Hammock camping is a great way to enjoy and experience nature. Usually, when you think of camping, you visualize a tent and a sleeping bag. But if you’re looking for a new and different kind of experience, you can try a hammock.
Although, hammocks can be quite a tricky thing to set up. Often times, they need practice along with the right tools and equipment to get ready. One of the components of a hammock that is very important, is a whoopie sling.
Today, that’s what we’re going to talk about – how to make a whoopie sling using only five tools. But the secret is actually it only takes two tools since the other three can be optional.Read More
Picture this scenario: you arrive at your campsite, family in tow. You set up your tents, roll out your sleeping bags, set the charcoal under the grill, and light up a fire. Then you call your family, telling them to gather around for a nice, cool drink.
You reach out to open your cooler, only to find out that all your ice is melted and everything inside is just as warm as if you have left it out on a regular summer day. Now what?
Well, if you’ve gone camping a few times, chances are this has happened to you at least once, especially if you just picked up the first cooler you saw in the grocery store.
Luckily, all that stress and trouble can be avoided, as long as you have the best cooler for camping. And I’m here to help you find it.
When preparing for your next camping trip, it is a good idea to get as much information as possible. I know you often have trudge through too many uninformative sites to get to the good information because I’ve spent a lot of time searching as well.
Among the slew of camping and hiking blogs that you can find on Google alone, there are a few that stand out. This is because of their ability to provide almost all of the information you need about camping and hiking.
So, the next time you want to learn something about camping and hiking, consider visiting these 47 blogs that I feel are worth following. Just note that the blogs featured are arranged in no particular order - I’m a fan of all of them. So, here they are!Read More
Have you ever wondered about campfires? It is a constant camping companion that is used for many things, but have you ever been curious enough to ask, how hot does a campfire get?
My family and I went camping about two weeks ago, and as part of our routine, my husband set up a pit to build a campfire. Later that night, we gathered around to eat s’mores then suddenly, one of my sons asked me that question.
I looked at him with a puzzled expression on my face and could only answer with the general response of: “Really hot, so don’t get too close!”
When we got home, I was so curious that I decided to search for the answer so that I can give him a better answer the next time it comes up.Read More
Fire – it is considered to be one of man’s greatest discoveries, fueling the path of our evolution. Over time, man has engineered this substance to his will, creating tools to quickly ignite a flame and fuel to keep it going.
Spending time camping outdoors has once again become a popular activity for people to get away from daily life, so many companies have come up with tools and products to help campers.
A highly used outdoor product is Coleman Fuel, which is used for camping stoves and lanterns. But what is it, and are there Coleman fuel substitute?
Today, we’re going to look at some alternatives that you can use other than Coleman Fuel when you need to keep a fire going while camping – because that stuff isn’t cheap!Read More