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Camping How To’s: Ever wonder “how to” do something while camping? Or wished you knew of a better way of “how to” do something that would improve your camping trip. Here are some detailed guides of camping how to’s: from building a campfire, waterproofing matches, choosing a tent or sleeping bag, avoiding ants, keeping your kids safe to taking your dog camping with you. These camping how to guides will help you make your next camping trip much easier and more enjoyable.

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How to Stay Warm in the Cold Outdoors

If you are a seasoned camper like myself, you will know that camping in winter is as easily done as in summer. But bare in mind that keeping warm and dry is one of the factors that can make or break a winter camp trip, especially during the night when tempratures can plummet. Your body cools down during sleep and the blood is drawn from the feet and hands to the core of the body, so be prepared

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How to Prepare for a Camping Safari

Is there any more romantic destination than the wilds of Africa? Spotting the big five is a bucket list destination for many, and there’s no better way to really experience this beautiful, expansive country, than by camping under the stars, listening to the lions roar in the distance. Prepare for a Camping Safari: Africa may be one of the world’s most coveted holiday spots, but it’s als

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How to: Stay Beautiful in the Great Outdoors

Whether you are hiking in the mountains, attending a music festival or spending a week in a field, camping is an inexpensive and enjoyable way to bond with your friends and family. However, when you can’t shower for three days and your skin is covered with a thin film of dirt, feeling gorgeous and looking hot takes a little creativity. You don’t have to sacrifice looking good for time

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14May2013
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How to: Handle 3 Potential Mountain Climbing Emergencies

The risk of dying in a traffic accident is 10 times greater than the risk of death during a climb. However, as more and more amateurs try to take on some of the world's most challenging peaks, injuries and deaths related to mountaineering are on the rise. For this reason, anyone attempting a climb should consider renting a satellite phone. Also, climbers of any experience level should be prepared

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27Jan2013
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How to Change a Flat Tyre

Maybe you've already experienced that dreaded moment when you realise one of your tyres is completely flat but you were lucky enough to find someone that knew how to change the tyre. What if you weren't so fortunate to have a handy jack of all trades in the near vicinity and you had to deal with the problem on your own? Would that be the end? Or, would you come out triumphant and tell everyone of

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01Nov2012
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How to go Horse Camping – What You Should Know

Going camping is the great American past time. There’s nothing better than escaping the confines of the city and hitting the great outdoors for a little fresh air, space to breathe, and adventure. And, if you’re a horse lover like me, bringing your horse along for some beautiful trail riding can only increase the already abundant joy of camping. First Time Horse Camping: But taking your hors

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16Oct2011
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How to Get out of Quicksand

Although not common, there are people who find themselves deep in quicksand while they explore beaches, swamps, rivers, or marshy areas. Quicksand is not usually what you might see in a movie, where the suspect steps in quicksand and within minutes they're up to their eyeballs in it. How to Get out of Quicksand What is Quicksand? Quicksand can be found anywhere that the right conditions are pre

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Yoga for Camping

Whether you have an inflatable Therm-A-Rest, a Ridge Rest sleeping pad, or a bed of moss, chances are you are going to wake up from a night under the stars with some cricks and cranks in your neck and back. But before you sling your backpack over your shoulders for a long day of hiking, try a couple of these easy yoga poses to ease tension and support a healthier body while camping.  In doing

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