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Candle lamp heater
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The Old School Trick Of How To Heat A Tent With A Candle  

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

No Heater? No Electricity? No Warmth? Candle Heater, No Worries If you enjoy experiencing Nature to the fullest, then an ...

Summer beach staying cool
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How To Stay Cool On The Beach In Summer 2024

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

In the summertime you can stretch right up and touch the sky Nothing says ‘I’m leaving my stress behind’ quite ...

Man camper winter
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How To Keep Bedding Dry When Camping  

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

Keep your bedding dry in a few steps When you’re out and about in the great outdoors, getting away from ...

Picnic food and how to stop ands from ruining the fun
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How To Keep Ants Away At A Picnic, Effortless Methods To Repel

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

Ants can be annoying when you’re trying to enjoy a picnic outdoors. But fortunately, there are some things you can ...

Lone camper prepping morning instant coffee while camping snow capped mountains
Base Camp Gear

What Is The Best Instant Coffee For Camping? Here Are The Best For 2024

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

When you are out there in the wilds, getting a decent coffee can be a real issue, so we did ...

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We Review The Best Camping Hot Water Heaters That Will Get You Through Winter

BY
Lawrence Ross

Camping is such a great way to spend some time outdoors. It is incredibly relaxing and fun to get out ...

Pair of campers in happy comfortable setting after arriving at campsite
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Simple Ways On How To Make Tent Camping Comfortable

BY
Christina Lee

Tent camping is supposed to be fun. But it isn’t supposed to be comfortable, or so people keep saying. They ...

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Base Camp Gear

10 Glorious Camping String Lights, LED, Solar And Battery

BY
Christina Lee

If you’re going on a family vacation, it’s important to create memories together. So why not do something that will ...

Hiker and canine companion getting tent warm and ready in winter camping location
Base Camp

Real Methods On How To Heat A Tent, Camping Edition

BY
Lawrence Ross

How can you stay warm during your camping trip? This issue is unlikely to concern boon dockers and van lifers ...

Base Camp Planning

How To Shower While Camping

BY
Christina Lee

Why showering while camping is important Picture this, you’ve been hiking for a few days, and the weather has not ...

How Long Will Ice Last In A Cooler with lots of ice and cold items
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How Long Will Ice Last In A Cooler? Answered!

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

I was asked this question the other day, “How Long Will Ice Last In A Cooler?” It seemed a pretty ...

Base Camp Survival

How To Keep A Fire Pit Going For As Long As You Want It

BY
Lawrence Ross

It used to amaze me how my grandfather could keep a fire going for days straight without ever having to ...

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Base Camp Gear

Dont Throw It Out: How To Clean Windbreaker Jacket Easily

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

I want to talk a little bit about washing your rain jacket correctly because I made a big mistake here, ...

Camper with team campfire wet wood
Base Camp Survival

How To Start A Fire With Wet Wood

BY
Lawrence Ross

The weather will never be perfect each time you’re tasked with creating a campfire. From personal experience, there has always ...

young group on beach diy super insulated cooler
Base Camp Gear

A Weird DIY Insulated Cooler Hack That Impresses Friends!

BY
Lawrence Ross

If you have been out on the trail recently, you may have noticed A, a lot more people have solar-powered ...

Base Camp Lifestyle

How To Cook Camping Rice Easily

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

There’s nothing better than a wholesome bowl of camping rice by the campfire along with your flame-grilled vege’s and meat. ...

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Base Camp Gear

Easy Tips You Can Use For Staying Cool While Camping

BY
Christina Lee

Right now, in Australia, we are a few months away from entering the summer. But for those in North America, ...

Base Camp Planning

3 Easy Tips On How To Keep Food Cold When Camping

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

A camping trip can be a wholesome and fun activity. You get to stay outdoors with your friends and family, ...

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Base Camp Gear

How To Overcome Camping Cold Feet. Our Guide To Warm Feet.

BY
Christina Lee

One of the biggest challenges of outback trips during the cold winter months is keeping your feet warm. If your ...

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Base Camp Gear

Do You Need A Sleeping Bag For Camping?

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

Camping is a great way to enjoy nature, and it’s also a great way to bond with family and friends. ...

Two campers watch on as campfire cooks various foods on campfire embers
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How Hot is a Campfire? The Temperature Facts 2024 Updated.

BY
Lawrence Ross

Fires can get surprisingly hot enough to melt a can of baked beans...

Group of young beach campers cooking on an opern fire
Base Camp Gear

Reviewing The Essential Open Fire Cookware You Need To Buy In 2024

BY
Christina Lee

Picture this: you go camping, and something is missing. You thought there would be a grill at your campsite, but ...

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Base Camp Planning

Can You Go Camping Under 18 Years Of Age

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

This article is for educational purposes only. We always suggest going camping with the proper training and experience. Especially if ...

Camper carries blue air mattress fully pumped to tent out in the wilderness
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How To Find A Hole In An Air Mattress Fast With These Steps

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

For a slightly extra premium, an air mattress is a great addition when camping to improve sleep quality and spinal ...

Camper zipping up an unstuck tent zipper
Base Camp Lifestyle

Is Your Backpack Zipper Stuck? Here Are 4 Working Fixes You Can Try.

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

Backpacks are supposed to keep your valuables safe during a hike. But what happens when the zipper gets stuck? If ...

Beach tiki torches with cintronella for mosquitoes
Base Camp Gear

How Effective are Tiki Torches for Mosquitoes?

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

Summer is right around the corner, bringing longer days and warm evenings. For many of us, it’s the beginning of ...

Camper in snow cold conditions with tent covered in sleet and snow
Base Camp Tents

How To Insulate A Tent So Good That It Feels Like A Log Cabin

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

Insulation works in two ways. You can either trap heat or cold, depending on the situation. When tent camping, most ...

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Base Camp Planning

Campfire Wood Near Me? Where Can You Find Campfire Wood?

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

Every camp needs a fire. In most cases, it is the only way to stay warm, not to mention its ...

Dog kept warm during camping by owner
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How To Keep a Dog Warm While Camping

BY
Lawrence Ross

As we begin to enter the warmer summer months, you might be thinking about allowing your dog to tag along ...

Zero-breeze-2-camper-walks-to-his-tent-during-day-to-start
Base Camp Gear

Has Zero Breeze Overcome It’s Criticism?

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

I never expected to find myself looking at the Zero Breeze. Camping is supposed to be a rough experience, one ...

Large dry ice blocks
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Dry Ice Camping Uses – Some Practical And Others Weird

BY
Christina Lee

So What is Dry Ice? Dry Ice is frozen carbon dioxide. Dry Ice that is captured during various industrial processes ...

Wash camping tarp
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Can You Wash A Tent Tarp In The Washing Machine?

BY
Christina Lee

It isn’t recommended that you wash a tent tarp in a washing machine. Using a machine to clean your tent ...

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Tarp Under Tent – Do I Need A Tarp Under My Tent To Keep Warm?

BY
Christina Lee

Camping appeals to many because of its simplicity. You buy a tent, a sleeping bag, maybe a backpack and your ...

Rain and Dew on Tent which creates mold
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How To Clean A Tent With Mold With These 6 Simple Methods

BY
Lawrence Ross

Camping is a fun and exciting activity, but it can get dirty and messy. You must make sure your tent ...

Campervan generator for camping
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Can You Use Generators In National Parks?

BY
Lawrence Ross

The use of generators is allowed in most National Parks throughout the USA. Enhancing your vehicle with a generator can ...

Shopper in camping store looking at air mattresses
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How To – Raise Air Mattress Off Floor, Multiple Methods That Work

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

If you’re an avid camper, you probably agree with me when I state that the most comfortable bedding item hands ...

Couple camping on grass laying on Green airmattress
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How To Inflate Air Mattress With Built In Pump Without Electricity

BY
Lawrence Ross

Air mattresses make tent camping more enjoyable because you don’t have to worry about sleeping on the ground. But how ...

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New Campsite? Should You Put A Lock On Your Tent?

BY
Lawrence Ross

Putting a lock on your tent is a good idea for many campers if you are wary or unsure of ...

MAPP Gas versus propane worker uses gas to heat material outside
Base Camp Campervan

MAPP Gas Versus Propane. So Whats The Difference?

BY
Lawrence Ross

If you enjoy grilling, barbecuing, welding, or performing any other activity that involves the use of a torch, the gas ...

Campervan couple with generator
Base Camp Campervan

Will a 2000 Watt Generator Run a 5000 BTU Air Conditioner? RV Answers.

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

Imagine this: You decide to go camping over a weekend that the weather is supposed to be friendly and cool. ...

Camping electric hookups and generators
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Do I Need An Electrical Hook Up For Camping?    

BY
Lawrence Ross

Camping today isn’t the same ‘roughing it that most of us grew up with. These days, not only are there ...

Base Camp

How To Dispose Of Coleman Fuel Canisters, Safely And Legally

BY
Lawrence Ross

Everyone loves a good Coleman fuel canister. They are so easy to use. However, disposing Coleman Fuel Canisters can be ...

Woman washing hair outside in comfort with stitches
Base Camp Survival

Tips On How To Wash Hair With Sitches In Head When Camping

BY
Christina Lee

Washing Your Hair While Healing Doesnt Have To Be Complicated. If you have ever had a deep cut, chances are ...

Insulating camping tent in summer
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How To Insulate A Tent For Summer – Dont Sweat It

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

Vacation and camping go hand in hand for many people. Some may even consider their holiday to be incomplete without ...