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  • Klymit Sleeping Pad Review

    Recently we needed to get a new sleeping pad, and with the hiking that we’ve been doing I wanted to get one that gets pretty compact.  All the others...

    • May 28, 2014
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  • Camping and Hiking tips for amateurs

    Camping and hiking are not just a fun pastime, it is also a wonderful way to see nature, lose weight and tone up. In case you are in search...

    • May 28, 2014
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  • Dutch Oven Cooking 101

    There are few things as tasty as a “one pot meal” of meat, veggies, and herbs and spices all cooked for a few hours in a Dutch oven. An...

    • May 25, 2014
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  • Girl in Sleeping Bag
    The Ultimate Sleeping Bag Buying Guide

    The Ultimate Sleeping Bag Buying Guide Finding the perfect sleeping bag is never easy. Not only are there so many different sleeping bag options out there on the market...

    • April 30, 2014
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  • A dutch oven meal made up of chicken and potatoes
    Quick Dutch Oven Meal

    Now that spring is finally here, it’s definitely nicer being outside.  While we were outside today, I decided it would be a great day to cook a dutch oven meal....

    • April 21, 2014
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  • Make your own SilNylon Tarp

    I’d love to be able to run out and get a cuban fiber lightweight tarp, but that’s just going to happen right now.  It’s not always the worst thing...

    • Posted April 5, 2014
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  • Old civil war style tent.
    Camping Gear – 5 essential pieces

    Regardless of whether or not you intend to journey into the great wide wilderness for a week long camping trip or just want to spend a little time with...

    • April 3, 2014
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  • Wah Hoo – Woot! Goal Zero Rock Out Solar Kit with Guide 10 Plus

    Just got a great deal on a Goal Zero Solar Kit setup.  Happened over to Woot and staring me right in the face was something I’ve been looking to...

    • March 11, 2014
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  • Waterproof Fire starter – DIY

    Came across this video for making a waterproof fire starter a while back on a Google+ community I belong to.  Looked like a neat little project for us to...

    • March 9, 2014
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  • Watkins Glen State Park Main Entrance
    Watkins Glen, NY – a quick winter trip

    Kelly and I recently had a short business trip we needed to take up to the Finger Lakes region of New York.  I’ve never been to the...

    • February 27, 2014
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