Heading off the beaten path for a camping expedition can be fun and exciting, but it requires some basic knowledge and preparation to keep you safe and comfortable. The following advice will help your future camping trips be more enjoyable.
Pick a type of sleeping bag that happens to be appropriate for the season. Bringing a winter bag camping in summer can cause you to roast all night. On the other hand, bringing a light-weight bag in the middle of winter could cause you to wake up freezing. You would in fact be risking your health and safety.
When choosing a tent, pick one that has plenty of room for you and all of your camping companions. This will ensure comfort while inside the tent.
Kids love camping, but you need to plan out activities for them to do on the trip. Kids can easily get bored if you are in the woods for a long time. They probably aren’t used to fishing or campfires. Teach them the basics of these activities before leaving for your trip, especially if they don’t have lots of outdoor experience. [Read more…]