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Camping, 4-star version or in the heart of nature, what an adventure! So that everything goes well, it is better to master the fundamentals. While some elements lend themselves to improvisation, others deserve a little anticipation. The choice of the right spot, for example.
Being dislodged by the police at 4 a.m. (#truestory) because you were tempted to do wild camping or get wet because you could not resist the urge to pitch your tent near a lake is not the best of experiences. But, let's stay positive, we have some practical advice that should help you avoid these kind of inconveniences. When you have the basics, camping is all about happiness!
Before launching our series of tips, let's review the basics:the difference between wild camping and bivouac. for the first, we set up camp for several days, and as for the second, we usually plan to stop only for one night.
Whatever your choice, wild camping or bivouac, before leaving, the right attitude to have is to learn about the regulations of the country in order to know which practices are authorized and in what context.
Once you know all's legal, here are some rules to apply.
You are now ready for holidays, in a campsite or in the middle of nature. 3 last points:
- You never skimp with the safety instructions
- You respect the environment
- You think about being well equipped (backpack, hammock, cooler, sleeping bag, mattress...)
If you are afraid of forgetting something for your camping trips, we have put together a checklist so that you don't forget anything!
Now that you have the basics, we wish you a great adventure!