The one thing that a bear doesn’t do in the woods is get lost. The same cannot be said of people. A regular staple of national news reports are stories of some poor soul who wandered away from camp and couldn’t quite a way back. Quite a few of these people [...]
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Definitions of what it means to “go camping” range from roughing it like the Paleolithic Era to bringing a genny and powering up like electricity is going out of style.
Although slightly cumbersome, musical instruments can be a great source of entertainment on a camping trip. Plus, a campfire sing-along can also be a great way to meet strangers along the trail. But how can you be sure of which stranger(s) you should go out of your way to befriend? [...]
In this technology age, what with its constant notifications from text messaging, email and social media, it can be really refreshing to get out of town and head for the woods where cell service is a bit weaker and you can turn off your phone for a bit. So all [...]
Camping during warm-weather months poses challenges of its own, such as bears, heat stroke, flash floods, you name it. Most people can get through it, however, with nary a threat to their lives. Not
It seems like websites claiming great deals on outdoor gear are popping up everywhere lately. The task of sifting through all of them to find the best deal can be daunting. So, here are our
Bears are the vagabond mooches of the wilderness, always sniffing at opportunities to invite themselves over for some human grub. Other times, bears exert theirsense of entitlement by simply taking
For two decades ending in the 1940′s, a man named Israel McDaniel lived in an Ozark cave. I had the opportunity to visit his place of residence about 30 years ago.
In the olden times, outdoorsy types had to rely on extra training and tools unique to their pursuits. Camping in the woods meant bringing a
More important than finding food or shelter while wandering the wilderness, is maintaining hydration. Our ability to survive without food maxes out at 40 days, but our ability to survive without proper hydration hits its peak somewhere in the 4 to 5 day range (seven if you’re