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How to Climb Mount Everest

How to Climb Mount Everest

Ascending the highest peak in the world is a challenging undertaking. While more than 4,000 people have successfully conquered the mountain, around 250 people have died trying. Only experienced, fit, properly equipped ...

How to Repair Canvas Tent Trailers

How to Repair Canvas Tent Trailers

Tent trailers offer some of the comforts and facilities of an RV at a fraction of the cost, making them a cheaper alternative for those who love camping, but are not so keen on roughing it. Part of what makes a tent ...

What to Bring on a Romantic Camping Trip

What to Bring on a Romantic Camping Trip

A couple's camping trip can turn any weekend into a romantic getaway. Campgrounds and national parks combine the breathtaking natural beauty of the wilderness with exciting hikes and activities for all levels of ...

Heaters That Are Safe for Use in a Tent

Heaters That Are Safe for Use in a Tent

The best camping weather occurs in the spring and fall when temperate days allow for hiking, bike riding and other outdoor activities. The downside occurs when the sun sets and temperatures drop to the 40s and 50s. ...

How to Make an Ice-Fishing Shanty From Tarps

How to Make an Ice-Fishing Shanty From Tarps

If you are a budget-minded ice angler, make your shanty out of a tarp and some inexpensive camping items. Plastic tarps block cold winds, and when set up properly, shed snow and ice buildup. Besides being ...

How to Build a Tent Out of PVC Pipe

How to Build a Tent Out of PVC Pipe

Once you have accumulated the essentials, camping is a relatively inexpensive hobby. However, tents are significant purchases that often cost several hundred dollars. Fortunately, you can construct your own tent for a ...

Field & Stream Tent Instructions

Field & Stream Tent Instructions

Field and Stream manufactures tents featuring a dome or tunnel design. The dome and tunnel tents are simple to erect, and use a minimum number of poles to create a sturdy shelter. Both tent styles might be erected by ...

How to Waterproof a Tent

How to Waterproof a Tent

Many modern tents are already waterproof at the time of purchase, but you should verify that yours is, and treat or repair any vulnerabilities present, before putting it to use. Waking up with water dripping on your ...

How to Make a Camping Bedroll

How to Make a Camping Bedroll

Bedrolls allow you to create a comfortable and dry sleeping unit on a camping trip when you plan to travel without a tent. Rather than placing your sleeping bag on the hard ground, bedrolls make use of an air or foam ...

Northwest Territory Tent Setup Instructions

Northwest Territory Tent Setup Instructions

With some planning, preparation and the proper instructions, you can save time and the potential headache of incorrectly setting up camping gear. Northwest Territory manufactures various tents, with the Sierra Dome ...

How to Stay Warm Tent Camping in Cold Weather

How to Stay Warm Tent Camping in Cold Weather

Although winter camping presents some challenges, many experienced backpackers appreciate the advantages the season offers. The average Joe dislikes the cold, so there are far fewer campers in the winter -- meaning you ...

Directions for Setting Up a 10x20 ShelterLogic Canopy

Directions for Setting Up a 10x20 ShelterLogic Canopy

A temporary shelter like the ShelterLogic Canopy comes in handy for the temporary storage of vehicles, tools or other goods, for use on extended camping trips or for special outdoor events like craft fairs or weddings. ...

Old Wenzel Tent Assembly Instructions

Old Wenzel Tent Assembly Instructions

Old Wenzel offers outdoor equipment including camping tents, headlamps, sleeping bags and air mattresses. The firm manufactures day-tents, and those used for overnight excursions. The company's signature tents feature a ...

How to Replace a Tent Pole Shock Cord

How to Replace a Tent Pole Shock Cord

If you spend enough time camping, the shock cords in your tent poles may wear out, which can make it difficult to assemble the poles and pitch your tent. In extreme cases, the shock cord may snap in two. Fortunately, ...