves you even more
  • Instant delivery to your computer or hand-held device
  • Eliminates paper and saves trees

This book is currently only available in online bookstores.


About Patrick Dzieciol

I have authored and published "The Camp Tripper - The Secrets of Successful Family Camping in Ontario" If you want to get in touch with me, please drop me an email at:
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