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3 Different Cooler Types (And Which Are Best For Keeping Your Food Cold)
3 Different Cooler Types (And Which Are Best For Keeping Your Food Cold)

When someone is planning a trip to the outdoors, it is important to have a way to keep food cold and keep ice in your cooler from melting, as this will ensure the food doesn’t go bad during the trip. On the other hand, when it comes to choosing the right cooler, it is...

May 18, 2021
Don’t Let Grime Take Over: How to Clean Your Ice Chests & Coolers
Don’t Let Grime Take Over: How to Clean Your Ice Chests & Coolers

A cooler is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment that someone can add to their camping kitchen setup. An ice chest can come in handy for a camping trip, as a lunchbox, and even during tailgates. At the end of a long trip, it is understandable for people to be tired, and...

Apr 05, 2021
How to Prevent Chafing Outdoors—Avoid “Chub Rub” and Protect Your Thighs!
How to Prevent Chafing Outdoors—Avoid “Chub Rub” and Protect Your Thighs!

From sprained ankles to snakebites, there are a lot of dangers to account for when camping or hiking. However, one danger often gets forgotten, even though it affects thousands of people every year, and that danger is chafing.. Hiking through the wilderness with your friends or animal companions is one of the most amazing...

Jan 14, 2021
4 Signs of Dehydration in the Outdoors and How to Prevent It
4 Signs of Dehydration in the Outdoors and How to Prevent It

There are many people who cannot get enough of the great outdoors, and they might never go inside unless they have to. It’s important for these people to make sure that they avoid dehydration. Dehydration is one of the most common reasons why people have to go to the emergency room; as a result,...

Jan 20, 2021
How to Heat Food Evenly Every Time While Camping
How to Heat Food Evenly Every Time While Camping

There are countless people who love to spend time cooking during a camping trip. While “roughing it” in the outdoors doesn’t mean that people have to eat cold food, one of the biggest challenges is heating food consistently, whether it’s with the help of a camping stove, a camping oven, or an open campfire....

Jan 14, 2021
What Do Different Fishing Line Colors Mean?
What Do Different Fishing Line Colors Mean?

Fishing is a great sport because it teaches commitment and patience while also providing a way for people to catch their own lunch or dinner in the great outdoors. In addition to providing a bonding experience for friends and family members, fishing is also a challenge. Rising to the challenge means using the right...

Jan 14, 2021
Everything You Need to Know About How to Smoke Meat
Everything You Need to Know About How to Smoke Meat

There is nothing that compares to the flavor of meat that has been freshly smoked. However, it can be difficult to smoke your own meat if you don’t know where to start, even with a beginner-friendly vertical smoker. If you’re ready to jump into the world of smoking meat, there are a few important...

Jan 22, 2021
How to Protect Yourself From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning When Camping in a Tent
How to Protect Yourself From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning When Camping in a Tent

When you go on camping trips, safety always needs to come first. While fire, sharp objects, and wild animals are always a concern, the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning are overlooked. While carbon monoxide is most often associated with being expelled from cars, it can also come from campfires and your chosen camping stove....

Jan 20, 2021
How Do You Clean Cast Iron Dishware?
How Do You Clean Cast Iron Dishware?

Cast iron cookware is popular, but you might realize that cast iron skillets and pans will wear out quickly if they aren’t cared for correctly. Proper cast iron care starts with properly seasoning the cast iron skillet, and it is just as important to make sure the skillet is properly cleaned after every use....

Jan 20, 2021
Types of Fire Starters to Use For Your Campfire
Types of Fire Starters to Use For Your Campfire

Finding the best fire starters to create a campfire is essential for an array of reasons. On the one hand, creating campfires is important for those who enjoy camping and other related outdoor activities. On the other hand, campfires can also be highly beneficial in emergency situations. Furthermore, they can also be used by...

Jan 20, 2021
How to Effectively Set Up and Lay Out a Campsite
How to Effectively Set Up and Lay Out a Campsite

When you’re out hiking or mountaineering in the wilderness, your campsite is extremely important and will play a big part in your camping experience. When you set up your campsite, you need to take a lot into consideration to make sure everything is where it should be. And if you’ve never camped before, it’s...

Jan 13, 2021
How to Roast Perfect Marshmallows While Camping
How to Roast Perfect Marshmallows While Camping

Few things taste better than perfectly roasted marshmallows. Roasting a marshmallow may not seem that difficult, but if you’ve ever actually roasted one or watched others do it, you know that getting that just-right golden-brown crust and gooey inside isn’t easy. The following are the four steps to roasting the perfect marshmallows so you can...

Jan 09, 2021
The Best Types of Pots & Pans for Cooking
The Best Types of Pots & Pans for Cooking

Cooking while camping is a lot different than cooking in the comfort of your own home. A lot of the equipment you’ll use while camping is the same as what you use at home, but you won’t want to bring the pots and pans from your kitchen out camping with you in case they...

Jan 22, 2021
Best Lures for Beginners: Try These Seven Great Beginner Fishing Lures!
Best Lures for Beginners: Try These Seven Great Beginner Fishing Lures!

You’re standing at the edge of the dock. You’ve got your fishing pole in hand, the tackle box is at your feet, and you’re ready to catch your first fish. There’s just one problem: you don’t know what fishing lure to use.. Many beginners have trouble figuring out which lures are the best for...

Jan 22, 2021
How to Choose the Right Camping Dishware
How to Choose the Right Camping Dishware

When camping, you still need to prepare food and you will need to have the best camping dishware. If you’ve spent even a few minutes on this blog, you’ll have seen just how many types of pots and pans there is and all the different makes and styles there are to choose from. No...

Jan 22, 2021
Emergency Food Skills and Supplies: Eating and Cooking When the Power Goes Out
Emergency Food Skills and Supplies: Eating and Cooking When the Power Goes Out

There are a variety of situations where a family could find themselves without power over the course of days or even weeks. Hurricanes, earthquakes, blizzards and other natural disasters are some examples. Potential loss of large sections of the power grid is another. There are those who find it prudent to prepare in the...

Jan 22, 2021
How to Process & Prepare Game Meat After Hunting
How to Process & Prepare Game Meat After Hunting

In recent years, there has been a movement for more hunters to process their game meat themselves. My family has always made a point of processing game meat ourselves instead of taking it to a commercial processor. There are several benefits to this such as saving money and being able to customize the cuts...

Jan 22, 2021