Expert Advice
from Overlander Sports


How much camping fuel do I need?

Not enough gas? Eat more beans! or try these guidelines: For liquid stoves in summer where you intend to boil water to prepare some meals we recommend 0.1 litre (4 oz.) per person each day. In wintertime, where you need to melt snow, the consumption will be 0.2 litres (8 0z.) and more per person

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Backpacking Checklist

The Essentials Map Matches – in waterproof container Compass Fire starter Sunglasses and sunscreen Knife Food Repair kit Headlamp/flashlight Trip plan – left with a friend First-aid kit Whistle Water Clothing Hiking boots Rainwear or outer shell top/bottoms Gaiters Short-sleeved shirt Socks (liner and outers) Insulating hat Base layer top/bottoms Pants Insulated top Shorts Long-sleeved

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