Published on February 8th, 2013 | by Guest0
Don’t Forget These Items When You Go For Your Next Camping Trip!
When we decide to go for outdoor activities like camping, irrespective of the time of the year or weather conditions, there are many tools or gadgets that are required to make the activity enjoyable and safe. Some of the activities undertaken during camping include making a fire, cutting wood, catching fish, cleansing drinking water etc. The camping tools are necessary to make some of this work easier. Most of these tools are widely available in stores and therefore easy to find. Some handy tools that you should include in your camping trip are:
- Cutting tools
A saw can be used for cutting branches from trees or cutting firewood into small pieces. When preparing the campsite, saws are used for cutting wood used in making tarps stronger as well as for making stronger lean on. Therefore, always carry a saw to aid in cutting your wood.
- Water purification kits
Once you are thirsty, it is always important to be careful on what you drink. Taking other drinks may cause you to be even thirstier that you were earlier. Today, there are many different types of purification kits that do not use chemicals and does not require boiling to make your water safe for drinking. These kits vary in terms of cost, from very expensive to the very cheap therefore providing a wide variety to choose from.
- A multi tool bag
These are bags tied along your waist and are geared for camping, fishing or hiking as they hold a number of tools that may be required. Having a multi tool attached to your waist during camping is very important; it will often come handy at different times in the day. Some of the gadgets in the multi tool include a magnifying glass which can used when starting fires, different knife blade sizes which can be used for cutting, pliers and tweezers used for pulling out and cutting splinters and a CREE LED flashlight used for lighting in case of emergencies.
- Communication tools
Different communication tools like an emergency band radio, smart phone or a cell phone can be used to communicate where you are. No matter how well you are conversant with the area you should make sure you carry a communication gadget. With some of these tools, you can easily locate the nearest medical services, stores and restaurants with the right applications loaded on your phone. They can also be used to communicate in case you get an accident, get lost or if you will be staying longer than the intended time.