Camping tips for beginners

Campers who set their camps on high altitude and mountains experience great changes than the campers close to sea level. Furthermore, the weather in the mountains is unpredictable and can be violent for beginners. To mitigate the problems during camping and to truly enjoy the camping experience we are going to discuss some of the tips and tricks for camping.

Spot on mountain

Find a spot on the mountain that is on the leeward side of the mountain slope and apply the rule of thumb in hilly areas. There might be considerably fewer winds on the higher altitudes and event tends to be lesser and milder on the slope.

Food for camping

There are two main keys to stay hydrated and to keep electrolytes balanced in your body during camping which is banana and water. Pack extra banana and water, the water source and potassium keep your body electrolyte balanced and helps you to avoid muscle cramps and headache during camping.

Extra ropes and stakes

The winds can be expected higher in a mountainous area as compared the areas closer to sea level. In case of high winds, you tie things with ropes and stake them down.

Keep sunscreen and lotion in your bag

The air is drier at the mountainous area and intense sun rays can cause sunburn to your skin and dry your skin. If you are going camping the make sure to keep sunscreen and lotion with you. Apply this on your sensitive and exposed areas.

Proper footwear

You must take about an extra pair of footwear for your camping. You may have to trek for several days for hilly areas. Extra trek footwear which has lightweight, low cut boots that are comfortable for trekking.

Adjust packs

The backpack for camping must be comfortable and you must be able to wear it properly. Take care of the backpack that it should be the right fit to carry for your trip. In other words, it can cause blood blisters, backaches and bruises on your shoulder.


You should carry with yourself quick drying hiking pants, quick-drying athlete underwear two in number, one or two pairs of wool socks, 2 short sleeve base layer, long sleeve base layer, rain jacket, down pullover or insulated fleece jacket. These are the important clothes list that you should carry in your backpack to make your camping easy and joyous.