There's nothing like getting out of town for the weekend and embarking on a new adventure. If you're the outdoorsy type, a camping excursion can be just what the doctor ordered after a hectic workweek. Regardless of whether it's been on the calendar for months or is more of a spontaneous outing, a certain level of planning is required with regard to what you pack.
Once you've assembled all your gear, you'll of course need a few wardrobe items to see you through. In the interest of packing light, these 10 pieces comprise a solid camping capsule wardrobe for prime adventuring. (You won't have an Oh, I wish I hadn't packed that moment with this list.)
Opt for tops that are breathable and sweat-wicking. Choose your sleeve length depending on the time of year (tank, long-sleeve, etc).
Available in sizes XS to XL.
When warm days turn into cold nights, an insulated jacket is essential. Look for one with a water-resistant, windproof shell.
Available in sizes XXS to XL.
Select sturdy pairs that support the type of hiking or walking you're planning to do.
Available in sizes S to L.
To take a dip in any and all bodies of water you encounter on your trip.
Available in sizes XS to L.
Bottoms that provide warmth and optimal mobility are essential for obvious reasons.
Available in sizes to 1X to 3X.
Versatile sandals give your feet a rest after a day spent in tennis shoes or boots. Classic Tevas are water-friendly and offer support and traction.
Available in sizes 6 to 10.
Whether it's boots or shoes, select a pair with soles conducive to your terrain.
Available in sizes 6 to 11.
There are myriad uses for a bandana while hiking (sun protection, trail marker, sweat slicker). This one comes with built-in bug repellant.
Shield yourself from the sun with a baseball or wide-brimmed sun hat.
Last but not least, don't leave home without a pair of sunnies.
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