Camping Tips

5 Tips For A Successful Fish Fry

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This winter we spent a weekend with Women On Ice on Lake of the Woods in northern Minnesota. The founder, Barb Carey, gave us these excellent tips for having a successful fish fry. If you’re lucky enough to catch dinner, ...

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7 Bear Safety Tips You Need To Know

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If you spend any time hiking in bear country, you need to know how to handle a potential bear encounter. These are high-stress situations where preparation and knowledge can make all the difference at the moment. If you know what ...

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Tips For Backyard Camping With Kids

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Tips For Backyard Camping With Kids Giving your kids a sense of wonder and excitement about camping and the great outdoors when they’re still young is key to developing a lifetime love of nature. But sometimes it’s hard enough to ...

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Best Road Trip Apps 2020

best road trip apps

There’s one thing that every camping adventure has in common: the road trip. Say what you want about technology at the campsite, but in our opinion, the fact that we all have a tiny computer in our pockets has drastically ...

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How Do Survival Tactics Change in the Winter?

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For those who have been training for survival for a long time, you might think that you have all the information and skills that you need to survive just about anything. However, the tactics that you use in the moderate ...

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External Batteries vs. Solar Power For Camping

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As recently as the turn of this century, the only extra batteries you worried about on a camping trip were the ones you needed for your flashlight. But since then, we’ve come to rely more and more on electronic devices. ...

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Here’s How You Hammock Camp In -40F

winter hammock camping

Is Youtuber Shugemery a little crazy? Probably. Does he know what he’s doing when it comes to winter camping? Absolutely. He’s a veteran hammock camper that has been sharing tips on Youtube since 2008. He’s inspired many people to dig ...

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What to Look For in a Camping Stove

what to look for in a camping stove

When you’re deep in the woods, it’s important to find yourself the right stove. After all, no camping experience is complete without sharing a good meal with your friends. And no good meal is possible without a reliable stove that’s ...

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5 Reasons to Start Snowshoeing This Winter

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When it comes to winter sports, most people think of skiing, snowboarding, or sledding. Maybe tubing comes to mind. But in recent years, the old-school art of snowshoeing has grown into a more popular pastime than ever. In the most ...

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5 Tips To Sleep Better at the Campsite

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Nobody loves camping as much as we do. It’s a thoroughly engaging experience, without the distractions of phone calls, social media, and 24-hour news. It’s just you and the wilderness, with the soothing chirp of crickets to replace the urgent ...

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