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First Camping Trip Checklist

Gearing Up

The right gear can make all the difference between enjoying the outdoors and simply enduring the experience.  Don't think you have to outfit yourself for a mountaineering expedition in order to enjoy yourself.  Some simple items, properly packed, will get you started.

This page will have all the information you need to assemble your first outdoor gear set, things to consider when expanding it, and handy tips.

Sources for Gear
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Hiker Direct as a component of Alps Gear that sells discounted outdoor equipment to registered scouters.  You have to sign up, but once you do you can get deep discounts.

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Spring 2019 Hiker Direct price list

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