Camping is the best recreation activity most people prefer undertaking just to get away from the horde and noisy life in the city. It gives you a chance to appreciate what nature has provided as well as straighten your muscles and forget some of those stressful ordeals waiting back in the city. However, this may turn out to be the worst ordeal for many and especially for those who are new to the field of camping. It is essential to know what camping is all about. Before going for an outdoor experience in the woods and other camping sites, it is crucial to establish a list of items that you will likely need during the activity, whether for consumption or safety.
To ensure all runs smoothly and the best experience with nature, here are some tips for you before you hit the trail.
A tent is one of the most important things to carry during camping. It is essential to ensure all the equipment required to set up the tent is available. Depending on the number of people destined to use a tent, it is vital to provide enough space for every individual. While selecting a tent site, it is recommended that you should set it near a water source. In this way, you assured of reliable water supply for either cooking, washing, or drinking.
Food and cooking equipment’s
Food is a basic necessity that everyone required to replace the energy lost as well as for survival. Much energy is lost during the camping adventure, and therefore, a lump sum amount of food is required to keep you going. It is essential to bring foods that can’t go bad if not put in a cold environment. This will save you the expense of them going bad. Some of the utensils required for cooking during camping include a water heating pan, frying pan, plastic plates, bowls, glasses, a sharp knife, lid, spoons, and other necessary cooking utensils.
Firewood is the most common source of heat during outdoor activities. Though some camping sites will permit you to cut some of the sticks in the woods, it is essential to carry your firewood in case you are not allowed to have it in the parks. A movable stove is an alternative solution for you.
It is essential to carry both heavy and light clothes. The heavy clothes will keep you warm during the nights while you can wear the light ones while camping. This will keep you more comfortable. Taking some extra clothing is also necessary for the case you blunder or fall while crossing a river or in case of a sudden climatic change. It is also essential to carry a mat and bedsheets to lay on during the night. A sleeping bag will make you more comfortable during the night.
First Aid Kit
A First Aid kit is always necessary, especially while traveling in the wild. There are so many dangers on the way, and this will help a great deal to treat some of your wounds.
Other safety tips
To avoid the fatal effects of both the insects and the scorching sun. It is essential to carry some insect repellants as well as sunscreen lotions. As the head of a camp group, it is crucial to keep an eye on the surrounding in case of impending danger.
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Ruby Andrew lives in Bristol, UK, and is an avid reader and blogger. Since her early years, she’s had a passion for writing. Her articles have been published in leading UK newspapers. Her areas of interest are food, reviews (Book/Movie), Travel, Fashion, Lifestyle, fitness, automobiles, and the latest gadgets. She works as a guest blogger on her chosen areas of interest and currently writes on behalf of Australian Visa
Updated: 15 July 2020