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5 Great Early-Spring Camping Destinations

5 Great Early-Spring Camping Destinations
Spring may be just around the corner, but many parts of the country are only now starting to thaw out from a long, cold winter. If you’re…
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Campfire 101

Campfire 101
When it comes to having a safe and comfortable camping experience, the ability to make a fire is critical. Whether it’s aiding in an emergency…
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8 Fun Camping Hacks

8 Fun Camping Hacks
Camping doesn’t have to be expensive. Add some fun into your camping trips and save money with these eight…
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10 Essential Camping Skills

10 Essential Camping Skills
Do you know these 10 essential camping skills? Learn them and they are bound to improve all your…
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How to care for your camping gear

How to care for your camping gear
Your camping gear, especially the fundamental pieces, constitute a sizeable investment—certainly enough to warrant taking good care of them.…
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Setting up your campsite: Understanding the basics

Setting up your campsite: Understanding the basics
The end of the trail is near, at least for today. As you walk into your campsite and remove your pack from your back, the breeze feels good after a…
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Campfire Cooking: Food Tastes Better in the Outdoors

Campfire Cooking: Food Tastes Better in the Outdoors
When you’re out camping, the last thing you want to deal with is a messy and complicated meal. Especially because you don’t want to be…
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Must-have cold weather clothing

Must-have cold weather clothing
Vin T. Sparano, as excerpted from Complete Guide to Camping and Wilderness Survival When temperatures drop to zero degrees and below, your life…
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An essential tool: The hatchet

An essential tool: The hatchet
Vin T. Sparano, as excerpted from Complete Guide to Camping and Wilderness Survival HATCHETS Way back when trees were plentiful, many campers…
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Getting a fire started

Getting a fire started
Vin T. Sparano, as excerpted from Complete Guide to Camping and Wilderness Survival 1. CAMPFIRES To start a campfire, clear a site—always…
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What is hypothermia? What are the signs?

What is hypothermia? What are the signs?
Vin T. Sparano, as excerpted from Complete Guide to Camping and Wilderness Survival HYPOTHERMIA Hypothermia is one of the major causes of death…
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The Necessities Every Camper Should Own

The Necessities Every Camper Should Own
Every time I go camping with friends, I learn a new trick or discover a piece of gear that makes life outdoors more comfortable. But there are some…
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Fall camping activities for children

Fall camping activities for children
In most areas, fall means crisp, pleasant days and cool, comfortable nights. It is a great time to introduce children to camping and outdoor…
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Preparing for fall camping

Preparing for fall camping
Fall is one of the best times of the year for camping and hiking. The changing colors, crisp days, and cool nights are just a few of the reasons that…
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Should I Buy a Roto-Molded Cooler?

Should I Buy a Roto-Molded Cooler?
How often have you been fishing, camping or just relaxing at the beach and opened your cooler, only to discover that the ice you bought yesterday…
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