Davis: Necessities not always shiny or new
Ricky Alden, who was 10 at the time, is shown helping set up a tent last year at the Louisville State Recreation Area. A quality four-season tent can be expensive, but staying dry and comfortable in the wilderness is a must.
Posted: Saturday, May 25, 2013 12:00 am
Every year new camping gear is introduced, and every year I want to buy some shiny, new toys.
Some purchases have been great finds. Some have been collecting dust in the camping equipment morgue in my basement. But there are some items essential for a successful camping trip that aren’t shiny or new — just proven necessities based on years of experience.
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Saturday, May 25, 2013 12:00 am.