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I go camping in the sand all the time. (see Rainbow Beach, QLD, Australia) The two best things to have are. 1) Small dustpan/brush - (or just the brush really).. use it to wipe dry sand off your feet before going into the tent, and as you're packing up, wipe things down. 2) Shade cloth - Used as a ground sheet at the door of your tent, or other areas of ...


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If possible, don't pitch your tent on the sand - get back a bit into some vegetation. Then apply these strategies: set up your cook area well out of traffic and impose a strict no-running rule anywhere near the cook area. keep lids on everything you cook, to keep sand out keep a clean plate near the stove to put in-use (wet, sand can stick to) items like ...


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Having spent most of my life within a couple of miles of the beach in pretty windy areas, I have learned some tried and tested things you can do (although I have never found it much of an issue in any case) Always point the opening of your tent downwind so sand doesn't blow in. This will prevent the majority of your sand-related problems. Keep sand from ...


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There are two options. You could buy a 2-season tent, that would be light(er than a 4 season for sure) or a tent fly. A tent fly would be ideal as it would be very light but I wouldn't use in some places where there are animals dangerous wandering around during the night. A 2-season tent you can zip it up and sleep without the problem of snakes, scorpions ...



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