Have You Heard Of Bikepacking?
If you’re planning some outdoor adventures for
this spring and summer and are looking for a new way to explore, you may want
to consider bikepacking.
This involves hopping on your bicycle and
taking everything you need for a short camping adventure with you. It’s all
about covering more distance than you can while hiking, but still getting the
wild outdoor experience.
Of course, if you’re going to be cycling
everywhere, you need to make sure that your kit is light and compact. It’s also
probably not something you’ll want to do for more than a couple of days/nights.
offered some advice about the kind of kit you should take with you. Lightweight
sleeping bags and mats are essential, while a bivvy bag is an option to allow
you to leave your tent behind.
The website also recommended buying mini water
filters for your water bottle to save you having to carry a lot of water with
you on your trip. The water filters mean you can fill up at a stream as you go.
Bike bags are another essential investment to
allow you to carry your kit with minimum fuss, while a dry bag or two is
another suggested piece of kit to pick up before your adventures.
Visit your local camping
shops in Kent to take a look at different pieces of
equipment and find items that suit your purposes.
If you’re looking for new ways of discovering
the UK, you could also include a night of bikepacking in a standard caravanning
holiday. You may even want to make it a resolution. Last month, William Coleman
told Caravan Times that he’s got a number of holiday resolutions for
2019, including being more active on his camping and caravanning breaks.