Category: Camping

Feel Refreshed for Your Next Camping Trip With This Portable Shower System

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portable camping shower

If you long for a hot shower on camping trips, you’ll love this portable shower. Unplugging from the world is great. It truly feels good to get in touch with nature. No phones, no work emails; just you and the backcountry. Campers and hikers have an impressive skillset when it comes to outdoor camping. There’s

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Altitude Sickness, and How Hunters, Anglers, and Campers Should Deal With It

Travis Smola
Altitude Sickness

Here’s how to deal with high altitude sickness while enjoying the great outdoors. We love the mountains. There really is no better place to get out and enjoy the majesty of nature than when you’re up at high altitude in the snowy peaks looking down at the world. The only thing we don’t like? The symptoms of altitude

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Texans Can Keep State Parks Funded Without New Taxes, Here’s How

The upcoming November, 2019 election represents a historic opportunity for Texans to secure funds for wild places. Outdoorsmen and women can talk all they want about conservation and protecting our heritage, but when you have tangible ways of making a difference, the opportunities speak for themselves. That’s why it’s worth paying attention to the upcoming

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The Leveraxe is Touted as a Smarter Way to Split Logs

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The Leveraxe is a new, more efficient way to chop wood. See how it works. The Leveraxe is a new, more efficient way to chop wood. It hooks into the log and then uses leverage to split it, rather than the old way of cleaving. The inventor is from Finland and came up with the unique design when he

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YETI Opens New Store in Chicago

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YETI Chicago

The industry-leading cooler brand is now expanding north with a new retail location. YETI Holdings, Inc., has announced the opening of its latest retail store in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago. The 4,900-square-foot location is located at 1572 North Milwaukee Ave., conveniently located across from the Chicago Transit Authority Blue Line stop at Damen

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Who’s Having More Fun? Hunters, Anglers, or Campers?

Travis Smola
Hunting Fishing and Camping

What’s the most fun out of hunting, fishing, and camping?  Have you ever really thought about it? These are the three primary activities most of us like to partake in when it comes to the outdoors. Each is distinctly different, and each comes with their own set of challenges and definitions of success. Each requires

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You May Not Be Ready for Candy Corn Moonshine, But Here It is Anyway

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candy corn moonshine

Yes! Candy Corn Moonshine is a real thing!  Some people like to think the best part of the Halloween season just might be candy corn. Me? Well, I could take it or leave it, I suppose. However, mix some of that candy corn with some high proof liquor, and now we are talking about something

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Plan Your Autumn Camping Trip Around These Peak Fall Colors Dates

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Pick the perfect time to camp with these predicted fall foliage dates.  Fall is a fantastic time to squeeze in one more camping trip. If you’re like me, there’s nothing quite like a warm cup of hot chocolate on a cool autumn morning during the peak fall color. It’s even better if you’re enjoying it

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How Do You Make an Awesome Soft-Sided Cooler Even Better?


YETI Hopper M30

The cooler experts have just released the improved YETI Hopper M30. After mastering roto-molded coolers game, YETI kept up the good work by releasing a line of soft-sided coolers a couple years ago. Known affectionately as the Hopper, with a lot of the same dedicated research and development that put them on the map in the

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This Might Be the Smartest Outdoor Product Released Lately, But You’ll Find It at an Auto Shop


Since when does a stop at an auto shop get added to your outdoor prep? Since the GEOLANDAR X-AT showed up on the scene. If there’s one thing that could make a significant-enough impact on your outdoor adventures, what would you say it is? Hunters and backcountry hikers swear by a good pair of boots,

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