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Motorcycle Camping Checklist

Motorcycle Camping Checklist

All the gear for a luxury camping experience anywhere in the world will comfortably fit in the panniers and two duffel bags.

Steven M. Green
June 26, 2015 

Use this as a baseline to get started. Add or remove items to suit. Once you’ve camped a few times, add your location on the bike for each item to the list, as putting items in the same location consistently will help you find things and set up camp. For instance, “TENT – left pannier.”

RIDING SUIT

HELMET

HELMET LINER (Winter)

BLUETOOTH HEADSET (Optional for use with your phone and other riders)

JACKET & PANTS (WITH WATERPROOF LINER OR RAIN SUIT IF REQUIRED)

HEATED JACKET & CONTROLLER (Winter)

COOL VEST (Summer)

GLOVES – SHORT (Warmer days and Summer)

GLOVES – LONG

GLOVES – HEATED (WINTER)

BOOTS

SOCKS (High for use with boots)

PHONE & WALLET

EAR PLUGS

SPARE DOCUMENTS

SPARE KEY

TISSUES

WALLET / PHONE

NECK GATOR

HYDRATON PACK

SUNGLASSES AND/OR READING GLASSES

WHISTLE, MIRROR, EYE DROPS, MATCHES (Kept in Jacket)

 

CLOTHING

LOW SOCKS

CAMP SHOES / SANDALS

UNDERWARE

T-SHIRTS

LONG SLEEVE CAMPING SHIRT

CONVERTIBLE PANTS /SHORTS

LIGHTWEIGHT RAIN PARKA (for walking around; depends on riding jacket / rain suit)

CAMP HAT

BATHING SUIT (SUMMER)

WOOL BEANIE

QUILTED NYLON JACKET

GLOVES (REGULAR) (FALL THROUGH SPRING)

SHOWER FLIP-FLOPS

 

CAMPING EQUIPMENT

SLEEPING BAG

SLEEPING BAG LINER / BLANKET (SEASON AND ELEVATION)

INFLATABLE MATTRESS (Optional with cot, but insulates when used with cot)

COT (Luxury item if you have room)

CAMP PILLOW (Alternate is a small pillow case stuffed with down jacket, clothing)

TENT WITH SPARE STAKES

GROUND CLOTH

FOLDING CHAIR (Not mandatory, but nearly so)

FLASHLIGHT, SMALL LED LANTERN, & HEADLAMP

STOVE AND FUEL

MESS KIT AND UTENSILS

CAN OPENER & BOTTLE OPENER

CUTTING BOARD

FOOD / COFFEE /TEA / SPICES

HAND / FOOT WARMERS (air activated chemical packs)

COMPASS AND MAPS

FOLDING SAW & HATCHET (For gathering firewood and pounding tent stakes – optional)

SHOVEL (Small)

CLOTHSLINE (optional high strength and a pulley or two for recovery)

DUST PAN

LIGHTER & MATCHES

FIRE STARTER BLOCKS (or Fritos)

EXTRA ROXSTRAPS (Picking up firewood or food close to camp)

 

PERSONAL

SPARE DOCUMENTS (SECOND SET)

TOILETRIES KIT (TOOTHBRUSH / FLOSS / COMB / SOAP/ NAIL CLIPPER / NAIL FILE)

LAUNDRY DETERGENT AND SINK STOPPER

CAMP TOWEL

TISSUES / TOILET PAPER

PREMOISTENED TOWELLETTS

ASPRIN / IBUPROFEN

PRESCRIPTION MEDS (If any)

FIRST AID KIT

SUNSCREEN

INSECT REPELLENT & MOSQUITO NETTING

 

MOTORCYCLE

TOOL KIT (VARIES BY BIKE- Be sure to include a good knife and multi-tool such as a Leatherman)

SPARE TUBES OR PATCH/PLUG KIT

AIR COMPRESSOR OR CO2 CARTRIDGES

MICROFIBER CLOTH

SPARE BULBS / FUSES

JUMPER CABLES

SIPHON TUBE

TIRE CHANGING CLOTH

 

ELECTRONICS

SPOT OR INREACH for emergency SOS (With two-way texting ability is desirable)

SPARE BATTERIES AND/OR SOLAR CHARGER FOR ALL LIGHTS AND ELECTRONICS

CAMERA WITH SPARE MEMORY CARDS

POCKET TRIPOD

GPS

PHONE AND CAMERA CHARGING CABLES

USB CHARGER COMPATIBLE WITH YOUR BIKE’S ACCESSORY PLUG

120 VOLT USB AND CAMERA CHARGERS

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