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The Complete Guide To Camping in Minnesota

Ah, Minnesota. Land of the Twin Cities, the Vikings, and the Mall of America. Minnesota is a wonderful state packed full of American icons, and it has one of the highest living standards out of all of the 50 states. Yet perhaps one of the biggest perks of living in Minnesota is its connection to the great outdoors. It's...

Here’s How to Design and Organize an Easy and Practical Camp Kitchen

You've finished setting up your tent, inflating air mattresses and collecting wood for the fire. Now you're ready to settle down in a camp chair and enjoy some fireside chow. Or, like many campers, you dread the idea of having to cook in the great outdoors. The delicious aromas of dutch oven chili and grilled brats are wafting over from...

A Beginner’s Guide to Canoe and Kayak Camping

Few camping experiences match that of loading up your canoe or kayak and embarking on an overnight trip. It doesn’t matter if you’re paddling down a river, through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (home to over 1,000 lakes), or along the coastline – canoe and kayak camping is hard to beat. Imagine it with me for a second. Your days are...

It’s Time to Give in to the Madness of Ultralight Camping

The allure of ultralight camping comes from the freedom of traveling deeper into the wilderness with less on your back as well as an almost psychotic desire to cut ounces. Ultralight backpackers are open to admitting to their OCD and the creation of the perfect bag is part of the compulsion. It’s a process of trimming and removing the...

Spark Your Kids Interest with a Backyard Camping Adventure

The American youth are at an incredible risk. This is due in large part to the growing divide between their everyday lives and the natural world Children today spend an average of 6 hours each day in front of the computer and TV but less than 4 minutes a day in unstructured outdoor play. (Chesapeake Bay Foundation) If you want above...

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