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How To Create The Perfect Solo Camping Box



What could be better after a tough week at work, than to head straight out for a weekend under the stars?

Unfortunately, the thought of getting home on a Friday evening, and having to get all your gear together can really put you off. By the time you’ve packed the car, half the night has gone and it’s hardly seems worth the effort. Not to mention the prospect of having to unpack it all again when you get back.

The solution is a ready-made camping box.

It contains everything you need for a solo camping trip – so all you have to do is sling it in the car boot along with a tent, sleeping bag and some food and you’re good to go.

No need for any messing around with packing, this is instant camping  - just add people!


Creating a camping box is easy. Everyone’s will be slightly different, depending on their own camping preferences but the list below should cover all the essentials.

You'll be surprised at how much gear you can fit in a reasonable sized box, especially when weight isn’t a particular concern.

Once you’ve got all your gear together, all you need is a plastic box from your local DIY or hardware shop.


Therm-a-rest sleeping mat

Robens Pathfinder chair

Coleman stove/gas

MSR Trail Lite Duo cook set

Jetboil folding cooking utensils

Primus Four Season mug and Campfire cutlery set

Wildo Camp-A-Box dining set


Freeloader iSIS solar power bank

Tesco inflatable pillow

Mpowerd Luci inflatable solar lantern


Gerber Center-Drive multi tool

Robens Wilderness cooking table

Deejo Colours pocket knife

Sea to Summit Pack Tap water container

Tesco pocket radio

Snugpak Hands & Face antibacterial towel

Kathmandu Survival kit

Equip Waterless Wash Mitt/handwipes

Princeton Tec head torch

Summit to Eat food



Duck tape


Sunscreen/insect repellent/first aid kit/hand gel





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