Category: Camping

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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How To Make A Hybrid Buckskin Moccasin Boot

How To Make A Hybrid Buckskin Moccasin Boot - These boots are light weight in the event you have to travel far, but strong enough to protect your feet and they have a small footprint, no pun intended, :) so you can easily pack them in your bug out bag.

For those of you that are interested in making your own DIY boots that will stand up to a beating, this is the article for you. This is not an easy as pie tutorial for the weekend preppers, but it would …

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Top 25 Survival Skills to Know and Why

Top 25 Survival Skills to Know & Why - I’m a firm believer that knowledge is the best advantage you can have when in the wilderness. And here’s the reason why: you’re not always going to have your fancy equipment in a survival situation.

When it comes to survival, which do you think is better: having fancy equipment (knives, flashlights, etc.) or having knowledge? Most people would immediately answer, “Of course the answer is knowledge!” While the topic is certainly debatable, I’m a firm …

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Camping For Cheap – Ways to Save on Your Next Camping Trip

Camping for cheap with jsut a rent and a few other necessities. A beautiful view!

Life can be stressful, busy, and overwhelming. Sometimes we all just need to get away and reconnect with nature. Camping is the perfect way to leave the hustle and bustle of the concrete jungle and spend some quality time with …

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The 4 Golden Rules of Cast-Iron Cooking

The 4 Golden Rules Of Cast-Iron Cooking — A lot of people have had their cast-iron pots and pans for tens if not a hundred years or more and they still work as good as they day they were brought. Cast-iron skillets conduct heat beautifully, go from stove top to oven with no problem.

There is a reason why people of the past used cast iron cookware. You see, there were no Walmarts out there or Amazon deliveries. That said, you have to understand how important it was to upkeep that cookware.  When you …

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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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