Stash a glow stick in a coloured Nalgene bottle for a little mood lighting in your tent, or hang a Petzl head-lamp or flashlight from the tent ceiling for more main lighting.
In order to keep your tent clean and tidy, take an old towel and spread it on the floor of the tent, just inside the entrance. If your tent has a vestibule, pack an old mat and lay that in front of the entrance, also– it’s a great location to keep shoes and boots. A little whisk broom also comes in convenient.
Nylon rope comes in handy for tying up food, camping tent support– even extra shoelaces! Duct Tape is a fast repair for just about everything, from torn shoes to broken camping tent poles, to holding table linens down in the wind.
Wet socks? It’s not quite, however sleep with them twisted around your midsection. Your temperature and the warmth from your sleeping bag will dry them better than the cold night air.
Sawdust in empty egg containers, laundry lint and cottonballs coated in Vaseline make excellent fire-starters and a terrific method to turn your garbage into biofuel!
Conserve empty prescription bottles and utilize them to keep matches, batteries or your fire-starting cottonballs. You can likewise buy little Nalgene containers and canisters from us that been available in a huge selection of sizes.
Make all campfires well away from trees and any root systems– roots can catch fire. Understand local fire guidelines and weather, always keep a container of water handy, and keep in mind: your fire isn’t really out till you can sort through the ashes with your fingers.
Constantly take a light set of shoes: they’re simple to wear around camp and your feet will appreciate the change from hiking boots. A comfortable set of Sanuks are the best shoe for kickin’ around camp or to slip on when nature calls at 3 am.
Take a Frisbee: along with the normal Frisbee fun, turn it upside down to give supper plates additional support.