Pitching a tent on artificial grass is a bit of a challenge. Setting the tent up isn’t all that different, but there’s no way to stake the tent down. That might not be an issue on a calm sunny day, but you’ll run into problems the second the wind picks… Read More »Can You Put a Tent On Fake Grass?
Anybody that’s gone camping on a hot summer day has thought about bringing a fridge along. Keeping your meals fresh in a way you could never do with a traditional cooler. You obviously can’t bring a full sized refrigerator, but what about a mini fridge? How would you power it… Read More »Can You Use a Mini Fridge Camping?
Keeping your food cold on a camping trip is a necessity. You might get away with a cooler of ice for a few days, but it won’t be long before your ice melts and you’ll need to run into town. That’s fine if you’re camping in the city, but it… Read More »Are Camping Fridges Worth It? Yes They Are!
Increasing the R-Value of a sleeping pad is easier said than done. You can’t just wrap a blanket around your pad and hope for the best. It might help some, but you probably won’t notice. So, can I increase the R-Value on my sleeping pad? You can’t increase the R-Value… Read More »How Do I Increase The R-Value On My Sleeping Pad?
I was a little shocked after buying my first inflatable sleeping pad. It looked and felt like a very expensive pool float. You quickly realize that it’s way more durable/comfortable, but it leaves you wondering a simple question. Can you float on a sleeping pad? Yes you can float on… Read More »Can You Float On a Sleeping Pad?
Foam sleeping pads have been used for decades, but are there better options on the market? Sleeping pads play two very important roles. They get you up off the ground providing cushion and insulation. So, are foam camping pads comfortable? Foam sleeping pads aren’t as comfortable as inflatable pads, but… Read More »Are Foam Camping Pads Comfortable?
Dealing with a dirty/moldy tent can be a serious pain. Since you can’t toss it in the laundry machine, how can you wash a dirty tent? Can you wash a tent in the bathtub? You can wash a tent in the bathtub if it’s not overly dirty. It’s better to… Read More »Can You Wash A Tent In The Bathtub?
Most tents are designed to take a beating, but all it takes is a little bit of moisture to ruin your tent. Packing your tent up wet can quickly lead to mold/mildew problems. All it takes is a little bit of water to destroy your expensive gear. That brings up… Read More »How Long Can You Leave a Wet Tent?
Drying your tent out after a camping trip is important for preventing mold growth, but that’s not always as easy as it sounds. You would typically setup your tent outside and let the sun go to work, but that’s not possible in urban apartments. Usually you would let your tent… Read More »How to Dry a Tent In A Tiny Apartment
Dealing with condensation in a tent can be a serious pain. I hate when water drips down as I sleep, my sleeping bag gets soaked, and all my gear gets wet. Understanding what causes water condensation is only half the battle. You need to find a way to keep it… Read More »Can You Use a Dehumidifier In a Tent?