essential gear

Female camper camping hair dryer results
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 ...

Medic packing backpack with supplies with lots of pockets
Gear

What Is The Best Backpack With Lots Of Pockets? 7 Tactical Packs Reviewed

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

Why You Need a Backpack with Lots of Pockets? The days are long gone when backpacks had one large compartment, ...

Female camper with red warm heating blanket
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 ...

Couple camping on grass laying on Green airmattress
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 ...

Female is swimming and drinking creak or river water in summer
Gear

Reviewing The Best Camping Portable Water Filters For The Money In 2024

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

Venturing out into the wilderness can be exciting and empowering. Yet it can also present many challenges like being far ...

Striped Mediterranean canvas canopy chairs on white sandy beach
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 ...

Man resting on rocky cliff with hiking boots and sock liners
Gear

Do Hiking Sock Liners Prevent Blisters When Hiking Or Backpacking?

BY
Lawrence Ross

When you are planning a hiking trip, I’m sure you aren’t thinking about what socks you are going to wear. ...

All wheel drive has flat tire in outback preparing to use Fix A Flat
Gear

How To Use Fix-a-Flat, A Guide For 2024 Edition

BY
Lawrence Ross

Fix A Flat (FAF) is a single-use canned flat tire inflator. It is used to provide a quick and temporary ...

Suisse Sport Adventurer Sleeping Bag multiply
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 ...

Charging a trailer or campervan batter example with solar
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 ...

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 ...

All inverters portable camping
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 ...

Zip together bags seperated but same model in camping tent
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 ...

The north face modelling puffer jacket x supreme
Gear

The North Face Logo – Meaning And Origins

BY
Christina Lee

It was not until I moved to the colder state of Victoria did I notice the premium apparel brand of ...

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 ...

Herschel backpack hiking camping dirtyness needs cleaning
Gear

6 Easy Tips On How To Clean Herschel Bag

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

The Herschel Backpack is extremely popular and well-known among people who enjoy a sleek, minimalist style backpack. If you own ...

Large screen porch area in front of tent decked with relaxing area
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 ...

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 ...

Yeti-cup-drinking-camping-by-karsten-winegeart
Gear

Can You Put A Yeti In The Microwave?

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

Yetis are a favorite amongst many who enjoy taking their beverages on the go. A Yeti keeps your beverage warm ...

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 ...

Ice boots on melting ice feature image
Gear

So What Boots Do You Need For Your Trip To Antarctica?

BY
Lawrence Ross

So your one of either two people, firstly you studied hard throughout high school and then university. You graduated with ...

Do You Need A Sleeping Bag For Camping featured image
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. ...

Tarp underneath tent featured image
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 ...

male camper gazes out of morning winter tent thinking of the best tent heaters
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 ...

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 ...

Polyester jacket keeping a hiker, camper warm in winter
Gear

Is Polyester Warm Enough For Blizzard Camping? Clothes Debate.

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

The inclusion of synthetic Polyester in camping gear is very much the industry standard since the 1950’s outdoor gear has ...

When were flashlights invented - flashlight history
Gear

When were flashlights invented – flashlight history

BY
Lawrence Ross

It’s very easy to take the technology that we have today for granted, for example, people take for granted the ...

Shopper in camping store looking at air mattresses
Base Camp

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 ...

Dark Blackout Tent against the backdrop of a misty sky that is heating up
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 ...

Awl for leather stitching in front of lady with many other goods for sale
Gear

So What is an Awl, A Camping Tool Or A Sewing Accessory?

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

About five years ago, my partner and I, at the time, decided to combine our love of backpacking and travel ...

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. ...

Green Coleman fuel lantern is fixed on a tree during the daylight next to still river forest
Gear

How You Can Light A Coleman Lantern With Skill – Guide

BY
Lawrence Ross

I used to spend so much money on testing and owning several battery-powered LED lanterns. Sure, they are inexpensive, but ...

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 ...

On the trail with canvas IFAK individual first aid kit
Gear Survival The Latest

Best IFAK aka Individual First Aid Kits in 2024 – Round Up

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

I do quite a bit of traveling. You can find me hiking up mountains and cycling through jungles. It is ...

Cobiz Headlamp Featured
Gear

Does The Cobiz Headlamp Live Up To The Hype?

BY
Lawrence Ross

Different jobs need various light levels, and the Cobiz handles this with a choice of three light settings. Brighten up ...

Camper happily lying on tent cot offgroun in two person tent in summer campground
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 ...

Hiker with clean boots featured
Gear

How to Clean Hiking Shoes So You Can Save And Extend Boot Life.

BY
Lawrence Ross

How to Clean Hiking Shoes So You Can Save And Extend Boot Life. Hiking gear can be costly to purchase ...

Sunset featured image high over mississippi river
Lifestyle Travel

How Long Does It Take To Float Down The Mississippi River?

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

The Mississippi River is 2,350 miles from its source to the Gulf of Mexico, and the second-longest river in North ...

Male camper sitting in hot warm tent in snow morning light ready for adventure
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 ...