By following these guidelines, we ensure that our experience does not impose upon others or the natural habitat in which we are not only guests of, but caretakers. Rule No. 1 Leave No Trace Leave No Trace Ethics is a simple concept. Leave absolutely no trace of your visit. Leave your campsite exactly as you found it, only cleaner. Your family is just one of … Continue reading Car Camping 101: Camping Etiquette
What is Car Camping? Car camping is the act of loading a tent and other various gear into your vehicle then driving to a campground with the intention of spending a night, weekend, or even a week or more at a campsite where you park your vehicle and have access to various amenities and activities. Unlike wilderness and backpack camping, car camping gives you the … Continue reading Car Camping 101: Basic Concepts
This article contains affiliate links. Choosing the right tent can seem like a daunting task. Over think it and your find yourself faced with five million options, but if you pick up the first impulse purchase, you could find yourself stuck with something that doesn’t meet your needs. Tents have provided shelter for the human race since 10,000 years BCE. So, it should come as … Continue reading Tent Basics
This list is intended as a guideline. Use it to create your own list. Each item will not be needed by every person. This article contains affiliate links. Gear Tools: Pliers, screwdrivers, Scissors Extra tent stakes Rubber mallet Claw Hammer Duct Tape Camp Hatchet Bungee Straps Pliers Screwdriver Set Bicycle Pump Tarps/Groundcloth Camp Chairs Headlamp Firewood: including kindling and tinder (Tinder: The smallest element to … Continue reading The Ultimate Car Camping Checklist
To witness our dogs enjoy the great outdoors enriches our own experience. Exactly when and how the domestication of dogs occurred is a question of much debate. Sometime around 20,000 and 40,000 years ago, either man chose to domesticate the dog or the dog chose to domesticate man. One thing we do know for is for certain, it happened during a period when humans were still … Continue reading Canine Camping 101: Should I Take My Dog Camping?