This camping guide will be covering the basics of how to camp, focusing on the essential camping gear you'll want for a memorable outdoor experience.
Use these five important camping tips to plan a trip that everyone in the family will enjoy!
Ticks are a part of nature. If you plan to get outside, chances are you could come in contact with one and even get bit.
Taking your camping excursion off the beaten path is a wonderful way to explore the beauty of nature and find peace and solitude in the remote outdoors. If you are ready to bypass the crowds and connect with Mother Nature in all her primitive glory, consider a backcountry camping adventure. This type of camping is not something you do on a whim, however, and if you want to give it a shot, it is vital you are properly prepared.
Biting insects – especially mosquitos and ticks – come with the camping experience … actually, with any outdoor experience. When we step outside the climate controlled confines of our homes, we enter the bugs’ environment. Thankfully, there have been major advances in preventing the unpleasant, and increasingly unhealthy, biting of mosquitos and ticks.
At the core of every camping trip … of nearly every great outdoor experience, for that matter … is a campfire. That’s how 50 Campfires got its name – 50 states, 50 Campfires.
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Stranded Hiker – The stranded or lost hiker can be as simple or elaborate as you wish. Start with soiled (and if possible, ripped) hiking clothes. Use makeup or real dirt to get your face good and grubby and carry a small backpack. Clutch a dead iPhone in your right hand, its batteries drained where you lost the trail.
The selection of a camping knives and tools is a personal choice. That’s why knives are such a hotly debated topic on social media and around the campfire. Everyone has their own favorites.
How to tie camping knots. The subject sounds kind of nerdy … until you’re camping and you need to know how to tie a particular knot … like right now. Sure, the family car camper is not usually staking his or her life on knowing the right knot like a rock climber or a cave explorer does.