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How to Boil Water While Camping: 13 Easy, Safe Ways

When camping trip, hot water makes everything better. Hot coffee, hot showers, and clean dishes. But boiling water is also important for killing unwanted bacteria and viruses. Heating water makes it an unsustainable living condition for possible viruses and parasites. Here’s how to boil water while camping. You can boil water over a campfire. You …

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How Long Does Ice Last in a Cooler? 4 Types Compared (5 Tips)

Planning an outdoor event or a camping trip? How will you keep your food cold (and safe)? How long does ice last in a cooler? Here are 4 types compared, with water and dry ice time frames. Plus five tips for extending how long ice lasts. Ice in a cooler will last from 12 hours …

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How to Ground a Generator When Camping: Warnings & Requirements (13 Tips)

When do you need to ground your generator? You don’t want to start a fire or shock someone. In this guide, you’ll learn when you need to ground your generator, according to experts. And how to ground a generator when camping. To ground your generator while camping, you’ll need a few supplies: an 8-ft copper …

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Can Propane Freeze? Guide to Warm Winter Camping (6 Things to Know)

Winter camping means being ready for whatever weather comes. Cold temperatures mean having the tools for your tent or RV. Can propane freeze? Here’s what you need to know. While propane has a freezing temperature, it is never that cold on earth. When someone complains that their propane tank froze, they mean that ice has …

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How to Shower When Camping (8 EASY Methods) 9 Tips

There’s nothing like the great outdoors. Camping gets you out of the house, out of cell service, and away from your shower. How will you stay clean? In this post, you’ll learn how to shower when camping. To shower while camping, you can use the campground’s public showers if available. Or you can purchase a solar …

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How to Wash Dishes While Camping: 7 Tips for Fast & Safe Cleanup

Camping is one of summertime’s great pleasures. Nothing beats the taste of simple meals cooked outdoors after a long day in nature, but the last thing you want to do after you finish dinner is struggle through the clean-up process! Here’s how to wash dishes while camping. Bring the necessary supplies, clean the work area, …

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How to Pack Eggs for Camping (6 Easy Ways) Safe & Tasty Breakfast

Eggs are a great source of protein for a long, active day hiking, fishing, and chopping firewood. I love starting my day with some fried eggs over the campfire. What are the best ways to pack eggs for your camping trip? Here’s how to pack eggs for camping. Storing eggs in a cooler will keep …

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How to Sanitize RV Fresh Water Tank: 8 Simple Steps (Tips & Supplies)

Sanitizing your RV water tank is important to protect you and your family from dangerous bacteria, germs, and parasites. These risks include E. coli, Giardia, and Cryptosporidium. And they can cause diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and more severe conditions such as gastrointestinal distress and kidney failure. Here’s how to sanitize RV fresh water tank in 8 …

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How to Quiet a Generator: 9 Easy Tips for RVers & Campers

Imagine the scenario: You start your generator and notice that it is louder than you remember. To avoid a noise complaint from other campers, you’re trying to silence your generator. In this guide, you’ll learn how to make a generator quiet. Here’s how to quiet a generator: Place your generator on a soft location (like …

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