Camping & Hiking How To’s and Advice

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How to Camp in the Rain – 8 Helpful Tips

Do you love to camp, but live in a wet climate? Does the rain keep you from exploring the outdoors as much as you’d like?  If you answered yes to either of these questions,...
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What is Minimalist Camping?

Do you like the concept of camping, but hate how much stuff you have to bring? Are you into backcountry camping, but can’t stand carrying a 30-pound bag for miles? If either of these...
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How to Sharpen a Knife With a Rock

Have you ever had the pleasure of using a brand new kitchen knife to dice vegetables? Chopping potatoes may not sound like a treat but, trust me, the revelation of how easy this is with...

How to Make A Smokeless Campfire

No smoke without fire, they say. Liars. Thieves. Think of all the campfires that have blown smoke into your face. The bothies and stone shelters that filled with black, acrid smoke when you tried to warm...
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How To Get Tree Sap Out Of Clothes

If there is one thing I wish I’d known when I was younger, it’s how to get sap out of clothes. I lost a lot of my favorite camping shirts to tree leaning. What...
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What’s The Best Way to DIY Shower When Camping

There’s nothing like a warm, refreshing shower - and there’s nothing like the mud, sweat and stickiness of a camping trip to make you long for one. We always long for what we can’t have....