Camping is enjoyable and much more fun for those who are organized which means you know the essential things to bring with you and leave those that are not appropriate. Many campers prefer to camp in the desert because they don’t want to pay fee however what is the use of a small fee compared to your security? Here are some tips to make your adventure camp more exciting than ever.
When camping in outdoor tents you need to make up your mind here you want to set it up to make sure that you will have a good night sleep.
- Check the location of the site and decide if you want to be alone or if it’s okay to have a company of fellow campers and if you can tolerate the noise they will make.
- Don’t pitch your tent where strong wind blows and could topple your camping tent, camping gear and everything.
- Select a place that is shaded and where the ground is level. If you prefer setting up your outdoor camping tent under trees make sure that there are no rotten branches that might fall off once strong wind blows.
- Once you find the safest and peaceful site for you, put a ground sheet before setting up your tent. This gives protection against sticks and sharp stones.
- Choose the site where you are far from the toilet blocks for enough privacy.
- Find a good spot with a perfect view. Waking up in the morning with a great view and scenery will surely make your day making you refreshed and energized to do your scheduled activities.
- Use luminescent guy ropes instead to prevent tripping especially at night where poor vision could not help see where you are going.
Campfires usually are one of the means on how we cook our food but without precautions, this could mean a disaster.
- Check if there is no fire ban on the day of the camping trip. Most countries which have acres of forest and hectares of grassland prohibit campfires because it may start forest or bush fires which are uncontrollable.
- You could ask authorities or forest rangers for permission if you make use of campfire for cooking or for warmth.
- Make sure there are no hanging tree branches over the fire you have made at least 3 meters including debris, vegetation or grasslands.
- Just make a small fire. If you need more fuel for your cooking, just add when necessary by smaller pieces. Large fire can lead to a much bigger fire when sparks make contact with dried up leaves or grass leading to a greater catastrophe.
- Do not cut down trees or their branches to make fuel for your cooking. Buy or bring your own or you can pick up those dried branches that lie on the ground.
- Keep a constant watch over your fire. Never leave it burning and go somewhere else. This is to prevent tragedy and injury.
Once you are finished with the fire, cover it with enough layer of sand or douse it with water to put out the fire.