How To Set Up a Comfortable Campsite, A Beginner’s Guide


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A comfortable campsite is an important step while camping in a remote place. Camping may sound very exciting and thrilling altogether, but without proper planning and arrangement, it can turn out to be a mess. As the urban advantages are not generally available in a remote camping area, you must pack and sort carefully before the trip.

A good, safe, and durable camp generally depends on three things. Firstly you must pack proper camping gear from home. If you are taking your kids to the camping, then you must take extra care while packing. Give the kids separate color duffels for each of them where they can put their toys and other kinds of stuff. If possible, let them do their packing under proper supervision. In this way, they will also remember the details about their preparation.

If you are a frequent camper, then keep a separate camp box beforehand and fill it with all the essential things for camping. In the case of car camping, thoroughly accessorize your car as well. You should never pack the trip emergencies at the last moment. Pack strategically and keep emergency light, first aid, insecticide, dry foods, etc. on the top of your bag.

Comfortable campsite
Comfortable campsite

Establishing A Comfortable Campsite

Choose a well shaded, flat, and windy area for the tent set up. Then quickly put up your tent and place an intense light in your pocket as soon as you enter the tent. Then start unpacking systematically. The emergency things you have put first put them in a secure place in a specific order. So that whenever you need them, you quickly reach out for them, even in the dark, maybe. After using put it back to the exact place you took it, Practice a little mindfulness at this time.

Always remember some landmarks to reach back to your tent after the day out and make sure all your campmates do the same. If you are with kids, they should also know this by heart, so that nobody is lost or puzzled while returning in the dark. Carry an extra set of light, in case the batteries dry out. Keep the car keys in a secure pocket.

Comfortable campsite
Comfortable campsite

Organizing Is The Key

Always carry your water with you and don’t drink from an unknown source while camping. Never keep your food unattended, as wild animals can attack your tent following food scent. Collect your food scraps and dump them away from your tent.

Stay positive and flexible. You will surely not get all the urban facilities while camping. But to be in sync with nature, you can not always expect to go by your daily routine. Use flipflops inside the tent, and after the sunset, put a hanging light outside the tent. It will keep the wild animals away and help your campmates to identify campsite from afar. Camping is all about living alongside nature, some trekking, some playful cooking, some peaceful walks, etc. But you have to be flexible and organized throughout

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