Camping Tips

Can You Rent A Camping Tent?

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You can absolutely rent a camping tent, and in the last few years, we’ve seen more companies offering rental gear for camping. There are a lot of reasons you might want to rent a tent: You’re a first-time camper and ...

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This One Tip Could Save Your Life If You’re Lost In The Woods

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Being lost in the woods is a terrifying feeling. There is no shortage of survival advice about what you should do in this scenario. You should stay put, build a shelter, conserve your energy, and stay calm. These are all ...

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5 Must Have Items To Fix Camping Gear

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Duct tape isn’t the only way to fix camping gear. Don’t get me wrong, I love duct tape. It works well for many things, but these days there are so many great products that work better for specific scenarios. The ...

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5 Tips For Your First Night Teepee Camping

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Teepee camping is something that I’ve been curious about for many years. I’ve always been attracted to the simplicity of the structure. They’re uncomplicated, but when set up correctly they’re incredibly robust and spacious inside. When you peruse the internet, ...

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Is a Double Sleeping Bag Worth It?

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Hipcamp Is The Best Website For Planning Your Camping Trip

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Finding the right campsite can be a time-consuming endeavor that involves searching multiple websites for hours. State parks all have their own sites, and in our experience, the quality varies significantly from state to state. National parks are a different ...

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7 Canoe Safety Tips Every Paddler Should Know

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LIFE JACKETS: When you’re in a canoe or kayak, a life jacket – aka a PFD (personal flotation device) – is nota suggestion – IT’S THE LAW. And it doesn’t do one bit of good laying on the floor of ...

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6 Great Ways To Make Camping Coffee

Even if you don't like the taste of coffee, the smell wafting across the campsite is nearly universally appealing.

For most of us, coffee is an essential starter in the morning on any camping adventure. Even those who don’t drink coffee usually love its smell wafting across a campsite. Combined with frying bacon and wood smoke, it’s an aroma ...

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Don’t Lose Your Best Friend While You’re Camping

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More and more camping outings include the family dog. 50 Campfires thinks that’s great. A well-behaved dog adds a lot to any time outdoors. However, it also increases the odds of dogs being separated from their owners. If that happens, ...

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Everyday Pocket Knife Solutions : Why Carry A Pocket Knife?

There are so many reasons to carry a pocket knife everyday – and not just the days when you’re camping or hanging out outside. Personally speaking, it’s on par with any other household tool like a scissors or screwdriver that ...

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