Going camping is often incredibly exciting. You can connect with nature or connect with your inner self. Hiking, building fires and relaxing are just a few ways that you can enjoy your time. There are a lot of things to think about and do when you’re on a camping trip so we’ve provided you with the following advice to help you along.
When you go camping, find your shelter before it gets dark. If you wait until after dark to set up you will find it to be nearly impossible, even if you have decent light. That is particularly true if you aren’t used to the blackness of the wilderness. Do not get yourself into this situation, and find your shelter during daylight hours.
Carry a survival kit on your person. Survival kits must include water purification tablets, a knife, a first aid box, flare gun and waterproof matches. This survival kit may be what keeps you alive if you get lost and the items in it are indispensable in a survival situation. Be sure to bring it with you whenever you leave your campsite. [Read more…]