Camping Tips

Using Contractor Bags As Homemade Dry Bags, Ponchos, And More…

using contractor bags

At a campsite regular garbage bags are good for one thing – a small amount of garbage. Campsites often have sticks and rocks that will easily rip holes in thin bags. You should be using contractor bags. As in 3 ml thick contractor bags. ...

Read More »

8 Tricks To Stay Warm All Winter

I hate being cold. Like, I really hate it. So, it’s a good thing that I’ve figured out how to never be cold – ever. I grew up in International Falls, MN and now live in Minneapolis, MN. There’s a big, nasty ...

Read More »

Tip For Tent Safety – Put Tinfoil on Tent Guylines

Admit it, you have walked out of your tent, turned and tripped over the guyline coming off the fly of the tent. After a few choice words, you probably looked for something to put on it so you would notice ...

Read More »

How Do I Build A Campfire?

How To Build A Campfire

In today’s video I’m answering the question, “How Do I Build A Campfire?” Don’t feel bad if you’re not exactly sure how to do it. You’d be surprised at how many avid outdoorsmen fail when trying to build a campfire. Why? ...

Read More »

Here’s A Low Tech Way To Communicate At The Campsite

When camping it is easy to forget all of the things we take for granted at our home. Something as simple as a note or way to communicate through a quick message can be difficult at your campsite. The same ...

Read More »

Video Tip : Spices In Tic Tac Containers

Packing your spices in Tic Tac containers is a nice way to save a little space in your camp box. Even more handy is the fact that you’re actually creating two sets of spices. It’s nice to put your camping ...

Read More »

Premix Pancakes In Ketchup Bottle For Less Mess

In this camping tip, we’re talking about premixing pancakes in a ketchup bottle. It’s simple – clean out an old ketchup squeeze bottle, pour in your pancake batter, and pack it away in your cooler! When you get to your ...

Read More »

Video Tip : Frozen Water Bottles In Your Cooler

In this camping tip, we show you how to use frozen water bottles in your cooler. It’s simple, just freeze a few small to medium sized bottles of water in the freezer before your camping trip. Next, pack up your ...

Read More »

DIY Coffee While Camping

coffee while camping

Waking up in a tent to the sounds of nature all around you and the sun beaming in is amazing. But like most coffee addicts the day will take a turn very quickly if coffee is not available. Do yourself ...

Read More »