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Where to Camp in Yellowstone (Top 10 Sites)

Yellowstone National Park has some of the greatest camping that the United States has to offer. There are campgrounds for all types of campers located...
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Do’s And Don’ts When Dressing For An Outdoor Excursion

Are you planning an outdoor adventure? It’s the perfect time to get outside and experience nature. Whether you’re going camping, fishing, hiking, sightseeing, or on...
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Where to Camp in Big Sur (Top 5 Sites)

Big Sur is a region that runs for 90 miles along coastal California. To the east are the Santa Lucia Mountains that meet the Pacific...
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How to Wash Your Dishes While Camping

Washing dishes while camping can be difficult, especially if you have a limited water supply. That’s why it’s important to know the proper way to...
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8 Tips for a Successful Hunting Trip

Hunting provides an excellent opportunity to relax, connect with other hunters, and enjoy nature. However, the modernization of hunting methods, new and unfamiliar surroundings, and...
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How to Find Free Camping Spots Near Me

There’s no better way to get in touch with everything that nature offers than by camping, and you shouldn’t have to pay for that experience....
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How Old Do Camp Counselors Have to Be to Get Hired?

Summer camp is a time to learn new skills while fellowshipping with one another, and being a camp counselor is a rewarding way to experience...
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How Much Should You Tip Camp Counselors (If Any)?

When you send your child to summer camp, you entrust their care to the camp counselors who work there. Camp counselors are responsible for the...
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Do You Need to Ground Your Generator When Camping?

If you’re familiar with generators, you probably know that they often require being grounded to safely use them. Portable generators that you would use for...
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8 Tips for Staying Cool on Camping Trips

Camping in the summer means enjoying swimming, fishing, and hiking. It also means hot days and humid nights, which can be uncomfortable and even dangerous....
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The 10 Best Movies About Camping of All-Time

Some of the best movies are about camping. You have the classics like The Long, Long Trailer (1954), horror movies like Friday the 13th (1980),...
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Where Is Camp Crystal Lake & Is It a Real Place?

If you’ve seen Friday the 13th (1980), you know that Camp Crystal Lake is the summer camp that Jason Voorhees terrorizes 22 years after drowning...
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What Tree Camping Is & Why You Should Try It

When you think of tent camping, you probably think of setting up your tent on the hard ground. This can be a dealbreaker for those...
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5 Pro Tips For Using A Hobie Fishing Kayak

Kayak fishing has been increasingly popular through the years. From the traditional kayaks, they have evolved into more efficient vessels. One of the modern and...
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What Is White Gas & Why Is It Great for Camping?

Whether you need to light your camping stove or a lantern, you’ll need fuel to do that, and white gas is one of the best...
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The 4 Different Types of Sleeping Bags (& How to Choose)

A sleeping bag is a sleeping bag, right? This kind of mentality can immediately set you up for failure on your next camping trip. Choosing...
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Tent Footprint vs Tarp: What’s the Difference?

Packing your bag for a camping trip will likely include a tent, sleeping bag, and various supplies, but one thing you also should consider packing...
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How to Attach a Propane Tank to a Camping Stove

Small camping propane tanks are easy to attach to a camping stove, but you can quickly go through one after another, causing you to frequently...
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Tips for Buying Outdoor Adventure Supplies for Beginners

When you're gearing up for your next outdoor adventure, it's essential to make sure you have the right supplies. Here are a few tips for...
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Protecting Yourself From Local Wildlife While Camping

To ensure that your next trip to the woods doesn’t turn into a nightmare, it’s important to consider possible wildlife encounters. When humans head out...
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Are You Prepared To Handle These Camping Emergencies? 

If you’re looking to experience the great outdoors, be one with nature, unplug from everyday life, and encounter adventures, camping fits the mold. It’s a...
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How to Make Your Rig Outdoor and Camp Ready

The pickup truck is an American icon, a symbolic staple. No doubt, it’s the vehicular equivalent of the standard toolbox or multitool. And with truck...
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Top Tips For Hunters: How To Get The Most Out Of Your Adventure

Are you a hunter who wants to get the most out of your adventure? This blog post is for you. We'll cover everything from how...

46 Camping Memes That Will Make You Cry Laughing

Everyone needs a good laugh now and then, and the internet never disappoints! There is no shortage of great camping memes out there that are...
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How To Maintain Personal Hygiene While Camping

Everyone loves spending time in the great outdoors, but that doesn’t mean people love smelling like it! Staying clean on a camping trip isn’t as...
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How To Properly Pack A Cooler For Camping

Have a camping trip coming up? Making sure you have your nutrients is important! Without proper storage, you could face a disaster that will leave...
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How To Wash A Sleeping Bag Before & After Using It

If you just got done using your sleeping bag, you might be noticing a stench. Luckily after a good washing, your bag can smell as...
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How To Fold Your Sleeping Bag After Use

No matter where you use your sleeping bag, camping or impromptu sleepovers, properly storing it after you use it is important. Sleeping bags are essential...
When you’re hiking in cold weather, keeping out the chill is a necessity. 

How To Stay Warm In A Tent When It’s Frigid Outside

Planning a snowy camping trip soon? Without packing proper items and knowing what to expect from frigid temperatures, things can get pretty uncomfortable quickly!  Luckily,...
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How to String a Fishing Pole (Step-By-Step Guide)

Do you want to learn how to string a fishing pole? You’ve come to the right place. We will give you a step-by-step guide to...
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How to Use a Wood-Burning Stove in Your Tent Safely

When you’re camping and cooking outside, anything from a wind or rainstorm to a swarm of mosquitos overwhelming you could make you wish you had...
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Fishing Bait vs Tackle: What is the Difference?

What is the difference between fishing bait and tackle? If you are new to the angling world, this might be one of your first questions....
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How Much Toe Room is Needed in Hiking Boots?

Hiking boots are an integral part of any backpacker's gear and equipment and can spoil any hiking trip. There are no universal measures for the...
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What is Thru Hiking and How Do You Do It?

A thru-hike is walking a long-distance hiking trail from start to finish without leaving it for any extended period. If you complete the entire trail...
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The 8 Types of Fishing Rods & Poles (Comparison)

Choosing a fishing rod is not as easy as it might sound. Fishing technology has advanced in strides, and the rod that best suits your...
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What to Put in Your Tackle Box (18 Fishing Essentials)

For most anglers, their tackle boxes are as essential as a mechanic’s toolbox, to each his own. Although every person might be unique in some...
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What is a Fishing Tackle Box?

As an angler, your fishing rod and reel are crucial pieces of equipment. However, a fishing tackle box is an equally essential item. The list...
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What Size Reel is Best for Bass Fishing?

Although there is a whole range of reel sizes, five sizes are most suitable for bass fishing. Each reel size has pros and cons and...
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What Size Test Line is Best for Bass Fishing?

Black bass is the most popular gamefish in North America. The collective term “Black bass” includes spotted, Guadalupe, largemouth and smallmouth bass, and more. Anglers...
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What is Jig Fishing? Learn the Basics

The term jig fishing is all about an ingenious fishing technique that fools large fish like bass into believing the angler’s lure is an injured...
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What is the Best Time to Go Fishing?

If you have always wondered how to figure out the perfect time to go fishing, then this is for you. There are multiple factors that...
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What is Drift Fishing? Learn the Basics

Novice anglers might be surprised to see how much there is to learn. Fishing is a whole lot more than putting a worm on the...
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What is Game Fishing? Game Fish vs Non-Game Fish

Fishing is a fun activity for all ages. For some, it becomes a hobby, often pursued with high levels of competitiveness. Serious anglers invest significant...
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How to Clean a Canopy Tent

Many people believe a bit of brushing and dusting of their canopy tents is enough before packing it away until the next time. However, the...
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How to Anchor a Canopy Tent on Concrete

Canopy tents have come a long way, and the modern ones are so easy to set up that they are now the choice of many...
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Should You Use Dry Ice When Camping?

Nothing can spoil an otherwise perfect camping holiday other than food going soggy or even rotten. Have you ever considered using dry ice? It could...
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How Much Does Camping Cost? By the Numbers

There is camping, and then there is camping. When considering the cost, there is an almost endless list of variables. You could camp for free...
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What is Pioneer Camping & What Should You Bring?

If you really want to experience nature in the way your forefathers did, Pioneer camping is the way to go. The pioneers could not head...
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What is Dispersed Camping & Where Can You Do It?

Our lives have become so rushed that many people find the only way to enjoy a rest break is to seek the peacefulness, fresh air...
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How to Fold Your Pop-Up Tent Step-by-Step (With Video)

Pop-up tents might be easy to set up, but they’re not super easy to take down. It can be very confusing to fold it back...