This is how we have been taught to pack clothes in a rucksack when we go camping at Scouts.
It works for a single night (in fact, it works even better for a single night), or a 9 day summer camp. It is just as applicable for lightweight camping such as a
microadventure, or a family camp.
An extra tip is to put 3 or 4 days of clothes wrapped in this way, into a large Ziploc bag to keep them waterproof.
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Microadventures by Alastair Humphreys – I can’t wait to put this book into action
Presumably, if you’re reading this blog, you like outdoor adventure. If you haven’t read
Microadventures by Alastair Humphreys, go to the library or just order it from Amazon now.
Microadventures consist of a most-simple overnight stay in a field somewhere. No need for a tent – use a bivvy bag instead. No need for food – get dinner from a pub nearby and breakfast from a café nearby. With no food, it means no camping stove. Microadventures should be basic.
At this point people I’ve spoken to have a Marmite moment. You’re either wondering “
COOL!” or “ That sounds like a tramp – why would you do this?“. If you fall into the latter group, read another article on this site. I won’t be offended. Continue reading The plan for this weekend’s #Microadventures