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How To Weatherproof A Tent: 5 Easy Steps You Need To Know

Are you in a situation that you need to weatherproof your tent? If you are, then you’re lucky because I’ll teach you how to weatherproof a tent in just 5 easy steps. It’s actually smart to weatherproof your own tent because buying a new one might cost you a few hundred dollars.

Why weatherproof your tent? The answer is simple- to protect you from any kind of bad weather, especially rain. I actually did mine a few weeks back and the result was satisfying. For complete instructions, keep on reading.

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How Hot Is A Campfire: Everything You Need To Know

Surely, in your long experience in camping, you might have asked yourself this question - how hot is a campfire? Hearing stories of how a campfire burn a forest makes you think that campfires are no joke. Its maximum temperature may be too high that you should be careful when making one in your outdoor adventure.

I’ve been a camper for a long time now. In my observation, the temperature of a campfire may be influenced by several variables, like the type of wood and airflow. I’ll try to talk about these factors and answer the ultimate question.​

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How To Identify A Copperhead Snake In 5 Steps

The outdoor life is amazing, fantastic, and breathtaking! Nothing beats the view of the rising sun and the starry night outside the bustling cityscape. Wouldn’t you agree? Of course, you do! Can you smell the fresh outdoor breeze?

Aside from the majestic view, you know what else is breathtaking? A snake! A snake just a few feet away from you may give you a mini heart attack! If it comes closer, it can literally (in a case of a venomous snake), take away your breath! You don’t want that! Do you?

Most of us don’t want those snakes to touch us or at least get near to us! In many cases, these snakes don’t match an adrenaline pumped human. These snakes, venomous or not, are axed and beaten to death. But if you know how to identify a copperhead snake, you just need to walk away from it or shoo it away.

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The Camping Checklist You Need To Know !

Going on a camping trip is exhilarating! Just the thought of it makes your heart beat faster! Nothing beats the great feel of the outdoors! Imagine the color of the sky as it changes throughout your journey. Imagine the crackle of leaves as you walk and tread the mountains. The smell of fresh air is relaxing!

Then, here comes the night. As get settled, you put down your bags and set up your tent. Now, it’s time for dinner, and you and your friends sure are hungry! Oh! You’re tasked to start a fire! You grab your bag and search for your lighter. Unfortunately, you don’t have it! You left it at home! Just beside your flashlight! Oops! You forgot them both!

But you’re not worried. You know how to make a fire! You just need some firewood and dried leaves, and friction! Wood and leaves are everywhere! Now, you reach for your pocket to get your knife to cut and split some wood to its right size. Unfortunately, you also left it!

That, my friend, is the reason why you need a camping checklist before you go out! Let me help you make a list, so that next time, you will not forget the important stuff!

What are the most important things you must have on a camping trip? Here’s some stuff you need to include on your list and why you need them.

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How to Find a Perfect Place for Camping

There are many factors that make up good camping, from choosing your company wisely to knowing what to bring without burdening yourself with unnecessary trinkets. Of course, you need the experience to nail an awesome camping adventure, but it can be done if you’re willing to learn.

One of the very first things to think about when it comes to pitching your tent somewhere in the great outdoors is the location of your campsite. Finding a perfect spot to spend a couple of days in nature taking care of everything isn’t as easy as finding any place and just calling it dibs. There are many aspects to take into consideration and I want to talk about them and how they will help you to find a perfect place for camping.

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Top 5 Guidelines That Will Turn You Into An Expert Angler While Camping

At present lots of recreational activities have been invented by the human beings and camping happens to be one of them. In fact, it helps to provide us with some enjoyable time along with our near and dear ones far away from our regular working place. Individuals generally go to any remote area to enjoy these types of activities where they can avoid the hustles and bustles of the city life.

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7 Tips for Packing Your Car for a Camping Trip

Everybody has experienced the sting of having to struggle when packing your car for camping. If you don’t know what you’re doing, you may find yourself packing and repacking several times before everything fits into place.

You may also find yourself sweating and feeling frustrated as you dig through the layers of neatly packed gear only to find somethine as small as match to start a campfire. Well, the good news is that there are thing we can do to settle the matter.

In this post, we have established 7 guidelines for packing your vehicle for a camping trip. By following the guidelines below, you can painlessly and quickly load up a vehicle, regardless of what you are packing for.​

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5 Easy Ways To Keep Mosquitoes Away From Camping

Are you fond of camping and hiking? If yes, you may be aware of the fact that summer is the great time to go for trekking. Though in many terms it proves to be a good time, it certainly is a time for annoying bugs.

Most of the hikers see those bugs as an opportunity and keep worms alive for fishing. However, if you think about the mosquito, it is out there just to irritate you. It is not just mosquito’s buzzing, but it also includes that irritation which feels after they bite. Therefore, it is very important that you figure out some ways to keep away those mosquitoes.​

There are many ways out there to get rid of mosquitoes around your campsite. Some of them are natural ways, and rests of them are chemical. Some of these are partially effective, and some of them are more effective than others. However, out of all the possible ways, here this blog includes five easiest way to keep those annoying mosquitoes away from your tent.

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Why Do My Feet Hurt In The Morning? (You’ll Be Surprised)

I’m pretty sure no one wants to feel as if they’re suddenly 40 years older because of their feet hurting, right? I’ve once tried that before, every morning it would be the same pain I’d get coming from the sole of my feet – hobbling off of my bed doesn’t look good.

​Like any other person, I just ignored the feeling of discomfort. Until it became a regular uneasiness. So, I asked myself, “Why do my feet hurt in the morning?” and apparently the answers weren’t pretty.

​If you’re experiencing strain every time you walk, chances are you have plantar fasciitis.

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How Much Water Should You Bring When You Go Camping And How Long Does Bottled Water Last?

How much water should you bring when you go camping? Water weighs much in your backpack, but you need to bring it otherwise, you will get thirsty.

Besides, you will never be sure if there is a source of water in the place where you will be camping. The best option to bring is bottled water.

Bottled water is one of the most prominent beverages that you can readily buy almost anywhere. But, if you are wondering how long does bottled water last, then read more for you to find out.

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