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Barocook

If there's one constant to cooking in the outdoors, it's fire, whether it comes from kindling or a portable stove. Barocook is looking to change all …

Armatix Firearm Smart System

It's like something out a Bond movie — a gun that will only fire for one specific person. The Armatix Firearm Smart System makes it a reality. This …

Gear Review: Meet the Quilt, a Lighweight Sleeping Bag Alternative

My first sleeping bag was liberated from my dad’s musty military kit. With incisor-sized zipper teeth and a jumar for a slider, the M-1949 was more of a feather bed than a mummy bag. Weighing in just under eight pounds, it had the deadweight of a futon mattress and siphoned moisture like ShamWow®. …

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Camping Guide Books for Parents

Get outdoors and spend some quality time with your kids<p>Planning on going camping with kids? Do you want to brush up or learn how to make your camping …

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At Tech-Free Camps, People Pay Hundreds To Unplug

The overwhelming and endless stream of electronic alerts and messages on our computers, phones and tablets is driving demand for a new kind of summer camp for adults. "Technology-free" camps that force their campers to surrender their gadgets, wallets and that nagging "fear of missing out" — FOMO — …

Best Wood For Fires - Which Type of Wood Burns Best

A crackling fire in the hearth of your fireplace imbues a true winter ambiance in your home.<p>But if you've ever used wet, unseasoned, or the wrong …

Holiday Gift Guide: 20 Outdoors Gifts Under $20

Great outdoorsy gifts don’t have to cost a fortune. Grab one of these and keep the adventures going, without breaking the bank.Image courtesy …

Survey reveals trends about those who sleep under the stars

Can you remember the camping trips you went on last summer? Count them. If you need only one hand to digitize the data, you’re not an average …

Is it true that it's warmer to sleep naked?

<i>A:</i><p>Of course I can give you a definitive answer, which is: The idea that sleeping naked will make you warmer is ridiculous. To suppose otherwise is to suppose that you'll also be warmer if you wear a down jacket without wearing anything underneath. Have your friends tried that recently? Moreover, …

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7 Tips to Survive Cold-Weather Camping

Winter camping can be fun, but it can also be just plain cold. Plan ahead to make your cold-weather camping trip comfortable and memorable.<p>It's cold. It's snowing. And it's a great time for a camping trip.<p>The moon makes the snow-draped forest glow, and the retreat of the summertime campers means …

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The Best Axes for Chopping Wood

<i>With a Hudson Bay-style axe head and a short handle, this axe is light and versatile.</i><br>Council Tool – Hudson Bay Axe $169 <i><br>This is a go-to axe for</i> …

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Covet: Packable Camping Cot

Don’t sleep on the cold ground this winter, and don’t pack in a clunky old cot, either. Instead, check out the Helinox Cot One, which becomes available in April.<p>At just over four pounds, the Cot One is light enough to carry on a camping trip and small enough to fit in a pack. It’s taught enough to …

Anatomy Of A Backpacker

| <b>source:</b> Jan 4th, 2014<p>What is this place we’re living in? Society, I guess that’s what <i>they’re</i> calling it these days. I call it the social prison, …

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Winter camping with Shug: How to survive at -40ºF

Follow along as outdoor expert and YouTube personality Shug treks into the woods for some arctic-weather camping.<p>With most of the country locked down …

He Did It! 10-year-old Spends Every Night of 2013 in a Tent

On a bitter cold, New Year's night one year ago, ten-year-old Lyle Cordes zipped shut the entrance of the Alps Mountaineering tent he had received for Christmas the previous week and settled in for the first of 365 consecutive nights he would spend in his nylon cocoon. He had not yet set the …

Things All Scouts Should Know: 16 Camping and Life Hacks from 1911 | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: In 1911, the first edition of</i> Boys’ Life <i>magazine was published. The first several issues included a short-lived section called “Things</i> …

The Gear of Tomorrow—Today

The bell announcing the end of Outdoor Retailer rung about 72 hours ago, and I am still nursing a gear hangover. In the sea of the show floor, these following "Best For" standouts weren't quite Gear of the Show worthy but they still promise to change the way we think about gear.<p>Best Camping …

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The science behind sleeping bag design is at once simple, and yet very complicated. For many years sleeping bag designs have changed and evolved to …

Winter Camping Meals and Tips on Winter Camp Cooking

DEC 09<p>Written by: Adeline Yuboco <br>12/09/2013 10:00 AM<p>The most ideal kinds of winter camping meals should be easy to prepare and can be cooked in just …