A camping trip is a great measure to escape from a busy life. It helps to reconnect with nature. Sometimes planning a trip with friends causes more pressure. Some people like to hang out on a camping trip alone. Coordinating with other people provokes more issues like who is responsible for all the needs, verify whether everyone brings their gears, it turns to more headaches. While moving for a solo trip means you need to tell the stories on the campaign, you won’t have high-fives or group photos after reaching the top of the mountain. Going alone helps you to analyze yourself and it’s a kind of new experience to see the world in a lonely form.
Work your way of choosing solo
Camping alone for the first time is a terrible experience, so first, you have a group camping with others. You can learn some basics and at the time of solo camping, one faces more challenges even the experience one suffers a lot in a solo camp. To have a camp, know how to navigate? To pitch a tent, build a fire, handle run-ins wild-life, and deal with injuries and know to carry out certain first aid kids. These are the major things you should know before making a solo trip.
Don’t just make a night travel
Don’t make a solo trip at night time, because it is very uncomfortable to sleep in a wilderness place. The place your travel might be somewhere unfamiliar and new. In this case, if you make a night trip, your mind bothers you a lot with so many questions that arise at that time. After facing a restless night on your trip finally, you discover a comfortable place to sleep.
Keep your mind relax
Camping alone at night times will make you into a flurry of worry and fear. Even a mild sound in the forest will make you infinitely sacred, even the little sounds in the wild seem to be louder. Talk to yourself to overcome the fear and slow down your mind. When you start to panic say some mantra or a little pep talk you can voice out loud to yourself. This situation makes you more confident and bolder.
Don’t pick a faraway place
For your solo trip choose a place that is close to your house and one that you’re familiar with. further, you go far, opening up yourself to something to go wrong. You feel comfortable when you make your camping in a known area and feel relaxed. Share your camping plans with someone in your house. Tell about the day you head out for the trip and the day you’re coming back and where you’re going.
Bring a book
Camping with others is full of conversation and storytelling but when you travel alone you don’t have anyone to talk to. So, carry a book along with you and it fills the space of others. Having a solo trip will bring confidence in you as well as you can identify yourself.
last but not least thing you have to remember
Check Your Camping Skill Properly
Before making a plan of solo camping you must have knowledge of camping activities like
- How to find proper camping location / Navigation
- Arrangement of food (in case of you travel far)
- Collecting dry wood
- lit the fire
- All camp setting
- use of camping knife and Multi tools