Improve Your Camping Know-How With These Tips

Camping is getting to be a popular pastime because of the amount of exposure it is getting from reality television. If you want to spend some time outside for fun and relaxation, keep reading for how to do it right.

Select the right sleeping bag for the season. You are going to roast all night long in a sleeping bag designed for cold weather that you camp with during summer. The opposite is true as well, as you need a good, heavy sleeping bag when you are going to be enduring very cold conditions. You may even subject yourself to hypothermia.

If you have bought a brand new tent in preparation for your camping trip, set it up at home first before you use it for camping. By doing this you will be able to make sure that your tent does not have any missing parts. Furthermore, such a task will help to reassure you that you know how to errect your camping tent properly. This can eliminate the frustration of trying to set up your tent in a hurry.

Bring along an emergency survival kit, and keep it on you for the duration of your camping trip. In addition to your first aid kit, you need waterproof matches, a flare gun, water-purifying tablets and a knife. If you were to get lost or were put in an emergency situation, the survival kit will be of great help. Be sure to bring it with you whenever you leave your campsite.

If you’re bringing kids on your camping trip, over-pack for them. There is a lot of mess that goes along with camping. Kids are always attracted to dirt. As a result, they are going to be seriously messy by the end of each day. You may not be able to keep them clean, but you can bring a change of clothes. It is important to be prepared.

You may wish to take a class that has to do with first aid, especially if you’re traveling with kids. In an emergency, your first aid training could be the difference between life and death. In addition, make sure you do enough research on the area. Know if there are any poisonous snakes in the area, what type of wild animals call those woods their home, etc.

The difference between a fun camping trip and a dangerous one? Preparation. That is why it’s important to prepare in advance and prepare well. If camping at a new location, make sure you investigate the geography, climate, and local wildlife so you are prepared for any dangers.

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Make sure you know what’s covered in your medical insurance. You may need another policy if you’re going to a different state. This becomes even more important if your camping trip takes you to another country. Be sure that you prepare yourself in case anything happens!

Bring all necessary camping gear with you prior to going on your trip. Forgetting your sleeping bag or food is not what you want to happen. Have a checklist of the items you need before you leave lest something be left behind.

Make a list of your required camping gear and double check it while packing. If you forget a key item, it can destroy the vacation. Take the time to create a list that can be checked off while you pack. You should bring along a knife, food, water, shelter and a sleeping bag.

Create a list of the items you must bring before you go camping. This is imperative when there is travel involved during your camping trip. Get all your things together a few days before your trip and mark them off on your list.

Make a plan as to what you’ll wear. Pack plenty of different items of clean clothing for all types of weather. You should also make sure to include clothing that is appropriate for the climate and possible weather changes in your camping area. Sturdy shoes or boots with closed toes are essential gear for any camping trip.

You can tell that there are many things to consider when you go camping. However, you are now likely well prepared to deal with the simple situations that pop up. With a better idea about what you can expect from your next outdoor adventure, you’ll be able to maximize your odds of a fun, successful trip.

Coleman Instant 8 Person Tent, Black, 14×10-Feet

Coleman Instant 8 Person Tent, Black, 14×10-Feet

Coleman Instant 8 Person Tent, Black, 14×10-Feet

Coleman Instant 8 Person Tent

Product Description
Unlike tents that promise a quick setup but still have you puzzling over the shock-corded poles 10 minutes in, the Coleman 14×10 Foot 8-person Instant Tent delivers simple and quick setup in a minute or less. The secret to the tent’s seamless setup is the pole system that comes pre-attached to the tent. As a result, assembly couldn’t be easier: just unfold the tent, spread it out, extend the poles, click them together and lock them into place. Before you know it, you’ll have a full two-room tent that stands 14 by 10 feet, with a center height of 6 feet 5 Inch. Despite the tent’s versatility, it’s still as strong and weatherproof as ever, with Coleman’s exclusive Weather Tec system helping protect you from inclement weather and nasty storms. Weather Tec tents are built with a coated polyester fabric combined with anti-wicking thread, webbing and zippers, all designed to keep you dry when the rain comes down.

Price: $209.99

  • Spacious 8-person, 2-room tent designed for quick assembly
  • Poles come pre-attached to tent, ensuring setup in 1 minute or less
  • Exclusive Weather Tec system with thick waterproof walls and welded floor
  • 2 doors and 7 windows for full ventilation; removable divider between rooms
  • Base measures 14 by 10 feet; center height of 6 feet 5 inches; 1-year warranty

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Instant Automatic Pop Up Backpacking Camping Hiking 3-4Persons Tent Green
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TETON Sports Celsius XXL Sleeping Bag

TETON Sports Celsius XXL Sleeping Bag

TETON Sports Celsius XXL -18C/0F Sleeping Bag

TETON Sports Celsius XXL Sleeping Bag

Product Description
Tired of squeezing into a too-small sleeping bag? This oversized TETON Sports Celsius XXL -18C/0F bag is longer than a twin size bed and only one inch narrower, meaning even the most active sleeper has room to stretch. Weighing only 7 pounds, the Celsius XXL -18°C/0°F sleeping bag offers both comfort and warmth, utilizing SuperLoft Elite 4-channel hollow fiber insulation and offset stitching. Bag comes with the bells and whistles of a more expensive bag: shoulder and zipper baffles, adjustable mummy hood, and interior storage pocket for keys, wallet or watch. Sturdy stuff sack has drawstring, straps and compression buckles.

Price: $62.49

  • Size 90″ x 39″, Pack Weight 7 lbs., Pack Size 17″ x 12.5″ x 12.5″
  • 100% Brushed Poly Flannel Lining
  • Durable taffeta shell stands up to years of use
  • Double layer offset construction minimizes fill compression for greater comfort; traps more air for greater warmth
  • Right and left-hand zippers let you zip together two Celsius XXL -18°C/0°F bags

 

 

 

 

GRIZZLY 1-Person -50 Degree BLACK CANVAS SLEEPING BAG by BLACK PINE
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