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Dayhike Carry Essentials

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 …


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!

10 of the most gorgeous national parks you've likely never heard about

1. Voyageurs National Park, MinnesotaNamed after the voyageurs, the French-Canadian fur traders who were regular visitors through the area a couple of …


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

Ever since receiving a Coleman two-burner camping stove a little over 10 years ago, I have almost exclusively bought the brand’s camping gear for all …

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 …


A gorgeous early #spring morning shot of #Yosemite #NationalPark (@yosemitenps) in #California. Pictured here is part of the #YosemiteValley, which is home to many of the park's famous cliffs and #waterfalls. Photo by Douglas Croft. Want to be featured on @USInterior’s Instagram account and our other social media channels? Share your pics of national parks, wildlife refuges or other public lands at www.flickr.com/groups/americas-public-lands. @ Yosemite National Park

The Camping Guy

By Dianne Greenlay

Available as: Gifted eBook through Amazon, PDF

If you love camping, or if you hate camping, you are going to love THE CAMPING GUY.

“I …

Down vs. Synthetic: Which Insulation is Right for You?

When you’re shopping for a new sleeping bag or puffy coat, one of the most important decisions you’ll have to make is between down and synthetic …


5 Items That Will Forever Change the Way You Think of Camping

Camping can be a lot of fun if you know how to do it right. Tent Camping with your family or friends doesn’t require roughing it. Make it fun and …

Inflatable Travel Holiday Camping Car Seat Sleep Rest Mattress Air Bed with Pump

Spring Camping and How to Avoid the Biggest Pitfalls

The sun’s shining, the birds are singing and your mind is already wandering to your local campsite. Spring is certainly an ideal time for camping, …


Are You Man Enough for Boy Scout Camp?

"Are you all right?" the lifeguard screams.

"Do you need help?"

I've swallowed a lot of lake water and can't answer. Gasping for breath, I glimpse my fellow Scouts lining the dock.

We're at Camp Minsi in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains, trying to earn our Swimming merit badge. What they can't vocalize …


The 17 Keys to the Perfect Campsite


Camping is all about leaving behind the stresses of normal life. The sun becomes your alarm clock. A fire is your kitchen. And just being outside is your entertainment. Still, you don't want to be cold, hungry, or uncomfortable. Improve your next outdoor adventure with these 7 strategies …


Car Camping Essentials - JustCamping

Bring everything but the kitchen sink

When you go car camping, you aren’t limited to a large degree on what you can take with you. That’s the beauty …



Yosemite Valley

Icey Teton Beaver Dam

Reasons to go camping in spring!

Reasons to go camping in spring!

Spring is a great time to go camping in the UK. For a start, nature is waking up and everything is fresh and bright – including the new grass your tent is pitched on. Trees and flowers come into bloom and the birds are busy filling the air with beautiful birdsong! Warm weather can also be on the cards if you are lucky, 2011 has seen the warmest and driest April on record. Any rain that does fall in spring revitalises the rivers which is ideal if you intend to …