Camping Tips, Tricks And Gear

Camping Tips, Tricks And Gear

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The 5 Best Hiking Sticks and Trekking Poles That’ll Give Your Knees a Break

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Editor’s Note: Products featured on Wide Open Spaces are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. Hikes can be hard, and there’s no shame whatsoever in seeking out a bit of support. A well-made hiking stick or set of poles can spare your knees […]

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The 6 Best Thermal Shirts for Cold Winter Nights

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Editor’s Note: Products featured on Wide Open Spaces are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission.  The term “thermal shirt” leaves a lot of room for interpretation. Usually when I categorize apparel, parameters include material, weight, and style, but here we’re just talking about […]

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The 5 Best 2-Person Tents

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Editor’s Note: Products featured on Wide Open Spaces are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission.  The two-person tent is a camping stalwart. If you keep a reliable, versatile one of these in your arsenal, you’ll be all set for trips ranging from front-country […]

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The 5 Best Camping Toilets

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Editor’s Note: Products featured on Wide Open Spaces are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission.  When I talk to people who have never camped or backpacked before, it usually goes a certain way. The picturesque vision of sleeping under the stars, wearing a […]

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Go Winter Camping in the Best 0-Degree Sleeping Bags of 2022

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There’s plenty of cold-weather clothing available to stay warm during these winter months. From parkas, socks, and thermals, you’ll be alright as you navigate camping sites and wilderness areas for the next few months. As for sleeping, that’s another story. Once you’re no longer moving around, those uncomfortable temperatures finally catch up to you. You […]

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6 Best Hunting Pants for Men

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Editor’s Note: Products featured on Wide Open Spaces are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission.  Shopping for hunting pants can be challenging–it’s one of the clothing items I’ve had the most trouble with. Hunting pants have to be driven by functionality, but hunting […]

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The 8 Best Propane Camping Stoves

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Editor’s Note: Products featured on Wide Open Spaces are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. When traveling into the great outdoors, you need the right equipment. A trip spent worrying about the quality of your tools is a trip wasted. Cooking utilities, such […]

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You Can Spend a Weekend Off the Grid in a Luxury Geodesic Dome

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Not everyone loves the idea of tent camping. Thankfully for those folks, there’s ben a surge of glamping opportunities pop up. Glampers are able to experience the wonders of the outdoors while feeling a little more comfortable. While some camping enthusiasts may say it’s not “real” camping, some glamping locations are fairly secluded, like this […]

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The 5 Best Camping Air Mattresses

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Editor’s Note: Products featured on Wide Open Spaces are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. There are many different approaches you can take at the campground. While some campers prefer a rugged, minimal experience to get in touch with nature, others are more […]

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5 Camping Pillows for a Great Night’s Sleep in the Great Outdoors

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Editor’s Note: Products featured on Wide Open Spaces are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission.  There’s no way around it — camping can be downright uncomfortable. Between infuriating mosquitos, sore feet after a long day on the trail, and the uneven ground that […]

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