Wild Camping for Winners

Posted by Catherine Flitcroft on 19/09/2018

Camping ‘wild’ is a different way of spending the night outdoors but it isn't allowed everywhere - with a responsible approach however, there are many remote areas where you can still rest your weary head under a star filled sky.

With no facilities at hand, you need to think carefully about your impact, both physical and visual. Here is the BMC advice on the do’s and don’ts of true wild camping:

READ: Wild Camping Worries

READ: 14 tips for wild camping

If you're adequately prepared, discovering new places alone can be as refreshing as a fortnight away and incredibly liberating. Here's why you should pack your tent and do it:

READ: Going solo, the call of wild camping

What gear will I need? Here are our tips on how to go lightweight camping:

READ: Lightweight camping hill skills


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From weekly Facebook Lives and GB Climbing home training videos, to our access team working to re-open the crags and fight for your mountain access, we couldn’t have made it without you.

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