Camping for wheelchair users

Camping is not impossible for people with disabilities

The user outside his tent. Photo: from the user’s archives
The user outside his tent. Photo: from the user’s archives

Description
The user is an outdoor person and has camped countless times. He has tried different tents, including an easily collapsible tunnel tent, see the attached tip. He always uses a tent floor and a sleeping pad so that it won’t get too cold.

He has different ways of transporting his camping gear, see photo 3 and attached tip.

Users comments
The user believes it is possible to go camping even with a disability – you just need a little extra planning and a little bit of perseverance. See also www.skogstur.info (last checked June 2017) or Skogstur on Facebook.

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This tip is from 2016

Tent on a meadow. Photo: Anders Andrae
Tent on a meadow. Photo: Anders Andrae
Camping gear on bicycle trailer. Photo: Anders Andrae
Camping gear on bicycle trailer. Photo: Anders Andrae
Tent with trailer standing outside of it. Photo: Anders Andrae
Tent with trailer standing outside of it. Photo: Anders Andrae

Related tips

Easy-to-use tent
Easy-to-use tent
Easy-to-use tent that takes only seconds to set up – suitable for people with disabilities.
Transporting camping gear by wheelchair
Transporting camping gear by wheelchair
- an option for people with disabilities.
Forest outings
Forest outings
- for wheelchair users.
Transporting camping gear with a bicycle trailer
Transporting camping gear with a bicycle trailer
- suitable for wheelchair users.

Tipsare: Anders 1