Patrick

I have been camping and going outdoors for over 15 years! My first experience was when I joined the scouts. There I learned a lot. From building a campfire to set up a really big tent. Then I know this is awesome. Around 2005 I also started Geocaching. This is a lot of fun. And every time we go camping we look at the map to see if there are some nice caches around.

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Best Tent Heaters

You haven’t experienced all the joys camping has to offer unless you’ve done it in all weathers. Unfortunately, you might freeze if you attempt it unprepared in winter! The best tent heaters make this less of a challenge—but how do you find the right one? Here are, in my opinion, the five best tent heaters …

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Winter Camping

Winter Camping Tips

Although summer is often considered the traditional camping season, camping in the winter has several advantages. You get to enjoy the beauty of a winter wonderland without the crowds and bugs of warmer seasons. However, camping in the cold can be challenging due to freezing temperatures and unpredictable weather. To help you prepare for a …

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Dog

Hiking with Your Dog

Dog’s are a man’s best friend. They are wonderful companions and did you know that they like to hike and backpack too?  Yes, they enjoy being beside you and love to be outdoors, so why wouldn’t they want to come along. To take your dog along for the adventure, you don’t really have to pack …

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Mega Giveaway Update

Hi everyone, we hope everyone is staying safe and healthy during this unprecedented time in our world’s history. Due to the ever-changing environment, delays in shipping, and a host of other reasons we have had to make the difficult decision to postpone our Mega Camping giveaway. Once we are able to find some sense of …

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Fish Attractors

Fish Attractors

Fish attractors are something that are man-made ways to house fish.  They are a way to create shelter for the fish. This will attract them and pull them out of their other natural hiding spots. Better yet, if there aren’t many hiding spots, this will provide them with one. They can be made of just …

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Rock Fishing

Rockfish Fishing

Rockfish are unique and fun fish that you can find all around the shores of Alaska. However, these particular fish have what they call a swim bladder. This swim bladder is how they control how deep they go or shallow. It is part of their buoyancy system. However, if you hook a rockfish and bring …

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Ice Hunters

Ice Hunters

Being an ice hunter and gatherer was not an easy life. These prehistoric nomadic groups were widespread over Africa, Asia, and even Europe.  These are people from 2 million years ago that were the very beginning of what we call man today. Although most of the world doesn’t have these types of groups any longer, …

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Hammock

How to Hammock Camp

When you went camping as a kid, you probably took some tents, maybe an RV or camper but you probably didn’t hammock camp.  Hammock camping is great for those that like to hike while camping. They are generally more lightweight and have components than a tent.  And, one would think going this minimalist would have …

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Tent Cleaning

How to Clean a Tent

Most of the time our tents don’t need cleaning. They are standing out there in the natural sunlight and breeze, which will clear them from any smells or odors they may have gotten during storage.  However, spills happen and dust storms can kick up a lot of mess for a tent. And, well there is …

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