Transporting camping gear by wheelchair

- an option for people with disabilities
User with pack on wheelchair. Photo: from the user's archives
User with pack on wheelchair. Photo: from the user’s archives

The user is an outdoor person and has hiked and camped countless times. For shorter outings he packs his equipment on the wheelchair. Heavier objects are packed in a bag that is attached under the wheelchair seat, lighter objects are packed in bags that are transported on the backrest and between the user’s legs. The dog, who is often his hiking buddy, gets to carry his own food.

Users comments
Camping is not impossible for people with disabilities, it just takes a bit of extra planning and perseverance. See also Will ut, willut.se (in Swedish) -last checked Maj 2021- or Will ut on Facebook.

User with pack on wheelchair. Photo: from the user's archives
User with pack on wheelchair. Photo: from the user’s archives
User puts the pack on the wheelchair. Photo: from the user's archives
User puts the pack on the wheelchair. Photo: from the user’s archives
User with his dog, who carries his own food. Photo: from the user's archives
User with his dog, who carries his own food. Photo: from the user’s archives

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Author: Anders 1

Anders bor i lägenhet tillsammans med sin fru. Sedan födseln har han en låg paraplegi och förflyttar sig med rullstol. Han är mycket intresserade i uteliv och camping och organiserar turer i skogen för andra personer med funktionshinder, se även Will ut, willut.se.

Type of disability

Low paraplegia (Th11-S1)

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