Gone Outdoors

Camping

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, ...

How to Set Up a Canopy Tent

How to Set Up a Canopy Tent

. Canopy tents are an outdoor solution that provides coverage from the sun and rain during events. They come in a wide variety of sizes, but all consist of a metal frame and a fabric canopy roof. Some canopies come with ...

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 Replace Tent Flys

How to Replace Tent Flys

. The rain fly is the protective outer later of a tent that covers the tent body. It shields the permeable tent roof from rain and harsh sunlight. As an integral part of the tent, the rain fly is constructed of ...

Intex Air Mattress Instructions

Intex Air Mattress Instructions

. The Intex company specializes in inflatable air mattresses designed for in-home use and family camping trips. To accommodate the needs of avid campers, Intex offers its signature camping airbeds with twin, full or ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 Assemble an Ozark Trail Tent

How to Assemble an Ozark Trail Tent

. Ozark Trail tents are inexpensive dome style tents that have solid construction and high quality materials. Fiberglass poles with stainless steel or aluminum grommets, reinforced corners, waterproof floor and ...

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 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 ...

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 ...