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1durphul
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A packing list

Post by 1durphul » Fri Aug 13, 2010 3:16 pm

here's a Burning Man packing list with some amazon links: http://www.liberaltimes.com/?page_id=462

Playa Foot
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Goddam Athiest Vegatarian Vegan Liberal Hippies

Post by Playa Foot » Fri Aug 13, 2010 4:58 pm

There is no BACON on the list!

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Packoderm
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Post by Packoderm » Fri Aug 13, 2010 5:39 pm

Here's a list for camping in Baja. You can probably eliminate the fishing and swimming equipment.

aluminum foil
antibiotic cream
antiseptic wipes
aspirin, Aleve
awnings/shades
baby powder
baby wipes
backpack
bandages
bathing soap
battery charger
bed sheets
bee sting kit
beer/wine
bikes/helmets
binoculars
bird guide
blankets
board/card games
boogie boards
book
broom
broth for gravy
brown sugar
bucket
bug spray
bug spray
bungee cords
burn ointment
butane lighter
calculator
camera/Video
camp lantern(s)
camp shoes
camp stove
camp stove table
can opener
can/bottle coolers
can/bottle openers
candles
canned foods
canteen
cards, games
cb radio
CD Player
CDs
cell phone
cell phone charger
chairs
charcoal
charcoal chimney
citronella candles
clam bucket
cleaning Items
clothes pins
coffee pot
coffee/tea
coins for emergency phone calls
collapsible coffee cup
collapsible garbage can
comb/brush
comforter
compass
compass
cooking oil
cooking utensils
cooler
cork screw
corn on the cob holders
cots
cotton swabs
creamer
crimp tool
cutting board
dehydrated spices
deodorant
detergent
dictionary (Eng-Sp)
dish pan
dish rags
dishwashing pan
dishwashing soap
dog documents
dog leash
drinking water
dry cell batteries
dry foods
duct tape
dust pan
dust pan
dutch oven
Egg beater
elastic wrap
electric Multi-meter
engine oil
environmental soap
extra buttons
extra spare and Jack
eye wash
fillet knife
fire grill
fire starter
first aid kit
fishing gear
fishing knife
fishing line
fishing reels
fishing rods
Fix-a-Flat
flashlight
flour
folding table
food
food bags
fresh vegetables
frisbee
fuel filter (extra)
gaff
gas Cans
Gorilla tape
GPS
GPS Receiver
hack saw
hair brush
hammer
hammock
hand crank blender
hand wipes
hand-held mirror
hat
hat/cap
headband led lamp
heavy jacket
herbs and spices
hooks
hot dog sticks
hydrogen peroxide
ice
ice chest
insect collection receptacle
insulated wire
JB weld
jeans/pants
Jiffy Pop popcorn
jumper cables
kite string
kites
knife
knife sharpener
lantern
Lantern fuel
lantern mantles
laptop computer
laser pointer
latex gloves
laundry bag
lawn rake
led flashlight/headband
light jacket
lip balm
liquor
long pants
long sleeve shirts
lures
magnifying glass
mantels
maps
masking tape
matches
matches/lighter
measuring cups
measuring cups
medical tape
medications
memory cards
mess kit
moisturizing lotion
mosquito net
musical instruments
nail clippers
nails/screws
napkins
net
Nintendo DS
Nintendo DS charger
octane booster
outdoor table(s)
pain killers
paper plates
paper plates/bowls
paper towels
paper towels
passports
pen and paper
personal medication
pet dishes
pet food
pet leash
pillow cases
pillows
plant guide
plastic bags
plastic cups
plastic cups
plastic silverware
plastic trash bags
pliers
pot holders
pot scrubber
potato peeler
pots and pans
propane
propane canister refill adapter
propane fridge
propane hoses
prophylactics
pry bar
radiator coolant
radio
rain poncho
razor
reading material
recreational medication
reference material
road flares
rope/twine
rubber bands (to tie hair)
safety pins
salt and pepper
sandals/flip-flops
saw
scissors
screen room
SCUBA gear
sempura batter
sewing kit
shoes/boots
short sleeve shirts
shorts
shovel
shower bag
silverware
sinus medications
sleeping bag
sleeping bags
sleeping pad
small baseball bat
smoker
snake bite kit
snorkeling gear
sporting goods (football etc.)
soap
socks
sodas
solar panel
solder
soldering iron
solder-less terminals
soy sauce
spare fuel pump
spare fuses
splinting materials
stakes
star Maps
starter fluid
sterile gauze
stun gun
sun block
sunburn lotion
sunglasses
sweater
swim suit
swimming trunks
table cloth
tarp
telescope
tent/tent stakes
thermometer, body
thermometer, Ext.
throw rug pillow
tie downs/straps
tire air pump
toilet paper
tongs
tongs and spatula
tool set (complete)
tools
tooth brush
tooth paste
toothbrush
toothpicks
towel(s)
Towels
trash bags
travel alarm clock
t-shirts
tweezers
umbrella
underwear
vitamins
wash rag(s)
washrags
water
water filters
water floats
water purifier/tablets
water Sox
WD40
weights for fishing
wet wipes
wetsuits
whisk broom
whistle
window cleaner
work gloves
wristwatch
writing tablet
yeast
zip lock bags
zip ties

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junglesmacks
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Post by junglesmacks » Fri Aug 13, 2010 5:42 pm

You forgot mini-muffins. I'm not leaving the driveway without mini-muffins.
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bill_adams
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Here is my Burningman packing list

Post by bill_adams » Sun Aug 22, 2010 3:31 pm

This is the basic list that I have used every year since the 1998 burn:

Don't forget you admission ticket!

Shelter:
Tent/shade structure
tent stakes
extra tent guy lines
hammer for stakes
Table
Chair
cot/air mattress
sleeping bag/blankets
camp pillow
camp "sun shower"
note: most of those nifty looking "pop-up" shade structures do not survive even the slightest wind storm!
lantern/area light


Kitchen:
pots/pans
cooking/serving utensils
plates
bowls
cups (always carry one with you at all times when visiting theme camps)
eating utensils
Coleman® Camp Oven Model #5010D700T (these work great if you like to bake! They sit on top of your two burner stove.)
breakfast/lunch/dinner
2 gallons water per day
two-burner stove (propane)
propane grill (if needed)
spare propane bottles
coffee maker (and coffee or tea)
cooler (use "5-day" cooler, or better yet "7-day" coolers, they really save on ice!)
ice
garbage bags
towels
wash cloths
scour pads
soap/detergent
aluminum foil
box of zip lock bags (1 qt. size and 1 gallon size, these are useful for many things besides the kitchen)
spices (salt, pepper, etc.)
wash pan, for washing dishes and foot washing

Clothes: (days can be very hot, nights can be very cold)
day clothing
night clothes/pajamas
robe
shoes
two changes of socks per day
coat/jacket
sun hat
costume(s)

First Aid/personal care:
daily medications (as required)
aspirin/tylenol
bandaids
adhesive tape
antiseptic lotion
sunscreen- SPF 30-50, (note: the less clothes you wear, the more you need!, bring some for a friend also.)
eye drops (after dust storms!)
chapstick
ear plugs (to sleep through the noisy nights)
dust mask (respirator type)
dust goggles
toothbrush/toothpaste
dental floss
sunglasses
hand lotion/body lotion (alkali dust is harsh on your skin and lotion is great for massages when you meet a new friend)
soap (Dr. Bronner's soap contains citric acid which helps neutralize the alkali dust)
bath towel
camp mirror
extra 1-ply toilet paper (carry with you everywhere, just in case)
wipes ("wet-ones" do not smell like a baby)


Tool kit:
hammer
pliers
wrenches
screwdriver
phillips screwdriver
wire cutters
duct tape
staple gun
bicycle tools
bicycle repair kit
flashlight and headlamp
zip ties (and cutter, to hold your camp together)
scissors
sewing kit
swiss army knife and "leatherman-type" multitool (to open cans and bottles, etc.)

other:
bicycle (with headlight/tail light)
camera (extra film/sd cards)
power inverter (car plug-in to charge electronic devices)
knapsack (to carry items around and collect moop)
water sprayer (to cool off, rinse off dust, rinse dishes, etc.- see garden section of hardware stores)
water mister (to keep cool)
spare batteries for all electric devices
vinegar or seltzer water to wash off alkali dust
water bottle (carry with you everywhere)
extra tarps (for whatever)
extra rope (to tie down your camp during a sudden dust storm)
FM radio



and...

Don't forget you admission ticket!

Disclaimer: This list is as complete as possible for a single male burner. There are probably several other items you would like to bring along. I do not mention specific brand names unless they are a unique item. Coghlan's camping gear, as found in many retail stores, is a good choice for the playa as they are very inexpensive, they work and if they get ruined by alkali dust, you are not out a lot of money.

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cahlm
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Camp Name: Geodesia
Location: Reno

Post by cahlm » Mon Aug 23, 2010 1:05 am

^^
Isn't that the list straight off the BM site?

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jpstiffin
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can't live without list

Post by jpstiffin » Mon Aug 23, 2010 7:11 am

ipod - 2 nanos
extra headphones
chocolate
licorice
dust pan/whisk broom
2 buckets.
Serenghetti sunglasses/ spare set
pajamas
diet coke
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Post by bauhaus » Mon Aug 23, 2010 9:54 pm

all you need is a bowie knife and hot sauce

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Ke'Chara
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Post by Ke'Chara » Tue Aug 24, 2010 6:12 pm

Yo, there are no condoms on any of those lists.

Just sayin'. :twisted:
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