Camping during the winter comes with its own set of challenges. Things that come easy during the summer can be downright challenging in the cold. Pitching your tent in the snow is a valuable skill that every backpacker needs to know. Avoid sleepless nights, broken gear and chilly nights by… Read More »Pitching a Tent in The Snow: A Handy Guide
Since it’s such a simple piece of equipment there’s really no directions. Is there a right or wrong way to setup your tent footprint? Which side of a Tent Footprint Goes Up? Which side of a tent footprint goes up? Technically, the waterproof side of your tent footprint should go… Read More »Which Side of A Tent Footprint Goes Up?
Relaxing in your tent during a rainstorm is one of the most peaceful experiences on earth, but when those drips originate in my tent goosebumps run down my spine. You can work hard to waterproof your tent, but that doesn’t matter if the drips are caused by condensation. How do… Read More »How to Stop Tent Condensation Without Spending a Dime
There’s lots of little things that make people uncomfortable on camping trips. Although you’ll never get all the comforts of home, most problems can be solved by choosing the right gear and doing basic planning. How do you make a tent more comfortable? Making a tent comfortable is all about… Read More »9 Foolproof Tips To Make Tent Camping More Comfortable
Winter is coming, but that doesn’t mean you need to stop camping. While it might not be the same as summer camping, with the right gear winter camping can be downright comfortable. It all boils down to layering and finding ways to heat up your tent. How Do You Heat… Read More »How To Heat A Tent In Cold Weather
As fall comes to an end we all know what’s coming next. Some of the cruelest and coldest months of the year are right around the corner. Due to an increasing elderly population more people are dying from hypothermia than ever before. We’ve all heard the adage “Don’t Fall Asleep… Read More »Can You Freeze to Death in Your Sleep? Will I Wake Up?
Ever wonder just how cold it would need to get before you freeze to death? That thought pops into my mind every time I get the uncontrollable shivers. You might be surprised that it doesn’t have to be “freezing” to freeze to death. A moderately cold night might push your… Read More »What’s The Lowest Temperature a Human Can Survive?
When warm weather hits, nature lovers across the country head outside, pack up their tents, sleeping bags, gear and get ready to hit the wilderness. If you’re new to camping, you might wonder if it’s actually safe to sleep in a tent? How could those thin fabric walls actually keep… Read More »Is Tent Camping Safe? Tent Camping Is Safer Than You Think!
Every camper dreads the sound of dripping water on the inside of their tent. If your tent’s seen better days and lost it’s durable water repellant coating you need to do something about it. How do you waterproof a tent? There are 3 main steps to waterproof a tent. You… Read More »How Do You Waterproof a Tent?
You don’t have to be uncomfortable while camping in a tent. Choosing the right sleep system is 90% of the battle, but you still need to find comfortable sleeping clothes. Is it better to strip down do to your underwear (or naked) or should you bring comfortable sleeping clothes like… Read More »What Clothes Should You Wear To Bed On A Camping Trip? Tent Camping Pajama Tips