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 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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18Aug2014
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Suggestions for Girls Before Taking Off on their First Camping Trip

Are you getting ready for your first camping trip? Perhaps you are very excited about it or have been coaxed into it. Don't worry if you are not an outdoors person. Several girls start out this way but then fall in love with camping trips. You might have dozens of questions running through your head about how things are going to be at the campsite and if you will like it or not. You might e

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03Oct2013
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3 Things to Make Your Camping Trip Go Smoother

A vacation would not be a vacation without some small glitch here or there. If you favourite mode of vacationing happens to be camping then there are endless additional opportunities for little things to go not quite as well as planned. While things like unpredictable weather or the “worst mosquito hatch in 50 years” cannot be avoided, these small tips may help smooth some potential bumps that

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What They Don’t Tell You About Camping

So you're ready for your first camping trip. You've gone through your checklist, and everything is accounted for. You've practiced setting up your tent in the back garden and you've become familiar with using the rest of your camping gear. The cooler is packed with food and drinks, and your first aid kit is stocked. Everything is accounted for, including the kids who are anxiously waiting in the b

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18Mar2012
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Bringing Back the Bohemian, but Better.

Camping seems to be of those things that fewer and fewer people do these days; but in an age that is simultaneously reviving everything from tartan trousers to neck-ruffles, there really isn’t a better time to get back into it, especially considering the (is it possible to write an article without mentioning this anymore?) current financial situation. This is why I am bringing back the bohemian,

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Metal Water Bottle and Sleeping Bag Warmer

Here's a very quick but very useful tip for any camper to use. This tip is especially handy if you tend to get cold while sleeping at night when out camping. Metal Water Bottle and Sleeping Bag Warmer What you Need: Metal water bottle/s (Sigg bottle). Boiled water Sock/s Sleeping Bag Warmer Instructions: Before you go to bed, boil and purify your water if you are in the wild. Ca

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A Girl’s Guide to Surviving Your First Camping Trip

We’ve all been there. The day our partner or ‘significant other’ tells us they love camping and are whisking us away to the middle of nowhere to live under a piece of tarpaulin for a week. That’s not a good day. Especially for us girls, who rely on electricity to keep us looking like, well, girls. Girl's Guide to Surviving Your First Camping Trip Forget About Your Appearance After being

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