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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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42 BBQ Games for Adults: Outdoor Party Ideas (Family Friendly)

Friends food, good weather, and lots of fun: what else does your barbecue need? Well, it depends on what kind of fun you want to have at your barbeque. When it comes to children-friendly activities, you probably have some idea of games to choose from.  Planning a BBQ is easy. Invite guests. Buy food. Hope …

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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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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) go in the winter. Bugs have four options when winter comes: migrate to a warmer location, go into diapause (a …

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12 Essential Campfire Safety Tips: Fire Safety Rules for Kids

According to the US Forest Service, 90% of wildfires in the United States are caused by carelessness. Here are twelve essential campfire safety rules. These fire safety tips will help keep your kids and the forests safe. 12 Campfire Safety Tips Here are 12 tips for safe use of a campfire. These would be great …

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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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