Updated: Feb 9, 2019
We recommend the following items for a successful experience outdoors:
Recovery Gear - Any combination of the these items: Traction Boards, Tow Straps, Snatch Straps, Winch, Pulleys, D-Rings, Soft Shackles, Shovel.
First Aid Kit (Boo Boo kit and Trauma Kit)
Fire Extinguisher (not just in case your vehicle catches on fire, also because you don't want to be responsible for burning down Canada)
GPS, Paper Maps or Map Book
Spare Oils (gear oil, ATF, Motor oil etc)
Fuel. At a minimum carry 20L (5G) of spare fuel.
Spare parts such as: Fuses, Filters, Belts, Nuts, Bolts etc...
Full size spare tire
Radio (CB or HAM)
GARB or other exterior trash collection system.
Warm weather clothes
Cold weather clothes
Rubber Boots / Neos
Environmentally friendly camp soap
Baby Wipes (multi purpose wipes)
Toilet Paper (keep in mind needs to easily decompose)
Sleeping Bag / Bedding (depending on setup)
Tent (ground or RTT)
Sleeping Pads or mattress
Lantern / Flashlight / Headlamp
Bug Repellent / Insect Screen
Bug Nets (personal wear or window inserts)
Bungee Cords / Rope / Para Cord
Cooler or Fridge
Water (2 Gal / person / day)
Shovel, Axe, Hatchet
Chainsaw with bar oil, fuel mix, spare chain and a sharpener.
Chainsaw bag to carry it / mount it
Pots / Pans
Cutlery, Plates, Bowls (paper or plastic. Reusable is much more efficient and less waste)
Cooking utensils (tongs, spatula etc)
Dish Soap (bio-degradable)
Travel Mug(s) / Cups
Seasoning (salt, pepper, spices and of course hot sauce)
Coffee Percolator or whatever means you prefer
Garbage Bags / Recycling Bags
Large Garbage bags and Recycling bags
This is a recommended list, a guideline only. No amounts specified. Pack accordingly to number of people, duration of trip and access to resources along your route.
Please list additional items that YOU have found useful in the past in the comments BELOW!
See you on the trails.