Camping Gear

air mattress: colchón m inflable


candle: vela f

can opener: abrelatas mpl

clothes pins: broche m (Arg); perrito m (Chi); gancho m (Col, Ven); palillo m (Ur)

compass: brújula f; compás m

cutlery: cubiertos mpl


backpack: mochila f


firewood: leña f

fly: toldo m impermeable; cubretecho m

fork: tenedor m


ground sheet: suelo m impermeable; piso m impermeable


headlamp: faro m


insect repellant: repelente m de insectos


knife: cuchillo m


lid: tapa f

lighter: encendedor m


mat, pad (for sleeping): colchón m

match: fósforo m

mosquito net: mosquitero m (AmL); mosquitera f (Esp)

mosquito repellant: repelente m de mosquitos


pan (cooking): sartén m

peg: estaca f

pillow: almohada f

plate: plato m

pole: palo m

pot: olla f


scrub pad: estropajo m

shampoo: champú m

sheet: sábana f

sleeping bag: bolsa f de dormir

soap: jabón m

spoon: cuchara f

Swiss-army knife: navaja f suiza


tarp (tarpaulin sheet): lona f impermeable

tent: carpa f (AmL); tolda f (Col); tienda f de campaña (Esp)

toilet paper: papel m higénico

towel: toalla f


vestibule (front of tent under fly): extensión f frontal de cubretecho


washcloth: toallita f



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