In this video, Alex Comstock explores some of his favorite camping gear essentials he uses during a camping trip! * Cooler – a cooler is important for a variety of reasons, from keeping drinks cold to keeping any fish you might take home with you cold as well. * Sleeping Bag – A must have […]
During a camping trip, you’ll often be utilizing a tent and knowing some tent basics will go a long way. The first thing I wanted to cover is to find a flat area for the tent. Another thing to look for is a shaded area if possible. I like having my tent in a shaded […]
One of the lesser used but best ways to camp in the winter is hot tent winter camping. It makes for one of the comfiest and easiest settings in the otherwise brutal environment of the winter wilderness. However, not everyone can do hot tent camping in the winter and there are a few drawbacks to […]
Every camper has items they won’t leave home without. We’re not talking about tents, sleeping bags, and camp stoves. Everyone knows that those are essentials for camping. We’re talking about those special items that are particularly useful, that come into play after years of camping. Every veteran camper has a list like this, and we’d […]
Setting up a tent is easy to do, but knowing exactly where to place it can make a big difference when it comes to getting a good night’s sleep. If you’re staying at a campground, you might not have control over all of these factors, but the article will still be helpful. Here are three […]
Free campsites are hard to come by on the road. But Drivin’ and Vibin’s Kyle & Olivia have camped at 105 locations through 25 states their first year on the road. Here’s their 10 favorite free campsites – some had hookups and others were boondocking spots. They even offer GPS Locations for these great sites.
While your backpacking gear and what you choose to bring and not to bring can be very personal, there are definitely some items you can do without. YouTuber Homemade Wanderlust and her fellow hiker friends came up with a list of 20 items that most people tend to hike without. This is an especially great […]
Backpacking mistakes are bound to happen if you’re new to the world. But after hiking the Appalacian Trail and PCT, YouTuber Homemade Wanderlust has learned the do’s and don’t’s of backpacking the hard way. In this video, she shares her top five mistakes that beginner backpackers make.
You may be “roughin’ it” on your camping trip, but you still want to sleep comfortably, right? The mattress you choose can make or break your trip, and somehow, this is often overlooked. Many people opt for an air mattress, these are the most popular, and can be a good choice as long as you […]
To prevent Lyme Disease, it’s easy to suggest someone stay away from regions where deer ticks thrive. But for those of us drawn to the outdoors for hiking, camping or even spending time in your own backyard, this is not a reasonable task. You can, however, reduce the risk of being affected by Lyme’s with […]
These camping hacks are easy to replicate and most importantly, super cheap! The items needed can all be found at your local dollar store. Mesh laundry bags for drying dishes – throw in the wet dishes, hang it from a tree and leave to dry. Spread solar light stakes around the campsite/tent for light at […]
If you’re ever stranded in the wilderness, it’s important to be able to correctly determine which plants are edible. The vegetation around you may look appetizing, but what can you safely eat? Some plants will keep you alive and are full of essential vitamins and minerals, while some could make you violently ill….or even kill […]
Newest video by TA Outdoors shows viewers how to setup a fire reflector, tarp and campfire with some axe and knife work in preparation for some overnight solo camping. What camping gear is in your backpack?