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By Pat O'Brian | Car or Truck Camping in the USA

Sierra Designs Backcountry Quilt 800F Review

My assistant demonstrates the hood on the Sierra Designs Backcountry QuiltThere are three things you should take away from this review of the new 24 …


Drive-In Camping: Top Spots to Pull Up and Pitch a Tent

Driving into the woods and setting up camp only a few feet from your bumper may not have the same cache as hauling a 50-pound backpack into the …


If you’re looking for an ideal portable Bluetooth speaker to take on your outdoor trips, you can’t overlook the Eco Stone. It can connect to your smartphon

If you’re looking for an ideal portable Bluetooth speaker to take on your outdoor trips, you can’t overlook the Eco Stone. It can connect to your …


Use the ultraviolet light rays in a safe way to sterilize clear water. All you need is the SteriPEN Ultra Portable Water Purifier. It can purify 16 ounce o

Use the ultraviolet light rays in a safe way to sterilize clear water. All you need is the SteriPEN Ultra Portable Water Purifier. It can purify 16 …

25 DIY Hacks For Hardcore Campers

1. Egg Carton Fire Starters

Source: diyready.com

If you eat eggs and do laundry, you've got almost everything you need to upcycle some fail-proof …


Why Camping Is the Ultimate Dog-Friendly Vacation

Dogs are the ultimate camping companions. Whether you’re exploring foreign territory or wandering into the dreamiest landscapes, having your best …


Garmin eTrex 20x, 30x handheld GPS bring high-res displays

Garmin has announced an update to its eTrex handheld GPS devices, the eTrex 20X and 30X. A lot of the features of the original handhelds, as well as …



Panasonic have recently presented the rugged DMC-TS6Z LUMIX, an adventure-ready camera specially designed for active outdoor use, and built to …


BattlBox Review - JustCamping

A Subscription To Survival

Here’s something I bet you haven’t seen – survival gear via subscription!

Subscription service programs are all the rage …


Survival Gear: 15 Uses For An Emergency Poncho

Those little, throw-away plastic emergency ponchos may seem like a poor addition to your survival gear. They are thin, flimsy and they blow around in …


NanoGrid – Lighting & Charging Hub by BioLite

Price: $110Fitting in the palm of your hand, the NanoGrid is a one stop solution for lighting and charging for campers and backpackers. It includes a …


Duct Tape – 25 Applications

Duct tape: What can you say? The stuff is useful for hundreds of outdoor applications. This infographic from Fix.com offers 25 ideas. Browse and …

Duct Tape

The Best Outdoor Apps

Download these and explore the Great Outdoors as you never have before.

A world of specialized outdoor and camping apps has made it easier than ever for anyone to discover information about the Great Outdoors.

The following 10 apps do everything from helping you find a stellar place to pitch your …


This Natural Bug Repellent Works Better Than Deet

If mosquitoes love to slurp your blood—and yes, some people are more prone to a bite than others—you’ll likely stop at nothing to keep them away, harsh chemicals and all. A Consumer Reports survey of 2,011 U.S. adults found that almost 75% are more concerned with the many diseases transported by …


Top 10 Survival Knives - Web Magazine about Best Cool Gadgets and Stuff

Survival Knives are use to survive a life in wilderness environment or emergency situation. Normally, Hunters, hikers, and outdoor sport enthusiasts …


Dayhike Carry Essentials - Carryology - Exploring better ways to carry

What better way to introduce our awesome new contributor and EDC specialist Bernard Capulong than side by side with his selection of dayhike carry


Dream Camping Gear List

The REI Kingdom 8 (left) lets even tall people walk throughout the entire tent and is very well-ventilated. The Big Agnes Flying Diamond 8 (right) is …


REI Kingdom 8

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Top 10 Best Camping Tents

As the weather starts to warm up it’s time to start planning the first camping trip of the year and the most important consideration is your tent. It …


Camp - Top Ten Most Scenic Campgrounds in the U.S. : Cabela's

The Most Scenic Camping Spots in the United States

Our picks for the camping destinations with the most breathtaking views.

Across the United States …


Survival Skills: More Knots That Work

We seem to have struck a nerve with our blog post on knots last week. Knots are a critical part of outdoor living, sailing, rescue work and of …


Tips For Camping With Your Dog

The temperatures are warming up and before you know it Summer will be here. Time for fun outdoor adventures and for many people that means camping. …


Wild Nights: The 8 Best Sleeping Bags for Camping

Take a good long look – and more importantly, a good long smell – at your current sleeping bag. Has it been moldering away, lo these many years, …


Fantastic Wind & Waterproof Survival Matches: 2 Packs of 20 Matches Each In Waterproof Containers = 40 Matches & Two Waterproof Holders!

• Burns in the strongest winds
• Wax coated for waterproofing
• Perfect for Camping, Hiking & Emergencies
• A must for any survival pack


If someone asked the average American to name a few national parks, chances are they'd mention the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, and maybe Yosemite or …


Camping with Bluetooth: Should you bring the Internet along on your next family vacation?

Roughing it is the American way, or so it seems.

Forty million Americans are planning to camp outdoors this summer and will likely spend about two …


Brand Loyalty Pays Off: Coleman Camping Products

Several years ago, I received a Coleman camping stove as a birthday gift. Since then, I have been a loyal Coleman’s camping gear buyer—not only …


Coghlans LED Tent Pegs

When camping one of the biggest safety concerns is having light at night time.Coghlans designed heavy duty tent pegs with LED lighting. Sure we all …


Introduction To Car Camping

If you’ve stumbled across this article it probably means that you’re thinking about going camping. First time campers have a lot of questions …