...very carefully haha... actually I thought about this a lot so I'm going to way over-answer your question. I actually have a spreadsheet/checklist that we update each time and go over to make sure we have everything and to remember where everything is. And another tab on there for my wishlist and budget and gant chart for future maintenance. That probably makes me sound way more OCD/type than I really am but what else are you supposed to do at your real job while day-dreaming of your next trip? Plus efficiency and change-over reductions is pretty much what I do for work...This brings back memories of driving those same beaches in my fathers fj60 20 years ago, well done!
But where does all your gear go since you have a bar on wheels taking up the entire cargo hold?