Before you camp somewhere, it is essential that you make preparations. That’s so you would avoid putting yourself in harm’s way and also have the chance to really enjoy your trip later on. Instead of just packing clothes and bringing food items, you should consider doing some other things as part of making yourself ready. Other than having some canned foods or those that won’t become stale after a short period of time, plus the tools for food preparation like a can opener, you should consider making preparations for you to assure your own safety. Bringing a tent plus a sleeping bag may be nice and all that but you have to understand that you’d be exposed to animals plus the elements so you should really pack more. So what exactly are those that you should add to your baggage? For some tips that may be of assistance to you, please keep on reading.
As there may be wild animals where you’d go, you should have weapons with you. This isn’t to say that creatures would attack you at random. However, because you can’t predict when animals would instinctively challenge you or attempt to take your life, it would be best for you to just carry around with you something that you could use to defend yourself. Besides, you may be interested in eating fresh meat and want to go hunting so you should have something that could help you kill your target too. For something that you can practically use not only for defending yourself and hunting but also to take care of camping tasks that would require you to set up camp, cook food or build some stuff, you should have a jungle knife available. If you wish to have a tool for long-range defense or offense, though, having a pistol handy can be quite useful.