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Find the Perfect Campsite!
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Find the Perfect Campsite!

by Anna Fletcher One of the most important things when camping or backpacking is your campsite. It serves as your base camp and your home-away-from-home while you’re out in the wilderness. It sends you off on hikes and welcomes you back after a long day of exploring, climbing, kayaking, and [...]

8 Ways to Start a Camp Fire
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8 Ways to Start a Camp Fire

Because sometimes, you just want a change! ***Before you begin assembling any form of outdoor controlled fire, please check with your local authorities and/or NOAA for fire weather risks and forecasts.  You can also learn about wildfires and how to prevent them at smokeybear.com*** 1) Egg Carton, Candle Wax, and [...]

9 Backpacking Tips to Help You Out on the Trail
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9 Backpacking Tips to Help You Out on the Trail

by Anna Fletcher Whether you’re going on a weekend trip or backpacking down the AT for a month, these tips will help make life a little easier out on the trail! 1. Practice Setting Up and Breaking Down Camp.  Take everything out to the backyard and do a test run [...]

12 Camping Tricks that Will Blow Your Mind
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12 Camping Tricks that Will Blow Your Mind

Before you go camping or backpacking, keep these innovative tips in mind… 1. Gallon of Water + Headlamp = Lantern.  Strap your headlamp around a jug of water, and the jug will glow bright enough to illuminate your entire tent. 2. The Easiest Omelet You Will Ever Make.  Dump eggs, cheese, veggies, [...]

Happy World Environment Day! – Eating for a Purpose
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Happy World Environment Day! – Eating for a Purpose

Think.Eat.Save is a campaign that works to spread awareness of the environmental impact of the foods that we buy, eat, and waste.  Through its website, events, and projects such the SAVE FOOD Initiative, this anti-food waste campaign encourages you to take action in making smart decisions regarding food choices.  It [...]