Setting Up Your Cooking Area

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How do I set up a cooking area on a hiking trip?

Setting Up Your Cooking Area

While on an overnight hiking trip, you'll most likely want to settle down for the evening and cook a meal. If cooking outdoors, you will need to set up a special area to do this. Your cooking area should be at least 30 feet from your tent and positioned so that any winds will blow ashes and sparks away from the tent. Keep all your foods well contained and wash all your utensils to prevent attracting animals.



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