Heather Lyn McGuire

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19 Genius Camping Hacks That Might Actually Save Your Life One Day

<b>Be prepared.</b><p>1. Use duct tape to close a wound.<p>“If you can’t get immediate medical assistance, cut duct tape into strips and apply along the length of …

Camping

‘All-Terrain Tent’ Pitches on Land, Sea, and Air

Tentsile wants you to throw this tent in the lake.<b>Tentsile brought out our inner tree-fort-loving child</b> when it first launched its triangular hanging …

Top 24 Recipes to Cook in a Dutch Oven

The dutch oven<p>Make sure to check out the how-to on cooking in a dutch oven at camp.<p>At home and in camp, this heavy pot with a tight-fitting lid is …

Cooking

Review: Adventure Medical Kits Ultralight & Watertight .5

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Think of your medical kit as an insurance policy: Buy one and pack it with you diligently each time you head into the hills, and …

Climbing

The Three Best Backpacking Tents, According To You

After exploring all the options you submitted, these three tents set up camp at the summit of the vote count. Check out the finalist below, and …

Backpacking

Make Sure Your Campsite Is Secure

No campsite is completely protected.<p>While camping is an opportunity to get away from city life, city problems find their way into campgrounds. No …

Camping

Chill out anywhere you can drive to with a truck-mounted hammock

It fits a standard two-inch vehicle receiver hitch, can handle a hammock up to nine feet six inches (2.9 m) long, happily lugs up to 300 lb (136 kg), …

Camping

10 of the Best Hiking Trails in Canada

Canada’s got a lot to be proud of, and as the summer months roll in, nowhere is our Northern pride more on display than in the great outdoors, where …

Hiking

8 solar gadgets that will help to reduce your energy bills

At any given moment, the Earth receives 174,000,000,000,000,000 watts of energy from the Sun. These solar gadgets can help you capture your fair …

Off-grid

21 Low-Key Brilliant Camping Hacks To Try Out

Here's how to make your next trip even better.

Camping

The 5 Best Sleeping Pads For Camping

Sleeping in the woods is an amazing experience — you build a cozy campfire, kick back under the stars, and connect with Mother Nature. That said, if …

Backpacking

Why Enlightened Equipment Quilts are All the Rage

Go to a thru-hike campsite, and chances are you’ll see an Enlightened Equipment quilt. This is why long distance hikers love the lightweight sleeping …

Backpacking

Adventurous hammock chair sets up anywhere, indoors or out

Designed by Munich-based startup Element5, the SkyFloat debuts to be a more convenient, portable breed of hammock chair. With inspiration clearly …

Setup

Why Camping Alone Can Make You a Mental Winner

LAST NOVEMBER I spent a night shivering on the ground, huddled against a hubcap-sized stone that held a trace of the day’s warmth. I had hiked alone into Harriman State Park, about 40 miles from my Brooklyn home, and in an effort to test the limits of ultralight camping, I’d packed skimpily. My …

Camping

15 Outdoor Cooking Tools To Bring On All Of Your Camping Trips

PSA: You can eat well, even in the great outdoors.<p>1 Mesh Grilling Bags<p>Food52<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading …

Camping

Different Types Of Tents: The Ultimate Guide For Novice Campers

In order to truly enjoy tent camping, you have to choose a tent that matches all aspects of the trip. If you are relatively new to tent camping and …

Camping

Inflatable roof-top tent camps on your car or in the water

We're not 100 percent sure why, but inflatable watercraft shelters have established themselves into a small but lively subcategory in recent years. …

Paddleboarding

The best accessories for adventure travel

Storm Repair Patches - £6.50<p>Considered to be a first aid kit for gear, Storm repair patches are an essential bit of kit for any outdoor enthusiasts. …

Camping

FDA approves first cannabis-based drug

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Food and Drug Administration approved a cannabis-based drug for the first time, the agency said Monday.<p>Epidiolex was recommended for approval by an advisory committee in April, and the agency had until this week to make a decision.<p>The twice-daily oral solution is approved for use in …

Cannabis

Sleep Well: Camp With a Real Pillow

You <i>can</i> skimp on a good pillow when car camping. But don’t. A real pillow is one of the easiest ways to make your night in camp restful. Your neck …

Outdoors Gear

16 Essentials for Surviving Abroad

If you’ve spent any significant time overseas, you know that it’s not just getting lost in the backcountry that you have to worry about. Often the smaller, less extreme problems present the biggest challenges. Take it from someone who learned the hard way. I used to think emergency travel kits were …

Camping

10 Best Mess Kits: Your Buyer’s Guide (2018)

A reliable mess kit is a staple piece of equipment in every backpacker’s gear locker. When traveling or trekking as light as possible, owning cooking …

Camping

16 Camping Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Earlier

Hack your camping trips with these clever ideas, tips, and tricks. These fun camping ideas take your outdoor adventures to the next level. Plus: …

Camping

10 Day Hike Essentials You Should Take Every Time You Hit The Trail

Hiking is a great activity — for you or the entire family — and it doesn’t have to be an expensive hobby. In fact, most of us probably have all of …

Hiking

Totally Free, Genuinely Useful Camping Gear

This isn’t another listicle telling you to put your headlamp on your water bottle to turn it into a lantern. These are genuinely useful upgrades you can make to your current camping setup, without spending any money whatsoever.<p>Set a Bear Alarm with Your Camp Cup<p>Tie your metal camping cup next to …

Outdoors Gear

Real camping food is unglamorous, easy, and ugly

I’m a loyal subscriber to <i>Bon Appetit</i>. But I’ve come to accept that the magazine and others like it have a very different attitude towards camp food …

How to Make Candied Bacon

Bacon is great. But candied bacon? Next level. And this Sunday brunch delicacy is easier to make than you think. Watch how, then pour yourself a …

Recipes

The Steve McQueen (Ginger Mint Julep)

A mint julep is . . . fine. But with just bourbon, mint, water and simple syrup, the classic Kentucky Derby cocktail begs getting just as dressed up …

Canadian Butter Tarts

One of Canada's best-kept culinary secrets, the butter tart is a humble little treat consisting of a flaky crust filled with ingredients like brown …

The Best Things to Put in Bloody Marys

You’ve already mastered the perfect Bloody Mary. Now it’s time to elevate your brunch game. Here, seven things you can put in the classic cocktail to …