Trip & Trail Provisions
Expanded Checklist Version

Additional provisions that you should bring for the trail (Categories are sorted with the necessities at the top and then additions as you go down.  The harder the trail the more you should bring.  This is up to each drivers discretion.

       Necessities

        Water (for both you and the vehicle)

        Knife

        Food (Plan according to your needs then add some)

        Extra Clothes (Plan according for the trails you are running)

        Rain Gear (Ponchos are cheap and easy to fit in)

        Drivers License (most OHV parks and Federal Land Require it)

        Insurance (See Above)

        Prescriptions (or other medications)

        Money (Cash, Checks, Credit Cards)

        Passes

       Essentials

        First Aid Kit (should include gloves and antiseptic)

        Toilet Paper

        Zip Ties or whatever they are supposed to be called

        Plastic Garbage Bags (for your garbage and the junk you find on the trail)

        Leather Gloves

        Tire Pressure Gauge

        Tree Tar (for repairing and hopefully saving trees as you go)

        Flashlight (be sure to check that the batteries are good)

        Sunscreen

        Hat (or other head covering, especially in a convertible)

        Bug Repellent

        Camera

        Shop Towels

        Zip Lock Bags

        Tie Downs (Slip or Ratchet)

        Waterproof Matches

        Lantern

        Coveralls

       Navigation / Assistance

        CB Radio

        Maps

        Compass

        Cell Phone (Or Personal Communicator)

        GPS System

       Recovery

        Jumper Cables

        Hi Lift or Farm Jack

        Tow Strap/Recovery Strap (NO METAL HOOKS)

        Tree Strap

        Heavy Duty Recovery Shackle

        Come Along (especially if you dont have a winch, but useful even if you do)

        Shovel (Required In US Forest, Foldable Ones Work Well For Most Things)

        AXE (Required in US Forest)

        Bow Saw

        Machete

        Lantern Or Beacon

        Chains (also useful for changing a tire if your suspension droops too much to use the Hi Lift Jack)

        Winch

       Repairs

        Lug Wrench

        200 MPH Hour Tape (Also known as Duct Tape)

        Pliers

        Zip Ties or whatever they are supposed to be called

        Tire Plug / Patch Kit

        Rope

        Bailing Wire

        Tarp (8 x 10 or so)

        Latex Gloves (separate from you First Aid Kit)

        Grease (or a grease Gun)

        Basic Tool Kit (Should include basic sockets and wrenches for basic repairs)

        Electrical Repair Kit (Including Fuses)

        Propane Torch

        Acid Core Solder

        Air Compressor

        Advanced Tool Kit (extended Set Of Tools, Tire Pliers, Ball Joint Separators, Vise, Brass Hammers, Hack Saw etc.)

        Spare Parts (axles, u-joints, wiper blades, tires, anything you can think of etc)

        Welder

       Vehicle Extras

        Spare Tire (I CANNOT EMPHASISE THIS ENOUGH)

        Fire Extinguisher

        WD-40 (or Equivalent)

        Flares

        Extra Gas (Can & Carrier If You Can Mount It)

        Engine Oil

        Brake Fluid

        Extra Oil Filter

       Camping

        Tent or shelter

        Sleeping Bags

        Extra Clothes

        Grill (Or Cooking Device)

        Utensils

      Other Toiletries (Tooth paste, soap, shampoo etc)