Types of Camping

Types of Camping: Here are several different Types of Camping which are practiced all over the world. Camping these days, can range from very simplified to very complex. Read the various ways to go camping, then you can decide which type of camping you would be best suited for or maybe try a new way of camping!

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Tips to Organize Your Maps When Backpacking

I love back-packing long distance trails, but what a lot of maps to carry!  Two years ago I plotted my own ‘Coast to Coast’ route from Southport to Scarborough in England.  I needed eleven Ordnance Survey Explorer maps to cover the 200 mile walk. It goes without saying, if your maps are disorganized the maps won't help you they will hinder you. Here are my tips to organize your maps when bac

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Backpacking and Camping Alone can be Inspiring

I do like being in company, but sometimes backpacking and camping alone with the wonderful solitude of  your temporary home on your back can be so inspiring. Especially if you are in an area of fantastic beauty that you have never visited before. The joy of walking early, looking out of the tent to see the mist-covered mountains or lakes. To put your face in the icy water from the local stream an

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20Nov2019
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Camper/RV Inspections

I have always loved camping and when I retired, I bought a new pull type camper and a large truck. My wife and I started out on our camping voyage and were happy as a lark. We were going out west because we live in Tennessee and were looking forward to another beautiful place. We put everything in the camper that we thought we would need for the trip.  We were planning on staying about 3 weeks on

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Camping: Horse Flies, Cows and Cous Cous!

So my story begins in the beautiful surroundings of the Lake District, Cumbria, England. I had embarked on a 4 day camping expedition over the rolling hills and steep mountains of the English countryside, to complete The Duke of Edinburgh Award. My Tips for Camping in the Lake District: Horse Flies and Other Lovely Insects There are a few things you should know before you go on a camping trip,

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11Nov2019
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Types of Camping Tents

An important step in knowing what kind of camping tent is right for you is knowing what types of camping tents are out there. Below are some descriptions of some of the more popular camping tents. (more…)

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05Nov2019
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Choosing the Right RV

Technically speaking, the RV (recreational vehicle) needs wheels to be considered a real RV. So tents don't cut the custard. Which RV is For You? Big decision.  To find an answer, first check the pocketbook or cash on hand.  Empty pocketbook or no cash on hand…no problem.  Mortgage the house to the hilt.  Go for the gusto. Match your needs to the vehicle.  There are so many of them to choose from.  We'll start at the low

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31Oct2019
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Camping Tent Features

Here are some basic camping tent features (with descriptions) to look out for when finding a good camping tent. (more…)

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31Oct2019
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How to Choose a Camping Tent

No tent is built alike. At least, it certainly seems that way. There are countless types of tents to choose from, each with its own unique features and functions. Choosing the right tent for your camp trip can become overwhelming, even for an experienced camper. Every camper has different needs, so having set requirements in mind when making your tent purchase will ensure that you buy the best one. Ho

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