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Giant Dutch Oven Cinnamon Roll

This breakfast treat is sure to be a hit with the kids! Our giant Dutch oven cinnamon roll became a favorite camping breakfast each year at our Oregon coast campouts. Ours is done in a 6 quart/10” Dutch oven and would be a generous breakfast for 6. We use 2 lbs. of frozen bread dough (like Rhode’s), defrosted; so this would be a great breakfast after the first night camping! Generously coat

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Hot Tips on How to Keep Cool

The current heatwave has taken hold here in the UK!As temperatures soar we are all looking for ways to keep cool. But as a country that seess mostly grey skies, as soon as the sun shows it’s face, we cannot wait to pitch a tent and sleep out under the stars. The cool comfort of May and June are replaced by the hot and sticky days of July and August. Hot weather is ideal for water sports and a w

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Using a Rock for Fishing Bait

Most parents know that when you go camping at a lake there will be fishing involved. On one of our camping trips to Lake Don Pedro, my husband and I, along with our two sons decided to walk down to lake to do some fishing. It was a warm sunny day with a nice breeze blowing. We settled in our lawn chairs and prepared to catch that big bass. After about twenty mintues of fishing and not

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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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Tips,Tricks and Things I Have Learned About Camping

For me and my girls, camping is a cherished and fun filled family past time. It's exciting and the only time the kids and I ever really feel free! I have learned so much over the past years and would like to share with you my tips, tricks and things I have learned about camping. Whether you are a novice camper or a pitch perfectionist, I am sure you will find something here that will make you

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Is Camping For You?

Camping is one of my and life’s great pleasures and as I found it can become very addictive! It’s a chance to get out into the countryside alone or with your family and really commune with nature. It’s something that’s just as much fun for beginners as it is for those like me, who’ve been camping for years. You will either love it or hate it! Below i will share with you some of my many p

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Stargazing While Camping

Gazing at the stars in the night sky is a perfect way to relax and unwind at the end of a camp day's activities and if you're travelling with young children, it can be a fun way to end the day, its educational too! With children, it's usually best to begin with the basics and nowhere is more enjoyable to start doing this as when we go camping. As they get a little older and begin to develop an int

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How To: Access the Internet While Camping

Many camping fanatics will throw a fit if they hear that someone wants to access the internet while camping. Their opinion is that when you camp, you're supposed to enjoy the outdoors and forget about technology. Eh... no thanks. I enjoy the outdoors -- a lot. But I enjoy checking my email, telling people what I ate for lunch on Twitter and posting odd pictures on Facebook, too. So, I can

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