Author: Micahel

What Kind of Food to Take Camping

You don’t have to worry about being a picky eater when you are tent camping. The fresh air is an appetite stimulant like no other. Camp food should be easily portable. Take as much nonperishable food as possible – ice only lasts a short time. Freeze perishable foods beforehand and pack a bottle of frozen juice in the cooler. Just remember to take a little juice off the top to leave room for expansion. That way you will have cold, refreshing juice and can use the frozen juice to keep other foods cold. Don’t forget plenty of water. Large,...

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Camping in the Rain – How to Stay Comfortable and Dry

When most people hear they might end up camping in the rain they change their mind about their camping trip. But part of going camping is experiencing nature. And part of experiencing nature is going to be camping in the rain at some point in your camping life. While many things about the rainfall are beautiful….the sound…the smell…the knowledge that the environment requires it, many things about camping in the rain are not so beautiful either. There is nothing fun about having a wet sleeping bag, wet clothing, or a puddle in your tent. Add some cool temperatures into...

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Camping For Beginners

By learning some very basic guidelines, you can soon be on your way to a fun and adventurous experience, just like the millions of people who have come to enjoy camping each and every year. The following camping-tips for beginners should help get you for a great outdoor camping experience: 1. Plan Ahead As a beginner, we recommend you start out by choosing a campsite closest to your home.  We’re taking small steps here until you get more camping experience underneath your belt, or you until you feel more comfortable in traveling longer distances while leaving behind most necessities...

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How to Camp – A Beginner’s Guide

Now I know what you are telling yourself…..I would really like to camp, it looks fun but I have no idea how to camp, what to bring or what to expect. There are a few things that you really have to determine before you can figure out what you need to do to get ready for your camping trip.  Answering the following basic questions will guide you to finding your footing. 1.  What type of camping have you decided to do?  Did you want to RV camp?  Camper/Trailer camp?  Tent camp?  Backpack/Hike camp?  Canoe/kayak camp?  Determining the type of...

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Your Camping List Made Easy – 9 Camping Essentials to make “Roughing It”, a little less “Rough”

Your camping list is your guidebook for packing.  Because you have to bring everything you will need with you, packing for your camping trip and being prepared is an important part of the trip. You want to make sure you bring everything you need to be comfortable and safe while you are out having fun…and exposed to the elements. It can also be a bit nerve wracking, trying to make sure you choose the right items to bring…especially if you have limited packing space or are just starting out camping and haven’t accumulated all your equipment. Having a camping packing list...

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