Camping Articles

6 Simple Backpacking Tips for Beginners

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Spending a day hiking in the great outdoors is an experience unlike any other. The only problem is that you may be limited in how far you can go, and which trails you can hike unless you’re able to bring some essential supplies with you – that’s where backpacking comes in. If you’ve never tried backpacking before, you don’t know …

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Simple Tips for Staying Warm on a Winter Hike

Simple Tips for Staying Warm on a Winter Hike

Just because the weather has turned cold and bitter doesn’t mean that the outdoors aren’t still great. If you love to hike and you’re determined not to let the change of seasons stop you, good for you! Just be sure to follow some simple safety guidelines to keep warm and safe on your winter hike. Tips for Packing Winter Hiking …

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Ten Things to Keep in Mind When Planning a Fall Camping Trip

Ten Things to Keep in Mind When Planning a Fall Camping Trip

The fall is a wonderful time of year to go camping. Not only are temperatures starting to cool down after the heat of summer, but the leaves are changing and the world is full of beauty. To make sure your fall camping trip is as enjoyable as possible, keep these ten things in mind during the planning process: 1. Check …

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Choosing a Safe and Comfortable Campsite

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Nothing compares to camping out under the stars but just because you are roughing it doesn’t mean you can’t be comfortable. There is an option between unrolling a sleeping bag on the hard ground and holing up in a hotel, you just have to find it. Keep reading to learn how to choose a campsite that is both safe and …

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My Tent Camping Checklist

My Tent Camping Checklist

It is virtually impossible to create a camping checklist that will work for everyone. We all have different preferences for how we like to camp. Some folks backpack and camp along the trail, while others (like me) prefer car camping at a campground. I tend to prefer state parks, especially if they have hiking trails and a river or lake. …

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Exploring Your State Parks

Exploring Your State Parks

When is the last time you explored your local state parks? Often times I find that people don’t realize how many state park activities are right in their own area. Take the time to explore your state park to find out what services they provide. As an example, in Texas, many of the parks even offer free fishing equipment that …

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Make Your Campsite More Comfortable

Six Simple Tips to Make Your Campsite More Comfortable

There is nothing better than spending a weekend in the great outdoors. Just because you want to “get away from it all,” however, doesn’t mean that you can’t be comfortable while you do it. You don’t have to go so far as to buy a camper that costs as much as a small house, but there are some simple things …

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Prepared for an Emergency While Camping?

Are You Prepared for an Emergency While Camping?

Camping is the perfect way to experience the natural beauty of the great outdoors while taking a break from the hectic pace of daily life. Airing out your tent and sleeping bag or pointing the RV toward the furthest horizon allows you to reconnect with nature and explore sights more awe-inspiring than your dreams. Emergencies – of any type – …

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Stay Safe When Camping at a New Location

How to Stay Safe When Camping at a New Location

Camping is an activity that the beckons you to roast marshmallows, sightsee the wilderness and pass the night sharing stories by the campfire with family and friends — what’s not to love? But while spending a few days exploring the outdoors can be adventurous and thrilling, it’s essential to maintain your safety throughout your travels, too. While navigating your way …

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Creating a Camper Maintenance Schedule

The Care and Keeping of a Camper: Creating a Camper Maintenance Schedule

Congratulations! You’ve got a brand new (or new to you) camper or RV, and you’re ready to adopt the camper lifestyle. You may have dreamed of this day for years, mentally getting ready for a life on the road, but if you want that dream to be a reality, you’ve got some work to do. Your new home away from …

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