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Ask The Locals – Hiking near Pikes Peak Colorado

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…and you may find a treasure. An obscure little sign that was missed once and almost again led us to one of the most spectacular hikes that only the locals seemed to know about. Just south of Mueller State Park, ...

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Camping in the Coastal Everglades

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Do a Google Maps search for an image of the Everglades National Park and make note of three things. First, the incredible size of the Park and the hundreds upon hundreds of miles of shorelines along it’s many tidal rivers, ...

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The Evolution of Camping In A Tent

The very first time I camped-out was under the stars at my friend Connie’s house. We had no tent and minimal parental supervision. We had some old blankets and a beat up quilt we dragged off her brothers bed. It ...

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Nature’s Ninjas: How To Remove Wood Ticks

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Ticks Are Nasty! So nasty in fact, that they should have their own horror film. Oh wait – they do. And get this – Seth Green is in it. The trailer will gross you out and make you hate ticks even more ...

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5 Tips For Successful Camping With Kids

Admit it, it’s happened – you haven’t even backed out of your driveway, the kids are arguing in the backseat and you’re thinking, “It’s going to be a LONG weekend of camping with kids!” I interviewed three “camping with kids” ...

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The Tiny Campfire

I’m a 28-year old American male who has never built a campfire. Sure, I’ve earned my bachelors and I’m working my way through a graduate degree. I’ve had success in entrepreneurship. I’ve even watched every season of survivor that was ...

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Camper By Choice – Not By Birth

My family of birth was not campers. My Mom was not game for an outing that did not including shopping, lipstick and a curling iron. But Mom willingly cut a check for my older sister and I to attend Camp ...

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Camping With A First Time Camper – It’s A Trip In Itself

I started camping as a very young child, somewhere around a few months old. We camped what seemed to be every weekend, but was told later in life it was only about 10-15 times a year. Camping has always been ...

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5 Tips For Tent Camping With A Dog

My dog has become a member of the family… The only difference being it has 2 more legs than the rest of the upright creatures in my household. So as we plan our camping trip the dog is automatically included. ...

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4 Tips For Staying Dry While Camping – Yes, It Will Rain

Staying Dry While Camping

When you think of camping, beautiful weather and an escape from reality come to mind. The true reality of camping is that if you do it enough you will get rained on. Instead of have a miserable experience you can be ...

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