Backpacking Essentials

By AFM Team – April 1, 2016
photo by Weston Carls

Before you head out to explore the destinations featured in our cover story, look to these suggested items that REI’s Cindy Abbott recommends for your first primitive camping experience.

Check out all the camping essentials for a great trip!


Platypus Platy Bottle 70 oz. 


Jetboil FluxRing Fry Pan 8”


JetBoil Zip Cooking System


Cocoon Sleeping Bag Hood Pillow


REI Lightweight Compression StuffSack


Sea to Summit Dry Sack 13 L

Princeton Tec Remix Headlamp

ENO Moonshine Lantern


REI Flex Lite Chair


REI AirRail 1.5 Self-Inflating Sleeping Pad


REI Half Dome 2 Plus Tent


Food – Freeze Dried

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