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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.

24Apr2019
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How to Build a Campfire

A campfire often sets the mood for a good camping experience. Associated with warmth, cooking and socializing, the campfire really is the life of the camping party. So how do you make a successful campfire? (more…)

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Camping for Girls: Peeing Outside

You’re on a camping trip. The sunset was stunning and for the first time in months you were able to watch it. Out here in the woods, the peaceful evening settles over you as you and your friends sit around a camp fire exchanging childhood memories, silly ghost stories and a few cold beers from the cooler someone was smart enough to remember. It’s perfect, you're in paradise, not even the mosquitoes could ruin your night. Then…nature calls. Suddenly, with a crushing finality, yo

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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 and ensure that you have the nessesary equipment with you. If it is your first time wi

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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 also one of the most intimidating: man eating animals, deadly diseases and horror stories o

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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 spent in the wilderness; you just have to adjust your normal beauty routine and learn ho

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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 and know how to handle these three potential mountain climbing emergencies. Potential M

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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 your heroic tale? Well, I hope it would be the latter, if you don't already know how to

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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 horse camping means there are extra precautions to take and plans to make. Hitting the trail

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