Thanks to the insurgence of reality shows that focus on surviving in the wild, camping has become very popular in recent years. Continue reading if you want to have a camping trip that is enjoyable and memorable.
Pick a type of sleeping bag that happens to be appropriate for the season. Don’t take a heavy sleeping bag out in the summer, it could make you sweat and be uncomfortable all night long. On the other hand, if you pack a lighter summer bag during cold weather camping, you are going to not get any rest. You might even contract hypothermia.
You may feel that when you get to your campsite you will have enough wood to make a fire. This is not always the case because green and wet wood will not burn easily. Bring some wood and store it in an area that is not moist when you camp.
Be prepared to get dirty. If you’re ready for this, it will bother you less when it happens. Just have fun. Relax, and enjoy your time in the great outdoors. You can return to being clean and civilized when you’re at home. [Read more…]