Overlanding Packing List

To-Dos

Preparation

  • Update SPOT profile
  • Download music/podcasts
  • Charge everything (lanterns, cameras, jump packs, walkies, etc.)
  • Maps (buy/download)
  • Buy food
  • Pre-chill cooler(s) and food
  • Buy ice and/or freeze ice packs
  • Fill jerry can(s)
    • Fuel
    • Water
  • Passes/Permits
  • Road cash
  • Mail?
  • Prescriptions?
  • Pets?
  • Plants?

Packing List

Per Vehicle

Safety & Navigation

Sleeping, Kitchen, & Bath

Tools, Parts, & Fluids

  •  Tools
    • Jumper cables
    • Air compressor
    • Tire repair
    • Air down tool
    • Tire gauge
    • 3/8″ metric socket set
    • 3/8″ metric deep socket set
    • 5/8″ spark plug socket
    • 3/8″ extensions
    • 3/8″ extractor set
    • 3/8″ socket wrench
    • 3/8″ to 1/2″ socket
    • 1/2″ socket wrench
    • 1/2″ breaker bar
    • Metric combination wrenches
    • Vise-grips
    • Driver with assorted tips
    • Water pump pliers
    • Dykes
    • Punch
    • Tape measure
    • Heavy-duty ratchet strap (resetting tire bead)
    • Impact driver
      • 3/8″ bit
      • 1/2″ bit
  • Parts (part numbers for the second gen Xterra)
    • Known issues by make and model.
      • Crankshaft position sensor (23731EA20C)
      • Camshaft position sensor (23731-6J90B and 23731-AL61A)
    • Ignition coil
    • Spark plug (22401-ZE01B)
    • Serpentine belt
    • Femco fitting
    • JB Weld
    • Electrical tape
    • Gorilla tape
    • Zip-ties
    • RTV
    • Emergency fuse kit
    • Fiber Fix
  • Fluids
    • Motor oil
    • ATF
    • Coolant
    • Gear oil
    • Silicone spray
    • MAF cleaner
    • Throttle body cleaner

Per PErson

Sleeping & Camp

Clothing

  • Hiking shoes
  • Sandals
  • Ankle socks
  • Warm socks
  • Magic socks (socks you only wear to bed)
  • Underwear
  • Shorts
  • Swimsuit (showering too!)
  • Fancy clothes (if needed)
  • Pants
  • Belt
  • Mid-weight thermal bottoms
  • Heavy-weight thermal bottoms
  • Tee shirts
  • Long-sleeve tee
  • Mid-weight fleece
  • Heavy-weight fleece or hard shell
  • Vest
  • Puff
  • Raincoat
  • Beanie
  • Watch
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Gloves (warm)

Toiletries

  • Towel
  • Washcloth
  • Wipes
  • Toothbrush/paste/floss
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo/soap
  • Lotion
  • Eye drops
  • Chapstick
  • Q-tips
  • Comb
  • Nail clippers
  • Earplugs
  • Vitamins
  • Medicine

Miscellaneous

  • Running
    • Shoes
    • Socks
    • Shorts
    • Shirt
    • Visor
    • HR monitor
    • Hydration
    • Nutrition
  • Fishing
    • Rods
    • Reels
    • Sling (flies, tippet, leader, nippers, etc.)
    • Net
    • Boots
    • Socks
    • Waders

Per Dog

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