Earlier 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.