One Wood Badge candidate's opinions on what equipment to take camping (or not)


The sketch below is an illustration of the backpack that I have been using for over 20 years—a Jansport D3 external frame pack. It is hard to beat an external frame pack for flexibility, ease of access to equipment, ventilation, and price. Click on the individual compartments to learn more about the camping equipment I carry and how it is organized.

Andy Albin's Backpack Top Roll Top Roll Backside compartment Upper right pocket Upper right pocket Upper main compartment Upper main compartment Upper left pocket Upper left pocket Lower right pocket Lower right pocket Lower main compartment Lower main compartment Lower left pocket Lower left pocket Bottom Roll Bottom Roll