I will start this out by admitting we have a garage, so we aren’t forced to keep hunting gear in the house.  However, I prefer to keep it easily organized and accessible.  Much like living out of a suitcase, it seemed to be a time-consuming option to pack all of our hunting stuff in bins to have to sort through come hunting season.  With our clothing and some gear in a standard closet, we can pack much quicker.

I bought a closet organizer from Amazon a few years ago and arranged the shelving in style similar to the picture on the box.  At that time I was planning for the closet to store board games and kids toys.  In retrospect, I may have been able to situate the shelving in a different configuration to better utilize the closet for the purpose our hunting clothing and gear, but it’s working out ok.

Top right: I store my hunting packs and both of our daypacks.  Ryan stores his packs in the garage.  There was not enough room for all of our packs, and his are larger.

  1. Right-hand hanging rack: Jackets; soft shell and Puffy’s  Bottom right:  top of bin: Kifaru Doobie
    1. top bin: hats
    2. middle bin: gloves
    3. bottom bin: socks, bra’s and underwear
  2. 4.Bottom right: I have a boot dryer, heated insoles and my boots and camp shoes.
  3. Middle top hanging rack: base layer tops and bottoms.
  4. Middle shelf right:
    1. Left bin: Tanya’s misc. Girl stuff
    2. Right bin: Ryan’s misc. stuff
  5. Middle Bin: top of bin: battery packs and misc. Cords for cameras, GPS, etc.
    1. First aid packs, lighters, fuel tabs, ‘do-not-eat’ moisture packets
    2. hot hands
    3. camel back bladders, water filtration tablets
    4. gaters and shoe spikes
  6. Left-hand hanging rack: pants
  7. Middle shelf left: hats (not flat bills, lol)
  8. Bottom left hanging rack: Raingear: jackets, and pants.

For information on specific items shown, just drop us an email at Ryan@averyadventures.com or Tanya@averyadventures.com. We are creating a shopping list tab on our menu of items we use; it will be up shortly:)

*UPDATE: This closet is still clean and organized due to our hunting season being postponed because of my hip surgery. :/

~Tanya

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