Advice for this weekend’s ShieldWall Network campout.

The Roper Report

Hot Weather Camping

From here.

Hot weather camping is a favorite for many people. One reason it’s their favorite type of camping is they know how to do it. Hot weather camping isn’t something that should be done on the spur of the moment. It takes a lot of planning and preparation. Here are some things that you should know, and things you should do, when camping in hot weather.

  1. Understand that sweating is how your body cools off. If you are in an area that is very humid, your skin may have a tough time cooling down because the moisture doesn’t evaporate easily. To encourage evaporation move around and try to camp in the breeziest areas you can find.
  2. You will need to replace the water you lose through perspiration. Drink enough water to keep your urine light colored or clear. If your urine is dark, your body needs…

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Author: Alfred E. Neuman

70 year old geek, ultra-conservative patriot.