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Build An Ice Block Igloo: Step-by-Step Instructions

Aaron Cyr is a handy guy who lives in Manitoba, Canada. He owns Local Oak Wood & Supply Co. where he makes all sorts of interesting wood projects. You know what else he’s really good at? He knows how to build an ice-block igloo that [...]

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25 Best Campgrounds Within Two Hours Of San Francisco

25 Best Campgrounds Within Two Hours of San Francisco Though there’s much to experience in America’s favorite city by the bay, it’s equally wonderful to get out of the urban area and explore the natural wonders Northern California has to offer. From the Central Coast [...]

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5 Reasons To Pick Up A Ukulele For Camping

5 Reasons To Pick Up A Ukulele For Camping I’ve been plucking stringed instruments for over twenty years now, and more often than not, I find myself grabbing the ukulele for the campsite. I’ve always liked playing music in the outdoors. Nothing beats strumming your [...]

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Batoning Wood With A Knife To Make Quick Kindling

Batoning wood with a knife is a great way to make kindling at the campsite. Before I talk about how to do it, let me first talk about when you would not want to baton wood. It is not meant for splitting firewood. If you [...]

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Can Bike Racks Go On Any Car?

Can Bike Racks Go On Any Car? If you want to take your bike on vacation, or even on a day trip to a nearby park, you’ll need to have some way of getting it from point A to point B. Now, if you’re an [...]

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How To Handle A Fish After You Catch It

“I got one! I got one!” It’s the shout every companion of a new angler hopes to hear. It doesn’t matter how young or old, it’s an exclamation of pure excitement. Most of the fish you’ll target on early fishing adventures will be species known [...]

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5 Tips For Your First Night Teepee Camping

Teepee camping is something that I’ve been curious about for many years. I’ve always been attracted to the simplicity of the structure. They’re uncomplicated, but when set up correctly they’re incredibly robust and spacious inside. When you peruse the internet, you’ll see plenty of glamping [...]

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GCI PodRocker: Review

The GCI Pod Rocker is like sitting in a big, comfy catchers mitt. On a recent 50 Campfires trip, I had the pleasure of spending an entire day waterfall hunting. We were in western North Carolina, and the concentration of waterfalls there is among the [...]

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Dometic CFX 35W : Review

Just like you, I’ve been using coolers my entire life. They were pretty much the same for a long time, and then roto-molded coolers came along. They increased the ice retention times by more than double and became one of the most coveted items in the [...]

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Hiking Into Glenwood Springs Colorado : Glenwood Hot Springs

Hike to Glenwood Springs … and Back Glenwood Springs, Colorado is a little town in a canyon where the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River converge. As you roll into town, you’ll wind through a 12-mile stretch called Glenwood Canyon, which was one of [...]

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Build An Ice Block Igloo: Step-by-Step Instructions

Aaron Cyr is a handy guy who lives in Manitoba, Canada. He owns Local Oak Wood & Supply Co. where he makes all sorts [...]

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25 Best Campgrounds Within Two Hours Of San Francisco

25 Best Campgrounds Within Two Hours of San Francisco Though there’s much to experience in America’s favorite city by the bay, it’s equally wonderful [...]

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5 Reasons To Pick Up A Ukulele For Camping

5 Reasons To Pick Up A Ukulele For Camping I’ve been plucking stringed instruments for over twenty years now, and more often than not, [...]

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Camping Tips

Batoning Wood With A Knife To Make Quick Kindling

Batoning wood with a knife is a great way to make kindling at the campsite. Before I talk about how to do it, let [...]

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Can Bike Racks Go On Any Car?

Can Bike Racks Go On Any Car? If you want to take your bike on vacation, or even on a day trip to a [...]

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How To Handle A Fish After You Catch It

“I got one! I got one!” It’s the shout every companion of a new angler hopes to hear. It doesn’t matter how young or [...]

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5 Tips For Your First Night Teepee Camping

Teepee camping is something that I’ve been curious about for many years. I’ve always been attracted to the simplicity of the structure. They’re uncomplicated, [...]

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GCI PodRocker: Review

The GCI Pod Rocker is like sitting in a big, comfy catchers mitt. On a recent 50 Campfires trip, I had the pleasure of [...]

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Dometic CFX 35W : Review

Just like you, I’ve been using coolers my entire life. They were pretty much the same for a long time, and then roto-molded coolers came [...]

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Hiking Into Glenwood Springs Colorado : Glenwood Hot Springs

Hike to Glenwood Springs … and Back Glenwood Springs, Colorado is a little town in a canyon where the Colorado River and the Roaring [...]

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