Preparedness Advice reflects upon how important it is to keep dry while camping.  This article give great tips on staying dry in the rain;which, is very important because hypothermia is a killer.   One tip that I felt was especially useful was that you should dig a ditch around your tent.

Here you can see the ditch going around the tent. It has been raining hard on and off for the last several days. This resulted in a discussion about sleeping dry while camping in the rain. It’s surprising how little even experienced campers know about the subject, especially if they have generally camped during great weather or in drier locations. For them, the extent of their knowledge and preparedness comes down to depending on their tent alone to keep them dry. Sleeping Dry While Camping in the Rain

thumbnail courtesy of PreparednessAdvice.com