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How to Start a Campfire: Ultimate Guide (6 Fire Types, Safety, Gear…)
Learn how to start a campfire in almost any situation. In this post, you'll learn about the six best ways to start a campfire. And tips for ignition, smokeless fires, wet wood, wet days, fire safety, campfire gear and cooking tips. Read more…
How to Use a Compass Without a Map
So while getting lost probably isn't in your trip plans, things can happen. In this post, you'll learn how to use a compass without a map. Your GPS might konk out – or maybe you're a purist and want to explore without electronics. Whatever your situation, this post will help. Read more…
Ultimate Guide to Camping With a Hammock
Anyone can camp in a tent, right? In this post, you'll learn how to go camping with a hammock. This ultimate guide covers everything you need to plan and have a successful camping trip with a hammock. Read more…
Guide to Hiking Water: Hydration Tips, Gear, How Much to Drink…
If you're like me, you don't want to lug gallons of water on your next hike. In this post, you'll learn about hiking water: how much you need, how to carry (and filter) water, hiking hydration tips, and more. Read more…
Can You Squish a Tick? Plus 16 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 the diseases they carry, how often they feed, how to remove them, and how to prevent them. Read more…
How Hot is a Campfire? [Chef’s Guide to Campfire Cooking]
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 and how to cook like a chef while camping. Read more…
How to Keep Food Cold When Camping (9 Chilly Tips)
Planning a camping trip and want to keep you food nice and cold? In this post, you'll learn how to keep food cold when camping. Includes 9 tips to keep your cooler cold for longer, 5 food safety tips and 4 of the best camping coolers available. Read more…
Best Shoes for Hiking in Water: Trail Guide to Dry, Healthy Feet
Hiking in wet conditions takes a toll on your feet. Choosing the best shoes for hiking in water can make the difference of a successful hike or one that you might suffer through every step. Read more…
43 Cool Bike Accessories for Mountain Bikers
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 will make your rides more comfortable, safe, and engaging. Read more…
97+ Cool Camping Gadgets and Gear
So you're going camping? Great – but are you prepared? In this post, you'll find 97+ cool camping gadgets and gear that will make your next trip amazing!
From portable bunk beds to s’mores inside the tent, look no further for the most unique products on the market! Check out the full list: Cool Camping Gadgets & Gear
Remove a Tick Head After the Body is Gone
So you met a tick. And then pulled it off. And the tick head remains. NOW WHAT? There are plenty of guides on the web about how to remove a whole tick; they make it sound so easy, don’t they? But all too often, you’ve followed the instructions to the letter but that darn tick head is still in there!
In this post, you’ll learn 6 ways to remove a tick head after the body is gone.
Campers Guide to Essential Oil Bug Repellent
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.
You’ll also find an insect repellent essential oils list – to know which essential oil best repels your arch nemesis.
How to Waterproof a Tent: 6 Tips 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 we've included 6 tips and tons of tricks that will keep you dry. See the full guide.
How to Open a Can Without a Can Opener
In this post, you’ll learn how to open a can without a can opener. Sure, it’s going to be a little crude – but when it’s time to eat, it’s okay to go a little caveman.
So here’s the situation: You’re hungry. You have a can of soup. But no can opener. Has this ever happened to you? Here's how to get to the grub.
Must Have Survival Gear for Hikers
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.
Remember: No one plans to get lost! However, you can plan to survive getting lost by investing in these 12 must have survival gear items for hikers.
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! Read more…
Best Winter Camping Tents [Buyers Guide] Lightweight, Insulated, Stove Ready
Winter camping presents an amazing opportunity for adventure. In this post, you'll learn how to choose the best winter camping tents – and a guide to choosing the right one for you. Read more…
Best Heaters for Camping Tents
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 to choosing (and using) safe heaters for tents. See the full guide.
8 Best Camping Stoves: Buyers Guide [Factors, Tips, Gear, Safety]
So you're going camping and need to avoid eating raw meat and drinking cold coffee? Lol, perfect!
In this post, learn about 6 factors to consider when buying a camp stove. We also share our picks for the best camp stoves and gear for a successful cookup. Read more…
35 Sub-Zero Winter Camping Tips: Safe, Warm, and Adventurous
Camping in the winter is a unique experience compared to the rest of the year. These winter camping tips will help you have a safe, warm, and successful trip. Read more…
16 Winter Hammock Camping Tips: Guide Plus 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 great set of gear to make your trip more comfortable. Read more…