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camping hacks from experienced campers

hack your camping trips with these clever ideas, tips, and tricks. these fun camping ideas take your outdoor adventures to the next level. plus: discover storage ideas for camping equipment you'll wish you'd been using all along.

9 best outdoor camping kitchens

wondering which camp kitchen to buy? we run down the best pop-up camp kitchens that bring the comforts of home...

10 cool camping gadgets you need this summer

before you set out on your next outdoor adventure, be sure to check out the following 10 cool camping gadgets...

10 best camping knives

every good camper needs a dependable knife, one that can handle a wide range of tasks. here are some of...

the best camping tent heaters to keep you warm

keep warm this camping season with one of these highly rated camping tent heaters available online.

camping for beginners: everything first-timers need to know

use these expert tips to get ready for your beginner camping trip.

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best new outdoor living products for 2022

headed outside? here are the 10 best new, improved and handy products for outdoor living from the 2022 outdoor retailer...

this portable campfire lets you enjoy a fire nearly anywhere

bring extra comfort to any trip, whether overnight or longer, with this handy portable campfire. byoc: bring your own campfire!

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4 innovative camping lanterns and emergency lights

whether you're heading out with your tent or prepping for the next power outage, these camping lanterns and emergency lights...

the heated vest amazon reviewers rave about

stay cozy on frigid winter nights with this genius battery-powered heated vest.

7 best air mattresses for 2022

preparing for overnight guests or settling into a new home? a quality air mattress can make or break a good...

best gifts for outdoor lovers

our favorite seasoned adventurers recommend gift ideas big and small, including camp stoves, a jeweler's loupe and the best travel...

what to do with your cabin refrigerator at the end of the season

take these important steps before leaving for the season.

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11 ways to start a fire

impress your friends and family by effortlessly building a roaring campfire. your secret way to start a fire? it could...

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best products from the big gear show 2022

the first big gear show is a trade event highlighting products from outdoors shops and gear brands. here are some...

three ways to build a campfire

here's how to light a roaring campfire on the first try, then put it out when you're done.

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campfire cooking kit guide: essential items

cooking over a fire is a classic camping experience. here’s what you need to whip up a meal on your...

start a campfire with these diy fire starters

getting a fire started can be a tough task. make it a little easier on yourself with these diy fire...

what is heat lightning … and is it dangerous?

ever seen flashes in the sky on a hot day you can't quite explain? you might be witnessing what some...

7 best camping furniture pieces

see which furniture options are best for your camping needs!

save on outdoor gear with backcountry’s big summer sale

your outdoor adventure awaits! save big on the gear you need during this major backcountry sale. don't miss major discounts...

8 best pop-up canopies of 2022

stay shaded outside this summer with one of these great canopy options.

5 best hatchets and axes of 2022

looking to fell a tree or need a chopping tool for your next camping trip? whatever the job, we've got...

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we tried it: thermacell mosquito repellent

if you're looking to keep mosquitoes away from your campsite or a backyard gathering, the thermacell has you covered.

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7 best generators for powering your rv

choosing the right rv generator matters. here are our recommendations based on power output, noise level and quality.

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rv water tanks: what to know

whether you're new to rv travel or a veteran of many excursions, basic knowledge of how the on-board water tanks...

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8 outdoor kitchen island ideas

these outdoor kitchen island ideas will help you create a beautiful and functional outdoor cooking space. there's one to fit...

last chance to save big on amazon prime day deals

today is the final day to save on the best deals for diyers

best pop-up campers

fulfill all your camping needs with these pop-up campers, perfect for your next outdoor adventure.

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6 luxury campers best for glamping

with no detail overlooked and no expense spared, these high-end campers put the glam in glamping.