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?
Rain happens when we least expect it. When planning a camping trip months in advance some times you’re going to get unlucky and have to deal with a little rain. Don’t let a little bit of rain ruin your trip! Here are a few of my favorite tips for camping… Read More »15 Tips For Camping in The Rain: Staying Dry
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
Keeping your clothes dry while camping can be a serious challenge. We’ve all been there! At the end of a long hike your shirt is drenched in sweat, you get caught in a rainstorm, cross a river/stream, or need to wash your clothes. There are dozens of reasons why you… Read More »How To Dry Clothes While Camping or Backpacking In All Weather Conditions
After purchasing my first sleeping pad I didn’t know what to do with it. Do you put your sleeping pad inside your sleeping bag or does it get stacked underneath your bag? Unfortunately there’s no right or wrong answer to that question! Some people like the extra room of sleeping… Read More »Do I Put A Sleeping Pad Inside A Sleeping Bag? Experts Can’t Make Up Their Minds
Camping in the cold can be downright miserable if you’re not prepared. Nothing ruins a camping trip faster than failing to prepare for cold weather. Obviously you need the usual cold weather sleeping gear: sleeping bag, sleeping pad, and sleeping bag liner, but what about clothes? Do you need to… Read More »Sleeping Bag Clothes Explained: What To Wear In A Sleeping Bag
Crawling into a sleeping bag after a long hike is one of the simple joys of camping, but what do you wear in your sleeping bag? I can’t count how many times I’ve heard that sleeping naked in a sleeping bag will make you warmer. Should you ditch your pajamas… Read More »Should You Sleep Naked in a Sleeping Bag?
I know how difficult it can be to make a campsite reservation. It seems like I’m always busy so I often hesitate to book reservations in months in advance. That’s not a big deal at local campgrounds, but National Parks tend to be booked months in advance. That’s where walk… Read More »What Is A Walk Up Campsite? What Are Walk Up Only Campsites?