As a beginner camper it can be hard to plan your first couple of trips. You have to get all your gear ready, find a location, and figure out all the fine details like food/water, etc. Everybody starts off as a beginner and I remember one of my biggest concerns.… Read More »How Long Should A Camping Trip Be?
Daypack capacities vary greatly. Before picking out a pack, try to think of how much gear you usually carry and what activities you want to perform. What is a good size for a day pack? A 20-35 liter pack is the perfect size daypack for most hikers. It’s big enough… Read More »What is a Good Size For a Day Pack?
Can a 4-Season tent be used in the summer or will it be too hot? That’s a question most campers ask themselves when thinking about buying a new tent. The name implies that 4-Season tents can be used all year long, but that doesn’t doesn’t mean it’s a going to… Read More »Can You Use a 4 Season Tent in The Summer?
Do you want to risk damaging your tent in the wind? Nobody wants their tent to blow away and collapse in bad weather. You can’t control the weather. So you will have to learn how to properly use tent stakes. How many tent stakes do I need? You need to… Read More »How Many Tent Stakes Do I Need?
Coleman fuel has been powering camp stoves for more years than I’ve been alive, but boy is it expensive. That’s why I decided to look into a few alternatives to Coleman Fuel. Is there a better alternative to Coleman Fuel for camping stoves and lanterns? The main substitute to name… Read More »5 Alternatives to Coleman Fuel For Your Liquid Fuel Stove
There are lots of different types of fuels for camping stoves. I’ve owned a liquid fuel camping stove for as long as I can remember. Nobody ever bothered to tell me, what’s the difference between Coleman Fuel and White Gas? So, Coleman Fuel vs White Gas, what’s the difference? There… Read More »Coleman Fuel vs White Gas: What’s The Difference?
Does your tent smell like vomit? It doesn’t matter if it was because a pot of chili that just didn’t quite sit right on your stomach or you had a few too many beers before bed. Puke happens, there’s nothing that you can do about it! Narrowing down the source… Read More »4 Easy Steps to Get The Vomit Smell Out of a Tent: Don’t Miss Out!
After spending a few days camping, you can expect a bit of dust and dirt build-up on your tent. Everything just starts to feel like it needs a good scrubbing. You probably don’t need to wash your tent after every camping trip, but it’s a good idea to catch the… Read More »Can You Wash a Tent in The Washing Machine?
Self inflating sleeping pads are the perfect choice for campers and backpackers. They’re lightweight, pack down tight and increase your sleep systems R-Value. How do self inflating sleeping pads work if they don’t rely on pumps? You don’t need a pump to inflate a self inflating sleeping pad, just open… Read More »How Do Self Inflating Sleeping Pads Work?
Ever wonder why so many people put tarps down under their tent? This isn’t a new phenomenon. Campers have been using ground cloths and tarps under their tents for years. Are ground cloths and tarps really necessary? Should I put a tarp down under my tent? Although it isn’t entirely… Read More »Should I Put a Tarp Down Under My Tent?