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Beginners' Preparation For Your First Camping Trip

October 12, 2017

Equipment options for camping have evolved greatly over the years so understanding your options and knowing your limits is vital. You will discover vast options as you begin your planning preparations such as cost, quality, flexibility, environment options, sizing, and safety should be key parts as you put your fundamental inventory together.For more info, you can visit to Backpack Europe and Iceland Backpacking Trip.

Understanding your limits and abilities:

There are a vast variety of unique activities to do while camping offered in State, National, and other Public camping areas. As you begin preparing your trip consider the number of people that'll be enjoying their the first adventure. Target your group bodily abilities and interest have become important in regards to your site location. Group attention such as swimming, hiking, rafting or bird watching would be some considerations. You need to avoid injuries and dampen the journey experience on your first adventure.

Planning your first journey:

- Site Area can involve, in some cases, Permits and Regulations. It is important if they are required to safe these and understanding that size of your group. If you decide on a State or National Park you will see rules and regulations you should be aware of such as Food Storage/Disposal, Fire, and even Pet Rules.

- Outdoor Conditions concerning your location selection and safety could very well come into play. Account of such achievable hazards, for example, are altitude, weather, and even specific wildlife in the area.

- Saftey Concerns to avoid attracting Wildlife to your campsite! Food Storage, keeping your site clean, feeding wildlife and eating in your tent. I suggest you have the group police the area every day picking up ALL trash and placing it in a secure container to avoid scents. Be sure you have a quality first aid kit for scrapes, abrasions, or cuts

- An Emergency Plan should be done to plan for the worst. Names and contact information for all attendees is a good start. You can add your location, planned departure, and return. Include details pertaining to planned group activities. Develop a buddy plan for those in the group that want to do their own little hike and prevent getting lost. If your campsite is a managed property get their emergency phone number. Leave a copy of all this info with a family buddy or relative for reference if needed.

- Equipment Needed for any trip will have variables depending on location, time of year, duration and difficulty. Extra Food and Water, Tent(# of people), proper clothing to handle any type of weather change, Sun and Insect protection, tools, illumination, Navigation products.

Please note that once you secured your inventory it is important to test out your equipment and try it out before you get to your location! The last place you need to try and familiarize yourself is once you are at the site. Setup the tent, test Nav Gear, try on back boots or even pack. You will avoid distraction and create setting up camp and comfort much less stressful.

 

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