Category: Camping

8 Tips for Getting The Best Sleep While Camping

Young couple sleeping in a tent

While many people like to relax and sleep quietly indoors, with a huge cushioned mattress and a handful of soft pillows, others love exploring the outdoors. Are you one of those excited to sleep outdoors? Or maybe you just want …

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Be a Better Prepper With Camping!

Be a Better Prepper With Camping! — If you think about it, camping for a prepper is kind of a no brainer as far as training goes. Sadly, few ever take the opportunity to actually go camping for various reasons. Maybe they think they know it all already, or they can't stand the idea of sleeping outside (or bugs!) unless forced to.

Camping is a very interesting word. There are few activities that vary so wildly with the same word. For example, camping can be a tent pitched outback or a hammock hung between two trees on the top of a mountain. …

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Winter Survival: How to Build a Proper Snow Cave

Winter Survival: How to Build a Proper Snow Cave — Need to build an emergency shelter in the snow? Do you intend to camp out in the snow on a ski trek? Snow caves are easy and very effective if built correctly.

The cold is a nasty beast. It’s one of the ugliest situations you can find yourself in. Perhaps cold unrelenting rain is about as ugly as it gets. Particularly, without shelter!  In the unrelenting heat, you can certainly suffer. It’s …

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Ways Camping Can Help You Survive

There is something magic about camping. Camping is an opportunity for us to stop the freight train of society for a weekend. We can get away from the inundation of media, noise and worry, to some degree. Certainly its better than sitting on the couch staring into the phone.

There is something magic about camping. Camping is an opportunity for us to stop the freight train of society for a weekend.  We can get away from the inundation of media, noise and worry, to some degree. Certainly its better …

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How Our Ancestors Survived When SHTF

How Our Ancestors Survived When SHTF — SHTF isn’t just a modern phenomenon. Our ancestors survived many disasters. It’s best to learn their lessons. The Gila Cliff Dwellings are a great example.

SHTF isn’t just a modern phenomenon. Our ancestors survived many disasters. It’s best to learn their lessons. The Gila Cliff Dwellings are a great example. Many people are starting to believe that somewhere around 10,000 years ago a massive comet …

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How to Make Stone Blades for Wilderness Survival

How to Make Stone Blades for Wilderness Survival — Knowing how to make a sharp edge or a knife in a survival situation is paramount when studying wilderness survival.

Let’s preface this article with a little common sense as we can lose our minds over glass and stone tips. Knowing these skills can be very cool and maybe even helpful, however, metal is the kind. Metal is the king …

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Should An RV Be Your Evacuation Vehicle? Pros and Cons

Should An RV Be Your Evacuation Vehicle? Pros and Cons — When the shit hits the fan, you will need to bug out as soon as possible. You will need to have access to a vehicle to transport your survival group to the bug out location promptly. Remote Vehicle aka RV is one of the options for transporting the whole family together.

When the S hits the fan, you will need to bug out as soon as possible. You will need to have access to a vehicle to transport your survival group to the bug out location promptly. Remote Vehicle aka RV …

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How to Build a Warm Shelter Out of Everyday Materials From Any House

How to Build a Warm Shelter Out of Everyday Materials From Any House — If SHTF and you have no where to go, or you are bugging out and you lose your shelter, this article is a good read and tells you how to build shelter with common house hold materials, I'm even betting that you could even find some of the materials just laying around the city too.

If it’s SHTF and you have nowhere to go, or you are bugging out and you lose your gear,  you have to know how to build a shelter with common household materials. I’m even betting that you could find some …

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The Quick Up Tarp Shelter

The skill of shelter making takes a lot of practice. Its not something you can just get out there and master.

The skill of shelter making takes a lot of practice. It’s not something you can just get out there and master. Of the making of many shelters, there is no end. That’s for sure. Now, making a shelter from natural …

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5 Easily-Forgotten Essentials to Avoid a Camping Disaster

5 Easily-Forgotten Essentials to Avoid a Camping Disaster - According to recent reports, about 40 million Americans enjoy camping every year and more than 34 million go hiking. But anyone who’s been out beyond their own backyard knows how quickly a good adventure can turn bad. Especially if you’re not prepared.

Fall is upon us and that means 2 things, pumpkins, and camping. Fall is the perfect time for camping because the weather is cooler at night and in most states, the bugs are far less prolific than in the Spring. …

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