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Whenever you pack for a trip of any length, you may worry that you're going to forget something. Getting camping gear together can be more stressful than packing bags for other trips because many pieces of outdoor equipment are essential and difficult to replace. Let us help you calm those fears with our camping and outdoor checklist. Camping and exploring the outdoors are some of the best ways to spend your time. Because camping is so popular, you have many choices when shopping for outdoor camping gear. Allow us to help you sift through camping gear and choose the very best camping supplies and outdoor gear for your adventures.
It's important to be prepared for any situation when you're camping. This can make shopping for camping gear a little overwhelming. You don't want to forget anything, but you also want to pack light and keep the trip fun and simple. This guide answers frequently asked questions about camping gear, so you can easily figure out what you need and start enjoying nature.
Every camping trip is different. Whether you are hiking, camping in the winter or bringing along your RV, there are a few considerations you should make for every camping trip. There is a piece of Coleman camping gear for every condition and climate. Check off our list for camping basics and prepare for an enjoyable Coleman camping trip.
Wrap up a day of hiking, pitching tents and swimming in the lake with a delicious meal. To enjoy a home-cooked meal while roughing it, consider investing in a camp stove. Camp stoves and other camp cooking equipment are available in many different varieties to suit your camping style. When shopping for camping equipment, compare a variety of camp stoves to choose the one that will best fit into your camping gear collection. Use these tips to choose the right camping supplies for your camping adventures.
You don't have to be uncomfortable to enjoy the outdoors. A lot of camping equipment is designed to be compact and light; that's perfect if you're planning on hiking in to a campsite. However, while light and compact is great when you're hiking, it's not always ideal once you set up camp. If you're planning on driving to a site and camping near your car, there's no sense in buying fast and light camping gear. The beauty of car camping is that you can bring along luxury camping equipment, items that enable you to enjoy the outdoors in comfort. Keep reading for more information on a few pieces of car camping gear that will make your next foray into the outdoors more comfortable than ever.
Enjoying a delicious meal around the campfire is a wonderful way to bond with loved ones or reflect on your amazing survival skills and the wonder of nature. To keep your camping trips simple and your camping gear collection inexpensive, consider camp cooking without a camp stove. Many bonfire lovers bring wire hangers to straighten out and use, but as a savvy camper and a smart shopper of camping supplies, you know you can find a better way. To make perfect hot dogs, juicy casseroles and award-winning cobblers as part of your camp cooking, look for handy camping equipment and camping supplies.
Make sure your camping trip doesn't go down with the sun by having the right Coleman lantern. Camping is such a popular activity that camping gear is constantly striving to reach new demands. Whether you are hiking at high altitudes, building snow caves or pitching a tent in a groomed campground you are going to need a Coleman lantern. Just like camping trips come in many varieties, Coleman lanterns come in different types to meet every demand. Here are a few tips on picking the right Coleman lantern for your camping trip.
It is hard to beat a night sleeping in the cool, crisp night air of the wilderness, with the gentle sound of a stream running in the distance. But not having the right sleeping bag can ruin your night's rest and camping experience. So spend a little time finding out about what sleeping bag is right for you, because having the right camping gear is key to a good time.
Setting up a tent can seem a complex task for any first-time camper. Tents are an essential and useful piece of camping gear, for sure, but many frustrated campers have cursed their camping tent as they've tried to set it up in the dark without proper preparation. However, once you've set up a tent several times, it becomes a familiar routine that can easily be repeated even in the most difficult hiking and camping conditions, and once you've mastered setting up one kind of tent, it will then be easier to set up other kinds of tents, be they dome tents or family tents. Camping and hiking should be enjoyable, and they certainly can be if you know how to set up your camping and hiking equipment. Here are the steps that will help you set up tents for camping quickly and efficiently.
When you are shopping online for knives, it is important to know what makes some knives better than others. With fixed-blade knives, folding knives and other types to choose from, you'll realize that each knife has its benefits. This buying guide will help you find knives for hunting, outdoor sports and accessories to your camping and hiking gear.
It can be so great to be out in nature camping, roasting marshmallows and gazing up at the stars. But after a day full of the outdoors, it's time to retire to your home away from home, your tent. It won't give you all the conveniences of home, but a tent should keep you dry and protected from critters while you sleep. It should also hold most of your camping gear and give you a place to go if the weather isn't cooperating. So buy a tent hoping you will only sleep in it, but also buy a tent that will be comfortable to be awake in as well.
A good sleeping bag is the most valuable piece of camping gear you can own. Sleeping bags are designed to protect you from feeling cold, yet the purpose of a sleeping bag isn't really to warm you; it's to help maintain your inner body temperature. There are many styles and varieties of sleeping bags available for camping and hiking, making it seem daunting to find the right one. Learning how to buy a sleeping bag isn't as difficult as it can seem, however. This sleeping bag buying guide is designed to help you find the sleeping bags that will best suit your needs, whether you're taking a long backpacking trip or simply pitching a tent in the back yard.
Frequent communication is important in every aspect of your life, and two-way radios make it easy to stay in contact when you're hiking or camping outdoors. Two-way radios have come a long way since the days of the massive walkie talkies used in the 1940s and '50s. Today's units are lightweight, efficient and inexpensive, making them perfect for a variety of uses. Whether you want a set of two-way radio systems to add to your camping equipment or to use while hiking or biking, these handy devices will get the job done. With this two-way radio systems buying guide, you will learn how to buy two-way radios that meet your needs and complement the rest of your outdoor gear.
Every pound counts when you are on a hiking trip, so you'll want outdoor cooking equipment that won't slow you down. When you go hiking, not all outdoor cooking equipment or outdoor grills will do the job. Although perfect for other camping situations, most outdoor gas grills won't work for hiking, and a dutch oven is completely out of the question for a backpacking trip. After a few miles, you'll probably regret packing just any old cooking gear you had on hand. When you go hiking, make sure to take camping cooking equipment designed with backpacking in mind. Here are a few items you shouldn't forget on your next backpacking trip.
If you dislike sleeping on the cold, hard ground, a sleeping pad underneath your sleeping bag can really save you a night of discomfort. A sleeping pad is also essential for keeping your sleeping bag protected when you're roughing it. When you're packing up your sleeping bag, tent and other camping gear, don't forget a sleeping pad to keep you comfortable in the great outdoors. There are three basic types of sleeping pads available for use with sleeping bags: air mattresses,, foam pads and self-inflating pads. The type of pad you'll need depends on what kind of camping you'll be doing and how much padding you prefer.
Whether you're hiking, camping or simply walking in unfamiliar areas, navigation, including a compass, can help you reach your destination safely. Compasses, which don't rely on batteries or other gear that can wear out, are still on the top 10 list of Navigation and essentials for wilderness travel and exploration. Being able to navigate with just a map and pocket compass is an important skill for anyone, regardless of how often you trek into the wilderness. This buying guide will help you find the right compass, including a compass watch or a wrist compass, for any activity.
You're ready to take your first overnight camping trip but have no idea where you'll sleep. Camping adventures in the great outdoors can be exciting, but without a good night's sleep, you might wish you had stayed home. Cots and airbeds both add a lot of comfort and make it much easier to get good rest when camping. Deciding whether to purchase a camping cot or air bed is often a matter of simple preference, so consider these important factors to help you make a decision.
Have you ever been told to "take a hike?" Well, you no longer have to tie your gear to the end of a stick and carry it over your shoulder. Instead, you can choose the backpack that is best for the type of hike you want to take.
For the thrill-seeking dad, there's nothing like a Father's Day gift that taps into his adventurous side. If your dad's happiest camping in the great outdoors, spending a weekend fishing or white-water rafting, or exploring exotic locales around the world, then you'll find the perfect gift for him among these Father's Day ideas.
When you get out of the house and live under a tent, even for a night or two, you are joining a tradition as old as humanity. Nowadays, camping tents are used for recreation more than as a necessity. Still, there is a timeless appeal about camping in a tent. Modern tents come in a wide variety of sizes and styles. Knowing a few basics will help you purchase exactly the tent you need for your next expedition. We're more than happy to help you find it.