Products for Solo-Camping

Solo-Camping is a unique way of experiencing nature in the jungle, mountains, deserts or in any other area, by going alone. In this case, you need to carry all the camping gear and food supply alone i.e. it's harder than camping with your friends and family. But it doesn't mean you need to be downhearted to experience nature if you don't have friends or family. Proper camping gear can make it a lot easier for you to go on the solo-camping trip. A list of essential items is described below which would definitely help you to overcome solo-camping challenges.

Essential Items for Your Camping Kit

rucksack bagRucksack Bag (यात्रा के लिए उपयोग होने वाला थैला)
sleeping bagSleeping Bag (as per season) (सोने के लिए उपयोग किया जाने वाला थैला)
tentTent (Double Layer) (तम्बू)
mattressMattress (पतला गद्दा)
water bottleWater Bottle (750ml) (पानी की बोतल ७५० मिलीलीटर)
water bagWater Bag (Up to 5L) (पानी रखने का थैला ५ लीटर)
madical kitMedical Kit (दवाईयों के समूह का थैला)
toiletry kit 2Toiletry Kit (स्नान करने के सामान रखने का थैला)
ponchoPoncho and Rain Paint (बरसाती)
rain coverRain Cover for Rucksack (यात्रा करने वाले थैले की बरसाती)
bootsHiking Shoes, Boots (पर्वतारोहण के जूते, जूत)
slippersSlippers (चप्पल)
clothingClothing (as per season) (शरीर पर पहनने वाले कपडे, मौसम के अनुसार)
cookware setCookware Set (खाना बनाने के उपकरणों का समूह)
utensilsUtensils (बर्तन)
food supplyFood Supply (Ready to Eat meals) (डिब्बाबंद तैयार खाना)
swiss army knifeSwiss army knife (बहुआयामी चाकू, कैंची, आरी, इत्यादि का समूह)
head lampHead Lamp (सर पर लगाई जाने वाली प्रकाश करने वाली युक्ति)
fire starterFire Starter (आग जलाने वाला उपकरण)
wood axeWood Axe (कुल्हाड़ी)

Items that can be part of your Camping kit

trekking stickTrekking Stick (पहाड़ी रास्तों पर काम आने वाली छड़ी)
cooking stoveCooking Stove (खाना बनाने का छोटा चूल्हा)
gas canisterGas Canister for Cooking (गैस के पात्र, चूल्हे के लिए)
hiking knifeHiking Knife (पर्वतारोहण वाला चाकू)
wood sawWood Saw (आरी)
camping chairCamping Chair (सुविधाजनक कुर्सी)

Rucksack Bag (यात्रा के लिए उपयोग होने वाला थैला)

A rucksack bag is used to put all your necessary camping items in one place, in an organized way. You can tie your tent, mattress outside and put the sleeping bag and other camping items inside. 65L to 80L rucksac bag would be enough for 5-10 days camping trip.

Sleeping Bag (सोने के लिए उपयोग किया जाने वाला थैला)

A sleeping bag is an essential item for multiday camping, hiking trip. Choose your sleeping bag according to the season and most importantly according to weather conditions in your camping area. Use sub 0°C sleeping bag even in summertime, if your camping in areas like Uttrakhand, J&K, Himachal.  

Tent (तम्बू)

A tent is used if you are going for multiday camping, trekking trip. Use good quality double layer tent because, in a single layer tent, continuous raining would wet the internal surface of the tent and it would be very uncomfortable to sleep inside the wet tent. 

Mattress (पतला गद्दा)

A mattress is a very useful item for camping. You can use it to sit down and take some rest while trekking, inside tent to sleep over it, on the ground to enjoy near the fire. Take a lightweight mattress with you, avoid taking yoga mattress because they are bulky and weights a lot.

Water Bottle (पानी की बोतल ७५० मिलीलीटर)

The water bottle is a necessity in every sport. You do jogging, running, trekking, camping, It makes your body sweat and you need water to re-hydrate your body. The water bottle comes into mind when you feel thirsty. Choosing the size of the water bottle is very important to be effective in sport. 750ml water bottle is an ideal one for every sport.

Water Bag (पानी रखने का थैला ५ लीटर)

The water bag is used to store 3-5L of water for cooking, washing purposes. The water bag is very useful if you are camping far from a water source.

Medical Kit (दवाईयों के समूह का थैला)

The medical kit is a very useful and important item for your camping trip. You may face minor injuries, headaches, Diarrhea. In that case, you should have your medical kit to overcome these challenges with ease. 

Toiletry Kit (स्नान करने के सामान रखने का थैला)

The toiletry kit helps you to start your day, lets you organize more for your travel. It is a must-have item in your travel bag. You can check out our posts on men's toiletry kit and women's toiletry kit.

Poncho and Rain Paint (बरसाती)

The poncho and rain paint is necessary for trekking in the mountains. It helps you to keep going without worrying about rain.  

Rain Cover for Rucksack (यात्रा करने वाले थैले की बरसाती)

The Rain cover protects your rucksack bag from rain as well as from dust. In travel, it gives a tactical advantage to the traveller by protecting rucksack from water splashes, dust, rain and helps in keep going.

Hiking shoes, Boots (पर्वतारोहण के जूते, जूत)

The hiking, trekking shoes/boots are sturdy and rugged than normal shoes. So using hiking boots is better than using normal shoes/boots. Check out our men's boots and women's boots catalogue which was specifically created for sports purpose.

Slippers (चप्पल)

The slippers are very useful in camping. It helps to relax your feet and regain their strength for the next hike.

Clothing (शरीर पर पहनने वाले कपडे, मौसम के अनुसार)

Clothing can vary from season to season but some basic clothing can be T-shirts (2), Hiking/Trekking shirts (2), Hiking/Trekking pants (2), Fleece Gloves (1-Pair), Fleece cap (1), Warm Fleece Top (2-7°C), Warm base layer (1-Pair), Duck down Jacket (-5 to -10°C). This basic clothing is quite enough for 5-10 days trekking, camping trip. Check out Men's clothing and Women's clothing 

Cookware Set (खाना बनाने के उपकरणों का समूह)

The cookware set can be a simple 500ml mug or a full set of utensils. This depends on your camping trip. This is a necessary item for camping to cook food.

Utensils (बर्तन)

Utensils can be a simple spoon, a combo of spoon and fork or as per your comfortability to eat the food.

Food Supply (Ready to Eat) (डिब्बाबंद तैयार खाना)

The items of your Food supply depends on your camping days. If you are going for a day or two than 1/2 kg OATS, 1/2 kg SATTU, 4 Knorr soups, 4-5 Energy Bars and 1-2 ready to eat meals would be enough for one person. If you are going for multiday camping than calculate your ration accordingly.

Swiss Army Knife (बहुआयामी चाकू, कैंची, आरी, इत्यादि का समूह)

The Swiss Army Knife is a multi-tool item. It serves many purposes like cutting, breaking glass, sewing, screw driver, bottle opener, food can opener. This is a must-have item for every trekker, especially if you are going for a multiday trekking/camping.

Head Lamp (सर पर लगाई जाने वाली प्रकाश करने वाली युक्ति)

The Head-Lamp would be your only source of light during the night except for fire. So headlamp is very important, choose the AA/AAA replaceable battery-powered headlamp rather than inbuilt battery powered headlamp. Some people have faced issues with an inbuilt battery-powered headlamp and the inbuilt battery can explode in extreme temperatures. 

Fire Starter (आग जलाने वाला उपकरण)

The fire starter is very important for camping. Either you carry a packet of matches, a lighter or a fire starter. But you should have something to start the fire. 

Wood Axe (कुल्हाड़ी)

The wood axe is necessary if you would cook your food on the wood fire. You would need a tool to cut the small branches from a tree to start the fire and cook your food.

Trekking Stick (पहाड़ी रास्तों पर काम आने वाली छड़ी)

The trekking stick is a helpful item for beginners, old age people and provides a little extra support while you are trekking. It also helps a lot while you trek from top to bottom on the mountain. 

Cooking Stove (खाना बनाने का छोटा चूल्हा)

The cooking stove is a good choice for cooking your food without making any air pollution. For a cooking stove, you need some gas canisters to run the stove.

Gas Canister (गैस के पात्र, चूल्हे के लिए)

The small gas-can is ideal for a camping stove. Take 2-4 gas-cans for a multiday camping trip.

Hiking Knife (पर्वतारोहण वाला चाकू)

The hiking knife is also a good choice to cut small diameter branches of wood. And it can also serve as a self-defence tool in the jungle.

Wood Saw (आरी)

The wood saw can be taken on a camping trip, if you would cook your food on the wood fire. Wood saw takes more time to cut the woodblock into pieces. But it cuts cleanly than the wood axe.

Camping Chair (सुविधाजनक कुर्सी)

The camping chair is a foldable and lightweight chair. It gives you an extra comfort and helps you to experience the sceneries in a comfortable way.

Note: Your backpack weight with all the necessary items should not exceed 18 kg for a comfortable hiking, trekking, camping experience!