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Lifestraw: The Best Water Filtration Straw

water filtration straw

There are many different water filtration systems for the outdoorsman. Some require a special water bottle, others use ultraviolet light. But the LifeStraw, a water filtration straw, is the most advanced personal water filter available today. Everything is contained in ...

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Batteries Low? Use the Sun, Grab the Solio Solar Charger

solar charger for camping

Batteries low? Use the sun; and the Solio Solar Charger plus battery pack. Some people go out to the woods to disconnect but for most of the world even while camping it is nice to have your electronic devices. The ...

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Easy Camping Foil Pack Recipe: Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches

Easy Philly Cheeseteak Sandwiches

Make an easy camping foil pack recipe that the whole family will love! All it takes is a little bit of planning and you can provide great camping meals for an entire trip. This is an easy recipe to make ...

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Grilled Ham & Cheese Sandwich Loaf

camping lunch recipe

This awesome camping lunch recipe idea assembles in minutes and is very easy to cook over the campfire or on the grill. I am always searching for new lunch ideas that I can make while we are out camping. I ...

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Easy Breakfast Camping Recipes: Ham & Potato Skillet

camping breakfast recipes

I love to go camping and I also love to cook. So as I plan a camping trip the daily menu is very important to me. Plus we all need to eat and no wants freeze dried meals 3 times ...

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Camping Snack Recipes: No Bake Granola Bites

Camping Snack Recipe

When planning for a camping trip meals are very important but snacks are just as important for campers who are outside all day, hiking, swimming and running around. Healthy and nutritious camping snack recipes will help provide energy that is ...

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Not Your Average Hot Dog Camping Recipes

Easy Camping Hot Dog Recip

Hot dogs are a common staple food for camping. They are easy to cook over a fire or on the grill and do not require much planning or preparing ahead of time. But they also get boring real fast. If ...

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DIY Bug Spray

I’ve loved camping since I was very young. Growing up, my family and I used to camp at a Minnesota state park that was just about 30 miles from the town in which I was raised. Though there was always ...

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