camp Kootenay River

Essential Gear for RV Camping
rv, camping, essentials, gear

RV camping is a fun and exciting way to explore the great outdoors. However, to make the most of your camping experience, it’s important to have the right gear. Here are some essential items to bring on your next RV camping trip. Make your trip to Black Sheep Camp Kootenay River a memorable one!

Essential Gear for RV Camping

  1. Water hose and filter: Most RV parks and campgrounds have water hookups, but it’s important to have a hose and filter to ensure that the water is clean and safe for drinking.
  2. Levelling blocks: RVs need to be level to function properly. Levelling blocks can help you adjust the height of your RV and ensure a comfortable and stable camping experience.
  3. Sewer hose and connectors: RVs have holding tanks for waste water, and a sewer hose and connectors are necessary to empty them properly.
  4. Generator or solar panels: If you plan to camp off-grid or in remote locations, a generator or solar panels can provide the power you need to run appliances and charge your devices.
  5. First aid kit: Accidents can happen, so it’s important to have a well-stocked first aid kit on hand. Make sure it includes items like bandages, antiseptic, and pain relievers.
  6. Camping chairs and table: Outdoor seating and dining options are essential for a comfortable and enjoyable camping experience.
  7. Kitchen supplies: Depending on your cooking preferences, you may need items like a stove, grill, cookware, utensils, and dishes to prepare meals in your RV.
  8. Bedding and towels: RVs usually have beds, but you’ll need to bring your own bedding, pillows, and towels for a comfortable night’s sleep and showering.
  9. Navigation tools: GPS devices, maps, and compasses can help you navigate your way to your destination and explore the surrounding areas.
  10. Flashlights and lanterns: Lighting is important for safety and convenience, especially when camping in remote areas. Bring flashlights and lanterns to help you see in the dark.

Having the right gear is essential for a comfortable, safe, and enjoyable RV camping experience. By bringing these essential items, you’ll be well-prepared to explore the great outdoors and create lasting memories on your next RV camping trip.

more blogs

Get to Know Our Glamping Tents

At Camp Kootenay River, we offer luxurious glamping tents. Are you wondering which tent is perfect for you? Let us explain a little bit about each style of glamping tent

Read More »

Pet Friendly Glamping in BC

One major benefit of glamping is that you can bring your pet with you! Many hotels have a no-pet friendly policy, outside service animals. If they do allow pets, you

Read More »