This is extremely important. And it’s different than shelter; it’s on a larger scale. I’m not talking about on what part of the forest you decide to pitch your tent. No, I’m talking whether you want to camp in your backyard or in the remote reaches of Norther Ontario.
The way I see it, you’ve got four camping categories, if you will. There are obviously tons of variations and lots of different ways to camp, but I’m talking about tent camping here, and, frankly, it’s my blog, so … I get to pick the categories. So, the way I see it, the four options as far as location go are as follows: in your backyard; at a festival; in a designated area, close to civilization; in the middle of bloody nowhere (where I would demand to have a plumbing company come along and install working toilets wherever I went). Let’s explore some pros and cons of each.