The snow melt is running into rivers, giving the grass its first glimpse of sunlight in months. It's warm enough to trade your down parka in for a light jacket, and, any day now, wildflowers will light up the meadows. It's spring, people. Who else is amped to camp?
First, you're going to need some gear. If you're anything like us city-dwelling bloggers, you're probably a little light on the essentials. Maybe you have a sleeping bag but are constantly borrowing a tent from your neighbor. Or you're thinking it might be time to get a little more luxurious in the woods, perhaps with the help of a solar cell or a shower set up. Or you're sick of car camping and really want to get into backpacking. You're going to need a backpack!