The Maine Highlands camping trip

Packing List

This list is a suggested packing list for our three-day hiking and camping trip to The Maine Highlands. Remember, only Day 1 dinner is included in this trip, all other meals should be packed and ready to prepare / eat at camp and summits!

The bus is a charter, so there should be plenty of space for camping gear / coolers / tents, etc.

Be sure to check out the itinerary, and text us if you have any questions about gear!
Sarah McLean: 207 251 6792 // Cait Bourgault: 207 546 6300

Camping Gear

We'll be camping at Leisure Life Campground.

At the Site

  • Tent 
  • Sleeping bag
  • Headlamp
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Trash bag (keep the site clean!)
  • Comfortable campsite outfit for 2 nights (Make sure you're prepared with warm clothes in case it gets cold overnight.)
  • Sunblock
  • Bugspray
  • Cooking/dining utensils
  • Toiletries

Optional Camp Stuff

  • Camp chair
  • Cooler
  • Portable battery pack (for charging phones, etc.)
  • Camera
  • Lantern
  • Sleeping pad
  • Hammock (highly recommend!)
  • Games

Hiking Gear

We'll be going hiking on Days 2 and 3, so bring enough clothing for two hikes!

IN YOUR HIKING BACKPACK

  • At least 32oz. of water
  • Lunch & snacks
  • Layers
  • Extra socks

CLOTHING

Top:

  • Athletic/synthetic shirt
  • Insulation layer (a fleece jacket or light down jacket)
  • Shell layer (wind / rain resistant jacket)

Bottom:

  • Base layer pants or shorts
  • Athletic socks (bring extra)
  • Hiking boots or sneakers (never hurts to try Goodwill)

Extras:

  • Sunblock
  • Bug spray
  • Hiking poles
  • Chapstick
  • Bandana
  • Camera

Food

We're into easy camp-food options. Check out dehydrated travel food if you're not a campfire chef. 

Day 1:

  • Bring your own lunch (or eat before boarding the bus at 1:00PM)
  • Dinner (and beer for 21+) will be included tonight
  • Pack plenty of snacks and remember to refill your water!
  • Whatever campfire treats you enjoy; s'mores, beer, etc.

Day 2:

  • Bring your own breakfast to prepare at camp
  • Bring your own lunch to eat at the summit
  • Bring you own dinner to prepare at camp

Day 3:

  • Bring your own breakfast to prepare at camp
  • Bring your own lunch to eat at the summit
  • We'll be back to Old Town by dinner time