Truck Camping

Very Lightweight Popup Campers


Standard Popup Campers

General Truck Gear (matttresses, lights, storage, etc)

Hike/Bike Gear


Bike Hardware

Campsite Gear




  • Cyalume light sticks
  • Lite flare (LF-01)
  • Luminaid inflatable solar camping light

Large-Scale Water


  • tent seam sealer
  • extra-large rainfly rig



  • Solo Stove cookers and firepits
  • hatchet/small axe
  • fire building kit
    • fire blocks
    • cotton ball/petrol jelly
    • waterproof matches
    • japanese wood saw
    • knife
    • claw tool for moving fire

Home firepit

  • state park grill

Weather Stations


truck install

  • satellite radio for use on ground as well

Yaesu accessories

  • 12-volt charger
  • AA battery pack


Car Camping Mattresses

Hammock Camping

Repellants and Medicines

  • Sawyer insect repellant
  • Badger sore muscle cream
  • bay rum

MREs and Dehydrated Food


  • Infini-nutrition sports drink

Search/Rescue and evacuation insurance

  • use GEOS via inReach for Search/Rescue insurance; will reimburse me for out-of-pocket expenses related to a S/R event—$17.95/year


  • eyeglass cases/cloths for all packs and bike

Emergency Comms

  • North America satellite phone

First Aid

  • need tackle box/tackle bag for first aid kit
  • neosporin
  • tape
  • gauze pads
  • bandaids
  • bandages
  • 4-inch closure strips
  • ammonia capsules
  • 4×4 sterile dressing pads
  • non-adhering sterile dressings 2×2
  • gauze roll
  • 1-inch adhesive tape
  • multi-tool
  • trauma scissors
  • irrigation syringe
  • cotton swabs
  • antiseptic towelettes
  • cleaning pads with lidocaine
  • moleskin
  • aloe vera gel packets
  • pain relievers
  • immodium
  • Hydrocortisone cream
  • SAM splint
  • Israeli bandage


general setup
  • Leer/Leonard topper if truck
  • FrontRunner roof rack for vehicle roof (use FrontRunner tent mount to mount solar showers noted below)
  • use FrontRunner jerry cans for fuel
  • hitch: swap backup lights and bike rack
  • truck cap interior: cooler, carbon monoxide detector, cot/built-in bed; screened window; back gate screen

other accessories and tools

  • LED fog lamps under bumper
  • Solar Showers
  • joystick-controlled spotlight
  • seat covers
  • battery jumpstarter
  • floor jack/tire change kit
  • floor liners
  • fire extinguisher
  • heavy duty electrical cable and socket box with reel
  • collapsible water hose
  • small shovel
  • 18-volt air compressor (e.g., Ryobi)
  • compressed air storage tank
  • locking tailgate (example)
  • alternative spare tire carrier [bed, grill etc] (example)
  • 1-UP USA bike racks
  • BushWinch

General Technology