Camping Tips

EDC For Just About Any Situation

EDC

Seeing the Every Day Carry for someone in 1900 wouldn’t be very interesting. Sure, you’d see some vintage gear, but it wouldn’t vary that much from person to person. There just wasn’t an abundance of choices available at the time. Part ...

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Six Tips for Winterizing Your RV or Camper

Six Tips to Winterize Your Camper or RV

After you have traveled with friends and family through the summer in your recreational vehicle, you must take some steps to make sure it’s protected during the winter months. Winterizing your RV or Camper will make it easier to use ...

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Don’t Forget This Essential Gear For Winter Camping

Winter camping requires special gear.

Winter camping may sound miserable, but can actually be breathtakingly beautiful and serene. It takes some additional camping equipment than what you would normally take on a summer trip. But when temperatures plummet and snow begins to fall, you want ...

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How To Adjust the Diopter on Your Binoculars

Gramps

How to … what??? Binoculars are one of the most frequently overlooked pieces of camping gear, but they’ll make time in the field more enjoyable for the whole family. They allow you to see all kinds of wildlife up close. ...

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How To Tie A Figure Eight Knot

figure eight knot

Learning how to tie a figure eight knot can come in handy around the campsite. It’s generally used as a stopper knot for more complex knots, but can also make the end of a thicker piece of rope more manageable. ...

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Batoning Wood For Kindling

Batoning wood is a great skill to learn. If the campground doesn’t allow you to gather wood from the forest you’ll need to cut kindling from the firewood you purchased, which is easy to do. It’s also a handy skill ...

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Bear Spray Probably Saved This Trail Runner’s Life

Cougar Attack

Bear spray works on more than just bears. Donny Stone had two unwelcome visitors while out in the wild recently. Cougars were stalking him for an unknown amount of time and eventually made their move. Luckily he had seen them ...

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Glamp Like A Champ In A Camper Cabin This Winter

CAmper cabins

We have more options than ever before to enjoy the great outdoors year round. You had a great summer, right? You did a lot of camping and you feel good about it. Now it’s time to store the camping gear ...

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Two Ways To Tie A Square Knot

How to tie a square knot

Square knots come in handy! The square knot (sometimes called a reef knot) is a handy knot at the campsite. It can be used to tie and carry bundles of wood, and can also be used to tie bandages, because ...

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Layering Camping Clothes

Wool Hiking Socks

There are some outdoor skills us old-timers rely on so much, we take it for granted everyone knows them. That’s our mistake. Layering camping clothes for warmth, comfort, and safety is a skill everyone needs to know. When you’re hiking, ...

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