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 […]
With technological advancements, the age of GPS, many of us have lost our map reading skills or even not even acquired them. However if you run out of battery or if something should happen to your GPS gadget it pays to know how to read a topographic map with a compass. In the words of the scouts, […]
When it comes to backpacking, particularly if you want to go ultralight will mean getting your pack to weigh as little as possible. The market is now full of lightweight gear that includes packs, tents sleeping bags and the like but when it comes to some essentials it is not that easy. Toiletries in particular […]
Anybody who has anything to do with the outdoors will at some stage or another need to be able to tie a knot, even if its only so they can hang a clothesline or hoist a solar shower into a tree and keep it there. Unfortunately most people like myself have very little idea on […]
When we go camping we often see that as an excuse to throw all our good hygiene habits out of the window. But there are still some basic principles we should abide by, especially if you are not alone. Nobody wants to share the confined space of a tent with a walking, talking garbage bag. […]
I love sharing my thoughts and experiences on random things and camping with a hammock is one of them. I’m always outdoors, that’s fact. People often ask me why I choose to use a camping hammock. There are several main reasons for this and they are as follows.
If you are off on a long hike and you want to comfortably carry your gear, then you will need to know how to pack a backpack for a long hike. We have found a great video from our friends over at The North Face which gives you an overview on how you should be […]
Not to many people consider the Desert a place they would normally choose to camp in, however Desert Camping can be a really special experience because there are some magical places in most deserts and many deserts around the world are just as interesting as the mountain country we normally play in.
Fun, active game ideas keep campers interested and energized for camp. Whether the weather forces you indoors or lets you enjoy the open spaces outdoors, the ideas for games will make your days or weeks at camp an exciting adventure for everyone. You can promote team building, physical fitness, or problem solving skills with the […]