If you are planning on hiking, you will need a backpack, compass, travel guide, map, suitable shoes, extra socks and a hat. Another indispensable piece of camping gear is the multifunction pocket knife. These handy little tools often include: Screwdriver flat head and Phillips Bottle opener Can opener Corkscrew Scissors Tweezers Awl One or twoContinue Reading More Essential Campsite Equipment
Be sure to bring several camping flashlights, lanterns and plenty of extra batteries. A lantern or two will cast some welcome light in camp. Your lamps can be run on your own power (crank lanterns), run on a battery, kerosene or propane. For propane or kerosene lanterns be sure to have some extra mantles onContinue Reading Campsite Lighting
Imagine: A clear moonless light in the outdoors. The stars twinkle and shine above, the fire crackles and a soft breeze gently ruffles the trees. The quiet and solitude of the wilderness surrounds you as you bank the fire, put away the dinner dishes and get ready to turn in for the night. Your tentContinue Reading Choosing a Tent That’s Best For You!
A good backpack can make or break your outdoor adventures. Before purchasing one for use on your next expedition, here’s some information a backpacker should consider: Primary use Pack design Weight Size Frame type Construction Materials Cost Fitting your Backpack Finding your pack size Suspension system Primary use of your pack: Day trip, overnight hike,Continue Reading Selecting The Right Backpack