What You Will Need When You Go Camping

Camping may appear like a fairly simple endeavour, but the reality could be quite different. Basically, you’ll be living for a day or more outside the comforts of your home, exposed to nature and her elements. If you’re going out on such a trip, make sure you bring these essentials with you.

Tent – A tent is an absolute necessity–unless you wouldn’t mind sleeping under a tree or in a cave. There are different kinds and sizes of tents that fit almost every requirement, so finding the right one shouldn’t be hard. For instance, if you’re going alone or with a partner, you can opt for a smaller tent that would fit two people without a hitch.

First aid kit – Mother Nature has her own collection of potential hazards that can burn, scratch, or cut you. A first aid kit with basic medical essentials may prove to be the life (or camping trip) saver that you will need in an emergency.

Sleeping pad – You might not be sleeping for days on your comfy bed, but camping doesn’t have to mean uncomfortable sleep. Sleeping pads do more than just provide a soft surface to lie on—they also insulate you from the cold ground and keep you warm when it gets chilly.

Matches – Unless you’re an outdoor survival pro, bring a pack of matches so you can start a fire when you need it. Without fire, your food options may be limited and the nights could be much colder.

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