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How to Choose a Camping Stove
How to Choose a Camping Stove

After spending an exciting day of adventuring along the trails or pioneering your own way, you’ll be craving a nice warm meal when you and your crew return to camp. While a fire will certainly cook your gluten-free recipes from your favorite camping cookbook or boil water in a camping kettle or camping mess kit...

Jan 26, 2021
How to Camp Safely With Your Dog
How to Camp Safely With Your Dog

You don’t need me to tell you how camping is one of the best ways to spend your summer. There are so many national and state parks that offer the perfect environment for this summer fun. If you’re like me and don’t have any children to bring camping, you wouldn’t think about a location without...

Apr 07, 2021
How to Make a Camping Emergency Kit
How to Make a Camping Emergency Kit

No matter if you’re going car camping, tent camping, or RV camping, you include an emergecy kit when you pack your bags. Camping emergency kits provide life-saving help. They help get us back to safety when we are struggling, and far from outside assistance, and they are an important piece in the gear you should...

Jan 26, 2021
Hydration Basics for Camping
Hydration Basics for Camping

Let’s face it, worrying about water pales in comparison to the fun plans for camping. However, keeping your body hydrated is essential to a healthy and effective lifestyle. If you don’t drink enough water on a hot day, a fun hike in the woods can turn dangerous. Dehydration can quickly lead to a serious health...

Jan 26, 2021
How To Keep Animals Out of Your Campsite
How To Keep Animals Out of Your Campsite

Autumn approaches, and the trees are now beginning to change colors! Nature enthusiasts know that this is the absolute perfect time to plan a trip upstate to the wilderness and camp out for a few days. A favorite American pastime, camping allows its partakers to reconnect with their roots and relieve stress or anxiety caused...

Jan 15, 2021
How to Forage for Food in the Wilderness
How to Forage for Food in the Wilderness

Out in the wilderness, an abundance of edible plants, insects, and mushrooms hides in the lush landscape. Unfortunately, many poisonous varieties are out there as well, so you must know just what you are dealing with before you take a bite. That way, if you ever need to survive in the wilderness — or just...

Jan 26, 2021
The Wilderness Barista’s Handbook: How to Brew (Good) Coffee Outdoors
The Wilderness Barista’s Handbook: How to Brew (Good) Coffee Outdoors

To many people, enjoying the great outdoors means stepping away from the comforts of home. However, just because you’re away from civilization doesn’t mean you can’t have a good cup of coffee. With the right equipment and a little knowledge, you can have the perfect cup of coffee every morning. In this piece, you’ll learn...

Jan 26, 2021
How Hike Difficulty is Determined
How Hike Difficulty is Determined

A few hours spent hiking in nature is all some need to relax and refuel. However, those new to hiking may not be aware that some trails may be deemed more difficult than others. From length to gradient and more, there are a number of factors that may make for a harder hike. Those with...

Jan 26, 2021
Brewing Perfect Coffee When Camping
Brewing Perfect Coffee When Camping

Great java requires a camper to measure the right amount of ground coffee beans, based on the quantity of water being used. This is the most basic of all brewing fundamentals, but one that’s often skipped by many beginners. Getting the right percentage of coffee to water is not simple especially while camping. Getting the...

Jan 15, 2021
Indoor Camping Activities to Do With Your Children
Indoor Camping Activities to Do With Your Children

What parent hasn’t expressed aloud, or at least to themselves, “Stop growing up so fast!”, when talking about their children? The reality is, parents are busy today and that can contribute to the speed of our available time. That’s why it’s even more disappointing when you have a family camping trip get cancelled because of...

Jan 26, 2021
Going Camping? Should You Buy an RV or Trailer?
Going Camping? Should You Buy an RV or Trailer?

Buying a recreational vehicle comes with a number of considerations as owners often have to learn how to drive the vehicle and perform basic maintenance. However, many owners appreciate the advantages of owning an RV and the ability to plan for long road trips including great camping and a good number of the comforts they...

Jan 15, 2021
Camping Vacation Tips: Leave Time for the Unexpected
Camping Vacation Tips: Leave Time for the Unexpected

Every destination has hidden delights and unexpected treasures that are easy to miss if one pre-programs every minute. Although it’s always wise, not to mention fun, to do some initial research before setting out for a new destination, it is often a mistake to plan so many activities that spontaneity is impossible in your visit...

Jan 15, 2021
How to Plan for Cooking While Camping Outdoors
How to Plan for Cooking While Camping Outdoors

Cooking in the great outdoors is not only a primal way to enjoy a night, but it’s also a fun way to challenge campers to do more with a little less. The good news is that there’s no reason to compromise on taste just because the chef is miles away from their beloved double oven....

Jan 15, 2021
Camping Dangers To Be Aware Of This Summer
Camping Dangers To Be Aware Of This Summer

Camping can be fun, but it can also be dangerous for someone who doesn’t know how to avoid common camping hazards. For someone who wants to go camping and stay safe, knowing about some of the most common hazards is important. Being prepared is a good way to have a fun, relaxing time out in...

Jan 26, 2021
The Best Mountaineering Tools for Safer Climbing
The Best Mountaineering Tools for Safer Climbing

Mountaineering is undoubtedly one of the most exciting activities that a person can take up, but it’s also one of the more dangerous things a hard-core outdoors person can do. Just one fall can result in a severe injury and potentially even call for emergency responders to visit the scene. Luckily, bringing the right tools...

Jan 26, 2021
Backpacking Necessities for Safety and Emergency Situations
Backpacking Necessities for Safety and Emergency Situations

An emergency can arise at any time on a hike, and preparation is the key to getting out of many wilderness situations safely. Whether it’s a scraped knee, bad chafing while hiking, an unexpected rainstorm, or a wild animal approaching or getting lost on the trails, here are some backpacking essentials to bring along to...

Jan 26, 2021
The Do’s and Don’ts of Wildlife Interaction While Camping
The Do’s and Don’ts of Wildlife Interaction While Camping

Whether camping in a tent or staying in a luxury RV, campers often spend most of their time outside hiking the local trails, cooking over the fire with a great cooking pot and enjoying late night chats underneath the stars. While spending all of this time in the great outdoors, there’s bound to be an...

Jan 15, 2021