Heating A Tent With Electricity

Camping allows you to get away from the daily grind and get back in touch with nature.  But just because you're sleeping outside doesn't mean you have to freeze during ...
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Heating a Tent Without Electricity

Camping is a great way to enjoy Mother Nature and all her beauty.  While you want to experience the outdoors, you don't need to spend your nights in the freezing ...
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Does Bear Spray Work?

Does Bear Spray Actually Work Against Bears?

Do you love to camp, hike and otherwise spend time outdoors?  While the peaceful serenity of nature is undeniable, there are also risks you'll want to be aware of.  If ...
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How to Build a Survival Kit

Building a survival kit can mean something different to different people and there is certainly no shortage of opinions on what should be included in a kit. But before you ...
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How To Make Sleeping In A Tent More Comfortable – Sleeping Better Than At Home

We recently went on a family camping trip and my pregnant wife didn’t have that good of time sleeping in the tent. Partly my fault, obviously I do not understand ...
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What Is A Sleeping Bag Liner?

Sleeping bag liners are a useful but not 100% necessary piece of gear to add to your sleep system setup.  They are fairly inexpensive and are recommended in certain situations ...
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Tick Season? No Worries.

Here in northwest PA I have encountered ticks in January, but that's rare.  It seems that spring and fall have the highest tick numbers and we know that some ticks ...
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Sleeping Pad R Value

What Does R-Value Mean For Sleeping Pads?

R value measures the thermal value, better known as the prevention of heat loss.  Essentially the higher the R value the greater the insulating power. There are different types of ...
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