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Seven Tips on How To Keep Your Tent Warm

Seven Tips on How To Keep Your Tent Warm

Follow these seven tips to keep your tent warm and toasty at night. Whether you are camping during the winter of just for those chilly spring and fall nights, there's something here that will surely help.

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Spend Some Time with Nimblewill Nomad

Spend Some Time with Nimblewill Nomad

I got the chance to do a short interview with M.J. Eberhart, possibly better known as Nimblewill Nomad. He is currently on his 2014 Odyssey hiking the Oregon National Historic Trai

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How To Choose a Knife – Philosophy of Tool Use

How To Choose a Knife – Philosophy of Tool Use

How To Choose a Knife - A knife is a tool, you use different tools for different jobs. If it comes down to a survival situation you can do a lot with any knife that you happen to h

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Camping Tip #1 – How To Remove your Stubborn Tent Stakes the Easy Way

Camping Tip #1 – How To Remove your Stubborn Tent Stakes the Easy Way

There are many ways to get a stake pulled out of the ground. I found this to be an easy and safe way to do so. By wrapping a piece of chordage around the stake, under the hook and

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Join the Great American Backyard Campout!

Join the Great American Backyard Campout!

Join American families across the U.S. on June 23, 2012 for the Great American Backyard Campout!

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Putting Together Your Camping First Aid Kit

Putting Together Your Camping First Aid Kit

A camping first aid kit is something that every camper needs but will hopefully never have to use! It is one of the most essential camping gear requirements and you simply should not ever go camping without one. Accidents do happen, I've seen them happen enough during my own camping trips. Always follow the boy scout motto ... "Be Prepared"

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MSR Miniworks EX Water Filter

MSR Miniworks EX Water Filter

The MiniWorks EX microfilter is definitely MSR's best-selling microfilter across the world, delivering long-lasting, field-maintainable water filtration in very demanding environments.

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Solar Powered Camping Gear

Solar Powered Camping Gear

Picture this ... you're out camping in the woods with your friends one weekend, everyone decides it's time to head home - but it's so peaceful out that you decide to stay by yourself an extra hour to enjoy the tranquility of the forest. An hour goes by and when you leave, you go to start your vehicle and it doesn't start. You left your trunk cracked open and killed your vehicle battery. No biggie you think ... dig out your cellphone and ... Oh No!!! The battery is dead! This actually happened to me once. I had to walk miles to get to the nearest phone.

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How To Tell Scary Campfire Stories

How To Tell Scary Campfire Stories

"The other day I heard a story about how scary it is how much topsoil we loose each year, but I told it around the campfire and nobody got scared." - Deep Thoughts by Jack Handy

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Ten Campfire Safety Tips You NEED To Know!

Ten Campfire Safety Tips You NEED To Know!

Having a campfire can be one of the greatest joys of spending the night in the woods camping. There are many reasons to have a campfire from just relaxing in front of it with your beverage of choice - to using your fire to stay warm on a chilly spring or fall night. Campfires can be used to comfort you or to save your life, but they can also be very dangerous it they get out of hand!

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Tips for Starting a Camp Fire by Friar Finnegan

Tips for Starting a Camp Fire by Friar Finnegan

Save old lighters, they contain 4 times the flint you will ever use with the butane in them. If you are careful, you can slowly grind the flint out of the lighter and create a ...

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The Fun of Snowshoeing

The Fun of Snowshoeing

In the warmer months there is not much more enjoyable to me than to get outside and into the woods for a nice long hike. I also enjoy hiking in the colder months when there is a little snow on the ground, but where I live we can get a large amount of snow during the winter months. I don't know if you have ever tried hiking in deep snow before or not but it can be tiring. That's when I turn to the Snowshoes.

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How to Pack for Camping

How to Pack for Camping

Ever since I've been writing articles and tutorials for a camping website, one of the most asked questions I get from friends and family is “How do I pack for camping?” or “What should I bring camping?” It sounds simple, yet when it comes down to it, or if your new to camping, packing can get a little confusing. Here is what I tell them ...

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Ferrocerium Rods

Ferrocerium Rods

In the large world of fire starters the ferrocerium rod must be king... at least in my book. There are a multitude of ways to start a fire out there. Everything from primitive friction fire methods such as a bow drill, a fire plow, to magnifying lenses, to matches and lighters - and many in between.

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NRAO Space Race Rumpus – Camp Journal

NRAO Space Race Rumpus – Camp Journal

For the second year in a row, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) hosted the Space Race Rumpus. This is a 3 day family cycling festival held to benefit the building of a local community wellness center. Located in Green Bank, West Virginia the NRAO resides in the nations only “Radio Quiet Zone”. This is a rectangle of 13,000 square miles that spans sections of West Virginia, Virginia and a tiny part of Maryland where all radio transitions are banned ...

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Survival Bandanna – Uses & Needs

Survival Bandanna – Uses & Needs

A commonly overlooked piece of survival kit gear is the survival bandanna. A survival bandanna is a large piece of cloth, about 20 square inches, and made of thin cotton fabric that us usually a bright color such as “blaze” orange. These bandannas commonly have survival tips printed on one side of them. These tips may include tips such as building shelters, gathering food and water, to first aid and plant & animal identification.

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Survival Necklace

Survival Necklace

It's not just for a survival situation. The survival necklace is a simple way of keeping the gear that you use the most, near by and ready for use. Being a “survival” item, it was designed to be worn when you are out in the wild as a survival tool. These necklaces can also be helpful on a hike, mountain biking, camping, and even in everyday life. My personal use of it grew out of necessity.

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DIY Packable Wine Hanger

DIY Packable Wine Hanger

Learn how to make a quick and easy portable bagged wine holder to take camping or hiking!

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Learn How To Build Your Own Fire Starter Kit

Learn How To Build Your Own Fire Starter Kit

Having and knowing how to use a fire kit can be a crucial part of your camping or survival experience. Whether your are out for a weekend camping trip with your family, or you are stranded with little more than your emergency bag from your car, a fire can save a life and also add enjoyment and a sense of security to your camp. Here's how you can build your own fire starter kit.

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Aurora Fire Starter Video Review

Aurora Fire Starter Video Review

Aurora Fire Starter Review - I would and most likely will trust this fire starter for many years to come. With bullet proof construction and being made of high quality materials it will last most people a life time of use.

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