Snowshoe maintenance

Winter weather is here and do you have your snowshoes ready? Here is a quick tutorial on snowshoe maintenance. Take the harness off your snowshoes and give everything a good look over, look for: check frame for wear and cracks/splitting and wear check the rawhide webbing for dry spots, broken…

Making Fire Starters | Fire Hacks

Fire hacks Campfires are a big part of the camping experience. Here are a couple fire starting hacks you have to know for your next camping trip, plus are fun for the kids to make. Make Your Own Water Resistant Fire Pack Start with a drinking straw, and add a…

Hammock camping

Hammock Camping Tips The simplistic hammock has been around for thousands of years, and it is still used today in parts of the world for sleeping. Most camping hammocks are derived from the authentic Brazilian or Mayan styles of South America with their deep sag, tight weave, and gathered ends….

popcan stove

DIY camp gear

DIY Camping Gear Replace Your Tarp with Tyvek Tyvek—the stuff contractors use in walls to make houses waterproof. It will also protect you from the elements when you’re camping. This material is: light durable inexpensive Find a hardware store sell it by the yard.  An 8 x 10 foot piece…

Camp cooking gear

What to bring

Things to Bring Camping We all want to get out doors and enjoy nature….just remember this.. “IF YOU PACK IT IN…..YOU PACK IT OUT!” Below is a very general list of items you may require….remember there is no one list that will be the end all of lists. Everyone has…

Star Finder

Star Finder

  Star Finder Star Finder, great little tool for learning the constellations. A Star Finder (also known as a Planisphere) helps you find out which stars and constellations are over your head on any given night. To use your new Star Finder: Turn the round star map so the date…