How To Pack Your Backpack For Best Comfort

How To Pack Your Backpack For Best Comfort

Three backpackers could have the same height, weight and build. They may even have identical backpacks, equipment and food. But the level of comfort each will experience could be night and day, depending on how they prepare, pack, and wear each of their backpacks. Follow these 3 steps and your backpack will feel lighter and …

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DO POPUP CAMPERS HAVE BATHROOMS?

do popup campers have bathrooms

Popup campers are a great option for anyone looking to upgrade from the tent experience. With a wide range of prices and options, there’s something for nearly everyone wanting to explore the great outdoors. Along with other amenities that one might require, an indoor bathroom could be on your list. But do popup camper trailers …

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11 First Backpacking Trip Fails – And All Alone

First Backpacking Trip Fails

I did it! After a winter of doing my homework and acquiring gear, I went out on a 16-mile backpacking trip that included a night at a dispersed campsite. And I made the trip solo. I thought I was well prepared, but I did make a few blunders on my maiden backpacking voyage. Here’s the …

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19 Tips For Your First Backpacking Trip

19 Tips First Backpacking Trip

I’m just a week or 2 away from my first backpacking trip in 40 years. It’s a little scary, but exciting. As I collect the final pieces of gear, test them out and prepare, these 19 tips are what I’ve found essential for this trip to be successful. This will be a solo trip. It’s …

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Complete Backpacking Sleep System Only $52. Will It Work?

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Who says you have to spend big bucks on a lightweight sleep system for backpacking? I’m in this setup for about $52. If you decide to be a total miser, you can even shave off another $10 for a total of $42. When I say sleep system, I’m talking about a mummy bag, sleeping pad, …

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29 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT POPUP CAMPERS BEFORE YOU BUY

29 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT POPUP CAMPERS BEFORE YOU BUY

Popup campers are unique. They offer much the same experience as tent camping, but include a few more creature comforts one would find in a more traditional camper or motorhome. With so many sizes and designs involved in pop-up, fold-down style camp trailers, it’s important to define exactly what a popup camper is, at least …

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RIVER COUNTRY TREKKER 2.2 BACKPACKING TENT – IS IT WORTH IT?

River Country Trekker 2.2 Backpacking Tent

This was a rollercoaster of a decision to make, but I pulled the trigger. The River Country Trekker 2.2 is now here in my home office with the rest of the gear I’ve acquired so far. At about $50, and weighing just under 3.5 pounds, it’s hard to call this lightweight 2-man tent anything but …

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11 WAYS TO GO GREEN IN YOUR RV

11 ways to go green in your RV

Reality check! The world is going green. As campers and RVers, we should all be doing our part to protect the environment and improve the planet. Here are 11 steps you can take today that might not cost a dime. In fact, you’ll actually save money. These 11 steps focus on four areas that will …

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