Camping & Hiking How To’s and Advice

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How to Keep a Tent Cool When Summer Camping

It’s summertime and the weather is fine. What could be better than a camping trip? Anyone that has ever attempted to enter a poorly ventilated tent on a sunny day could tell that quite a...

How to Charge Your Phone and Gadgets When Camping

Getting into the backcountry is all about getting away from it all, and typically that includes our electronic devices too. Camping is a chance to forgo social media, email, and all the distractions that...
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How Long Does Propane Last?

Ever wondered how long a 1 lb, 15 lb or 20 lb propane tank will last you? Use this simple calculator to get an estimate of the burn time.
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How to Dig a Cathole: Poop in The Wilderness in 6 Easy Steps

When nature calls and you’re out in nature it’s almost always awkward. Going for a pee can be bad enough. At some point in our lives we’ve all been standing behind a tree (or crouching,...
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How to Store Food When Camping: In 6 Steps

Camping. For most of us it’s bliss and misery rolled into one. Who wouldn’t enjoy sleeping under the stars, huddling around a blazing fire and breathing the fragrant, pine-scented air of big skies and...
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How To Make Coffee When Camping: 7 Ways To Get Started

Camping trips are all about getting away from the responsibilities of our daily lives - kicking back, taking in expansive views, and enjoying good conversations around the fire. As part of that, we usually...