Category: Camping

Free Campgrounds by State (and Zip Code!)

Free Campgrounds By State (and Zip Code!) - Who doesn’t like camping? I think everyone I know likes to camp at least once a year. I actually go camping more like 3 or 4 times a year. The cost can add up so I went hunting for some free campsites near me and came up with a database that shows you free campsites you can search by zip code.

Who doesn’t like camping? And who doesn’t love finding free campgrounds!? Well, I’m one happy camper (sorry!) after finding this awesome tool. Not only that, but we can also potentially use these free campgrounds as bug-out locations. Free Campgrounds I …

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What Is A Rocket Stove? Why Do I Need One?

What Is A Rocket Stove? Why Do I Need One? — Rocket stoves are fabulous! Easily built but capable of producing a hot flame that you can cook, I suppose, everything over. You can even bake bread with a little modification.

When you build a traditional fire you think that those rolling flames and glowing coals are about as good as it can get. Well, just ask a blacksmith, the fire gets better, hotter and more effective if you add one …

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Make a One Log Fire at your Campsite

How To Make A One Log Rocket Stove - This is a good twist to a Swedish candle and once its been used as a rocket stove to many times you can just use the whole log to place on the fire.

There are many ways to handle fire at your campsite. Many people only know the basics of fire making. They have no idea just how diverse it can be.  Dakota Fire Holes Fires Designed to Burn All Night Upside Down …

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15 Unique Ways to Start a Fire

15 Unique Ways to Start a Fire - Simple. You slowly grind your lighter against a smooth patch of concrete until you accumulate a pile of dust from the flint stick in the lighter. Then you combine that with some tinder, use the lighter to throw a spark at it, and it should easily catch fire.

Imagine you’re lost in an abandoned city after the end of the world as we know it. The sun is going down and the air is getting cold, but your one and only lighter is out of fuel, and you …

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41 Genius Camping Hacks You’ll Wish You Thought Of Sooner

41 Genius Camping Hacks You’ll Wish You Thought Of Sooner - Some of these are known but some are not. It is the perfect weather right now to go camping so if you do try any of these hacks, let us know, we would love to hear about it.

I found a great collection of camping hacks that could make your camping trips better. My favorite hacks are the four that I have pictured above, you have to check them out. I love that you can add sage to …

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99 Bug Out Bag Gear Ideas You May Not Have Thought Of

99 Bug Out Bag Gear Ideas You May Not Have Thought Of - Have you thought of everything for your bug out bag? This article will almost definitely give you some freakin' awesome ideas for what you should have in your bug out bag that you haven’t though of yet.

Have you thought of everything for your bug out bag? This article will almost definitely give you at least one idea of what you should have in your bug out bag that you haven’t though of yet. Obviously, you need …

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The Portable Grill That Fits in Your Pocket

The Portable Grill that Fits in Your Pocket — An easy to set up, portable cooking device is valuable in so many situations: hiking trips, camping, and especially survival situations where we won’t have access to our normal conveniences.

Everything you store and use does not have to come from a store. There was a time when people prided themselves on creating impressive tools and projects that fit their needs. Remember, no one can fit your needs exactly.  Here …

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30 Survival Tips From Les Stroud

30 Survival Tips From Les Stroud

Les Stroud is my all-time favorite survivalist, there is no one that even comes close. Take these 30 great tips from a real pro. I have looked up to Les Stroud for years, I do not like fake survival shows …

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10 Survival Tips for Camping in the Rain

10 Survival Tips for Camping in the Rain - The author of this blog offers up several concrete ways to prepare your camping adventure for the rain. I was pleasantly surprised by some of these recommendations. I truly enjoyed this article because it also touches on the fundamentals of managing a shelter.

Though much of the camping that happens in this nation is for the benefit of leisure its still a great opportunity. You will find yourself in the throes of a great opportunity to practice your self reliance and survival skills. …

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Delicious Camping Food Ideas and Recipes For Your Next Trip

Kettle full of mushrooms cooking on a campfire

If you find yourself off the grid, either by choice or by circumstance, you’ll need to cook meals without the usual conveniences found in the home. The easiest solution can be to open a can and heat something over a …

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