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Must-have equipment to go Camping

equipment for camping

This year you feel it’s probably time to demolish the anti-camping wall you’ve built for years around you. The sense of freedom that this alternative tourism gives you is priceless, you think while you already feel ready to live new adventures in nature.

Believe us, something that seems so simple, it takes organization and a complete guide with the equipment that unties your hands. Especially if you’re a rookie!

Below we present the ultimate essential guide so you don’t forget anything outside your suitcase.

Your personal

  • Backpack to carry your equipment
  • Credit card and/or cash
  • ID
  • Mobile
  • Confirmation of camping reservation (if required)

In the area of Camping

  • Scene with pegs, ropes and hammer for setting up
  • Floor – tarpaulin in case you are disturbed by soil or sand
  • Mattress
  • Pump
  • Sleeping bag
  • Tent or tent extension for more shade and coolness
  • Pillows
  • Lens (head or hand)
  • Battery-powered lanterns
  • Folding chairs & table
  • Refrigerator portable / isothermal bag / gasket or grill special for Camping
  • Rope to spread clothes)

Camping extras

  • Power strip
  • Power bank
  • Navigator so you don’t get lost around camping (especially if it’s remote from the wider culture!)
  • Books / magazines, paper and pens
  • Music Player with headphones
  • Table games
  • Dog equipment (if you have one)

For – possible – repairs

  • Multi-tool
  • Adhesive tape
  • Extra ropes
  • Extra pipes for repairing the piles of the tent
  • Mattress repair kit
  • Hammer
  • Saw or axe
  • Small broom and dustpan
  • Garbage bags and plastic storage bins

The obvious

  • Toothbrush / Toothpaste
  • Toilet paper
  • Hand sanitizer / Baby wipes
  • Towels
  • Insect repellents (spray for the body, in wax or spiral form)
  • Brush / comb
  • Biodegradable soap
  • First Aid kit (gauze, bandages, cotton, oxygen, iodine, pure alcohol, antiseptic, ointment for bites, ointment for burns, painkillers, antipyretics, antihistamines, thermometer, syringes, hemostatic bandages)

For the sun & the sea (in summer)

  • Sunscreen
  • Lip Balms
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Fishing gear
  • Flippers / life jacket / mask
  • Tent or umbrella
  • Beach chairs / mats
  • Inflatable mattress


  • Swimwear (summer)
  • T-shirts and underwear that repel and protect against moisture
  • Fast drying trousers & shorts
  • Shirts with long sleeves (protect against sun and insects)
  • Synthetic or wool socks (for winter and depending on the climate)
  • Hats and/or bandanas
  • Sandals / hiking shoes / special shoes for the sea
  • Shoes suitable for camping ground
  • Fleece jacket or jacket (for winter)
  • Insulated trousers / Isothermals (for winter)
  • Cap and gloves (for winter)
  • Waterproof (jacket and pants)
  • Pyjamas


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