25 Extremely Useful Camping Tips That Will Make Your Weekend More Enjoyable

Camping is fun! You get out of the city, into the mountains, away from all of your pesky co-workers. You turn off your phone and just forget about the world you left behind. And then it rains. And it rains. And it rains. And you get lost. And bears eat your food. And bears eat you. And nobody ever finds out what happened to you and people forget about you and move on with their lives as if you never existed because they don’t care about you anymore and everybody dies. Sounds dramatic? That’s because it is. You should start taking your camping prep seriously. Very seriously. Otherwise, as you just saw, everybody can die. Which, apart from the annoying run on sentence and failed attempt at humor, is very true. So how can we remedy this? By preparing! And to prepare for your camping trip, you need tips. Lots of tips. Once you get done with this list you are going to feel like a pro. You’ll be the Eagle Scout you always dreamed about being. Or maybe Bear Grylls. Whatever floats your boat. As long as it’s floating. These are 25 extremely useful camping tips that will make your weekend more enjoyable!

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This may sound obvious, but always let people know where you are. Most unsolved cases of hikers-gone-missing would have ended differently had the hikers taken this one simple precaution.

This may sound obvious, but always let people know where you are. Most unsolved cases of hikers-gone-missing would have ended differently had the hikers taken this one simple precaution.Source: reddit, Image: pixabay
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Choose a sunscreen that protects against both UVA and UVB rays

Choose a sunscreen that protects against both UVA and UVB raysSource: reddit, Image: pixabay

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Rather than trying to waterproof all of your stuff with those sprays, use something like Thompson's Water Seal (yes, the stuff you use on your deck). It's a lot cheaper.

Rather than trying to waterproof all of your stuff with those sprays, use something like Thompson's Water Seal (yes, the stuff you use on your deck). It's a lot cheaper.Source: reddit, Image: pixabay
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Collect all the wood you think you'll need for the night in a pile. Then make the pile 3 times bigger.

Collect all the wood you think you'll need for the night in a pile. Then make the pile 3 times bigger.Source: reddit, Image: wikipedia

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Get a headlamp in white/yellow and red. The red is great at night. It allows you to see without waking people up. It also lets you keep your night vision.

Get a headlamp in white/yellow and red. The red is great at night. It allows you to see without waking people up. It also lets you keep your night vision.Source: reddit, Image: wikipedia


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