Camping is a fun activity for many people around the world and is considered to be very adventurous as well. This activity is very common in European nations such as United Kingdom etc. To find more details about camping, read the following.
Camping and caravanning in the UK
It is a fact that more than 1 in every 110 adults in the UK is a member of either a camping or a caravanning club. The most visited club sites include Keswick, Moffat, Sandringham, Chertsey and Scarborough.
Alternative Decathlon with the club
Some sites available for Parallel Baas are Drayton Manor, Rhandirmwyn and Slingsby whereas the top sites for Beam are Cardigan Bay, Alton, the star and Ravenglass. Norman bay, Slapton sands and Dunstan hill are the popular sites for weightlifting.
Tips for happy camping
Some tips to follow to have a good camping experience are:
- Travel light
- Outwitting mosquitoes
- Stake out your rainfly using a handy Taut-line hitch.
- Dry out the tent before packing to avoid smelly mildew.
The power of camp
Some positives of camping are:
- One gets a high quotient of adventure
- One gets to enjoy the beauty of nature
- One gets time to think without distractions.
Some commandments of camping include:
- Having fun
- Letting kids be entertained
- Not getting lost
- Keeping camping site clean
Adventures in mountain climbing
The top ten mountain climbing sites in the world are mount McKinley, Mount Everest, Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Aconcagua, Mount Elbrus, Mount Vinson Massif and Carstensz Pyramid. The youngest person to climb all these 7 summits was George Atkinson when he was 16 years and 362 days.
Pure Michigan camping
The Michigan camp has more than thousand campgrounds statewide and serves more than 4 million campers every year. The favourite regions within this state for camping are Upper Peninsula and Northwest region. Some important features to consider before choosing a campground are a nice view, dog friendly region, clean bathroom and showers and less distance from water.
7 types of campers
The 7 different types of campers are:
- The ‘roughin it’ camper
- The over prepared camper
- The underprepared camper
- The reluctant camper
- The daycare camper
- The party camper
- The retiree camper
2012 torch relay route with the club
The 2012 torch relay took place from May 19th to July 27th. The relay route included sites like Glasgow, Tork, Sheffield, Manchester, Belfast, Worcester and Lands end. Some of the top summer campsites in and around London are Lee Valley campsite, Ramford campsite, Windsor great park campsite, Chertsey campsite, Horsley campsite and Gravesham campsite.
Some basic things on a backpacker’s checklist are backpack, tent and skates, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, day pack, sunscreen, flashlight and headlamp and batteries. A backpacker’s essential items include matches or lighter, compass and map, first aid kit, whistle, pocket knife, sunglasses and water. In winters, equipments such as boot sealant, gaiters, snow shovel, hiking stick, ice axe, snow shoes and crampons are a must.