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Camping is an activity that takes place outdoors and generally involves spending periods of time in tents, recreational vehicles or camping trailers. Cooking is generally done on campfires or propane stoves and sleeping is often in sleeping bags. All equipment and food is “packed” in to and out of the camping site for the camper’s convenience.

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Posted In Camping Foods and Recipes on Friday, June 22nd 2018
Chicken is a simple choice for camping meals but it needs to be remembered that it will spoil quickly if not refrigerated.
Posted In Camping Foods and Recipes on Thursday, June 21st 2018
Man has been cooking in the woods literally since the discovery of fire
Posted In Camping Foods and Recipes on Thursday, June 21st 2018
Stew is a hearty meal around the campfire and can be prepared quickly and easily with a bit of pre-camping preparation.
Posted In Camping Foods and Recipes on Thursday, June 21st 2018
As many outdoor enthusiasts will “pack-in” to go camping and don’t have the luxury or convenience of bringing along the entire kitchen in the back of a truck or RV...
Posted In Camping Foods and Recipes on Thursday, June 21st 2018
Marinades are an excellent way to prepare foods for open air cooking over a fire.
Posted In Camping Foods and Recipes on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Beans are as much a part of camping as the fires they are prepared on.
Posted In Camping Foods and Recipes on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Biscuits over a fire go with everything. Remember cans of prepared biscuit batter need to be kept refrigerated until cooked
Posted In Camping Foods and Recipes on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
As with most meals for camping, precooking is always an advantage whenever possible.
Posted In Camping Foods and Recipes on Tuesday, June 19th 2018
Marinade chicken and beef goes well
Posted In Camping Foods and Recipes on Tuesday, June 19th 2018
There are many ways to prepare foods in the woods, some more dependent upon equipment and techniques than others obviously.
Posted In Camping Foods and Recipes on Tuesday, June 19th 2018
The most popular “food items” for camping always seem to be the ones that are either easiest to prepare around a campfire...
Posted In Camping Foods and Recipes on Tuesday, June 19th 2018
The is the campfire version of a popular favorite that can be fun and easy if not “finger- licking good” beside the fire
Posted In Camping General on Friday, June 22nd 2018
Camping is an excellent way to not only teach youngsters basic survival skills in the woods...
Posted In Camping General on Thursday, June 21st 2018
Even though the modern lighter is a marvelous thing and I go nowhere without one, they do have one huge drawback...
Posted In Camping General on Thursday, June 21st 2018
While camping can have more connotations than the word “car”, there is no doubt as to the possibilities of seeing things a bit differently than you might out your bedroom window at home.
Posted In Camping General on Thursday, June 21st 2018
One of man’s first tools and arguably still the most important ever developed in its concept is the knife.
Posted In Camping General on Thursday, June 21st 2018
Camping is a 4 season activity as long as the proper preparation and considerations are made before you leave the comforts of “civilization” behind.
Posted In Camping General on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Camping in a tent in the middle of the woods or beside a remote stream is an experience that almost seems to be fading with the advent of RVs and public campgrounds.
Posted In Camping General on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Of all of the survival skills, save maybe common sense, fire starting might be the most important one to have in any outdoor activity that takes you off the beaten path.
Posted In Camping General on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
No, there’s no danger of falling out of a tent unless you pitch it on the edge of a cliff somewhere.
Posted In Camping General on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Many outdoor activities require bringing with you supplies for an extended period of time outdoors.
Posted In Camping General on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
While axes indeed have their place and applications for the campsite, they are probably more suited to having the blunt side used for a hammer than they are for playing Paul Bunyan.
Posted In Camping General on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Packs have been around since the days of the settlers and Indians. There are many different types and styles all with their own virtues and cons.
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As time goes by we find the old axiom, “Necessity is the mother of invention”, finding its way into every aspect of our lives, including camping and boating.
Posted In Camping General on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
As the nights planned in the woods increase, so does the equipment one needs to bring along....
Posted In Camping General on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
There are two ways you can go through life, indoors or outdoors....
Posted In Camping General on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Well it’s August already and time to think about what the next few months hold in store for the upcoming fall season
Posted In Camping General on Tuesday, June 19th 2018
Ask anybody from the north what winter means to them and they will most likely tell you “layering”.
Posted In Camping General on Tuesday, June 19th 2018
Overcoming the effects of the hottest parts of the summer when you have access to AC and nearby medical attention if needed is one thing.
Posted In Camping General on Tuesday, June 19th 2018
There are many things you can do with a simple waterproof tarp. You can make a suitable ground cover, or a wind break, or cover your gear.
Posted In Camping General on Tuesday, June 19th 2018
Most hunters and fishermen seem to find driving more enjoyble than waking up beside a deep woods stream...
Posted In Camping General on Tuesday, June 19th 2018
While today’s “camping” might well be considered an RV or camping trailer worth thousands of dollars parked next to several others with electricity...
Posted In Camping General on Tuesday, June 19th 2018
Campers come in all shapes and sizes as well as all ages and walks of life. There is no more a generic “camper” then there is a generic automobile.
Posted In Camping General on Tuesday, June 19th 2018
As we spend time outdoors in our pursuit of enjoying nature and all it has to offer, there will be places that will insist they be revisited time and time again.
Posted In Clothing Suggestions on Friday, June 22nd 2018
When the winter turns its coldest, staying warm is critical to your comfort, if not your survival.
Posted In Clothing Suggestions on Thursday, June 21st 2018
Ask anybody from the north what winter means to them and they will most likely tell you “layering”.
Posted In Clothing Suggestions on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
When the weather turns cold and layering becomes a necessity to keep you warm, your choice in fabrics can make a great difference between being warm and cold.
Posted In Clothing Suggestions on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
We’ve all heard these two terms and it doesn’t take much for the intelligent mind to figure out there is a difference between the two.
Posted In Clothing Suggestions on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
One of the greatest things about camping is that it is a 4 season endeavor.
Posted In Clothing Suggestions on Tuesday, June 19th 2018
Probably the most important consideration you can make when going off into the woods camping would be what’s on your feet.
Posted In Equipment on Friday, June 22nd 2018
There are three things that go into the value of any sleeping bag.
Posted In Equipment on Friday, June 22nd 2018
When hiking, camping, canoeing, hunting (extended trips) or any other outdoor activity that takes you away from the convenience of stores on every street corner, having a "survival kit"...
Posted In Equipment on Thursday, June 21st 2018
There are many things you can do with a simple waterproof tarp. You can make a suitable ground cover, or a wind break, or cover your gear.
Posted In Equipment on Thursday, June 21st 2018
Camping can be as “home-like” as you decide it should be.
Posted In Equipment on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Sleeping, eating and shelter are three of the most important considerations for comfortable camping.
Posted In Equipment on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
The basic needs for general camping, nourishment, sleep and shelter, all contribute to the overall enjoyment of the activity.
Posted In Equipment on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Camping is a trade-off. The further you go off the beaten path the more like camping it really is, but the farther you have to carry everything in and out.
Posted In Equipment on Tuesday, June 19th 2018
While the classic ways to buy outdoor gear will never change much in the scheme of things, it seems sometimes that simply more and more ways become available if you just know where to look.
Posted In Generators on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
There are portable generators designed for nearly every application in today’s world.
Posted In Generators on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
For those who can find it within their means to buy and use a portable generator to either supplement or replace the demand in the event of a power outage...
Posted In Generators on Tuesday, June 19th 2018
Portable camping type generators are a valuable addition to the basic needs of the modern day campsite
Posted In Locations on Friday, June 22nd 2018
Before you know it summer will be here and that means vacations, at least for the kids.
Posted In Locations on Thursday, June 21st 2018
Camping and paddling, whether canoeing, kayaking or rafting, go together like bread and butter.
Posted In Locations on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
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Posted In Locations on Tuesday, June 19th 2018
Camping in New York can be an experience that ranges from wilderness situations to more organized and amenity-filled opportunities that will fit the needs of any family.
Posted In Lyme Disease on Friday, June 22nd 2018
There is a serious disease that is plaguing the bats of New England ...
Posted In Lyme Disease on Friday, June 22nd 2018
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Posted In Lyme Disease on Friday, June 22nd 2018
While it is a good idea to take preventive measures against ticks year-round, be extra vigilant in warmer months (April-September) when ticks are most active.
Posted In Lyme Disease on Thursday, June 21st 2018
Humans aren’t the only warm blooded animals that ticks will feed on.
Posted In Lyme Disease on Thursday, June 21st 2018
Lyme disease is a serious medical condition that is transmitted by the Black Legged Tick, also commonly known as the deer tick
Posted In Lyme Disease on Thursday, June 21st 2018
Family outings are a great way to enjoy the out of doors together with picnics, hiking, cycling and a host of other activities.
Posted In Lyme Disease on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Lyme disease is a potential threat to the lives of outdoor enthusiasts.
Posted In Lyme Disease on Tuesday, June 19th 2018
Lyme disease is a very serious affliction that is caused by the transmission of the B. burgdorferi bacterium by the common deer tick.
Posted In Outdoor Clothing Mfgs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
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Posted In Pest Management on Friday, June 22nd 2018
West Nile Virus and Infection
Posted In Pest Management on Friday, June 22nd 2018
For those who fish the rivers and streams that flow into salt water for trout...
Posted In Pest Management on Thursday, June 21st 2018
The deer tick is a common and potentially dangerous insect that frequents the brushy leaf litter that covers the forest floor.
Posted In Pest Management on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
While researching a recent article on scents and their use in the woods for hunting purposes, I came across something that I did not know...
Posted In Pest Management on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
There are very few people on the North American continent that don’t know what a skunk is or the result of tangling with one.
Posted In Pest Management on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Anyone who has a garden, be it flower, vegetable or fruit, knows fully well the valuable part honeybees play in the process of propagating and pollination for the success of their crops.
Posted In Pest Management on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
With all of the present legislation that is being conducted in the northeastern states of the Union,...
Posted In Pest Management on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Honeybees are a vital part of nature both for pollination purposes and creators of one of the truly healthy and favorite foods around the world, honey.
Posted In Pest Management on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
There are many pests that might be encountered while camping. Most can be kept at bay, some can be avoided altogether; all need to be considered.
Posted In Pest Management on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Camping has many faces and styles in the woods and around the waters of the world.
Posted In Pest Management on Tuesday, June 19th 2018
For those who camp, hike, fish, hunt or any other outdoor pursuit that requires a significant amount of time spent outside, there are two members of the hornet family that are all too familiar.
Posted In Pop Ups on Thursday, June 21st 2018
Pop up campers are a combination of features of the RV minimized into a portable, easy to set up ground central for the camping experience off the beaten path.
Posted In Pop Ups on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
There aren’t a tremendous amount of people that use their pop up camping trailers through the winter.
Posted In Pop Ups on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Pop up camping trailers are becoming the rage with the weekend warrior who finds his way into the great outdoors to enjoy all that nature has to offer.
Posted In Pop Ups on Tuesday, June 19th 2018
Pop up trailers are the best of both worlds; tenting and trailers.
Posted In RVs on Friday, June 22nd 2018
RVs are a significant investment that can cost between $5,000 and $500,000.
Posted In RVs on Thursday, June 21st 2018
One of the most difficult things about the RV experience is how to get your mail while on the road.
Posted In RVs on Thursday, June 21st 2018
Breakdowns on the road are a way of life.
Posted In RVs on Thursday, June 21st 2018
Breakdowns on the road are a way of life.
Posted In RVs on Thursday, June 21st 2018
RV’s are notorious for requiring vast amounts of power to run all of the features it can have.
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
There will be many situations when a brief one night’s layover is going to just be necessary rather than an option
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Although on the surface there doesn’t appear to be much wood to deal with in an RV,
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
One of the conveniences that RV’s supply the camping experience with is running water.
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
RV’s take you away from your home and the conveniences we all have become used to simply taking for granted
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
RV’s are a significant investment that can cost between $5,000 and $500,000.
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
RV’s are an expensive investment. Making sure that investment is a wise one is a giant step in the right direction when it comes to keeping it a pleasure rather than a headache.
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Hot water heaters are a vital part of RV comfort provision.
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
More wear is experienced by your brakes during mountain driving than any other driving situation except for riding the brakes.
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
While the extras in an RV can lend a certain flair for each owner, there are some things that simply make sense to have to make ownership a bit easier.
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Refrigerators in RV’s don’t work exactly as do the ones in our homes.
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
The danger of fire is an ever present consideration in RV’s.
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
RV’s have two waste water systems to be dealt with, gray water, and black water.
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Although on the surface there doesn’t appear to be much wood to deal with in an RV, but some critical areas are built around wood that can be affected by water and invite rot.
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
The danger of fire is an ever present consideration in RV’s.
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
RV’s fall basically into two categories, those that need to be towed and those that can tow.
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
One of the most difficult things about the RV experience is how to get your mail while on the road.
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Refrigerators in RV’s don’t work exactly as do the ones in our homes.
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
RV’s are an expensive proposition to buy
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
One of the conveniences that RVs supply the camping experience with is running water
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
12v automotive battery is somewhat of a misnomer
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
One of the conveniences that RVs supply the camping experience with is running water
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
There will be many situations when a brief one night’s layover is going to just be necessary rather than an option.
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
While the extras in an RV can lend a certain flair for each owner, there are some things that simply make sense to have to make ownership a bit easier.
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Hot water heaters are a vital part of RV comfort provision.
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
12v automotive battery is somewhat of a misnomer.
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
RVs take you away from your home and the conveniences we all have become used to simply taking for granted
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
RVs are an expensive proposition to buy.
Posted In RVs on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
RVs are notorious for requiring vast amounts of power to run all of the features it can have.
Posted In RV Campground Sites on Friday, June 22nd 2018
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There are as many perspectives to camping as there are campers to camp.
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Posted In Tents on Friday, June 22nd 2018
While backpack tents have their essential purposes in the camping experience...
Posted In Tents on Thursday, June 21st 2018
For those who seek to meet the outdoors head on with a backpack, a sleeping bag and a tent on their backs...
Posted In Tents on Thursday, June 21st 2018
The modern backpack tent is the picture of simplicity to set up, regardless of style or size.
Posted In Tents on Thursday, June 21st 2018
The snow presents a condition that many tents aren’t equipped to deal with.
Posted In Tents on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
The Sibley tent is a design that duplicates the Indian teepee.
Posted In Tents on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Tents are a crucial part of camping that almost goes without saying.
Posted In Tents on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
The Loue or loude tent is a basic, simple use of a small tarp, some tent pegs and a stick to make a temporary shelter that will keep the camper dry for the night.
Posted In Tow Behind Campers on Thursday, June 21st 2018
While there are definite and valid arguments to the value and possibilities for the heavy duty frames and 5th wheel camper trailer setups and the features they can support..
Posted In Tow Behind Campers on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Camper trailers are subject to several factors while being towed.
Posted In Tow Behind Campers on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
The world of camping can take on many faces between the tent and the $500,000 loaded diesel RV towing a 4WD truck behind it.
Posted In Tow Behind Campers on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
The travel trailer is not a new concept. It has been offered in various forms for many years as an option to tenting.
Posted In Tow Behind Campers on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
How the camper trailer is towed may not on the surface seem all that important to the camper trailer experience.
Posted In Tow Behind Campers on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
An unfortunate complication of towing a camper trailer is that they are loaded with weight that is not always centralized over the axles.
Posted In Vehicle Racks on Friday, June 22nd 2018
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Posted In Vehicle Racks on Thursday, June 21st 2018
There are many considerations to make when flying into a back woods pond or lake and wanting to take your canoe with you.
Posted In Vehicle Racks on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
There are many considerations when it comes to the type of rack you might need for your vehicle.
Posted In Vehicle Racks on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Canoe roof racks for those vehicles not capable of transporting canoes on their own, adding a roof rack is a convenient way of transporting your boat to and from the water.
Posted In Vehicle Racks on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Roof racks are made for vehicles to transport canoes and kayaks on those that may or may not have accommodations on the top of the car than can be suitable for this purpose.
Posted In Vehicle Racks on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Pickup trucks are designed for carrying bulk items but are not generally suited for transporting equipment that could be damaged by the jostling around from being carried loose in the back of them.
Posted In Waste Management on Thursday, June 21st 2018
Dish water is simply part of the camping experience
Posted In Waste Management on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Just because you’re in the woods for a few days or maybe a week; there should be no reason keeping things clean should suffer.
Posted In Waste Management on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
Camping in the woods oftentimes becomes an attempt to make bringing food and liquids in conveniently packages from the store.
Posted In Waste Management on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
There are several considerations given to the production of waste while camping, both human and human generated.
Posted In Waste Management on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
While the typical camper might use a permanent gas storage bottle as part of the original equipment...
Posted In Waste Management on Wednesday, June 20th 2018
When the camping outing is over and the gear is all packed up and the camper is headed home...