Everything else - loading the rear cargo area

Regardless of how your tent, clothing and bedding is transported (passenger cabin or car roof), under our setup everything else goes in the rear cargo area of the car, including chairs, furniture, tent accessories, kitchenware, fridge / icebox, food, lighting, tools, gas stove, gas and incidentals. 

Knowing your packing order streamlines the whole car loading process and allows you to start packing some of the items that go in first early. It also helps to avoid the painful packing jigsaw puzzle effect and vain attempts to stuff way too much into not enough space.

As a starting point, we have detailed below how our particular camping setup for beginners as described in this website is packed into our medium size wagon. 

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