Tips ‘N’ Tricks

Finding Water: The Most Important Part Of Any Backpacking Trip

Finding Water: The Most Important Part Of Any Backpacking Trip

If you backpack at all then you know that finding/carrying drinkable water is always going to be your number one consideration. You need water to keep properly hydrated and you need water to cook food in most cases so being able to carry and or find this water will directly impact the length of your […]

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Racing the Planet: The Victims

Racing the Planet: The Victims

Some peoples thirst for adventure means they are always on the look out for the next adrenaline fueled activity or event. The event ‘Racing the Planet’ was something that caught my eye while looking for some new events our readers might be interested in. A lot of visitors that come to The Camping Trail are […]

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Healthy Eating Means More Fun Outdoors

Healthy Eating Means More Fun Outdoors

Healthy eating is key to staying fit and enjoying the outdoors no matter what you do, make sure you start your day the right way with a good serving of oatmeal.

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Bad Travel Advice: A Humourous Look At Travel Advice.

Bad Travel Advice: A Humourous Look At Travel Advice.

There are plenty of places willing to give you Travel Tips Advice and Help and pretty much all of them are useful and even necessary for people looking to go traveling. However there are some pretty average pearls of wisdom floating around the web that relate to travel and maybe your next trip and Lonely […]

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Some More Camping Recipes

Some More Camping Recipes

Cooking around the campfire is one of life’s greatest pastimes and it is made just that little better when you have some decent camping recipes to follow. A handy bottle of wine or nice cold beer certainly seems to enhance the experience for most of us to by the way :). Anyway in the interests […]

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Printable Camping Checklist

Printable Camping Checklist

I don’t know about you, but I have checklists for everything! It is quite likely that if you have arrived at this page then you are looking for a camping checklist. particulary a printer friendly one then you too are like me. To me there is nothing more satisfying than ticking or crossing off items as […]

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Important Camping Safety Guidelines

Important Camping Safety Guidelines

6H8R9R55YDXM Camping should be a fun and safe pastime and generally it is. However there are some Camping Safety guidelines that need to be followed to ensure your camping trip is a safe one. We have found a great article from our friends at Out and About Live, which highlights the dangers of  burning stoves […]

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Backpacking Food Comparo

Backpacking Food Comparo

Like most people who backpack, hike or just simply enjoy the outdoors I like to vary how and what I eat while I am out in the bush and with the wide variety of backpacking foods out that is really pretty easy. To be honest I have a preference for ready made backpacking food like […]

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Hiking Fitness Preparation

Hiking Fitness Preparation

With 2013 just around the corner, this is an opportunity to make hiking and getting fit a new years resolution. Hiking is excellent for fitness and your general health and well being. To  help you prepare for getting fit by hiking,  we have found a short summary of what you need to get started from […]

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Bushcraft Camping for Beginners

Bushcraft Camping for Beginners

For those of you that love wild camping and getting out in the wilderness with minimal provisions then read the article below on bushcraft camping for beginners. For those of you that are not aware of what bushcraft is, it is all about surviving in a natural environment using certain skills. There are lots of skills that […]

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