|The Troubles With Camping
The Troubles with Camping
Each year, thousands of people throughout the United States choose to spend their summer vacations camping. Depending on individual sense of adventure, there are various types of camping to choose from, including log cabin camping, recreational vehicle camping and tent camping. Of these, tent camping by far requires the most "roughing it," and with proper planning can be very gratifying. However, even the with the best planning, tent camping can be an extremely frustrating experience due to uncontrolled factors such as bad weather, wildlife encounters and equipment failure.
Nothing can dampen the excited anticipation of a camping trip than a dark, rainy day. Even the most adventurous campers can lose some of their enthusiasm on the drive to a campsite if the skies are dreary. After reaching their destination, campers must then set up camp in the downpour. This includes keeping the inside of the tent dry and f...