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Beginner Camping Mistakes: 8 Experienced Campers Share Their Story

Do you find camping or backpacking frustrating? Maybe it’s because you’re doing something wrong. But don’t worry, everyone does something wrong. All that matters is your willingness to change. You want to get better at camping. Get the key parts right and you’re in for an enjoyable and safe camping trip. But to make that …

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Is It Safe To Camp Under a Tree? (& What To Watch Out For)

Camping under a tree doesn’t sound like such a bad idea, right? The shade it provides seems like a brilliant solution to avoiding the unbearable heat on a summer morning. It’s a problem that every camper who likes to sleep in struggles with. But here’s the problem: branches and trees can collapse at any time …

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How Much Should You Spend On a Tent? (& How to Get Quality Tents For Cheap)

Are you on a tight budget? Don’t worry. You don’t always have to bring the most durable, waterproof or lightweight tent. To this day, I still use a cheap tent from Decathlon for car camping trips. It’s heavy, cheaply made and lacking features, but that doesn’t matter as long as you use it for the …

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Hiking and Backpacking: How to Prepare Your Dog For a Smooth Trip

While training your dog for a backpacking trip may seem excessive, it’s very much needed. You can’t expect lazy Cooper to turn into a marathon hiker overnight, just as you can’t expect him to behave like a good boy without proper training. Unfortunately, it takes time and effort to get your dog in shape. Some …

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