1. 1. Chic Sunnies
A cool pair of shades that protect you from the sun should be one of the first things that you pack. Look for 100% UVA/UVB protection like this pair has.
Jarrett Matte Powder Blue Sunglasses, $159, Toms.
2. 2. A Trusty Waterbottle
Hours on end in the heat can make you dehydrated. This waterbottle has a handy strap so you can attach it to your bag while you hike the day away.
Glow Lole Water Bottle, $40, Lole.
3. 3. A No-Fuss Jumpsuit
You can look cute and be functional at the same time while you walk around the woods. Wear this lightweight and breathable jumpsuit to explore throughout the day.
Twik Fluid Viscose Overalls, $69, Simons.
4. 4. A Lifesaving Headlamp
You’re going to need some sort of light for when you stumble back to your campsight. This headlamp keeps you hands free and will last for hours on end.
Black Diamond Iota Headlamp, $48, MEC.
5. 5. A Portable Charger (Or 3)
You’ll need an extra battery to keep you connected to the rest of the world. This small, sleek device will easily slide into your bag or pocket.
Sonix Pick Me Up Evil Eye Power Pack for iPhone, $60, Indigo.
6. 6. Some Sort of Caffeine
Instant coffee is a camping must-have to keep you awake.
Starbucks VIA Ready Brew Pike Place Roast, $13, Starbucks.
7. 7. Comfy Sneakers
When it comes to footwear, look for something closed toe and comfortable. These kicks are meant to make you last all day long.
New Balance Women’s 247 Classic, $120, SportCheck.
8. 8. A Waterproof Bag
If it rains, you’ll need a dry place to store your things. This backpack is nice and roomy and will easily store everything you need.
Asos Colour Block Hiker Backpack, $62, Asos.
9. 9. Anti-Itch Cream
This cream is your best friend when you get attacked by mosquitos and other insects. Rub it on the itchy spot and you are good to go!
Gold Bond Medicated Anti-Itch Cream, $6, Well.ca.
10. 10. A Shade-Blocking Tarp
Don’t skimp on sun and rain coverage if you’re camping (or glamping). The few extra mins of shade each day will go a long way.
MEC Silicone Guides Tarp, $135, MEC.
11. 11. A Back-Up Camera
A back-up camera is key if your phone dies. Plus, you’ll have cute polaroid takeaways to hang around your apartment to reminisce about the beautiful scenery.
Michael Kors x Fujifilm Instax Camera, $178, Michael Kors.
12. 12. An Emergency Kit
This kit is a lifesaver when it comes to beauty emergencies. It has everything you might need in a pinch, from hair elastics to bandages to a sewing kit.
Spotted Miniemergency Kit for Her, $22, Pinch Provisions.
13. 13. A Cool Hat
Hats are key to block you from the harmful rays.
Lake Bucket Hat S/M, $45, Herschel Supply.
14. 14. Cleansing Wipes
No shower? No problem. Wipe off the makeup, dirt and sweat with a multi-purpose cleansing wipe.
Come Clean 100% Natural Bamboo Cleansing Cloths, $9, Consonant Skincare.
15. 15. A Light Jacket
Once the sun goes down, sometimes the campfire isn’t enough to keep you warm. Pack an extra layer like this bomber jacket to keep you toasty.
Stripe Bomber Jacket, $49, Joe Fresh.
16. 16. A Packable Towel
Use this super-absorbent towel if it rains — or even if you’re just getting sweaty.
PackTowl Small Personal Towel, $12, MEC.
17. 17. Easy-To-Apply SPF
You’ll need to reapply sunscreen, like, 300 times daily, so opt for an easy-to-use and convenient format to carry in your bag.
Anthelios Targeted Protection Stick SPF 60, $21, La Roche-Posay.