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Backcountry Camping Can Be A Stressful Pursuit
When I was 24 years old I had a quarter-life crisis. I was working as a reporter for a small newspaper in Upstate New York at the time. It was a wonderful place to live, surrounded by thousands of acres of wilderness. Camping and hiking opportunities were ubiquitous.
But one ...
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Three Common Camping Mistakes
We all love camping and being in the outdoors, but nothing will ruin a trip so fast as forgetting to bring essential gear or not being prepared. To have the best camping trip possible it's important we don't make mistakes that will leave our tents flapping in the wind...literally!
There are ...
Escape the Crowds at a National Forest
It's a typical scene: A sea of crackling fires amid rows of eight-person tents, dogs run loose, a child is crying, somewhere in the distance an acoustic guitar strums the chords of Sweet Home Alabama.
The truth is that camping in National Parks rarely offers an authentic out-of-doors experience. Sure, you ...
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Camp Cooking-The Good Old-Fashioned Bean Hole
As a child, I did a lot of primitive camping all over the United States. Everyone in the family shared the tasks that were involved in this activity. This included setting up the campsite, creating the bathroom area and the cooking. But as a child and ...
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2012 Must Have Camping Gear
Each year, manufactures come out with new and improved camping gear. Thanks to new technology, there is constantly lighter, more-durable gear available for all types of camping. Here are a few of the newest gadgets on the market to make camping a little more comfortable.
This multi-tool is perfect for ...
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Creating a Simple SOS Kit
No one knows when an emergency is going to happen.† But as a familiar saying goes, those who plan to fail, fail to plan.† Creating a simple SOS kit is a great way of planning for the unexpected.† The supplies are light and are easily found around the home.† This ...
North Carolina RV Show This Weekend
The North Carolina RV Dealers' Association RV Show will take place this weekend- March 9-11. Here are the ticket prices and location:
921 West Lee Street
Greensboro, NC 27403
Friday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am ? 8:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am ? 5:00pm
Children: 12 and under are free
There will be ...
80th Annual Northwest Sportshow
The 80th Annual Northwest Sportshow will take place at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN from March 28th through April 1st, 2012.
Show hours are as follows:
Wednesday, March 28: 1pm?9pm
Thursday, March 29: 1pm?9pm
Friday, March 30: 11am?9pm
Saturday, March 31: 10am?9pm
Sunday, April 1: 10am?5pm
Admission is $10 per adult. Seniors are $7 ...
Free New Hampshire Visitor?s Guide
New Hampshire is a great place to visit no matter what time of year it is. To make it easy to plan a trip there, whether it is a camping trip or not, order the FREE 2008-2009 New Hampshire Visitor's Guide from the New Hampshire Department of Resources and ...
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Cold Weather Camping? Prepare by Making DIY Hot Drink Mixes
There is nothing as miserable as waking up from a cold night of slumber to find out that you have nothing hot to drink in the morning.† While a camping staple for many is coffee, there are some alternatives.† A hot drink of Jello is an old-time drink that sustained ...
How to Care for Your Cast Iron
Every camper knows how important good cookware is when it comes to meal time.† But how do you keep your camping cookware ready to go anytime you want to go on a trip?† The answer is easy and it starts with a good finish.
Before applying a finish, one needs to ...
11 Knots that Every Primitive Camper Should Know
Knowing about knots and their different uses is a very important skill every camper should master before going out.† Below are 11 basic knots that should aid any camper in any situation they may find themselves in but always remember that the knot is only as good as the rope ...
A Breakfast Favorite-Homemade Doughnuts
Did you know that you can make delicious homemade doughnuts on the camp stove or fire?† Well you can and they are as easy as 1, 2, 3.
The first step in this process consists of heating up vegetable, peanut or canola oil in a Dutch oven.† Make sure that the ...
Campfire Pull Buckets
Pull buckets or monkey bread is an Amish type of bread that is pulled apart instead of cutting it.† The bread is easily made in the oven but also in a Dutch oven with coals.† Below is a basic recipe for pull buckets but do not hesitate to add your ...
Keeping Up Appearances when Primitive Camping
When one goes out to the woods, the idea of how you keep your personal hygiene going can be a problem.† This can be especially true when it comes to situations where you have no shower, no water or one is not allowed to bathe.† Also, in some situations the ...
Got Dirty Clothes? Then Build Your Own Campsite Washing Machine
What is a camper to do when they have dirty clothes?† If you are staying in a camp ground that has a laundry mat, then the solution is simple.† But how do you handle dirty clothes when you are camping out in the wild?
One solution is to take enough clothes ...
Start the Day Off Right with Bacon Pancakes
Whether you cook your bacon and pancakes separately or cook bacon first and then pancakes, the task of keeping everything hot and ready to go in the morning can be a challenge.† What if you could cook both your bacon and pancakes in the same pan and at the same ...
Making an Oilcloth Wedge Tent
Many years ago, I went camping and discovered the importance of waterproofing ones tent.† While you can buy spray-on waterproofing chemicals, I like doing it the old-fashioned way.† When tents were made of cloth, the waterproofing process turned the material into oilcloth, which was rainproof.† The following steps below are ...
Dutch Oven Cooking: Poppy Seed Cake with Fruit
Looking for a camp dessert beyond s?mores?† Give this cake a try.
Making the Cake
12-inch Dutch oven with lid
Mixing bowl, measuring spoons, and oven mitts
ĺ cup of water
1 Ĺ cups sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 3.3 ounce package of instant French vanilla pudding
2 cups plus 3 tablespoons flour
Ĺ cup vegetable ...
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