Pin Picks Camping Hacks

Camping is trending on Pinterest and it seems like a lot of you are looking for ways to unplug and take in some fresh air in the outdoors.

Not an outdoor expert? Don’t worry, you don’t have to be an avid camper or an intense thrill seeker to ease into the outdoors. For this week’s Pin Picks—and with a little help from Pinners—we discover 5 camping hacks to make your trip a great success.


The Ringleader - Don’t panic if you’ve been crowned the camp commander of your group. Our friends at REI show us how to organize and prep last-minute materials to lead your group to camping success.


Wilderness prep - Chances are you won’t have wifi deep in the wilderness. If you’re really looking to disconnect, Erik Phelps breaks down a few simple camping hacks that’ll prep you for nature—without the help of any apps.

The survival checklist - If you’re trying to keep track of all of your camping inventory or supplies, Cassie Kifer shares tips on how to keep tabs on gear and have fun at the same time.

Hunt free zone - Leave the rifle and hunting licenses at home. The foodies at REI show us how to prep for meals with culinary hacks and become the top chef of the campfire.

Creative campers - Get the s’mores ready! Jeff Parker Cook shares ways to set up camp and tailgate the right way with vintage campers and creative tent setups.

Let us know how you’re gearing up for a camping trip this summer via the comments below. If you need more inspiration, keep browsing Pinterest for more ways to keep focused with your fitness routine. And of course, tune in next week for more Pin Picks.


—Pari Mathur, Content Guru, Currently pinning to Chicken Coup