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Beyond The Tent’s Beginning

Beyond The Tent was started in 2013 as a family camping blog but has slowly morphed into a complete camping resource for family campers, backpackers, solo campers and much more.

My goal is to provide you not only with helpful resources to improve your camping but to inspire you to get outdoors and enjoy the nature, friendships and family experienced with camping.

Hopefully, you will find great ideas, help making the right purchases and most of all, get inspired to get back outdoors!

Our Big Agnes Blacktail 2 on Deer Lake
Our Big Agnes Blacktail 2 on Deer Lake in the BWCA.

Download My Free Family Camping Guide

At some time or another, we were all new to camping. At this point, we need to start with the basics. Where should I go and what should I bring are two of the main questions we get here. You’ll also what to know what to expect as well as tips on how to best enjoy your time camping. The answers to these questions and much more can be found in my free Family Camping Guide E-Book.

FAmily-Camping-Guide-150This guide will help you plan your first trip, give you checklists of what to bring, how to keep yourself and kids safe and much more. Check out the download page for more info and to get the book!

The family camping guide can be downloaded as either a pdf or epub. The pdf is perfect for reading on computers, printing and can be easily read on all devices. The epub version is perfect for phones and tablets.

Our Best Resources

These are some of the best and most complete guides you’ll find on Beyond The Tent. From camping food, camping survival and even guides to camping in national parks.

Camping In The Rain-Everything You Need to Know To Stay Dry

The Beginners Guide To Canoe and Kayak Camping

Guide To Portable Camping Power

How To Create The Ultimate Camping Survival Kit

Everything You Need To Know About Hammock Camping

Backpacking

Planning A Backpacking Trip – The Complete Guide

Backpacking With Your Dog

Camping Food

The Complete Camp Cooking Guide

A Complete Camping Food List For Planning, Packin and Cooking

25 Make Ahead Camping Meals

Designing The Perfect Camp Kitchen

National Park Guides

Complete Guide To Yellowstone National Park

The Complete Guide To Olympic National Park

Gear Buying Guides & Reviews

Luxury Camping Gear – Turning Camping Into Glamping

Buying A Sleeping Bag

Buying A Tent