Gear

Choosing a Kayak

Choosing a Kayak

Choosing a Kayak To Paddle or Not To Paddle, That is the Question! Well, that is just one of the questions that you will need to ask yourself when you go looking for the right kayak to fit your needs. You may not already know this, but there are actually other means to propel your…

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Cutting to the Quick, a Guide to Knives

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Cutting to the Quick, a Guide to Knives Sharpen your knowledge before choosing the right one Edged tools go back many millennia and were created with necessity in mind. When you choose a knife, you should have the same thing in mind, necessity. The earliest examples were made of stone, flint, and bone. Then came…

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Generators for RVing

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Generators for RVing AKA Stay Calm, Cool, and Connected For some of us camping means going off the grid, disconnecting from the world, and being one with nature.  In other words roughing it.  However, not everyone can or wants to be completely disconnected or subject to all of Mother Nature’s temperature whims. In fact some…

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Top Five Camping Hammocks

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Top Five Camping Hammocks Off the ground and Under the Stars Hammocks have come a long way since the time I cheated in eighth-grade modern language class and had my mom make my Latin American project hammock out of two rods and some basic rope crocheting. Today’s camping hammocks come in a variety of types…

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Top Ten Tents

Top Ten Tents

Top Ten Tents There’s No Place Like Home (Away From Home) The best camping trips can be as wonderful as the Land of Oz, so the next time you’re not in Kansas anymore (unless of course you’re camping in Kansas) make sure that you bring the right tent, we promise it can mean the difference…

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Roof Top Tents

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Roof Top Tents The Penthouse Please If you are like me, your car, truck, or SUV is like your home away from home.  It offers a sense of security, familiarity, and most off all a sense of freedom.  Perhaps you are also like me in that you love adventure, but enjoy a little comfort.  And…

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Camping Cookware Basics

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Camping Cookware Basics The Best Time is Chow Time Fresh air, picturesque landscapes, and endless starry skies make camping a euphoric endeavor. But sooner or later you’ve got to figure out how to eat. So why not eat well. A good meal is a great way to bond with those on your trip. It provides…

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Choosing a Reusable Water Bottle

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Choosing a Reusable Water Bottle Don’t Stay Thirsty My Friends If you’ve read our article entitled How to Find Drinkable Water in the Wild, then you are well aware of the importance of staying hydrated. You’ll also know that in extremes of temperature, at higher elevation, and if you are exerting yourself more than normal,…

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