How To Sleep In A Hammock Properly

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How do you sleep in a hammock properly and correctly? Is there a right or wrong way to sleep in a hammock? Most importantly, how do you sleep comfortably in a hammock without feeling like you are always about to fall off the darn thing? This may sound tricky, but fortunately, the second task is … Read more

How To Use Hammock Straps For Backpacking And Camping

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Sleeping on a hammock can offer lots of rest and relaxation. However, before you can enjoy all of these great benefits you first need to figure out how to use the straps that came with your hammock purchase. This can be a bit tricky, as there are many different types of straps and each of … Read more

Staying Safe In The Wild: Bear Spray vs. Pepper Spray

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There has long been a debate between pepper spray and bear spray and which type to use in different attack situations.   Bear spray has proven effective countless of times in the wild, and many would-be victims of bears and other wildlife attacks owe their lives to the bear spray formula and dispersion device. Pepper … Read more

How To Wash Dishes When Camping

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The invention of the automatic dishwasher several decades ago meant that hand washing dishes would become a lost art.  And it did. In fact, some people have very little idea how to properly hand wash their dishes at home, let alone when camping. In this article we intend to educate or re-educate you on how … Read more

What’s The Difference Between Canoes And Kayaks?

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You’ve likely seen the terms used interchangeably, but are canoes and kayaks the same? Despite how people use the two terms, canoes and kayaks are really quite different from one another. Each has its own origin, design specifics and functions, including the way the two watercrafts are propelled. In this article we will describe the … Read more