Camping in the Heat: How to Stay Comfortable and Safe

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No matter the season, it’s important to take proper precautions to handle whatever weather you might face when camping in your RV. In the cooler months, that means ensuring your RV furnace is in maximal working condition and you’ve brought enough supplies should your heating source give out. Warmer times call for a separate set of safety and comfort requirements. In this free tutorial, RV repair expert Dave Solberg teaches you simple tips for making camping in the heat a safer and more enjoyable experience.

Tips for Camping in the Heat

Included on your summer camping checklist are a number of simple steps that will guarantee a positive experience. Dave walks you through his helpful tips of do’s and don’ts for camping in the heat, such as finding shade whenever possible to avoid direct sunlight. Among other objects, you should utilize tents, awnings and fans to cool your camping space and keep fresh air coming through your site. As for personal safety on the hottest days, Dave has several recommendations for optimal hydration, smart clothing choices, and activity planning.

It’s also highly important that you understand and learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of heat stroke. Keep in mind what it looks like when heat exhaustion strikes, and remember the best ways to cool down and calm your body if you feel any such symptoms. Don’t forget: proper prior planning…leads to a great time camping in the heat! Have fun, and be safe.

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One Response to “Camping in the Heat: How to Stay Comfortable and Safe”
  1. Greg Cramblit
    Greg Cramblit

    Drinking water that has been frozen in a plastic bottle is very unhealthy!