One of the best things about camping is that there is so much room for growth. Camping is a lifetime activity, and with every camping trip, you'll become better at myriad aspects of the practice, from cooking to fire-building to first aid to setting up your tent or shelter.With that in mind, if you feel like you've hit a wall on your camping journey and want to develop into planning more adventurous outings, this article is for you.
You can try a few different methods to ramp up your camping outings. The important thing to remember, however, is to work on your skills and become a competent camper before trying to plan a high-adrenaline camping trip. Once you've cut your teeth on more mellow car-camping outings and a few backpacking trips close to home, then you can try some of the options below.
- Try Camping Abroad
- Incorporate High-Adrenaline Activities
Be sure you're a competent rock climber at your local crag, however, before you go on an overnight climbing expedition. For each sport, you'll need to pack additional gear, and you're increasing your chances of injuring yourself in the backcountry, so again, be sure you know what you're doing.
- Go Camping in Winter