Camping adventures have a way of challenging us. Whether it’s pesky insects, no heating, bush toilets, lack of water and/or no electricity, we have to use our bodies in different ways than we do in the comfort of our homes. But the magnificent views, pure air, exotic birds, abundant wildlife, twinkling stars, breathtaking silence and access to natural wonderlands make it all worthwhile.
If you want to make sure your camping adventures are more pleasure than pain, here's what I recommend.
Unlike choosing a day pack, which is almost as easy as deciding what colour you like best, choosing an overnight or multi-day backpack requires time, research and a whole lotta trying on. This takes time, but it’s well worth the effort. Here’s a few hard-won hints to help you on your way.