Camping is a fun experience. There is a lot of adventure embedded in such a journey. When you are heading out camping with friends or with family, it is important that you carry with you that will make sure your journey goes smoothly. Your hygiene products, your meds, grooming essentials, etc. are sure shot accompaniments that you can’t compromise on. These also stuff you will have no access to there.
So here is s a list of things you would need there and hence, should make space for in your bag, before anything else.
1. Sturdy Footwear
Whether you are hiking, trekking, sightseeing, climbing, or doing anything outdoors, you would need shoes sturdier than ever. You should even carry flip-flops to be able to walk on sand. Good shoes will prevent falling or tripping on rough terrain.
2. Sleeping Bags
This item can not be missed. No matter where you would be camping, beach, or on hills, you would need a protective, body-hugging sleeping bag for it can get you comfortable during the night protecting you from cold and bugs at the same time. You may or may not have sheets to be spread on the ground but this item will make sure you are well off.
For hygiene purposes, you should have two or three towels that you could use for different purposes. Keep one extra clean for times if you are injured and need cushioning. To wipe out your sweat and cushion your head while you doze off at a random spot, this item will prove helpful. A longer towel to lie down for sunbathing? Yes.
4. Water Bottle
It is essential to have one water bottle of your own always with you. When you are measuring the lengths of steep hills or climbing mountains, you will be overwhelmed by physical exertion. You will always need a sip so, fill in fresh water for yourself and make sure all your teammates have one. A good source of drinking water does not often see in such places so wherever you may find it, you would be able to fill in your bottle.
5. Bug Repellent and Matchsticks
You will be going to an open space, so you will be inviting a lot of insects and bugs. Before you become their target, you would need to cover yourself properly in either full clothes or put on bug repellent. Fire helps, also preventing the dangers of big animals. You can carry with you mosquito repellent creams too.
Matchsticks are important. They are used to light up a campfire, prepare fuel for cooking food, and help build a source of light.
For times when you will be trekking or even just sightseeing or photographing the beautiful scenes around you, you would want your head protected from direct sunlight and also to make sure that your sight remains clear from the interruption of the sun. Here, you will be helped by the full-rim hats. They will also come in handy when you soak in the sun when and cover your face with them.
Trips are only fun when you are equipped with things you will be needing there. Not everything would as accessible as you expect them to be so you would need to carry a lot of small and big stuff in your bag pack. Depending on what activities you would be indulging in, you would need a change of clothes and some equipment for you to function well. Apart from these, you just need good company to spend quality time with.