Camping Cold Feet

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The Camping Cold Feet Chills Can Be A Serious Threat One of the biggest challenges of outback trips during the cold winter months is keeping your feet warm. If your feet are cold, you’re experiencing the great outdoors that may lead to misery, and prolonged exposure to the cold may also lead to frostbite. So […]

Staying Cool While Camping

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Staying Cool While Camping Right now, in Australia, we are a few months away from entering the summer. But for those in North America, you’re likely in the thick of it with a few months of summer to go, lucky you. If that is the case, I have written this article as a reference guide […]

An Easy DIY Insulated Cooler Hack

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Achieving A Pimped Out DIY Super Insulated Cooler in If you have been out on the trail recently, you may have noticed A, a lot more people have solar-powered gadgets and B, everybody has expensive coolers. Well, that is what I observed last time out. So my current heavy duty all season cooler is none […]

How Long Will Ice Last In A Cooler?

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How Long Will Ice Last In A Cooler? I was asked this question the other day, “How Long Will Ice Last In A Cooler?” It seemed a pretty simple question at first glance, but then I realized that there were many different variables to consider when I looked at it more carefully. Firstly to answer […]

How To Heat A Tent

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How To Heat A Tent How can you stay warm during your camping trip? This issue is unlikely to concern boon dockers and van lifers with plenty of electric devices they can rely on to fight the cold. Tent campers are not quite as lucky. Fortunately, there are ways to stay warm, even in the […]

How To Make Tent Camping Comfortable

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How To Make Tent Camping Comfortable Right Now Tent camping is supposed to be fun. But it isn’t supposed to be comfortable, or so people keep saying. They are wrong. If your camping experience is rough and physically distressing, you don’t know what you’re doing. There are plenty of ways to make your tent camping […]

What Is The Best Instant Coffee

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What Is The Best Instant Coffee For Camping? When you are out there in the wilds, getting a decent coffee can be a real issue, so we did some research to find out the top six instant coffee solutions when backpacking, camping, and rock climbing. Pros & Cons of Using Instant Coffee When Camping You […]

How To Dispose Of Coleman Fuel Canisters

How To Dispose Of Coleman Fuel Canisters Everyone loves a good Coleman fuel canister. They are so easy to use. However, disposing Coleman Fuel Canisters can be more complicated than most people realize. Some people doubt that the canisters can be recycled in the first place. But it is more than possible if you apply […]

MAPP Gas Versus Propane

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MAPP Gas Versus Propane. The Hot, Cheap, Efficient Award Goes To… If you enjoy grilling, barbecuing, welding, or performing any other activity that involves the use of a torch, the gas you use matters. Most people are generally expected to choose between MAPP gas, Butane, and Propane gas even though they don’t know the difference […]

How To Raise An Air Mattress Off The Floor

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How To Raise An Air Mattress Off The Floor If you’re an avid camper, you probably agree with me when I state that the most comfortable bedding item hands down has to be the humble air mattress. I’m one of the lucky ones. I still recall being introduced to the whole experience of camping for […]

Do I Need a Tarp Under my Tent?

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Why Put a Tarp Under a Tent Camping appeals to many because of its simplicity. You buy a tent, a sleeping bag, maybe a backpack and your good to go. But the more you go camping, the more you start to realize nuances you can implement that greatly improves the comfort of your camping experience. […]

Has Zero Breeze Overcome It’s Criticism?

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An Honest Zero Breeze Review I never expected to find myself looking at the Zero Breeze. Camping is supposed to be a rough experience, one that pits you against nature. I was more than happy to tough it out. But then my young ones decided to join me on a trip, and everything changed. I […]

6 Camping Meals in Foil Ideas

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Discovering campfire recipes in foil. When I am out hiking, I hate to carry too much gear. I try to keep things as simple as possible. I don’t want to have to take camping gas and stoves. When I cook, I use a campfire, and experience has shown me that the best way to cook […]

Constructing An Insulated Tent That Shames A Log Cabin Home

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How to Insulate a Tent; How insulation Works? Insulation works in two ways. You can either trap heat or cold, depending on the situation. When tent camping, most experts use insulation to stay warm. Most campers also rely solely on the heat their bodies produce to fight the cold. The notion sounds ridiculous, but things […]

How Long Does a Propane Tank Last?

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How Long Does a Propane Tank Last? Imagine, finally arriving at the campervan grounds. Parking, setting up, then preparing a mouthwatering grill, followed by a hot shower as a reward. Then you turn on your gas tanks, and all you hear is a faint hiss. It’s empty, the Propane tank, you forgot to check. I’ve […]

How to Find a Hole in Air Your Mattress

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How to Find a Leak in an Air Mattress For a slightly extra premium, an air mattress is a great addition when camping to improve sleep quality and spinal support.  It will provide more sleeping comfort than your average rollup foam matt. It also offers the convenience of being compressible for easy stowing. But, it […]