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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 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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Campfire Cooking Guide: 5 Methods, Temperature Regulation, Gear

So you want to cook on the campfire? Congrats! While there’s nothing wrong with using a campstove, there isn’t anything like food cooking over an open wood fire. Learn five methods of campfire cooking, how to regulate the temperature, plus lots of tips and gear. Guide to Campfire Cooking Toasting marshmallows, roasting hot dogs, or …

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How Long to Boil Drinking Water: Safe Water Guide for Campers

Concerned about having enough safe water on your trip? When you’re hiking and camping, you likely have an endless source of good water – if boil it first. In this post, you’ll learn how long to boil water to purify it for drinking. This guide is going to be complete for campers and hikers. But …

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12 Best Camping Cookware Sets in 2022 (Campers Guide)

Cooking outdoors requires the right heat source and the correct cookware. In this guide, you’ll learn how to choose the best camping cookware of 2022 for your trip (6 factors). I also include cooking tips, accessories, and safety gear. Best Camping Cookware in 2022 You’re about to go on a hiking adventure. So, how much …

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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 also share our top picks for the best camp stoves of 2021 and gear for a successful cook up. Perfect for car or tent camping. …

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How to Build the Best Winter Campfire (and Cook Like a Boss)

Making a campfire isn’t super hard. Here are 6 easy methods. But making a fire in the snow is something else. In this post, you’ll learn how to build the best winter campfire – and cook on it like a boss. How to Build the Best Winter Campfire There’s nothing like sitting around a campfire …

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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 heat. Plus the metals you need to worry about melting on a campfire. How Hot is a Campfire? There are lots of variables that affect …

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