Packing Tips

Packing Tips

the best advise one can give you about packing for a hike or a campout is plan plan plan.....without planning you are bound to leave something behind. And when you are venturing into the deep unknown of nature, you don't want to be left off guard when coming face to face with danger!

So, make a list and check it! Check it 10 times if you need to, but be sure that you have everything that you need.

The best way to make a list is it break it down by category, for example:

  • Bedding requirements
  • Tent supplies
  • Cooking equipment
  • Toiletries
  • Bug spray and sunscreen
  • First aid kit contents
  • Food and water 
  • Flashlights, torches, batteries, matches, etc.

Make a list of everything you can think of that you will need on your adventure. Think about eating, walking, sleeping, entertaining, activities, medication, getting wet if there is a river or dam and so on. Brainstorm everything so that you don't forget anything!

If you are really worried that you may forget something, take note of your campsite and where the closest store is. That way, if you have forgotten something, you will have a plan B.

Look into the closest repair shop for your car or caravan if you have one. These things may seem trivial now, but thinking about them and making sure you know what you are up against is a wise choice indeed.

Focus on having fun!!!

There is a lot of time, effort, and certainly packing that goes into camping. However, don’t forget to focus on the fun. Look into activities such as kayaking, fishing, rock climbing, and hiking while you are camping.