The Camp Sunset campsite, in Big Basin Redwoods State Park, CA.
(Photo by Tom Story.)

Duct tape may not be the first thing you'd think to pack for a camping trip—but it might be one of the most useful. Lightweight and che...

andreaminarcek  – June 10, 2015

The Camp Sunset campsite, in Big Basin Redwoods State Park, CA.
(Photo by Tom Story.)

Duct tape may not be the first thing you’d think to pack for a camping trip—but it might be one of the most useful. Lightweight and cheap, the shiny stuff can be used for everything from first aid to gear repair.

Here, we show you the surprising ways duct tape can come in handy in our new Camp Sunset video.

Check out Assistant Travel Editor Megan McCrea‘s short clip about duct tape’s surprising uses at camp.

And if you’re looking for more camping how-to’s…1. Read about our recent Camp Sunset adventure and cover story of the May 2015 issue!2. Discover the right way to pack a backpack!3. Learn how to wash dishes in camp the Leave No Trace way!4. Find the best hiking boot for you!5. Pick the perfect camping stove!6. Make the perfect cup of camp coffee!7. Clean your cast-iron right!

Happy travels!

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