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Planning

What Makes A Great Campsite?

BY
Christina Lee

Helpful checklist of items you may or may not have thought about to make wonderful camping experiences Every seasoned camper ...

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Base Camp

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 ...

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Base Camp

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
Base Camp

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 ...

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Tents

Reviewed: The Best Camping Tents With Screened Porch Of 2024

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

You have probably dismissed everyone that has ever claimed to sell to you one of the best tents with a ...

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Gear

Our Guide On: How To Make Coffee While Camping

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

The question of how to make coffee while camping haunts most avid campers and for good reason. There is nothing ...

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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. ...

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Gear

Can You Use A Yoga Mat For Camping? Getting A Good Night Sleep Tips.

BY
Christina Lee

Yoga mats aren’t generally recommended for camping. This is due to the fact that they are too thin to provide ...

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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 ...

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Gear

Reviewing The Best And Safest Camping Heaters Of 2024

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

Sleeping outdoors with the scent of pine trees, with snow-capped mountains as a backdrop, can be amazing, but however beautiful ...

Tent with stove jack in the middle of freezing snow conditions
Tents

A Tent With Stove Jack May Sound Extreme At First But You’ll Love It.

BY
Lawrence Ross

Looking For A Tent With Stove Jack That Will Keep You Warm? It doesn’t matter if you are camping in ...

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Planning

How Cold Is Too Cold To Sleep In Your Car? The Real Dangers Of Car Camping

BY
Lawrence Ross

If you’re of the adventurous sort, getting ready for a camping trip in the winter, you may be asking yourself: ...

Grey Cube tent setup on lookout in backcountry
Tents

Reviewed: The Best Qube Tents of 2024

BY
Lawrence Ross

There’s nothing that brings a family closer together than camping as a group in a tiny tent during an extreme ...

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Campervan

Round Up Review Of The Best Campervan Mattress To Buy In 2024

BY
Lawrence Ross

For the Travel Blogger Nomad, a home isn’t quite complete without a decent mattress, and that is true for campervans ...

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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 ...

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Base Camp

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 ...

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Base Camp

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 ...

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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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Campervan

How To Charge Trailer Battery – Multiple Methods

BY
Lawrence Ross

These Charging Methods Are Practical And Easy To Implement. Dead batteries of any kind are a complete inconvenience, but letting ...

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Tents

The Kamp Rite Double Tent Cot Reviewed For 2024 For The Money.

BY
Christina Lee

The term Tent Cot can sometimes be a little confusing in that different types of products carry this name but ...

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Tents

The Best Blackout Tents Reviewed – Yearly Roundup For 2024

BY
Lawrence Ross

Also known as a dark room tent or dark rest tents, blackout tents for camping are tents that offer sufficient ...

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Gear

Reviewing The Best Zip Together Sleeping Bag Of 2024

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

Sleeping bags are an essential part of tent camping, but they do not make it very easy to snuggle up ...

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Planning

How To Attach A Sleeping Bag To A Backpack, Quick And Easy Guide.

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

How to attach a sleeping bag to a backpack? This question won’t make sense to people that do not camp. ...

Portable air conditioner for camping in a Tent with AC port
Tents

Reviewing The Best Tents with AC port of 2024

BY
Lawrence Ross

If you want to get a wholesome outdoor experience, then camping is one of the most fun things to do. ...

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Base Camp

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 ...

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Gear

The Best Cordless Camping Hair Dryers Of 2024

BY
Christina Lee

You cannot keep your hair smooth, sleek, and clean without a dryer. But how can you dry your hair during ...

Coleman Evanston 8 Dome Tents
Tents

Coleman Evanston 8 Dome Tent Reviewed In 2024

BY
Christina Lee

One of the most popular tents today is the Coleman Evanston 8 Tent. This Dome Tent is perfect for family ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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Tents

Easiest Tent To Set Up For The Money In 2024

BY
Christina Lee

Imagine, you have been traveling for hours, and you arrive at the campsite, and of course, it starts to rain. ...

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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Gear

Best Battery Operated Blankets For Camping Reviewed For 2024

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

Sleeping in an RV can sometimes get pretty chilly. It can spoil the camping experience if you let it. A ...

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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 ...

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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
Base Camp

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...

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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Tents

Best Hot Tents For Winter Camping in 2024

BY
Lawrence Ross

Why you need a cold-weather tent? It is so frustrating for those who enjoy camping to be forced to stop during the ...

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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 ...

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Base Camp

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 ...

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Gear

Reviewing The Best Shade and Comfort Canopy Chairs

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

I went camping last weekend. Foolishly I took just one fold-up chair that dated from the eighties. It was smaller ...

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Tents

Best Cooling Tents Of 2024 For Hot Weather

BY
Christina Lee

Why You Need a Hot Weather Tent? Hot weather camping in the middle of the summer or tropical climate can ...

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Planning Survival

Is 64 Degrees Cold? This Really Depends On Having A Thick Skin

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

We Sent Out Five Staffers And This Is What We Know Now 64 degrees Fahrenheit can feel cold or warm ...

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Travel

Glamping Is A Gateway For City Slickers That Want More Than Just Camping.

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

People started using the term Glamping back in 2005. But, the word did not enter into the Oxford English Dictionary ...

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Gear

Reviewing The Suisse Sport Adventurer Sleeping Bag In 2024

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

How much you get out of a camping trip will depend to a great deal on your energy levels. Getting ...

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Lifestyle

Backpackers Pantry vs. Mountain House: Who Makes Better Meals?

BY
Christina Lee

There is no denying that sharing a fresh meal with your friends and family around a campfire is one of ...

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Planning Survival

How Much Water Desert Hiking?

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

Desert, hiking and water are words that are rarely in the same sentence. So how much water should you bring ...

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Tents

The Best Instant Tents For The Money Of 2024

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

Nothing is more frustrating than setting up a campsite for your family. I can tell you from experience that you ...

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Gear

Reviewing The Best Power Inverters For Camping In 2024

BY
Lawrence Ross

People think that camping is difficult, but that is only true for campers determined to detach from civilization altogether. If ...

Small woodburning stove with hot cup of coffee while camping
Gear

Best Collapsible Wood Burning Backpacking Stove in 2024

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

When you are out in the wilderness, the importance of hot food and drinks cannot be overestimated. They will fuel ...

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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

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 ...

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Base Camp

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
Base Camp

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 ...

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Lifestyle

6 Camping Tasty And Easy Meals in Foil Ideas For You To Try On The Campfire.

BY
Christina Lee

When I am out hiking, I hate to carry too much gear. I try to keep things as simple as ...

How Long Will Ice Last In A Cooler with lots of ice and cold items
Base Camp

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 ...

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Base Camp

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 ...

Planning

What Are The Top 3 Best Benefits Of Camping

BY
Lawrence Ross

Introduction If your new to camping and you want to know if the effort of picking a destination, planning transport, ...

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Survival

The Best Survival Movies (You May Not Know Of) – Subject To Change In 2024

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

My partner and I both have entirely different tastes in movies. She likes the horror genre. And I like comedies. ...

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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 ...

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Lifestyle

Is Camping Fun? Let Us Convince You With 10 Reasons Why Camping Is Fun.

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

With the ever increasing demographic of city dwellers moving to regional locations, camping has seen a boom in popularity and ...

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Base Camp

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 ...