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Camping Tips Every Tuesday!

camping tips

3 NEW camping tips every Tuesday that are guaranteed to make your trip easier!   Share your favorite camping tip below!

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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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The Mooring Hitch Is A Great Quick Release Knot To Learn

Mooring hitch

The Mooring Hitch is a nice knot to have in your camping bag of tricks. There are times when you want a knot that is fairly secure, but not one that is difficult to untie. For example, you might want ...

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Using Blake’s Hitch To Hang Tarps

Blakes Hitch

Blake’s Hitch can save your sad, floppy tarp A loose tarp is one of my pet peeves at the campsite. It’s noisy in the wind, sags and collects water, and just looks dumpy. An easy way to fix this is ...

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Using A Bowline Knot For Camping

Bowline knot

The bowline knot is a great all purpose knot that has many uses at the campsite. It’s a very dependable knot as long as the rope is under a load. The knot is popular because when the rope is slack it’s ...

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An Easy Way To Pack Kitchen Knives For Camping

packing kitchen knives

Here’s a problem a lot of campers run into: Camp cooking requires knives You already have kitchen knives Kitchen knives don’t have sheaths Since you can’t just toss a bunch of sharp kitchen knives in a camp box, here’s an ...

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Birch Bark Fire Starter

Birch bark firestarter

If you have birch trees where you live you’re in luck – you can fill a baggie with birch bark fire starter for free. It’s highly water resistant, and has lights easily due to it’s resin content. Birch bark also ...

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DIY Firewood Rack

diy firewood rack

Well how easy is this? Yes, we know you can just do a criss cross stack on each end and that works fine, but we still love this simple DIY Firewood Rack. 2 cinderblocks and 4 2×4’s and bam – you have ...

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How To Make A Water Bowl For Your Dog

make a water bowl for your dog

If you are a dog owner, you know they very quickly become a part of the family. This means when you go camping, your four-legged friend is jumping in as well. We have done some tips on the Tips for ...

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How To Easily Secure A Tablecloth

easily secure a tablecloth

We’ve all gotten to a campsite, realized the picnic table was completely gross and then pulled out the trusty table cloth from our camp box. But we never seem to remember those little clips to hold it on. So the ...

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