Category Archives for Camping Tips

Cooking on a Campfire

A flickering campfire is something we all love when we are out camping but as well as the general feeling of wellbeing that comes from sitting around a campfire it’s worth thinking about its practical

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Four Bushcraft Skills for Your Camping Trips

‘Bushcraft’ is just a word used to describe a set of skills which are used in the outdoors or ‘bush’ to make yourself comfortable out there. When we go camping we use some of those skills, navigating

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Choosing and Using Emergency Equipment for a Camping Trip

When you set off on your camping trips you should have put some thought into the potential dangers of camping in remote places, it shouldn’t stop you from going because any adventurous activity should

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Lighting a Fire by Friction in Five Steps

The idea of rubbing sticks together to make fire sounds so simple, doesn’t it? In practice, though making fire by friction consistently is far from simple. Maybe you want to master friction fire

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Bare-bones Survival Kit

A common mistake by neophyte outdoorsmen is to pack items that not vital to long outdoor forays. The mistake only begins to be evident as the trudging days wear on and the extra pounds carried begin

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4 Pro Tips for Sleeping Under the Stars in Comfort

There is a saying which gets used a lot in the outdoors community; “any fool can be uncomfortable”. It’s completely true, staying comfortable out of doors is relatively straightforward and there

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Hike Barefoot or Wear Trekking Shoes?

Most every one of us has had the opportunity to go down to the beach and have been exhilarated at the feel of wet sand and tiny pebbles gently massaging our feet as we walk along the shoreline. The

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Stay Safe on Camping Trips with These 8 Simple Steps

All adventurous activities, including camping, have an inherent element of risk, otherwise, they wouldn’t be adventurous, would they?So how do we deal with this risk and stay safe on a camping

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How to Start a Fire with Wet Wood

The first thing you need to know about making a fire with wet wood is that you can’t start a fire with wet wood. What you can do, however, is find the least wet wood and use that to start a fire

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