By RICHARD CHRISTOPHER. Hiking And Camping. Published at Friday, April 20th, 2018 - 23:21:56 PM.
Take pride and take care of your outdoor gear. Hopefully you`ve learned this from your parents and not necessarily from experience. Take good care of your camping gear and the camping gear will take good care of you! If you`re careless with your gear it will let you down when you need it the most. That`s one adventure you can do without. Carefully inspect each piece of your outdoor equipment - hiking rafting camping safety and survival gear before you embark on your wilderness adventure. Upon your return clean and properly store all of your camping gear. Make a habit of periodically checking your gear`s safety straps fuel waterproofing batteries and overall condition. Taking good care of your outdoor equipment is an important part of enjoying your hiking rafting and/or camping trip.
Hiking and Camping Arrangements - Understand that hiking does not typically need reservations but to cover your bases make them in case you decide to stay overnight especially at a hiking park or public campground. The earlier you make your appointment the better because it gives you some choices as to where you can stay. The campground will typically let early birds choose their own spots. So with everything you know about the two and why they go together why are you not packing some food and some clothes and get started on your expedition? Talk with those who will be joining you see how many will jump at the chance to do both.
For cooking food you will need a small camp stove and something to ignite a fire. Generally you want to refrain from starting an open fire as it can be prohibited in many national and state forests. Be sure you have a cooking pot skillet utensils plates and a good knife. Of course some zip-lock bags are great for not only storing food but also rain proofing important items. For the food itself planning out each meal is key. Bringing items like cereal powdered milk granola for breakfast and heat and eat freeze dried meals for lunch and dinners. Remember that weight is an important consideration so bringing a lot of canned foods may tend to weigh you down. Of course you will need plenty of water and a refillable container that you can use along the way. Don`t forget the water purification tablets either again learned that the hard way as well.
o What`s the terrain like? Will you be pitching a tent or using a camper? Will your destination be in the rough or will it be a designated cleared site? o Check the Weather predictions and always be prepared for the unexpected. The first time you don`t will be the time you wish you had.
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