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Camping Tents

Camping Tents

A Buying Guide When looking at all of the camping tents out there, think about how you plan to use it before you rush into a quick purchase. If you plan to go on a few family campouts a year you might opt for a larger, heavier tent than if you plan to hike the Appalachian trail. You’ll want to look at things like the material, weight, and dimensions to see if the tent will accommodate your whole group. Do…

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Gifts for Campers

Gifts for Campers

Gifts for Campers These gifts for campers were compiled from years of outdoor adventures and family and friend’s experiences. We only listed reputable vendors and continue to test products and revise this page for your use. At the bottom of the page, there are buying guides and product review links that delve into features and product details. Flashlights / Headlamps The great outdoors can be a dark place after sunset…which makes light a great gift for campers of all ages!…

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Camping Gear

Camping Gear

Having the right tool can make any job look easy. The same is true for camping gear. Having the right equipment and knowing how to use it can make the difference between a warm night’s sleep and a cold one; a dry backpack and a wet one; a hot meal and stale granola. Below are some tools to help you evaluate the factors that are worth considering when it comes to choosing your camping gear, as you mark off the…

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Campsite Setup Tips

Campsite Setup Tips

Some campsite setup tips are very individual and dependant on the conditions. For example, campers with kids might opt to put some trees between them and the eastern exposure so that they’re not up at dawn. Summer campers may choose to avoid standing water in buggy areas. And other campers may look for trees and grassy areas if they’ve come with their doggy friends. These campsite setup tips were compiled over many experiences and lessons learned. Whether you’re going on…

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Tent Tips

Tent Tips

These tent tips will help you hit the woods like a seasoned pro and get the most use out of your tent. Camping tents have really improved over the years and most of them are easy to set-up and maintain. By spending a few minutes before your trip familiarizing yourself and preparing your tent, you can save hours of frustration and discomfort. Like other tips and lessons-learned on this site, many of the tent tips below were accumulated by learning…

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Camping Comforts

Camping Comforts

Aside from the tent, there are many camping comforts that you might want to consider packing to keep you and your campers happy. These can range from a comfortable sleeping bag to a cozy chair for sitting by the campfire. And like other items, your ability to take things into the woods (vehicle, ATV, or back-pack) will determine whether these items take a high or low priority are your list. If you’re familiar with the campsite and its amenities, you…

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