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11. Posted by snatterand (Travel Guru 454 posts) 11y

Quoting Q_Zhang

rain clothes
extra socks
big cup
paper plates (hate doing dishes)
disinfecting baby naps (cleans hands, faces, cuts, dishes, tents, everything...)
toiletries

I already said rain clothes! Also, paper plates isn't exactly an environmentally friendly option... *strict and authoritarian frowning*

;)
//Susanna

12. Posted by Leadfoot (Budding Member 11 posts) 11y

Quoting snatterand

Also, paper plates isn't exactly an environmentally friendly option... *strict and authoritarian frowning

There is bins on the camp site i'm going to, there is also toilets and a shower block

13. Posted by Q' (Travel Guru 1987 posts) 11y

Quoting snatterand

I already said rain clothes!

...hmmmm....I think that comment deserves a few dozen :-P :-P :-P :-P's.

Also, paper plates isn't exactly an environmentally friendly option... *strict and authoritarian frowning*

Sure they are. It's paper. What's more natural than paper?!? Besides, I recycle them to start camp fires (especially the greasy ones). Add a bit of camp fuel, some pine tar, birch bark, roll it up into a ball......

Quoting Leadfoot

There is bins on the camp site i'm going to, there is also toilets and a shower block

Wimp. In which case all you need is to bring your underwear and toothbrush. I'm sure the maid and conceirge will be able to bring you everything else. You need to come to Canada. I'll show you where the blackbears and moose hangout.

14. Posted by snatterand (Travel Guru 454 posts) 11y

Quoting Leadfoot

There is bins on the camp site i'm going to, there is also toilets and a shower block

Do you call that camping???

//Susanna

15. Posted by Leadfoot (Budding Member 11 posts) 11y

Wimp. In which case all you need is to bring your underwear and toothbrush. I'm sure the maid and conceirge will be able to bring you everything else. You need to come to Canada. I'll show you where the blackbears and moose hangout.

Erm.....i think the bears dont need me...would love to see a moose as for me being a wimp it's on a campsite where my friend owns a caravan and i'll be camping solo out in the sticks plus i am a complete beginner (still wondering how i'm going to sleep without my bed) but it looks like i won't be camping this week due to no tent but i will be hiking still...for info see my blog

My Blog

16. Posted by Leadfoot (Budding Member 11 posts) 11y

Quoting snatterand

Quoting Leadfoot

There is bins on the camp site i'm going to, there is also toilets and a shower block

Do you call that camping???

//Susanna

Nope...I call it home away from home

17. Posted by lil j (Travel Guru 1303 posts) 11y

May sound stupid but look into the army (as in not join but see if there's anything on the web!) my lil bro comes home with some pretty kool stuff and it can be very handy!

18. Posted by Q' (Travel Guru 1987 posts) 11y

Quoting Leadfoot

Erm.....i think the bears dont need me...would love to see a moose as for me being a wimp it's on a campsite where my friend owns a caravan and i'll be camping solo out in the sticks plus i am a complete beginner (still wondering how i'm going to sleep without my bed) but it looks like i won't be camping this week due to no tent but i will be hiking still...for info see my blog

Actually, more people get killed by moose than bears. They're big, dumb, and blind. Here's two that I've met:

http://www.usefilm.com/image/632712.html
http://www.usefilm.com/image/767779.html

-For hiking, good socks & shoes (preferably waterproof with heel support), water (for me ~1L/4hrs), bug spray and sun/raingear is most important.
-Oranges are a great hiking pick-me-up.
-Wear clothes in layers. You'll probably take off or put on layers as you hike to control your core temperature. Absolutely DO NOT let yourself get WET!! Survivalists will tell you its an important survival consideration. But for me, I just don't like to be covered in sweat.
-If you get lost, stay on the trail. It'll come out somewhere. Hopefully near civilization or even in the most desperate of situations, a deer trail will likely come out at a lake or someplace where you can increase your chances of survival & rescue.

Have fun.

19. Posted by Cupcake (Travel Guru 8468 posts) 11y

Q_Zhang! Your photos are spectacular!
(love the little lizard)

20. Posted by chemukh (Full Member 132 posts) 11y

Big plastic bags, the same size your backpack, then you don't will have to worry about rain or soil humidity.

At least another plastic bag for your sleeping bag.

Besides, take with you a lot of medium bags: have a bag for t-shirtd, the bag for pants, the bag for clothes, etc... When you have to pack and unpack frequently or in the dark is a lot easier just get out and get in bags than stuff.