Camping is one of my favorite pastimes. Especially in the summer. There’s nothing quite like going out into the wilderness and letting the problems of everyday life fade away for a weekend or so. Over the years, I have picked up a few ideas on how to better prepare and enjoy each trip.
One of the tips I live by is: waterproof gear. And I can explain why.
Let’s face it. You’re chances of being exposed to water are high on a camping trip. There’s always the chance of rain, and then there are activities that actually perpetuate the the idea of wetness.
Like: canoeing, fishing, collecting spring water etc. You don’t want to get your stuff all soggy but you know you’re likely to get splashed on.
For this reason, you will waterproof utility case extremely helpful for keeping things dry. Like: your phone, camera, spare cash, spare socks, and anything else you might bring.
It’s nice to be able to listen to music while enjoying the great outdoors. But how much would it suck if your iPod fell into a huge, wet mud pit?
Not that big a deal if you have an Underwater Audio Waterproof iPod Shuffle.
Whether it rains or needs to be washed off, this sweet player is good to go!
Whether you decide to buy a special case or opt for storing them in a plastic baggy, the choice is yours.
Just, for the love of all that is good in the world, don’t trust the stupid cardboard box to keep your matches dry. Because it won’t.
So there you have it… Ryan’s top picks for waterproof camping gear. These few products have saved me from a lot of annoying experiences while camping. And when fewer annoying things happen, the better the trip is overall! Don’t you agree?
What are your favorite waterproof camping items? Let us know in the comment section below: