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How hot is a campfire?

How Hot is a Campfire? Average, Internal, Cooking Temps

Planning to cook over your campfire? Nice. But how hot is a campfire? In this post, you'll learn the average temperature of a campfire (3 metrics) and the factors affecting ...
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Essential oil mosquito repellent

Campers Guide to Essential Oil Bug Repellent: Mosquito, Tick, Flea

Heading outdoors but hate those biting insects? Me too. In the campers guide to essential oil bug repellent you'll learn what oils repel which insects, including mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas ...
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Guide to the best camping stove

8 Best Camping Stoves of 2021: Buyers Guide (6 Factors)

In this guide to the best camping stoves, you'll learn about six factors to consider when buying a camp stove, the pros and cons of tabletop, and freestanding stoves. We ...
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Remove a tick head after body is gone

6 Ways to Remove a Tick Head After the Body is Gone (Dogs and Humans)

So you met a tick. And pulled it off. And the tick head remains - embedded in the skin. NOW WHAT? In this post, you'll learn 6 ways to remove ...
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Winter camping

Sub-Zero Winter Camping Guide (Hammocks, Tents, Heaters)

Don't let the cold weather keep you inside. In this guide to winter camping, you'll learn how to stay warm, safe, and happy in the great (cold) outdoor. Topics include ...
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Best places to camp in the United States

Best Places to Camp in the United States: National, State, Local Parks

Love camping, but aren't sure where to pitch your tent? Here are the best places to camp in the United States. They include national, state and local campgrounds. Start planning ...
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Campfire fun

Campfire Fun: How to Build, Cook, Sing, Play (Campers Guide)

The campfire is the center of every camping trip. In this guide, you'll learn how to make the best campfire (6 methods), how to cook on it, make coffee, s'mores, ...
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Safe hiking water

How Much Water to Take Backpacking? Hikers Hydration Guide

How much water to bring on a hike? I'm sure you don't want to lug lug gallons of water. In this post, you'll learn about how much water to take ...
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Winter hammock camping

Winter Hammock Camping Guide: 33 Cozy Tips & Essential Gear

Heading out for a weekend of winter hammock camping? Very nice! Here are 16 practical tips to help you stay warm and safe. You'll also find a 17 piece gear ...
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Can you squish a tick?

Can You Squish a Tick? Plus 17 More Gross Tick Facts (Hunt, Feed, Kill)

Can you squish a tick? Should you? In this post, you'll learn how to safely kill a tick, how they hunt, attach, drug, then feed on you. You'll learn about ...
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heaters for tents

12 Best Heaters for Tents: Safe Camping Guide (Gas / Electric Space Heaters)

So you love camping - but hate being cold? This post is exactly what you need, you'll learn about the best heaters for tents. There is also a detailed guide ...
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How to waterproof a tent

How to Waterproof a Tent: 6 Tips (and Tons of Tricks) to Keep You Dry

You're excited about your upcoming camping trip and hoping for sunny skies. But what if it rains? Don't worry, in this post, you'll learn how to waterproof a tent, plus ...
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Must have survival gear for hikers

12 Must Have Survival Gear Items for Hikers (Water, Fire, Health)

Heading out on a hike and want to make sure you're safe? In this post, learn about must have survival gear for hikers and outdoor lovers. Right now, you might ...
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cool bike accessories

43 Cool Bike Accessories for Mountain Bikers (Hydrate, Navigate, Be Safe)

Love trail riding? In this post, you'll discover 43 cool bike accessories for mountain bikers. They range from navigation and comfort to health, safety and storage. These mountain bike accessories ...
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Winter hiking tips

26 Winter Hiking Tips: Keeping You Warm, Safe, and Happy

Heading out on a winter hike? Nice! In this post, you'll find a huge set of winter hiking tips to keep you warm, safe, and happy. Let's do this! Enjoy ...
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where do bugs go in the winter

Where Do Bugs Go in The Winter? 4 Options / 7 Types

Curious how insects survive cold weather? Where do bugs go in the winter? In this post, you'll learn the 4 cold-weather survival methods. Plus where 7 specific bugs (spiders, bees, wasps, butterflies, mosquitoes, and fleas) ...
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Do Ticks Die in the Winter

Do Ticks Die in the Winter? Habits, Temperatures, Avoidance

The first hard frost is often celebrated as the end of tick season. But do ticks die in the winter? Where do they go? And what temperature kills ticks? In this post, you'll learn about ...
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How to Get Ice Off Windshield

How to Get Ice Off Windshield: 8 Fast and Safe Methods

Always late to work because you can't de-ice your windshield fast enough? Here's how to get ice off windshield in a jiffy. These tools and tricks will have you ice free in no time. Not ...
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How to Stop Car Windows From Fogging Up in Winter

How to Stop Car Windows From Fogging Up in Winter: 10 Methods

Winter driving means that sometimes windows will fog up, making it extremely difficult to see the road. Here's how to stop car windows from fogging up in winter. These ten methods range from free techniques ...
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how do deer stay warm in the winter

How Do Deer Stay Warm in The Winter? 6 Adaptations & Behaviors

Deer don't migrate or have the luxury of a warm, cozy home. How do deer stay warm in the winter? Thanks to variety of adaptions and behaviors, they survive winter just fine. How do deer ...
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what do deer eat in the winter

What Do Deer Eat in the Winter? Feeding Rules in USA, Canada

White-tailed deer fatten up as it begins to get colder outside. This helps them throughout the colder months when food is scarce. What do deer eat in the winter? Here are the rules for feeding ...
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how to measure ice thickness

How to Measure Ice Thickness: 5 Methods and Testing Devices

Learning how to measure ice thickness will help you stay safe. Here are five ways you can test the thickness of the ice to ensure you stay safe. Including devices and tips to get an ...
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safe ice thickness

Safe Ice Thickness Guide (Chart) 7 Activities: Fish, Skate, Car

What is a safe ice thickness? Before you step on a frozen lake, check that it is safe for your activity. Here is a safe ice thickness chart and factors affecting ice strength. Do not ...
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Best Time of Day to Ice Fish

Best Time of Day to Ice Fish? Guide to 6 Species / 3 Times

Ice fishing is a great outdoor activity, and while parts of it are similar to regular fishing, they aren't the same. What is the best time of day to ice fish? Here are 3 times ...
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