Simple Camping CheckList for 1 Person
This simple camping checklist is designed for one person going to a camp site with good facilities. We assume there will be a toilet, shower block and washing up facilities but you won’t have electrical hookup.
It also assumes that you have plenty of space in a car to get there and that you will not have to carry your kit far from your car.
Many camp sites allow you to park your car right next to your tent. If not you are usually able to drive to your pitch and unload your gear.
If you think you may have a long trek from your car to your pitch you could also add a wheeled trolley to your simple camping checklist.
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Camping List Checklist for 1 Person
Cooking / Cleaning
|Backpack / Main bag||Water Carrier|
|Bags – Tent bag, plastic bags, etc.||Stove|
|Day pack / small rucksack||Fuel for stove|
|Tent||Mug, Bowl, Plate|
|Ground cloth/tarp||Knife, fork, spoon, teaspoon|
|Extra tent pegs||Frying pan|
|Mallet||Pans with lids|
|Sleeping bag||Sharp knife|
|Pillow (or pillowcase)||Cook utensils-spatula, spoon|
|Air mattress/sleeping mat||Tongs|
|Air pump (if necessary)||Can opener/bottle opener|
Lighting – Check batteries!
|Hand torch||Washing up liquid|
|Head torch||Cutting board|
|Spare batteries||Ziplock bags|
|Lighter (as in cigarette)||Tea Towel|
|Matches (preferably water proof)||Seasoning|
|Caribina (to hang lantern up)||Tea / Coffee / sugar / milk|
|Trousers||First Aid Kit|
|Shorts||Insect Repellent – Spray|
|Socks/extra socks||Pocket Tissues|
|Hat||Anti Bacterial lotion|
|Laundry bag||Swiss army knife / multitool|
Cleaning and Personal Items
|Toilet Paper (essential)||Sunglasses|
|Toothpaste and toothbrush||Camera|
|Comb/hair brush/clips/bands||Rope/clothes line|
|Make-up bag (if necessary)||Notepad/pen|
|Razor and shaving cream (if necessary)||Phone/charger/extra battery|
|Shower shoes/flip flops||Small sewing kit|
* What food to take depends on how long you’re going for and where you are staying. We can’t cover every option in this camping checklist.