Camping in the Rain
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Camping in the Rain

Camping in the rain can be an unpleasant experience if you aren’t totally prepared for it. There are different ways in which rain can affect your camping holiday, whether that be making it hard to maintain a campfire or putting a damper on activities. Luckily there are precautions you can take when camping to make…

Cooking Over A Campfire
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Cooking Over A Campfire

What is Campfire Cooking? Campfire cooking is when food is prepared over a campfire rather than a portable stove or gas canister. Campfire cooking is a traditional method used while out camping, and the fire can be achieved and maintained using only materials found in and around the campsite. Campfires are a staple when camping,…

What is Cowboy Camping?
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What is Cowboy Camping?

Cowboy camping, sometimes referred to as “roughing it” is a style of camping which is based on minimalism and the “leave no trace” mentality.  Cowboy camping consists of bringing the bare minimum when camping, and is done mostly without a tent or any substantial form of shelter. As a result, cowboy camping is more common…

What is Hammock Camping?
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What is Hammock Camping?

Hammock camping is when the traditional tent used for camping is swapped out for a hammock instead. It’s similar to cowboy camping, in that the hammock isn’t a covered piece of equipment and it mimics the positive effects of cowboy camping. Hammock camping, however, isn’t suited for all camping holidays due to the specific conditions…

Where to Pitch a Tent
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Where to Pitch a Tent

When you go camping, you want to make sure you can have the best experience you can possibly have. In a situation where you’re in the wilderness, every small decision you make can change your whole holiday. One of these decisions is deciding where to pitch your tent. Whether you’re going camping for leisure or…

How to Patch a Canvas Tent
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How to Patch a Canvas Tent

Canvas tents are popular for their durability and the protection that they provide from the weather. However, they can prove expensive sometimes – especially high-end ones. One of the worst things that can happen once you’ve bought an expensive or dream tent is to find a hole has appeared in it.  Luckily, there are several…