How to Keep Food From Freezing When Winter Camping

How to Keep Food from Freezing when Winter Camping?

By its very nature, winter camping entails having to endure a few mild hardships and inconveniences. Temps are lower, our packs are heavier, progress on the trails is slower, and daylight hours are far shorter than in any of year’s other, more meteorologically-friendly hiking and camping seasons. 

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What is the Best 6 Person Tent in 2024?

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Heading on a camping adventure with all the family or all your backcountry buddies? If so, there’s no cozier, more sociable, or convenient way to do so than by supersizing your sleeping arrangements with a six-person tent.

In this article, we take an in-depth look at the features and attributes to look for when buying one of these behemoths of the world of camping tents and play matchmakers by introducing you to our selection of the top five models out there in 2024.

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What is the Best Bear Spray on the Market in 2024?

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*NOTE: We’ve re-visited and updated this list of sprays for 2024. All of them are still on our “top sprays radar” but we decided on another winner instead. Read on to find out more!

In this article, we aim to provide a thorough, no-nonsense guide containing everything you need to know about bear deterrent sprays. We’ll start off with a review of the best products on the market for 2024 and then move onto a handful of facts, figures, and a look at the workings of bear spray to help you choose the best product for your backcountry adventures.

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Best Tents for Stargazing in 2024

NOTE: The Kelty TN series have been succeeded by the Kelty Dirt Motel series. We’ve also updated our article to reflect this change!

Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.Stephen Hawking
For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.Vincent Van Gogh
When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.John Muir

Since the very dawn of human beings’ time on this planet, one phenomenon has attracted their attention quite unlike any other: stars.

They’ve provided the theme to countless metaphors, featured in just as many lines of poetry, and been the object of attention of many a brooder on the wonders of our universe and very existence.

For many of us — and particularly those stuck in the big city — sightings of nature’s own, ever-present light show are a rarity, and something we only ever get the chance to enjoy thoroughly when we remove ourselves from the false constellations comprised in the fluorescent glow flooding out of our high-rises and street lighting to where the real, authentic magic happens: nature.

Looking for stars through telescope

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All about Lantern Mantles

These days, the outdoor world is replete with new-fangled, cutting-edge gadgets and goods designed to maximize our time in the outdoors. From pinpoint accurate GPS devices to ultralight, high-performing threads, the R&D departments of the big brands have just about covered it all.

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