What’s In My Pack – For Camping, Not Survival

I have had several requests to show what gear I carry when I go camping. In this video I unload my pack after getting home from a camp out with the Boy Scouts. It was not a backpacking trip, just camping at the lake.

Here are links to buy many of the items I show and support
the channel by doing so:

Kelty Backpacks (mine is at least 20 years old. Good gear!):

Flip Flops:

Mora Bushcraft Black Knife:

Black Diamond Ion (Latest model- way better):

Wazoo Gear Survival Bracelet:

Fox 40 Whistle:

Silva Polaris Baseplate Compass:

Diamond Strike Anywhere Matches:

Clipper Refillable Lighter:

Rite In The Rain Notebook:

Leather Gloves:


Black Diamond Storm Headlamp:

Princeton Tec Headlamp Case:

MSS Military Sleep System (I got mine on ebay. You are on your own on this one)

Hennessey Hammock:

Alps Mountaineering Camp Pillow:

MSR Wiindburner Cook System:

MSR Windburner Hanging Kit:

Dry Box (my “Fire Box”):

Bahco Folding Saw:

Hidden Woodsmen Bahco Sheath:

Stainless Water Bottle:

Tahoma Field Knife (Oh yeah!):

$5 Poncho (not the same one):

Wool Mitten Gloves (again, not the same ones):

Wool Sherpa Hat:

Schrade SCAXE2L Axe:

Sven Saw:


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