When I first visited Patagonia in March 2016, I didn’t know what to expect. Sure, I’d read Bruce Chatwin’s “In Patagonia” and heard tales of this almost mythical land of guanacos and giants.
But when it came to actually deciding what needed to go into my backpack, I didn’t have a clue; despite the excess of cat videos on the internet, a useful Patagonia packing list was nowhere to be found.
To be fair, on that visit to Patagonia, the contents of my rucksack were dictated by the fact I’d already been travelling a year and a half in South America. I had clothing for all weather eventualities plus a lightweight backpacking tent and a four-season down sleeping bag that I’d been using for wild camping and other hiking adventures when I was living in Bolivia and Peru.
The second and third times that I visited Patagonia I was far better prepared. I’ve now spent a grand totally of around four months in the region (you can read my epic 15,000-word post that gives you everything you will ever need to know about travelling to Patagonia) and consider myself a bit of an expert when it comes to packing for Patagonia.
PATAGONIA PACKING FOR DIFFERENT SEASONS: Packing for Patagonia’s seasons can be difficult, which is why this packing list is for Patagonia in spring, summer or fall – all three seasons have similar climates, because Patagonian weather is so unpredictable! In spring and fall, temperatures can drop to between 5°C (30°F) and 15 °C (60°F), with higher rainfall (particularly in September and April). In summer, you can expect temperatures that hover between 7 °C ( 30°F) and 8°C (60°F); just remember, it always feels warmer than this when the sun’s out and you’re hiking!
My suggested Patagonia packing list
I know how invaluable others’ experiences of planning and travelling somewhere can be, which is why I’ve put together this Patagonia packing list.
It’s aimed at travellers who are planning on travelling around and hiking (such as the W trek in Torres del Paine) or camping in Patagonia and should cover you whether you’re travelling one month or three. I’ve also split this Patagonia packing guide into essentials and luxuries; everyone has a budget for travelling.
A lot of backpackers are keen to keep costs down and I’m of this persuasion on most occasions; however I’m always keen to travel as lightweight as possible, even if technical gear for camping and trekking can have a steep price tag. I know from painful experience that it’s a lot more comfortable to hike long-distance trails such as the Circuit in Torres del Paine National Park with slightly more expensive equipment. You get what you pay for and you don’t break your break my back along the way.
For this reason, I would strongly recommend you check out some of my camping gear suggestions. Believe me, carrying a 1.5kg rather than 3kg tent for eight days really does make a difference.
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A final point: this Patagonia packing list is written by a girl. I know I travel more heavily than guys, particularly as I’m not a fan of wearing the same underwear four days straight. However, all of these suggestions can be easily adapted to both sexes.
And don’t forget to check out my other articles to help you plan a trip to Patagonia: get inspiration for where to go, read suggested itineraries for one or two-week trips to Patagonia or even a month in Patagonia, learn how to embark upon Chile’s ultimate road trip, the Carretera Austral and read a complete guide to how to book campsites in Torres del Paine National Park, plus what to do if you can’t get camping reservations for the W Trek. .
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Your most important purchase before you travel in Patagonia is your rucksack. Before I started my first trip backpacking around South America in October 2014, I bought my Berghaus Torridon Women’s 60l and my Lowe Alpine Eclipse 22l, both of which have served me excellently during my travels.
What I particularly like about the Berghaus is that it’s a women’s fit and has an adjustable back system. When I was initially searching for rucksacks, it became clear that only a few were fully adjustable and as someone with a small back, I knew that unless I had a bag that fitted properly, backpacking and hiking would be extremely uncomfortable.
It also has a rain cover and various pockets (including large side pockets that fit two-litre water bottles when you’re hiking). Although it’s perhaps slightly bigger than I’ve needed for backpacking, bear in mind that if you’re planning on hiking with full camping gear in Patagonia, a 60l rucksack really is the perfect size.
If you’re a reader from the States, Berghaus might be tricky to find (although you can find it here on Amazon). Instead, Osprey is a great brand that’s a little more expensive but known for being exceptionally reliable and long-lasting. Check out Osprey rucksacks for women on Amazon or REI and for men on Amazon or REI.
The Lowe Alpine 22l has also been ideal for day hiking or wandering around town and also fits my camera and laptop so can be used as hand luggage when travelling overnight on buses in Patagonia. What I also find so comfortable about this rucksack is the adjustable waist strap, a feature that is invaluable when you’re hiking. It also comes with a waterproof rain cover and smaller pockets for keys or lip balm.
As with Beghaus, Lowe Alpine is a brand that’s hard to find in the US, so I recommend you again check out some good Osprey daypacks. I would recommend nothing larger than 30l, which should be enough for day hikes but also for hiking the W in Torres del Paine National Park (but only if you plan on staying in refugios and going self-catered). You can see the ones I recommend on Amazon and REI (for women) and Amazon and REI (for men).
Patagonia Packing List: Essential Rucksacks
- A 60l rucksack: While my Berghaus rucksack is no longer sold by the company, a newer model with the same fully adjustable back system is the available on Amazon or check out the highly-regarded Osprey rucksacks for women on Amazon or REI and for men on Amazon or REI.
- A 20-30l day pack; You can find my Lowe Alpine 22 on Amazon or check out similar Osprey packs on Amazon or REI (for women) and Amazon or REI (for men).
Tops, jumpers and coats
The key to surviving Patagonia’s notoriously unpredictable weather is layering. When I travelled there in March 2016, February 2017 and March 2018, I found that a range of long and short-sleeved tops and a couple of light fleeces were the key. With this combination, you can take on or off layers quickly and easily to respond to changes in temperature or weather conditions.
I also packed a long-sleeved shirt, which can be used both for hiking and as a slightly nicer top to wear when going for dinner or wandering around town.
Be aware that it does rain in Patagonia and often without warning. A Gore-Tex waterproof jacket is an essential item of clothing, as not only does it keep you dry, but the material is very breathable so that you don’t get too hot or sweaty, even when hiking.
My Sprayway Gore-Tex jacket was a great investment but is no longer available to buy. Instead, I recommend the North Face Woman’s Venture Jacket. It’s good for trekking in Patagonia, particularly as you can pull the hood tight around your face which helps to keep the rain off my face.
You can find many waterproof jackets at decent prices these days, particularly if you check out REI’s own-brand jackets such as this one. If you’re in the UK, I can’t recommend Alpkit more, as they provide affordable and extraordinarily good-value hiking clothes and equipment.
A Warm Fleece Layer
Fleece is a great material for keeping you warm and happy hiking in Patagonia. Not only is it great at trapping body heat, but it’s very lightweight – making it an essential addition to your packing.
I personally never go hiking (even in summer!) without access to a fleecy jumper or jacket, because you just don’t know when the weather will turn and you’ll want that extra cosy layer. This is particualrly the case in Patagonia!
I also have a lightweight down jacket (not pictured) that I bought in Chile and which I’m not convinced is as warm as it says but has served as a useful additional layer and packs very small.
Again, you can spend hundreds of dollars on a down jacket and it can be hard to know what to look for. I’m really no expert on down jackets, so check out this handy guide to buying a down jacket if you want to learn more.
Trousers, shorts and leggings
Ok, I’ll admit it: I really love zip-off trousers (sorry fashion police!). They’re comfortable and allow you to strip off quickly if the sun comes out. It’s for this reason I’ve included two pairs in my Patagonia packing list.
It’s also a good idea to invest in ones that are quick-dry as there is nothing more unpleasant than hiking in damp trousers. Check out my recommended comfortable and convertible hiking trousers on Amazon or REI.
I also never travel anywhere without leggings and have three in my rucksack: two pairs are for hiking (one which can go beneath shorts as an extra layer, one pair which can be worn alone and one for sleeping) and I’ve also found them indispensable for travelling in Patagonia, particularly on long bus journeys as they’re both warm and comfortable.
Although I won’t be hiking with a scarf, I’ve included one in this Patagonia packing list. Throughout my travels in South America, it’s been really useful as an extra layer, whether on a bus ride or when it’s really windy and I just want something to cover my face.
I also use a versatile Buff headband; made of lightweight fabric, they can be worn in several different ways and will be excellent for protecting my head from the sun or just keeping my neck a bit warmer when it’s windy.
I love my microfibre travel towel and I couldn’t recommend it enough as a lightweight alternative to a bulky bath towel, as it that dries quickly and can be stuffed back into your rucksack. I honestly bought the cheapest one I could find and while I’m never going to want to use it at home, it does the job when I’m travelling!
I also pack a warm hat, gloves (not pictured) and four pairs of liner socks and three thicker outer socks to wear when hiking. I always wear two pairs to avoid extra friction and blisters when trekking, but it really depends on how your hiking boots fit.
Merino wool sock are good as they help to wick away moisture quickly from your feet.
Finally, my backpack contains underwear, bras and a bikini for any hot spring bathing opportunities that arise!
Patagonia Packing List: Essential Clothes
- Basic short-sleeved top (x2)
- Long-sleeved top/base layer (x2)
- Shirt or smarter top
- Fleece jumper (x2); Check them out for women: Amazon or REI; and for men: Amazon or REI.
- Gore-Tex waterproof jacket; Check out the North Face Woman’s Venture on Amazon or REI. For men, the North Face Apex Flex GTX (get it on Amazon or REI). The Arc’teryx Beta LT Jacket) is a great bet too. I love UK-based Alpkit.
- Insulated down jacket; REI have a great selection
- Convertible hiking trousers (x2); Check them out for women on Amazon or REI and for men on Amazon or REI.
- Leggings (1 x sleeping and 2 x hiking): Have a look at my recommendations on Amazon or REI, or just pack your ordinary leggings that you use for yoga – they’ll work just fine!
- Hiking shorts; Find them on Amazon or REI
- Microfibre travel towel; Get it on Amazon or REI
- Buff scarf/headband; Get one on Amazon or REI
- Warm hat
- Gloves (not pictured)
- Underwear (x7)
- Bra (x2)
- Bikini/swimming suit
- Thinner inner hiking socks if required (x5 pairs); Get them on Amazon or REI
- Outer hiking sock (x2 pairs); Get them on Amazon or REI
Although these are certainly not essentials, if you feel the cold or plan to camp in shoulder season (September-November or March-May), thermals are useful.
I got very cold when I was camping in Queulat National Park along the Carretera Austral and I took thermals when I hiked the Circuit in Torres del Paine National Park as it was very very cold at the Paso campsite and at night!
Footwear and Packing Accessories
One of the most controversial features of any Patagonia packing list will always be your hiking footwear. At the beginning of my two-year backpacking trip to South America, I made the decision to invest in full hiking boots.
However, not everyone does; as they have ankle support and thicker soles, they’re a far heavier option than a hiking shoe. I’ve met plenty of backpackers who’ve instead opted for the latter.
Despite this, I’ll always be an advocate for hiking boots. For me, the extra ankle support that they provide is essential. In fact, when I was in Ushuaia last year and I twisted my ankle while wearing my Salomon hiking boots, I shudder to think what more damage I would have done if I hadn’t been wearing them.
I’ve also found that these hiking boots don’t give me blisters (this has always been a problem that I’ve faced before), possibly because they have a narrow fit which is far more comfortable for me. They’re also made of a fabric outer shell, which means they’re waterproof (don’t jump into puddles or rivers and they should be fine) and a lot lighter and with better breathability than those made from leather.
Ultimately, if you’re on the fence about whether you need hiking boots or hiking shoes, it’s important to consider how much hiking you actually plan on doing when you’re visiting Patagonia. If you’re only expecting to wander around the towns or take short day hikes, you’ll probably be ok, however, for longer hike, I would really recommend making an investment in a decent pair of hiking shoes. Remember, if you take care of them, they will far outlast your backpacking trip.
It’s also important to consider the types of terrain you’ll be trekking. Hiking hot spots such as Torres del Paine National Park and the trek to Laguna de Los Tres near El Chalten have sections of uneven ground where you do need additional ankle support.
I would also strongly recommend popping into a shop to try the boots on before you buy or order some off Amazon so that you can try them and send them back if they don’t fit. Just walking around your house for 10 minutes wearing the socks you would plan to wear with the boots should give you a sense of how well they fit – or don’t.
Never go on a long-distance trail with brand new hiking boots; trust me, it’s a recipe for disaster (and fierce blisters!). Break them in with a number of shorter hikes beforehand!
In addition to my hiking boots, I always carry a pair of flip flops. They’re great getting up in the middle of the night to go to the toilet when you’re camping, as well as for wearing in showers or just generally around a hostel.
Finally, a set of trekking poles are also invaluable as they can help take some of the pressure off your hips and feet when you’re walking, particularly along parts of the W trek and other steep trails.
Patagonia Packing List: Footwear Essentials
- Hiking boots; Check out Salomon hiking boots on Amazon or REI or the men’s version on Amazon or REI
- Flip flops; My Havaianas have survived despite the odds. Check them out on Amazon
- Trekking poles; Check them out on Amazon or REI.
I also pack a pair of normal, waterproof footwear, which I’ve found to be invaluable for wandering around the city as they’re comfortable and waterproof. Others might want to substitute these for trainers or just use your hiking boots. I personally like something else to wear after a few days out on the trail!
- Other footwear
One essential part of this Patagonia packing list that few backpackers consider before their trip is how to keep their belongings dry when they’re hiking or even just travelling between cities.
During my travels in South America, I’ve found dry bags to be an invaluable way of keeping my electrical items protected; they were so good that I even used one for my passport, phone and camera when I was rafting down an Amazon tributary in the Bolivian jungle!
I pack three dry bags: the largest is to protect my down sleeping bag from water, the second largest is big enough to fit my laptop and the smallest is for my other electrical items. Sea to Summit are a great brand for dry bags.
I also love compression sacks, which I used for my clothes as they allow me to pack it down really small. I also have a survival bag, something that is great for sitting on when lunching outdoors, can be used as an inner liner for your rucksack and is ideal for any emergency situation that might arise when hiking.
Patagonia Packing List: Essential Packing Accessories
- Dry bags; Check out Sea to Summit dry bags on Amazon or REI
- Survival bag; Check them out on Amazon or REI
- Compression sacks; Check them out on Amazon or REI
I’m a big fan of having the best – and not necessarily the most expensive – technology for travel (check out my guide to free apps you must download for adventure travel in South America if you want to know more).
I’ll admit, I get most of my recommendations from my dad as he knows SO MUCH MORE than I do. However, I’m the one who’s had the time to test out what really works when backpacking in Patagonia.
Firstly, a power bank and a high-speed charging cable are absolute essentials and have saved my bacon on a few occasions when I’ve needed my phone for navigation purposes.
It’s also essential to have an adaptor plug (which has both two rounded and two flat pin settings as some places in Argentina have the latter, while Chile has the former: Type C (Chile) and Type C and I (Argentina)).
I love my Swiss Army knife as it has scissors, a bottle opener and a selection of different blades and I always carry a padlock for hostel lockers, a head lamp and the least technological item on this Patagonia packing list, a pack of cards.
In terms of cameras, I travel with my Nikon D3200, for which I’ve bought a variety of lenses. However, unless you’re really keen on photography or are a professional photographer (in which case you probably know far more than I do about cameras), I would stick to a classic point and shoot camera. Not only do they weigh considerably less, but you save a lot of time messing around with lenses.
My recommendation would be the Canon Powershot as not only is the image quality incredible but it’s compact and very easy to use. They are also often very good deals on buying this camera, particularly when Canon have just brought out a new version.
Patagonia Packing List: Technology Essentials
- Power pack; Check them out on Amazon or REI
- A universal adaptor plug; Check them out on Amazon
- Phone charger
- Swiss Army penknife; Check them out on Amazon or REI
- Padlock; Check them out on Amazon
- Headlamp; Check them out on Amazon or REI
- A pack of cards
- A good camera; I used to have the Canon Powershot SX720 HS and my dad swears by any Cannon point-and-shoot. Buy one on Amazon.
I’ve tried various different water filters during my time adventuring in South America and hands down, the Steripen Adventurer is the best.
Ok, it’s certainly not cheap, but having used water filters where you have to manually squeeze the water through a filter into a special bag (and which are very breakable, believe me!), it really is the quickest and easiest method and is cheap after the initial outlay of buying the pen.
It treats water by simply inserting the Steripen lamp into a 0.5 or 1 litre container of water; you have to follow the instructions for how long you need to zap it. What is great is that the batteries last up to 50 litres.
However, they are a slightly unusual type of battery, so I would recommend that you purchase a spare set before you leave. You also need a water bottle with an opening of at least 38mm (I have a Nalgene bottle) so I would recommend getting hold of one of these too.
In Patagonia, most of the water is potable anyway, however, if you’re combining your trip to Patagonia with visiting other countries in South America, the Steripen Adventurer is definitely a worthwhile and environmentally-sound investment, not least because it’ll completely cut your dependence on bottled water and save you money in the long-run.
- The Steripen Adventurer or other water filter; Check it out on Amazon or REI
- Extra batteries (they’re very specific for the Steripen); Get them on Amazon
- Nalgene wide-mouth water bottle; Check them out on Amazon or REI
Like I said previously, a DSLR camera is not an essential for your Patagonia packing list. However, if you’re interested in knowing what I use, I’ve recently invested in lightweight equipment as lugging kilos of camera gear around was just not practical.
I have the Nikon D3200 (no longer available to purchase; the D3400 is though), an entry-level (and very affordable) DSLR, with a travel lens, the 18-300mm Sigma. I’ve found from my previous travels in South America that several lenses are an unnecessary additional weight and an irritation when you’ve got to fiddle around with them for different shots.
Also, Patagonia is such a safe part of the world that you really don’t need to worry about getting robbed with your camera. I’d be a bit careful with it in Buenos Aires if you go, but otherwise, you should be fine.
I recently purchased a K&f Concept 50″ aluminium alloy tripod because it was the lightest that I could find that would withstand the weight of my camera. It extends to 128cm (50.39″) and packs down to 33cm (10.24″), small enough to fit into the side pocket of my Berghaus rucksack.
However, I would only recommend getting a tripod if you’re seriously interested in photography; I very rarely actually get it out and it still is extra weight to cart around so think carefully before investing!
- Nikon DSLR camera; Check them out on Amazon
- A portable travel lens; Check them out on Amazon
- A light-weight tripod; Get it Amazon
Toiletries and Reading Material
My Kindle Paperwhite has been one of my favourite items to pack in my rucksack. I’m an avid reader, and although it has taken some time to get used to reading on a screen, my Kindle has saved me so much room as I no longer have to carry bulky books.
The only issue is you need to remember to charge your Kindle regularly; I’ve found that the Paperwhite and other versions with a touch screen have a far shorter battery life than the original.
The Kindle Paperwhite doesn’t have backlighting, but combine it with your head torch and hey presto, you can read your book in any dorm room!
Before you go, pick up a copy of “In Patagonia” on Kindle, Bruce Chatwin’s classic travelogue where he explores Patagonia, starting out to find the rest of the brontosaurus that he discovered in his grandmother’s cabinet and instead stumbling upon the fascinating richness of Patagonian society.
The Rough Guide to South America was invaluable on my travels, particularly when I was backpacking through Patagonia as it has plenty of detail about visiting both the Chilean and Argentine highlights.
The new edition came out in March 2019 (I worked on parts of the Peru coverage and all of Paraguay) and is a great investment if you plan on going to other parts of South America on your trip.
Sunglasses and sun cream are additional essentials as you never quite know when there will be sun, and with fierce winds prevailing in Patagonia, it’s very easy to burn.
My medical kit includes ibuprofen, paracetamol, plasters, a bandage for sprains, arnica cream, blister plasters, cream for insect bites and stings, rehydration sachets, hydrocortisone cream and allergy tablets.
Patagonia Packing List: Toiletry Essentials
- A kindle; Check them out on Amazon
- A guidebook; I prefer the Rough Guide to South America for trips to Patagonia and beyond. For really focused coverage of Patagonia, go for the Rough Guide to Chile and the Lonely Planet Argentina
- In Patagonia; Get it on Amazon
- Sun cream
- A lightweight, travel medical kit; Check them out on Amazon or REI or you can easily put one together yourself
Although they’re more expensive than a bottle of shampoo, they do reduce the weight of my rucksack.
I personally struggled with them as I found the shampoo very drying on my hair – although I’ve heard from plenty of other female travellers that they didn’t any sort of problems with them. I strongly recommend trying them out at home before you take them with you, as it might take a few different brands to find one that really works for your hair.
- Hard shampoo and conditioner
Equipment For Camping and Hiking in Patagonia
If you’re planning on doing some serious trekking on your trip, your Patagonia packing list should include a lightweight tent that is able to withstand high winds.
For the Torres del Paine National Park treks, you can rent gear but if you want to travel lightweight and plan to do plenty of hiking, bringing your own gear is a good idea.
I use the Wild Country by Terra Nova, Zephyros 2 and have done across South America. It’s impressive in multiple ways: how light it is (1.81Kg (3.9lbs)), how quick it is to pitch (although you definitely need to practise this a couple of times to get the hang of it) and how it is able to withstand more extreme weather conditions. The only issue is that it’s a very tight squeeze for two people, particularly if you have large rucksacks.
I’ve overcome this by putting my rucksack in the section between the inner and outer fabric of the tent in a survival bag, as there’s plenty of room in this section for your hiking boots and other items.
On my recent trip hiking the Circuit in Torres del Paine, we actually took the Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2 instead of my trusty Zephryos 2. It is a more expensive tent, but I was thoroughly impressed with how light it is (only 1.4 kg (3 lbs. 1 oz)!) and how it managed to withstand the notoriously extreme Patagonian climate.
If you’re looking to invest in a tent that’ll be ideal for backpacking in Patagonia (and outlast the trip), I would recommend reading my review of the Big Agnes HV UL2 to see exactly why I think it’s an excellent buy.
My sleeping bag, the Rab Ascent 700 Women’s is filled with down and appropriate for all four seasons making it a good choice for travelling in Patagonia in the shoulder seasons (September through November and March through May) when the night time temperatures start to fall. It also only weighs 1.24kg (2.7bs) and packs down small enough to fit in the bottom section of my Berghaus rucksack.
However, this sleeping bag is hard to get outside of Europe. If you’re in the States or Canada, for women, I recommend the Marmot Trestles 30 (find it on Amazon or REI) and for men, the cheaper Marmot Eco Elite 30 (REI) or Sierra Designs Cloud 800 (Amazon).
Alpkit Cloud Base
Small, comfortable and durable sleeping mats are really hard to find, but my dad introduced me to the Alpkit Cloud Base. Not only is it 186 cm/ft. 1n. long (more than another for most people), but it packs down tiny and is really comfortable to sleep on. It can be a bit squeaky when you roll over but I’ll take that over sleeping on other mats where you can feel every since rock on the ground again…
Pots, pans and cutlery
When it comes to pots and pans, ultimately what you want is something lightweight, versatile and that cleans easily. You don’t want to over pack either; we cooked for four people with just two pots. You can get pots like this fairly easily in most camping stores, but a good brand is always MSR pots: check them out on Amazon or REI.
I was also really impressed with the Sea to Summit collapsible bowl that my brother brought. It has flexible silicone walls and a thicker nylon base, allowing it to pack down flat and save space in your rucksack.
Don’t forget a durable, plastic or metal mug (buy one on Amazon or REI) and a titanium spork with a long handle is sturdier than a plastic spork (we actually broke one towards the end of the hike), but you can also use it to stir your food as it cooks (check them out on Amazon or REI).
Another recommendation from my dad is the MSR Dragonfly stove, which we used on our trip backpacking around Peru and, more recently, on our hike around Torres del Paine. Not only is it really tiny and lightweight, but it uses unleaded petrol – a fuel that can be purchased very easily and cheaply all over South America and which saves you the hassle of trying to find the gas canisters that a normally needed for camping stoves.
Thanks to a metal wind shield that comes with the stove, it’s possible to cook even in some of the most adverse weather conditions, particularly as the stove has a lot of power.
Patagonia Packing List: Camping Essentials
- A lightweight backpacking tent; I recommend the Wild Country by Terra Nova Zephyros 2 (Amazon) or the Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2 (Amazon or REI). For those on a budget in the US or Canada, check out the North Face Stormbreak 2 (Amazon or REI) or the North Face Stormbreak 3 (REI)
- A warm, lightweight sleeping bag; I recommend the Rab Ascent 700 Women’s but if you’re in the States or Canada, for women, the Marmot Trestles 30 (find it on Amazon or REI) and for men, the cheaper Marmot EcoElite 30 (REI) or Sierra Designs Cloud 800 (Amazon) have rave reviews.
- A good quality and lightweight sleeping mat; I love Alpkit (like, seriously!). Outside of the UK, check out the Therm-a-rest Prolite on Amazon or REI. You can also find more inexpensive sleeping pad on Amazon or REI.
- A set of lightweight pots and pans; Check out the MSR pots on Amazon or REI
- Collapsible Bowl; Check it out on Amazon or REI
- Camping Mug; Check them out on Amazon or REI
- Spork; Check them out on Amazon or REI).
- A lightweight stove; Check out the MSR Dragonfly on Amazon or REI
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