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Awww, don't you just want to vomit? Bobby and Angie get into the mood while demonstrating the size of the Mountainsmith Conifer 5 family-sized tent. Bobby's a six-footer. Last week OutdoorX4 Magazine ...
Created on Mon Dec 30, 2013
I woke up in my tent, cozy and warm with just a hint of light glowing outside. It was dead quiet. Rain must've stopped, I thought. I considered getting up to start the coffee and plan a hike, but ...
Hannibal and Maggiolina Roof Top Tents on the Beach in Baja, Mexico showing off their custom LED light installations You know one major problem with owning a roof top tent - and I don't care if it's ...
Not satisfied with what he could purchase in the store, Mark sets out with a vague plan (although an emotionally charged one) for constructing his own roll top camp table out of a nearly indestructible ...
Created on Fri Jun 28, 2013
You're dealing with a guy who's in his element cooking over the fire. It's a thankless chore, yes, to endure smoke in the eyes, and it's a merciless dance to balance the air flow with hot coals — ...
The best places to roll out the sleeping bag, cook a meal, cuddle with your sweetie and gaze at the stars are rarely easy to get to. Rightly so. I'm a believer in the yin and the yang, that there ...
If you know nothing else about this site, know this: we like burritos. Without question, wrapping up steamy hot grub into a tortilla is one of the finest ways to keep a warm meal warm. If I can mow ...
Created on Wed Apr 3, 2013
Photo by NASA It's no wonder:while bike riding with my daughter one evening at dusk that she hollered at me, "Look at the moon!" It's fascinated humans since the dawn of it all, evidenced in thousands ...
It's got to be hard to be a knife maker and stand out from the crowd. When you want to buy a knife, you have thousands and thousands of good ones to choose from (and even more bad ones . . .), so ...
We're four years into ownership of a 12v refrigerator, specifically an Engel MT35, and there's no shortage of questions about it from our readers who've never seen such a critter. The majority, of ...
You need another picture of s'mores like you need a hole in your head. Or, what the heck, maybe not. What do I know? So let's do it. My daughter and I have taken an annual camping trip just the two ...
Created on Tue Nov 27, 2012
"Gents," I declared, "keep your shorts on, I'm making you some caprese. And you will love it." Except they looked at me and snarled, these fools with whom I graduated high school almost 20 years ago ...
Created on Thu Oct 25, 2012
Trail magic is a real thing among Appalachain Trail hikers. Say you're cruising (or hobbling) along the trail and find yourself staring at a stashed cooler with ice and cold drinks or fresh fruit ...
Hey, just because you don't believe in zombies doesn't mean they don't exist. Consider that for a sec: packs of undead cannibals looking to feast on your precious children. Shudder. And prepare. If anything, ...
Take heed and obey, good people. Your happy camping depends on it. An ounce of prevention beats a pound of cure when it comes to proper tent set up. It's best to have these tips learned so well that ...
That dude is so stoked that he doesn't even notice the rising tide. All things come in threes, as the saying goes, and I believe the ceremonial articles of proper camping begin with coffee, chocolate, ...
You can't be afraid of the goodness that comes in fresh bell peppers, onions and tomatoes to take on this burrito. That goes for the extra fatty sausage and high-cholesterol eggs, too. I've served ...
More than one passerby of this space didn't let me get away with suggesting that a mighty fine air mattress could pass for bonafide camping equipment. The resounding rejections pointed right at how ...
Created on Sun Jun 17, 2012
As classy and tasteful as it is to discuss "downloading software," "greasing the punchbowl," or "punching out a grumpy," it still draws a high level of interest, intoxicated or not, at campfire time ...

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