Tramping Kit Check List from 1916 (1 Viewer)

Joined
Jul 12, 2017
Messages
249
Location
On 2 wheels
Excellent kit list from 1916.


From
TOURING AFOOT
BY
DR. C. P. FORDYCE
1916


Tramping Kit Check List
Wear.
Flannel shirt.
Whipcord pants.
Belt.
Wool unionsuit.
Wool socks.
Felt hat.
Shoes or moccasins.
Pockets.
Map.
Jack knife.
Kerchief.
Waterproof match box.
Compass.
Pack.
Pack sack.
Wool sweater.
Extra socks.
Axe.
Small whetstone.
Goggles.
Shelter.
Leanto tent.
Blanket.
Browse bag.
Fishing outfit.
Camera and Film.
Medical supplies.
Emergency wound dressing.
Z O Adhesive plaster.
Tube vaseline.
Cathartic pills.
Aspirin tablets, 5 grains.
Sun Cholera Tablets.
Mosquito dope.
Toilet.
Tooth brush and soap.
Two crash towels.
Repair kit.
Thread and needles.
Safety pins.
Waxed linen thread and awl.
Mess kit.
Fry pan and cover.
Aluminum quart pot.
Aluminum quart cup.
Aluminum spoon.
Fork.
Small butcher knife in sheath.
Ration List. For one man one week.
Wheat flour5Lbs.Corn meal4Lbs.Bacon5Lbs.Beans1¾Lbs.Sugar1¾Lbs.Dried fruit1Lb.Rice1Lb.Baking powder ¼Lb.Tea ¼Lb.Salt ¼Lb.PepperSmall amount.

Dried Egg substituting a portion of meat ration.
Dried soup and vegetables for a portion of bean and flour ration.
Wool soap, 1 bar.
Matches, can of 500.
 
We sell all kinds of other stuff in our Etsy store!

Users Who Are Viewing This Thread (Users: 0, Guests: 1)

About us

  • Squat the Planet is the world's largest social network for misfit travelers. Join our community of do-it-yourself nomads and learn how to explore the world by any means necessary.

    More Info

Support StP!

Donations go towards paying our monthly server fees, adding new features to the website, and occasionally putting a burrito in Matt's mouth.

Total amount
$10.00
Goal
$100.00

Monthly Goals

  1. Paying the Bills
    $10.00 of $50.00
    The first $50 in donations go towards paying our monthly server fees and adding new features to the website. Once this goal is reached, we'll see about feeding Matt that burrito.
  2. Buy Matt a Beer
    $10.00 of $75.00
    Now that we have the bills paid for this month, let's give Matt a hearty thank you by buying him a drink for all the hard work he's done for StP. Hopefully his will help keep him from going insane after a long day of squishing website bugs.
  3. Feed Matt a Burrito
    $10.00 of $100.00
    Now that the bills are paid and Matt has a beer in his hand, how about showing him your love by rewarding all his hard work with a big fat burrito to put in his mouth. This will keep him alive while programming new features for the website.
  4. Finance the Shopping Cart
    $10.00 of $200.00
    Now that the bills are paid and Matt is fed, perhaps it's time to start planning for those twilight years under the bridge... if only he had that golden shopping cart all the oogles are bragging about these days.