DARTMOOR (& UK) WILD CAMPING for BEGINNERS – Everything You Need To Know

CAMPING FOR BEGINNERS
Dartmoor Wild Camping Tips and advice – everything you need to know before Wild Camping on Dartmoor or in the UK in general and a look at the rules and how to wild camp responsibly.

PLEASE NOTE – IF YOU DO DECIDE TO MAKE THE MOST OF THE BEAUTIFUL LANDSCAPE OF DARTMOOR BY WILD CAMPING THEN FOLLOW THE RULES, DO IT RESPONSIBLY AND DISCREETLY, ARRIVE LATE AND LEAVE EARLY, DO IT IN SMALL GROUPS, RESPECT THE ENVIRONMENT, AND TAKE YOUR LITTER HOME!

Some of the advice in this video is specific to Dartmoor but this is also a great “WILD CAMPING FOR BEGINNERS” video too, and contains wild camping tips and hints for how to wild camp anywhere in the UK. Below are links to web sites and products that will help you to have a safe and successful wild camp on Dartmoor.

You can also find the information from this video in blog form here – https://www.summitornothing.co.uk/blog/a-guide-to-wild-camping-on-dartmoor/

Important Websites –

Dartmoor Wild Camping Map – https://www.dartmoor.gov.uk/about-us/about-us-maps/new-camping-map

Dartmoor Firing Times – https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dartmoor-firing-programme

Dartmoor Backpacking Code – https://www.dartmoor.gov.uk/enjoy-dartmoor/outdoor-activities/camping/backpack-camping-code

Crag 2 Mountain Navigation Courses (Nationwide courses) – https://www.crag2mountain.co.uk/

Dartmoor Wild Camping Blog – https://www.summitornothing.co.uk/blog/a-guide-to-wild-camping-on-dartmoor/

Hiking Gear and Products I use

Safety and navigation –

Pebble Charging Block – https://amzn.to/2BYohjD

Dartmoor OS Map – https://amzn.to/2WenJ2i

OS Active Map (Waterproof) – https://amzn.to/2pgDvxu

Compass – https://amzn.to/2JrQzXP

Dartmoor 365 book – https://amzn.to/2pgCp4R

Tents and Sleeping Equipment featured in this video

Naturehike Cloud Up 2 – https://amzn.to/362fTNA

Lanshan 2 – http://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/XggIP44

DD Hammocks Superlight Tarp – https://amzn.to/368tumt

Vango Banshee 200 – https://amzn.to/2Nf8amJ

MSR Elixir 1 – https://amzn.to/31PUFzh

for more information on any of the tents we use please watch our Wild Camping Tents Playlist – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHoXJg0GArc&list=PLR8QfoEaj3F9I3QfLHkaT9cgOEn1zLl6i

Sleeping Systems

Mountain Warehouse Microlite 500 2/3 season Sleeping bag – https://amzn.to/2JoGGKc

Vango Lattitude 300 ¾ Season Sleeping Bag – https://amzn.to/344Pv3W

Naturehike Down Sleeping Bag – https://amzn.to/2NbQHvy

Army Surplus Gortex Bivvy Bag – https://amzn.to/2vkR26D

ThermaRest Ridgerest Roll Mat – https://amzn.to/32QUSU3

Naturehike Inflateable sleeping pad – https://amzn.to/2PmIveD

Cooking Systems

Jet Boil Zip – https://amzn.to/2WhP97i

Trangia Mini – https://amzn.to/2BMKT6r

Trangia 27 Cookset – https://amzn.to/363oFep

Sawyer Mini Water Filter – https://amzn.to/343lOAe

MSR Trailshot – https://amzn.to/2WhRq2e

Water Purification Tablets – https://amzn.to/344Uh1h

Be sure to check out Off The Beaten Pot for food ideas and camping hacks – https://www.youtube.com/user/axonthomas

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