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Camping tips and tricks

Camping Tips & Tricks

Author: Anurag

Camping is the best way of having a fun and enjoyable weekend. All over the world there are people who religiously go on camping and enjoy themselves but once in a while we hear a few horror stories which makes one want to avoid camping. These horror stories are from those people who are amateurs or from those who have failed to properly plan their trip. A camper has to plan a trip very cautiously and carefully. The tips provided here are for the beginners and have to be followed to enjoy a camping trip. The preparation may seem to be tedious and tiring but are a must, so as to enjoy the camping trip to the maximum.

 

Camping is one activity in which is enjoyed by the whole family. Theoretically speaking camping means being in a tent and not staying at some hotel, also it's cheaper this way. As the camping tent has to be bought once and can be used for any future trips. The first step is to keep all the camping gear in order. Start keeping the required stuff for the trip at one place and keep the adding them as you remember them. The most important equipments are the camping tents, camping lanterns, camp stove and sleeping bags. The tent you buy should be a strong waterproof one. If you are using a tent for the first time it is advisable to try the putting together and the technicalities of it beforehand. Insulated sleeping bags are advisable as they can be used both in winters and summers.

 

Camping lanterns and camp stoves are another must buy. Grills are often provided at camp sites and hence leave them if they are provided at the camp site. The car which one will be using should have enough space for all the camping gear. Clothes should be kept separately. Heavier items should be kept at the bottom and the lighter item on the top while packing. Freezer should be well stocked and one cooked meal will be a good idea as when you reach the site you will be tired to do the cooking. Small but important items like tea bags, instant coffee powder, milk powder or condensed milk, sugar biscuits and of course most important water should not be forgotten.

 

Crockery and cutlery should not be very expensive one, so that even if it is lost or damaged it won't be missed. Crockery items like plates, glass, cups, cooking utensils and more should be packed. Cutlery spoons and knife, forks also have to be kept. Other items to be packed can be barbeque tongs, can opener and vegetable peeler. However if you are camping at a place where water is an issue then it will be a good idea to take disposable plates, cups, glasses and cutlery. Try to collect as much information as possible about the camping site which you have chosen and know the dos and don'ts about the place.

 

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