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Bike Touring: How to Prepare for a Bike Camping Trip

Bike touring, or bike camping as it’s also known combines two healthy and fun activities. Cycling, and the enjoying the outdoors. Ranging from day trips, to overnight stop outs, or if you’re the adventurous type an expedition with no
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Thru Hiking Gear: Essential Items and Tips

So you’ve decided to embark on a thru-hiking adventure, good on you! It’s going to be an experience of a lifetime and with all the necessary preparation and the right thru-hiking gear a positive one for all the right
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An Introduction to Thru-Hiking – Preparation, Trails, and Tips

So you’ve probably heard of thru-hiking. It’s growing in popularity and is a fun way to hike and push yourself while going through an experience that can take months to complete. Thru-hiking is also known as ‘end-to-end hiking’, ‘through-hiking’,
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How to Put out a Campfire Safely

Camp fires are an important part of a camping experience. You can cook loads of enjoyable foods, roast marshmallows, sit around gazing at the stars, chat and enjoy the outdoors with the warmth of the fire…and so on. I’ve
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Dutch Oven Temperature Chart and Guide

This Dutch Oven Temperature Chart and Guide should help you if you’re trying to guesstimate how many briquettes you need to cook a certain dish or get to your oven to the desired temperature. You’ll find that most foods
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Camping Scavenger Hunt Ideas for Kids and Adults

Scavenger hunts are a great way to have fun as a family while camping. As well as helping kids stay active, learn and explore more about the outdoors, and are easy to arrange. In this article, I cover some
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Mound Fire: How to Make Leave No Trace Fires

A mound fire, or ‘leave no trace’ fire as it’s also called is a technique of making a campfire using some soil from the ground where you’re camping and leaving no damage or evidence you were there. Campfires can
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Guide to Trekking Poles: Size, Material, Pros, and Cons

Trekking poles, also called walking poles, or walking sticks, are an often overlooked piece of camping gear that can make your hiking or camping trip more enjoyable. The most obvious reason for using trekking poles is to help you
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How to Keep Ice from Melting when Camping

Having ice with you when you’re camping turns an OK camping trip, into an awesome one. You can enjoy a nice cold beer at the end of a long day, cook fresh meat on the BBQ, hand out ice
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Base Camp Camping

Setting up a base camp is a little different from normal camping. For most people, they do base camping alone, although they might be meeting with others to do some activities. Camping alone in nature is an awesome way
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