Posts Tagged ‘packing’

The 3 Lessons I Learned Camping

Monday, August 31st, 2009

My wife and I just spent the last week camping in Oregon/Idaho along the Snake River. In addition to great weather and good times, we learned a few valuable lessons — the hard way.

#1) Pack sunblock. Normally, when I think of camping, I envision dense forests with ample shade. Last week, other than the Snake, we didn’t have much to cool us down or protect us from the sun. Needless to say, I may be uncharacteristically red as I type this.


Packing Problems?

Monday, February 9th, 2009

“With so many different types of affordable and durable camping equipment and gear to choose from, where do you begin?” opens┬áJonathan Perez on the problem of packing. His article attempts to tackle the task and reduce its daunting demeanor.

Before he dives into his suggestions on packing, Perez offers the age-old “safety in numbers” advice, saying you should always travel with someone, not just for safety but for fun as well.