There are some general equipment items that one should consider taking on a benchmark hunting expedition. Sometimes a benchmark hunting trip can involved more than you thought when you started out. Here's a list to read to remind you of what you might want to take along.

Cell phone

Bandaids, disinfectant

Insect repellant sting medication


Walking stick

Work gloves

Garden hand shovel

A pack to carry all your stuff

Machete axe (for thick brush)


Flashlight - perhaps time and distance slipped by as you searched!

Marking Flags

GPS and spare batteries.