Today’s modern life is draining the blood from every human being in the race of making money and ranking themselves up from the others. No one has the time to pay a little attention to the beauty that lies in nature. But if ever you feel exhausted and depleted by the rigorous routine, you must take a halt to go into the lap of nature and find a place where you can breathe freely and find some peace for your self.
When you decided to flee from your surroundings, camping in some remote areas where you can not listen to the annoying and unwanted noises can be the best option. You must be wanting to make this leisure time remarkable by not wasting a little of this time.
So make sure you make every preparation before your hike out. Like setting up your tent during your stay out can be a challenging task if you are not an expert in it. Here are some tips that can be helpful during your vacation plan.
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Choose the right type of tent
The very first point to ponder over is how to choose the right tent for your camping. It depends on your campsite. You need to be aware that particular region that you have selected for your camping.
You may choose your tent accordingly like if you are going to a mountainous area, your canvas must be a 4 season tent because no standard backpack will be meeting the needs as there are more winds and likely to be raining.
However, you don’t need these massive bulked tents in dry territories. Secondly, you must consider the number of people who will be staying in the camp. The tent should be spacious enough to accommodate everyone comfortably.
Practicing setting up the tent
Despite being baffled on your site and wasting time in setting up the tent when you only want to get slipped into the tent, and relaxed, I would suggest to practice it beforehand in your backyard.
Once you comprehend the details of erecting the whole structure of your tent with the help of the given instructions, it would be much easier for you to make it for the second time. Moreover, you would be feeling confident while accumulating the poles and timbers which are coming with your specific tent.
Choosing the right campsite
Once you reach your destination, the very first task that you have to accomplish is setting up your tent because you are bareheaded and under the sky, And you can never rely on the weather swings in such places.
So it is necessary to take a quick look around your surroundings to choose a place where you should pitch your tent. Here are things you must be kept in mind while selecting the right place.
Smooth and even surface: Try to pick the piece of land that is comparatively even if possible. You can clear the area from any debris to make it convenient for you before starting up.
Water: It is undoubtedly a significant human need, so there must be easy access to a source of water where you are camping. You will undoubtedly need water for cooking and washing purposes. However, it must not be in direct contact with water that may be overflowing towards your tent in case of rain.
Sun: While choosing for a perfect place, you must have thought of the direction where you want your tent has opened .if you like the morning sunshine, you may wish to open it in the east or vice verse.
Setting Up The Tent
Finally, when you have thought of all the details of the location, start with setting up the tent. You must take every step in sequence like:
Set the floor: First of all. Spread the tarp if you have one. The tarp is a thick floor spreading under the floor of your tent. It makes the grounds more cost.
Spread the body: Open tent over the floor and stretch it out then join the poles that come with your tent with the help of the loops of the tent. Once the poles are set with the body, you can stand them straight upward. While doing this your tent will take its shape. Now hammer the other ends of the poles into the ground so be more resistant in the face of heavy winds or storms.
Set the rain fly: Over your erected tent. A rain-fly is a waterproof layer of the roof that is to keep you safe and dry in rains.
After you are done with your tent, set your equipment like food storage, water cooler, sleeping bags etc. Last but not the least, choose where you want to lit the campfire.
Camping would be no fun without it especially in winters. Besides, you will be needing it for cooking purposes as well. So keep a certain distance from the tent and make a ring with stones. You can collect weeds, dry grass and small pieces of wood as the fire feed. And here you are all set to rock on your self-built paradise.