BM Camping Tips

BM Camping Tips

•Preparing for the playa
•Playa life – deciding what to take
•Making the most of your playa arrival
•Your Playa Survival Pack
•Setting up camp – arranging your space
•Shelter, function, requirements, types
•Rick’s Place – directions for a simple shade structure
•Yurts – roundness is rightness on the playa
•Anchoring your shelter – rebar hints and tips
•Making a cool space
•Showers and dealing with gray water
•Getting sleep and rest at Burning Man
•Food preparation, consumption, and clean up
•Keeping your coolers cold
•Playa meal planning
•Anybody’s playa menu
•Playa transportation: Feet, bike, art car, scooter, etc
•Clothing – What to wear on your beautiful body
•Clothing and accessories – Hints and Tips
•Taking care of yourself
•Playa First Aid Kit
•General Playa Advice: from First Aid to thawing Salmon Loaves
•Your vehicle: preparing, packing, driving, and on the playa
•Check off Camping List
•Desert Camping Links
This section of the Alternative Energy Zone website is a collection of hints and tips to help you prepare for Burning Man. These pages are the collective voice of experience from AEZers worldwide and represent years of learning.
Don’t just survive: THRIVE!!
Here you will find pages filled with good, solid advice on how to meticulously plan your playa trip. You’ll also learn how to survive the reality call when nothing works out quite like you planned.
These are desert camping ideas for anybody…on a budget or otherwise. These are good advice for any kind of camping…or inspiration for your life year ’round. Read, ponder, filter. Planning for Burning Man is fun!
In this Desert Camping section, you can find a ‘check off’ Camping List. Download the text file (.txt, .rtf or .doc) of the camping list for personalization and printing.
Don’t wait till August 20 to start planning and packing for Burning Man. You can start packing months in advance! Or you can leave everything till the last minute; it’s up to you. Whatever you do, arrive on the playa relaxed and ready to have fun.
Divide up your planning and packing into sections:
•Things you can get ready now
•Things you can get ready soon
•Things you have to get ready at the last minute
•Things you have to do and bring
•Things you would like to do and bring IF you have time and space

• Preparing for the playa
• Playa life – deciding what to take
• Making the most of your playa arrival
• Your Playa Survival Pack
• Setting up camp – arranging your space
• Shelter, function, requirements, types
• Rick’s Place – directions for a simple shade structure
• Yurts – roundness is rightness on the playa
• Anchoring your shelter – rebar hints and tips

This section of the Alternative Energy Zone website is a collection of hints and tips to help you prepare for Burning Man. These pages are the collective voice of experience from AEZers worldwide and represent years of learning.

Don’t just survive: THRIVE!!

Here you will find pages filled with good, solid advice on how to meticulously plan your playa trip. You’ll also learn how to survive the reality call when nothing works out quite like you planned.

These are desert camping ideas for anybody…on a budget or otherwise. These are good advice for any kind of camping…or inspiration for your life year ’round. Read, ponder, filter. Planning for Burning Man is fun!

In this Desert Camping section, you can find a ‘check off’ Camping List. Download the text file (.txt, .rtf or .doc) of the camping list for personalization and printing.

Don’t wait till August 20 to start planning and packing for Burning Man. You can start packing months in advance! Or you can leave everything till the last minute; it’s up to you. Whatever you do, arrive on the playa relaxed and ready to have fun.

Divide up your planning and packing into sections:

•Things you can get ready now

•Things you can get ready soon

•Things you have to get ready at the last minute

•Things you have to do and bring

•Things you would like to do and bring IF you have time and space