Lightening your load when it comes to backpacking is a skill developed over time. Shedding the non-essentials down to the most essential and efficient items is a challenge, and a small thrill in an of itself. Here are 10 tips for backpacking light that are not only creatively smart, but will keep money in your pocket, make you more nimble, and enjoy your trip even more.
The focus of ultralight backpacking is to bring the lightest and most basic gear as possible.
Packing light is easier and less expensive than you might expect. Every ounce that is cut from carrying backpacks will make you more nimble, and the trip more enjoyable . Here are some fantastically creative ways to reduce backpack weight on your next adventure, without breaking the bank!
Camping in the fall/winter months is much like camping in warmer months, but with a few adjustments like warmer clothing and bedding. Top benefits to camping in the off-season include less annoying insects, less annoying campers (har har) and of course mother nature’s winter beauty, in all her glory.
An since camping requires planning, here’s not just any camping checklist, this is especially tailored for a winter camping checklist.
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Dogs are an essential part of the family, and they really enjoy camping in the great outdoors as much as we do. Camping with dogs can really enhance the joy of the day’s adventures. If you’re thinking of camping with a dog, plan ahead to ensure they’ll have a fun and safe time with you.
While there are many home remedies for mosquito bites, your main strategy should focus on how to prevent mosquito bites from happening in the first place. Taking these preventative measures will drastically reduce your odds of being bitten so you can focus you attention on what you intended… enjoying the outdoors!
Use the following strategies to prevent, or at least reduce your chances of getting a mosquito bite.