Gear List

camping gear

I am sure I am not the only one that feels this way


A few changes made, but should be fairly close

My 72 hour packing List for a winter trip: My most recent to the Amelia WMA.


  • coffee cup
  • small cutting board
  • kettle (GSI)
  • small cooking pot (GSI)
  • hand soap
  • metal fork (I used to carry a plastic GSI one, but it kept melting)


  • full army waffles
  • full army thermals
  • gloves (leather or wool)
  • glove liner (under armour)
  • socks X 2 (wool)
  • Boots (Merrell Chameleon)
  • Fleece Jacket
  • warm hat (Peruvian Llama)


  • Eno white lights
  • glow sticks
  • candle lantern
  • lighter (standard Bic)
  • waterproof matches
  • headlamp
  • AAA batteries backup
  • 3 volt backup battery
  • flint and steel Firestarter (redundancy)
  • Flashlight (Surefire)


  • Kukri Machete (Cold Steel)
  • pocket knife (Buck)
  • Fixed blade knife (Puma)(2 is 1 and 1 is none, I always have 3)
  • tie ties (assorted)
  • Leatherman (Wave)
  • first aid kit (bandages, tape, liquid bandage, ace bandage, medical spray, butterfly bandages, gauze, gloves, bite stick, neosporan)
  • fishing supplies (bobbers, salmon eggs, hooks, weights, line)
  • Steri pen (ultra)
  • nails (various sizes)( so very handy)
  • 60 ft 550 cord
  • Pocket compass thermometer key chain combination (REI)
  • Glock 10mm (rather have it and not need it than need it and not have it)
  • extra mag

Food & Drink

  • 1 pack Johnsonville hot Italian sausages
  • Lamb Chops (1 rack)
  • Thomas English muffin X 2
  • breakfast sausage and sliced American cheese
  • Shells and cheese
  • Turkey Leg
  • Ribeye steak
  • coffee X many
  • instant grits (no self-respecting southerner uses instant grits)
  • Tea bags (Irish Breakfast)
  • salt and pepper (GSI shaker)
  • egg carrier full 6
  • bourbon bladder (platypus, 1 Liter)
  • Nalgene with water
  • extra water (platypus, 1 Liter)
  • wine bladder (platypus, 1 Liter)
  • Tortillas
  • rum flask (Bacardi 8)


  • hammock with Eno straps
  • sleeping bag (Kelty +20)
  • therma rest


  • TP
  • ottorbox for my camera and phone
  • ziploc bags, multiple in several sizes (a million uses)
  • trash bags X 2 (can come in very handy for messy times)
  • emergency tarp (3×5)

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