Living in this world offers few experiences quite like the adventure of camping. The fresh air and natural beauty are unrivaled. If you are interested in camping, read on for some tips and advice.
Make sure that the sleeping bag you bring camping is right for the weather. A winter bag for the summer will cause you to sweat all night. The opposite is true as well, a summer bag won’t keep you warm in the winter. You may even get hypothermia.
Take only photos and leave only footprints. That is the rule of thumb when camping. Only use the natural resources that you need and do not leave any traces that you were camping when you leave. Pick up all trash, extinguish and cover any fire pits, bury all human waste, and make the area where you camped look exactly as it did when you found it.
Before you leave on your trip, use your backyard to help you work out the kinks in your camping equipment. Put up your tent to make sure you know (or remember!) how to put it up. This will also allow you to see if anything needs to be patched up. It will make it that much easier for you when you get to the campsite. Read more…