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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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Winter Camping Clothing Checklist

When winter camping, dress in layers so you can easily adjust your clothes to regulate body moisture and temperature. Three types of layers are considered normal: a liner layer against your skin (undergarments), an insulation layer (fleece or wool), and a water/wind proof outer layer (outerwear). Winter Clothing to take when Camping: For winter camping, don’t pack cotton clothing. Cotton lo

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27Aug2020
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7 Tips on How to Pack For Young Kids

After having spent years camping with kids, I have learned a few things that I'd like to share with you. I hope that my 7 Tips on How to Pack For Young Kids camping advice and tips will help you when packing and camping with kids. If your camping trip involves young kids, here are some suggestions to make packing for them more efficient. How to Pack For Young Kids When Camping: 1. All Packed and

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How to Cook your Eggs in an Orange’s Skin

Bush walking in Australia could nearly be classed as a national pastime. There are a broad range of treks and walking tracks set out all over the country. For the "any" bush walker, one of the key aspects of trip planning is to travel light. With this in mind, I'd like to share a little camp fire cooking method that can save some weight. How to Cook your Eggs in an Orange's Skin: Build a s

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20Aug2020
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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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How to Camp With a Baby

Many of us have warm memories of childhood camping holidays with our parents and siblings. As well as being relaxed, there was always a sense of liberty, adventure and of being one with nature. We never doubted that we would have anything other than a happy vacation, but now that we are grown up and have families of our own, many of us shrink at the idea of sleeping under the stars with our own li

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How to Use a Wire Coat Hanger While Camping

An indispensable item for any camper the wire coat hanger has a multitude of uses. Here I will share with you  a few ways how to use a wire coat hanger while camping. Uses for a Wire Coat Hanger While Camping: Hang it from a traditional tent ridge pole and put your night things on it to air them out; plus, there's more room in the tent and items are easier to find. Use a branch or even a c

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