Updated: Sep 13
Fall is undoubtedly the best time of year for camping. The fall foliage, the chill in the air, the lure of a fire to huddle around with your family. Cold weather camping also means bringing extra gear for the unexpected: it could rain, it could get colder than expected, it could even snow.
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I've made a ton of camping mistakes over the years. I've left firewood out overnight when there was a 0% chance of rain, and guess what? It rained. I've had more than one tent leak on me in the middle of the night. I've underestimated just how cold 50 degrees feels at night. I've brought everything I needed for camp cooking except for the right kind of gas canister.
Take a page out of my book and check out this comprehensive packing list for your Fall camping trips!
paper towels & dish towels
cooler w/ food & drinks
tote w/ dry foods
trash bags - no scent
shower tote & towel
power bank & charging cords