General Camping

General Camping: Here are some useful camping tips which will help you make your next camping trip the best one yet! No topic in particular… just important stuff you should and want to know! Add to your knowledge with these handy general camping tips!

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Camping Cues

Camping is in my blood. From the time I was just an infant, my parents took me camping, along with my two younger brothers as they joined the family. We lived in the near-wilderness of Northwestern Montana, where the emerald pines stretch as far as the eye can see, and the sky is so close it seems you could dip your finger in it and taste the fresh mountain air. Now I have my own children, aged

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Camping Spontaneous and Special

Are you worried because your camping date is approaching but you haven’t yet planned or prepared for it? Don't work yourself into a frenzy getting ready for your trip. Remember; there are always Walmarts and other stores with supplies at almost every exit. Do your best to prepare what you’ll need but keep in mind, camping is supposed to be an adventure. Sometimes the most special and memorable

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Camping Books for Kids

CampTrip has complied a list of great camping books for kids and parents. Below are some excellent guide and story books for kids all about camping. These books are great for reading while camping or even if your kids are at home but love camping. Some of these books I read myself  as a child, they are classic camping reads! Camping Guides for Kids Have your kids read a book that will give

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How to Waterproof Matches

There are several “do-it-yourself” ways on how to waterproof matches. Here are some household items you can use to easily waterproof your matches before hitting the outdoors. It is important to have a reliable fire starter when camping otherwise you could be left out in the cold. Ingredients to Waterproof your Matches Paraffin Wax Candles Turpentine Nail Polish Waterproofing –

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Camping Matches and Alternatives

It’s almost a given – if you’re going camping you’re going to make a campfire. For many campers who aren’t seasoned hands at the whole “outdoors” experience, building and making a fire can seem like a daunting task. And even if you’ve had a few times to practice (or at least read up on the task), there’s still the matter of lighting it successfully. How are you going to do that i

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How to Get in Shape for Camping Season

Before this "how-to" lesson on fitness begins, we need to clear up a few things. Firstly, different people are at different stages of exercising; and second, different exercises have different effects on people. In this article "How to Get in Shape for Camping Season," you will learn the importance of cardiovascular and aerobic health. If you're not in top condition in these areas it will be hard

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How to Enjoy Camping If You Hate Camping

Do the words “camping trip” bring back bad memories? Do you wonder why anyone would willingly leave their comfortable bed to go sleep on a lumpy grass floor in a cold tent? While certain camping experiences will never be fun, they don’t need to ruin your attitude towards camping. Focusing on the positive experiences can change a bad trip into a great one. Here are my tips on how to enjoy cam

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14 Essential Camping Supplies

These are Essential Camping Supplies that my family either took and found really useful or didn't take and wished we had. Some Essential Camping Supplies: A kitchen unit- to house the cooker, crockery, utensils, etc. to help keep the floor clear. A picnic rug- makes a good rug inside the tent. A sturdy metal fold-up table with separate chairs- Having an all in one camping table an

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