Tent Camping

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

The Best Camping Tents You Can Stand Up In

The best camping tents you can stand up in<p>When it comes to camping trips, a nice tent is a great solution for shelter on the road. However, if you …

Camping

Camping Tricks and Tips Essential for Fun and Survival in the Wilderness – AGreekAdventure - Adventure Travel Blog

Sleeping on the moonlight, breathing in the wild air and listening to the silence always make camping in the wilderness a soul-nourishing experience. …

Camping

Is Your Bug-Out Bucket Ready?

Here's everything you need to survive.<p>When “s” hits the “f” and the hordes of locusts, plagues, zombies and floods come, you'll want to grab the family, the car and the bug-out bag—except that a tougher option is Yeti's LoadOut 5-Gallon Bucket, the brand's high impact-resistant workhorse. See what …

Survivalism

LifeStraw Water Filter Review

The LifeStraw is an inexpensive, easy-to-use, hollow-fiber water filter that is marketed as “ideal for hiking, backpacking, camping, travel, and …

Trails

Best Car Camping Gear for Any Season

Van life is all the rage these days. The concept is nothing new, of course, but the latest wave of modern car camping gadgetry certainly is. Here is …

Camping

6 Handy Fire Starting Tools

November 24, 2013 by Melanie Swick | 2 Comments<p>A fire can be critical to survival when you need to combat hypothermia, purify water, or signal a …

Handy

Knife Pics

Cloud Comfort: The 9 Best Air Mattresses | HiConsumption

Ah, the air mattress. As ubiquitous as the great and powerful futon and considered by many to be just as hideous. Yet there are times when you need …

Brutal

The Only 3 Knots a Hunter Needs to Know

The worth of a securely tied knot is undervalued in these modern times of zip ties and superglue. I know this is blasphemy, but duct tape can't …

Neat

Stanley's Mountain Thermos Is A Portable Vacuum Food System

Stanley has been manufacturing thermoses for about a hundred years now, so it’s safe to say these guys know what they’re doing. When you’re looking …

Eureka! Suite Dream Tent Overview

20 Best Camping & Hiking Gifts For The Outdoorsman

Opinel No. 8 Trekking Knife<p>Nothing beats the combination of affordability and functionality when it comes to outdoor gear. And for years Opinel has …

REI’s New ‘QD Air’ Hammock Tent Put To Test

For years, REI’s Quarter Dome Tent has been popular among campers. New this year, the concept gets suspended in the brand’s first hammock tent.<b>We got</b> …

Travel

Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 AEV Concept Truck

Known primarily for their Jeep Wrangler and Dodge Ram suspension pieces and turn-key packages, American Expedition Vehicles has unveiled a new …

Chevrolet

An Ode to the Stihl Pro Universal Forestry Axe

My transition from full-on dirtbag to stand-up working man was a gradual one. After living in my truck and on couches for two years, I moved to my friend Margaret’s farm in Phoenix, Oregon, where I traded labor for housing in an aluminum trailer and as many eggs, vegetables, and raspberries as I …

Bicycle Tour Camping Tent

The Bicycle Tour Camping Tent by NSR Riding is the shelter to buy should you sometimes get carried away while riding your bike on the open fields. …

Campgrounds in Florida - Top Destinations Locations

<b>Camping in Florida</b><p><b>By Gary McKechnie</b><p>Camping in Florida has a long history. Paleo-Indians were camping here 12,000 years ago, native Timucua in the …

Florida

Eureka! Gonzo Grill Cook System Overview

The Seven Things You Need to Start Car Camping

Car camping could use some marketing help. I used to be against it on principle because, to me, it conjured up images of overcrowded, noisy campgrounds and smelly pit toilets. Then I realized I just needed to adjust my perspective.<p>Car camping, it turns out, is a gateway drug. And I’m not talking …

The Top 10 Beginner Hiker Blunders

<i>Stop just dreaming about a thru-hike; make it real! Our online Thru-Hiking 101 class covers everything you need to plan and finish the long-distance</i> …

Camping

How to go ultralight backpacking—the right way

Bring these basics.<p>Summer is a great time to get outside for a day hike. Since it’s warm, and you’re not planning on camping overnight, you only need to carry a minimal amount of gear.<p>If you’re going on a jaunt through some flat conservation land, you’ll require little if any equipment. But for …

Camping

They Slice, They Dice, One Even Whistles: Favored Backcountry Blades

I always have a knife of some kind in my pack when in the backcountry. Usually just a small folding knife, sometimes a multi-tool, and, lately, a …

The Flexible, Space-saving Cookset We Love

When packing for a backcountry trip, the cookset is often the most spatially-awkward bit of kit. Typically it’s a cylinder that’s often already full …

Parenting

Seven Things You Need to Camp with Your Dog

If you read enough “How to Adventure with Your Dog” articles, it’s easy to become so intimidated by your pup's less-than-perfect obedience that you leave him at home—thus negating one of the greatest joys of owning a dog in the first place.<p>Camping with a dog actually isn't all that complicated. In …

The Complete Dog Hiking Gear List

While hiking with our friends and family can be a lot of fun, don’t you sometimes wish your furry sidekick could enjoy the great outdoors at the same …

Shopping

7 Great Destinations for Fall Camping

01 of 07<p>Northeast: Acadia National Park, Maine<p>Fall comes early to Acadia National Park, with the leaves beginning to change colors in early …

10 Camping Accessories Worth Packing

Solar Lantern<p><i>Luci Outdoor 2.0, $20</i><p>Bring some ambiance to the campsite with this handy—and elegant!—inflatable solar lantern. It charges up fully in …

Camping

The Best Gear for Sleeping Better

<b>Step 1: Get a Good Foundation</b><p>For a full night’s sleep, start from the ground up. Using a pad to match your desired comfort level and the current …

Camping

10 Items Guaranteed to Improve Your Next Camping Trip

Let’s assume you have the fishing stuff taken care of—the hooks, lines, sinkers, rods, reels, and 11 full tackle boxes for a weekend canoe or kayak …

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