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Best Camping Cookware and Utensils

Camping cookware is essential for any backpacker or outdoors person who cooks for themselves outdoors. The amount of cookware people need or take with them varies from person to person. Some people can get by with just a cup
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Camping Safety Tips and Rules for Kids

When camping with kids you have to put safety at the top of your priorities – which is why I’ve put together this camping safety tips and rules for kids. Whether you are camping overnight, for a week, alone
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How to Make Cowboy Coffee That Tastes Great

If you enjoy spending time in the great outdoors and sitting around a campfire you have to try Cowboy Coffee at least once. Cowboy Coffee is as much a part of the Wild West and American history as saloons,
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Camping with Toddlers Checklist, Activities and Campfire Cooking

Camping is one of the activities kids enjoy that has, and will always stand the test of time. Gadgets and TV shows will come and go, but being outdoors and experiencing all the sights, smells, and activities that only
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New Camping Stoves for 2016

Update for 2016 – I have been super busy over the last few months launching a new online business and haven’t been able to keep up with the updates.  I’ll put something up for 2016 very soon…. dave  
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Stan’s Rattlesnake Den | A Story about Snake Habitat

Stan, from catchingcreation.com provides a great guest post for us this week as he describes his encounter with a snake den.  I have been in my share of snake habitat over the years, but never at the level Stan
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MovNat | Make the Most Out of Your Short Hikes

This week we have a great guest post from Eric, a MovNat Certified Trainer,  over at getoutsidefitness.ca who describes a few awesome tips for your next short hike outdoors.  He will describe what MovNat is and why it should be a
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Outdoor Safety | Protecting Kids from the Elements

We just got back yesterday from another hike in the snow.  This time of year as the temperatures dip and the snow falls, it’s a good reminder to think about outdoor safety and protecting your kids from the elements.  This
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Guest Posts from Camping Stove Cookout

This post is going to be the beginning of a list of all of the guest posts I have written over the years, as part of our camping stove cookout.  I have begun to reach out and and meet
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Elk Camp | Camping Tips from Old Timers

As soon as I saw the bright yellow Tamarack, I knew we were back in elk country.  It felt good to be heading back to elk camp.  I year older, 1 more child at home and the same giant goal
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