5 Ways You Can Get Comfortable While Eco-Camping

Do you love the great outdoors? If you do, eco-camping is a great way to connect with Mother Nature. For you to enjoy the sights, smells, sounds and textures of the outdoors, you need to camp comfortably. There are tips, tricks and even accessories which you can use to this effect. They help you to cook, relax and sleep comfortably. Here are 5 ways that you can get supremely comfortable while Eco-Camping.

Establish a great camping ground

The first step to enjoying a comfortable camping experience is to create a superb foundation. Begin by arriving during the daytime. This allows you to enjoy ample illumination in your campsite. Check the ground where you intend to set up your tent.

Get rid of any loose stones, sharp objects or old tent pegs. Make sure that the camp ground is flat. In this way, ensure that it does not have any hollows that can collect rainwater. By establishing a good foundation, you’ll be able to pitch tent on a comfortable surface.

Get extra tent pegs

When you buy a tent, you’re supplied with some pegs. They may not be of the best quality that you can get today because they can break or twist. As such, it is important to get some extra tent pegs. As you do this, search for heavy duty tent pegs. These will stay in place no matter how bad the winds get during your camping experience.

Also, invest in a good rubber mallet because it comes in handy for fixing them properly into the ground. Furthermore, a peg removal tool is great for pulling them out of the ground once your camping activity is over.

Microfibre cloths for wiping away condensation

If you camp in a humid or wet area, your tent can develop condensation on the inner surface. It can drip on your furnishings and make everything damp. Not only can this cause the formation of dangerous mold, it can also result in respiratory problems.

As such, carry along some microfiber cloths. They are excellent for wiping away the condensation on your tent. They can help to keep it dry throughout.

Get good camp bedding

An essential element to remember if you want to maximize your comfort while camping is to use good camp bedding. Invest in a good quality camp bed. The half-foam, half-inflating camping bed is a great option. You can couple it with a thermarest compressible pillow. To complete the set, invest in a good quality sleeping bag. It should be warm and breathable.

Have ample lighting equipment

A camping experience is not comfortable without good lighting. For this purpose, it is necessary to carry along multiple sources of lighting. Examples of these are lamps, torches and spare batteries. Along with this, invest in a wind-up lantern. It ensures that you will never find yourself in the darkness.

If you can get lighting sources that utilize renewable energy, this is the best option because you will never run out of power. Moreover, it is an eco-friendly option.

Final Words

Eco-camping or green camping is fun and exciting. To enjoy this activity to the fullest, you need to be comfortable. The guidelines above can help you to achieve this. By maximizing your comfort, you can have an eco-camping experience full of great memories!

About Salman Zafar

Salman Zafar is the Founder of EcoMENA, and an international consultant, advisor, ecopreneur and journalist with expertise in waste management, waste-to-energy, renewable energy, environment protection and sustainable development. His geographical areas of focus include Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe. Salman has successfully accomplished a wide range of projects in the areas of biomass energy, biogas, waste-to-energy, recycling and waste management. He has participated in numerous conferences and workshops as chairman, session chair, keynote speaker and panelist. Salman is the Editor-in-Chief of EcoMENA, and is a professional environmental writer with more than 300 popular articles to his credit. He is proactively engaged in creating mass awareness on renewable energy, waste management and environmental sustainability in different parts of the world. Salman Zafar can be reached at salman@ecomena.org or salman@bioenergyconsult.com
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