Posts Tagged ‘camping in the rain’

Water-Tight Tips for Enjoying Spring Rains

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

Enjoy the RainEarlier this week, we highlighted Coast’s new article concerning hiking safety in the mud-ridden spring season. Today, we’re extending the focus of dealing with the rainy season by highlighting another article, Hiking and Camping in Wet and Muddy Conditions, by Bill Sassani. The article offers a number of fabulous tips for dealing with the spring weather’s unfortunate side effects — water and mud.

First, Sassani encourages campers and hikers to plan ahead by doing simple things like looking at the weather forecast and packing appropriate clothing. In regard to planning ahead, the article also offers a few easy tips for weatherproofing your gear.

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How to Enjoy Camping in the Rain

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Well, it’s raining in the Pacific Northwest — again. And with fall officially here, rain will become the norm. In spite of that fact however, don’t let the foreboding thought of rain discourage you from venturing out camping. Contrary to what some may think, camping in the rain can be just as fun and relaxing as in the summer sun. Don’t believe me?

A large reason why people struggle in the elements is that they’re ill-prepared for what the weather may bring. As such, here are a few tips to prevent the rain from ruining your outing, courtesy Camping Blogger. (more…)