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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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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Survival

Storing Wild Mushrooms – How to Store and Preserve Wild Mushrooms.

BY
Christina Lee

In Australia, we have an Iconic advertisement that simply states that Mushrooms are 'Meat' for vegetarians, and this does ring true to the amount of flavour, filling and moreish characters it shares with the food.

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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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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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Survival

Is White or Red Clover Edible? Wild Plants That You Can Eat

BY
Christina Lee

The Clover Means Serious Business. As a Traditional Medicine, its potency has been known to be a capable sedative and provide anti-inflammatory responses. But there is a dark side to this universal plant.

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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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Lifestyle

A Tasty Protein Rich Pemmican Recipe You Can Try Today

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

I am far from a Gordon Ramsey level of making Michelin level Pemmican bars. But after a few months of ...

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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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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...

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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, ...

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Planning

Practical And Safety Solo Camping Tips for Women

BY
Christina Lee

Is becoming an increasingly popular activity. Some use camping to disrupt their busy connected lifestyles. Others seem to enjoy the ...

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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 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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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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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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Survival

What Are Snake Berries AKA Indian Mockstrawberry And Are They Edible?

BY
Christina Lee

A snake berry doesn’t refer to one specific type of berry. Instead, it relates to multiple different berries across different ...

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Survival

What Colors Attracts Mosquitoes? Sciences Answers.

BY
Lawrence Ross

Have you ever wondered why mosquitoes seem to avoid a select few of your friends? Meanwhile, you’ve resigned to get ...

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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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Survival

How To Make Toilet Paper DIY – The Emergency Guide

BY
Lawrence Ross

I don’t really see the connection between toilet paper and Covid-19, myself, but all over the world, stores are experiencing ...

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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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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 ...

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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. ...

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Survival

Up Your Game By Interpreting The Deer Movement Calendar

BY
Lawrence Ross

The whitetail deer is by far the most popular game animal in the United States. Although they have a large ...

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Survival

Foraging Question, Are Maple Seeds Edible? Will I Get Sick?

BY
Christina Lee

Maples seeds are edible and the benefits that come from consuming the maple seed include proteins, vitamins, minerals and oils ...

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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 ...

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Lifestyle Survival

Camping Hacks: What Meat Does Not Need Refrigeration?

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

Refrigerated meat is a recent innovation. Before the widespread availability of refrigerators, a variety of methods were used to preserve ...

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Survival

How Far Can A Bear Smell? Scary Far.

BY
Lawrence Ross

Bears have a fantastic sense of smell. Weather, odor type, and bear breed are all factors that might influence this ...

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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 ...

Survival

Can You Eat Moss as a Food Source? 6 Mosses Identified

BY
Christina Lee

Can you eat moss? You can eat moss that grows wild in forests, fields, and other natural places. However, only ...