Recommended Primitive Minimalist Camping Gear

  • Sturdy fixed blade knife with a recommended minimum length of four inches
  • Metal cup/pot suitable for boiling water in a campfire
  • Water container (minimum 32oz)
  • Dry food (eg. jerky, nuts, seeds, fruit, etc)
  • Small waterproof tarp or poncho
  • Clothing: layers (wool preferred) including light jacket and/or thermal underwear, 2 bandannas, wide brimmed hat, warm watch cap or similar
  • Optional walking stick/staff
  • Optional wool blanket
  • Any primitive tools/gear that you have made yourself are also encouraged