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Should an Outdoorsman Grow a Beard?
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Should an Outdoorsman Grow a Beard?

By Justin Fricke, aka the JustinTheWeekendWarrior This year is turning out to be “The Year of The Beard.” While I wish I could grow a beard like Drew Holcomb or one of the boys from Duck Dynasty, I’m not sure that I would. It’s not because I think girls like a [...]

Why You Should Bring Your Dog Camping
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Why You Should Bring Your Dog Camping

by Anna Fletcher If you are planning a camping or backpacking trip, there are essentials that you will need to take with you, like your tent, headlamps, food, and of course your hammock. Another essential that should be added to the list is your dog. Why? No Boarding Expenses For [...]

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, [...]

Camping and Day Trips at Foster Falls
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Camping and Day Trips at Foster Falls

By Justin Fricke, aka the JustinTheWeekendWarrior Tucked away in the Southeastearn corner of Tennessee, about 40 minutes Northwest of Chattanooga, you’ll find Foster Falls in the little town of Sequatchie. Foster Falls makes for a great day trip or weekend camping trip if you’re not into climbing (more on that in [...]

How To Avoid and Treat Poisonous Plants
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How To Avoid and Treat Poisonous Plants

There’s nothing quite like being out in the woods. You breathe in the fresh air, gaze up at the trees all around you, and study the flora and fauna that the forest holds. It’s refreshing, setting out to explore a trail. And whether you’re camping, hiking, backpacking, or just wandering [...]