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Campfire Dining

Campfire Dining

How to dine outdoors in style. While the minimalist is content to rehydrate a pouch of freeze dried food , the gear-oriented camper enjoys hearty, camp-cooked meals. There is a variety of easy-to-prepare camping foods available, but many people like cooking from scratch in the outdoors. So, a more elaborate camping stove is required something with more than oneContinue Reading Campfire Dining

Campsite Lighting

Campsite Lighting

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

Selecting The Right Backpack

Selecting The Right Backpack

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

Purchase A Backpack

Purchase A Backpack

Backpacks come in a variety of types depending on your use for them. Short-term hiking packs are generally light packs designed for comfort because of the expected time duration of wearing it on your back.  Backpacks, typically used for school, are usually roomy but without a lot of emphasis on long-term comfort as it is mostlyContinue Reading Purchase A Backpack

YouTube Videos

YouTube Videos

Here is a playlist of some camping related videos from Forest City Surplus. YouTube responded to TubePress with an HTTP 410 – No longer available