How to pack your camping essentials
If you’re confused about what to take along while on a camping trip, take a look here. These are just some of the things that are definite must-haves to survive in the wilderness, even if it’s a short trip. Make your camping experience an enjoyable and fun trip, especially if it’s with family and friends.
You will need an all-weatherproof bag. Something like the Cabela’s Weatherproof ATV bags keeps all your personal belongings like clothes, extra supplies and other equipment safe, dry and clean while camping. The bag is tough enough to withstand being dragged around as it has edge protectors. Closed cell foam gives the bag a strong structure to protect contents inside. The reinforced nylon web straps, heavy-duty zippered lid and weatherproof storm flap prevents any moisture from getting in to protect contents.
Whatever the hardship on the trail, a good night’s sleep will restore your balance to leave you feeling bright-eyed and fresh to tackle the next day. A Sierra Designs Zissou sleeping bag is perfect for cold weather camping. It has 33 ounces of 600 fill DriDown insulation to protect you from melting snow and condensation inside your tent. Even if does get wet, the sleeping bag dries faster than regular ones. For moderate weather, look for something like the Eureka Copper River 30 degree sleeping bag that’s snug and sporty. It has a synthetic fill and is a great spring/fall sleeping bag.
Food and preferably a hot meal can do wonders to restore energy and optimism on a rough day at camp. Texsport The Pathfinder black Ice Hard anodized mess kit is ideal. The black cookware has a non-stick finish and has an insulated, stay-cool handle. It’s lightweight and durable making it easy for you to clean and carry.
If you’re carrying electronic equipment like chargers, compass and others, it’s best to keep them all separately in a backpack. If you’re taking children along, it’s a good idea to ask them to carry their own belongings. A cute Embark backpack in pink is a sturdy bag with padded shoulder straps to make it safe to carry camping gear. It has an organizer pocket and zip closure to keep loose supplies safe and secure.