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The 7 best camping stoves for backpacking trips or car camping

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Camp stoves let backpackers and car campers alike brew fresh coffee and prepare their daily meals. The best should be highly portable and easy to light with a lighter or match, or have their own ignitor. Our top pick, MSR's PocketRocket Deluxe, is compact enough for backpackers, easy to operate, and has a built-in igniter. A warm sleeping bag and dependable headlamp are certainly vital for smart and comfortable camping, but when you're sleeping on the ...
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The 5 best flashlights, tested for brightness, durability, and battery life

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A good flashlight stays bright and has a long-lasting battery that's easy to recharge or change. We field-tested 10 flashlights for brightness over time, durability, and features to justify price. Our top pick, the Wowtac A7 Tactical Flashlight, is durable, the brightest overall, and affordable. A quality, reliable flashlight is crucial for camping, home repairs, and, at the very least, emergency preparedness - if the power ever goes out, each family membe...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Home, Outdoors, Tools, Camping, Diy, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, AAA, Sar, Keller, Li, Home Repair, Dorcy




Our Own Adventure

Exploring Local Creeks, First-Time Campouts, Long-Distance Treks, and Trail Maintenance—Four Families Share How They Go Outside and Play Together in the Midst of the Pandemic Looking out at the rise and fall of the mountains and valleys from Roan Mountain, Cliford Mervil heard his nephews say that “watching the sunrise was way better than playing […] The post Our Own Adventure appeared first on Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine.
Tags: Camping, Hiking, Environment, Sport, Features, Magazine, Cycling, Go Outside, April 2021, Roan Mountain Cliford Mervil


The 5 best fire pits, perfect for use at home or while camping

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A fire pit warms up any outdoor area, creating a relaxing space for family and friends to enjoy year-round. The best are easy to light and channel smoke away from the pit - some even allow you to grill food on them. Our top pick, Breeo's X Series 24, is a stylish and durably built fire pit that can also help you cook dinner. There's no question that gathering around a fire with friends and family is a fun and communal outdoor experience. Whether you...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Outdoors, Camping, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Amazon Sturdy, Kraig Becker, Outdoor Fire Pit, X Ray Mesh, Rick Stella, Insider Picks Guides, Guide Update, Outdoors (Reviews, Home (Reviews


Dig Into Our Gear Of The Moth

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Tags: Camping, Military, Survival, Rothco, Prepper, Rothco NY, Shovel, Survival Tool, Entrenching Tool, Military Shovel, Mutlitool


How Much Do Those Cabin Getaways Really Cost?

Some of the most popular vacations during the pandemic have been cozy cabin stays in the wilderness. These rural-style vacations have been popular due to their relative safety compared to other vacation options, with guests able to socially distance while they take advantage of outdoor activities like hiking,…Read more...
Tags: Travel, Camping, Architecture, Tourism, Airbnb, Lifehacks, Glamping, Cabin, Homeaway, Cottage, Tiny House Movement, Hospitality Recreation, Aircraft Cabin


The 5 best beach chairs, for reclining in the sand, sitting around a bonfire, or relaxing at a campsite

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A proper beach chair helps you have a comfortable day at the beach, or any outdoor event or campground. The best should offer a combination of value, portability, durability, and comfort, no matter where you use it. Our top pick, RIO's Lay Flat Beach Chair, is affordable, comfortable, and can recline in five different positions. When I was a kid, I thought beach chairs were for old people. When it was time to stake out my sand territory, I'd happily sp...
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The 5 best rooftop tents, for use at the campsite or in the backcountry

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Rooftop tents attach to the roof of a vehicle to give you an elevated and secure place to sleep while camping. The best should be easy to pitch, come with a foam mattress, and have enough space to sleep comfortably. Our top pick, the Roofnest Falcon, is a low-profile and versatile tent that pitches in under a minute. Rooftop tents originated as an alternative method for campers to sleep off the ground while camping. Though the earliest versions existed in pla...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Camping, Australia, Africa, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Tent, Falcon, Yakima, Outdoor activities, Freespirit Recreation, Smittybilt, Roofnest, Rick Stella


The 6 best headlamps, for hiking, camping, or getting work done around the house

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Headlamps offer a hands-free way of hiking or camping at night, and can also be used around the house. The best headlamps should offer long battery life, fit comfortably, and have variable brightness settings. Our top pick, BioLite's Headlamp 330, is lightweight and comfortable, and features a sweat-wicking headband. The first time I went on a major mountaineering trip, I brought all the wrong gear. From head to toe, I made mistake after mistake. I had o...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Outdoors, Camping, Hiking, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Backpacking, AAA, Steven John, Owen Burke, Ledlenser, Camping Essentials, Rick Stella, Insider Picks Guides


4 Secrets to a Safe and Successful Camping Trip

Spending time in the great outdoors is superb for looking after your mind, but there’s more to it than this, and whether it’s for exercise or even family camping trips, you can revel in the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Travel, Camping, Parenting, Traveling With Kids


The 4 best truck bed tents, perfect for use at a campsite or while overlanding

Truck-bed tents are designed to help campers sleep off the ground and rest more comfortably.These tents create a sleeping area using the entirety of a truck's bed, and are compatible with most truck sizes.Our top pick, the Napier Outdoors Backroadz, has a sewn-in floor, lots of headroom, and sets up quickly. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky While the popularity of camping continues to grow, the methods by which people enjoy the activity has steadily evolved, as well. Gone are the days wher...
Tags: Reviews, Camping, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Trucks, Dick, Tents, Kodiak, Interior, Agnes, Napier, Nissan Toyota, Kodiak Canvas, Sportz, Rick Stella


The 4 best air mattresses we tested in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky An air mattress is a convenient and comfortable option for unexpected visits, sleepovers, and camping trips. Our top pick from SoundAsleep is comfortable, provides great back support, and comes with excellent customer service.An air mattress is a great investment for those who like to be prepared for unexpected visits, sleepovers, spontaneous trips, or even camping. It can be set up quickly and stored easily, but still comfortable enough for a good night's ...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Amazon, Home, Camping, Trends, Best, Features, Buying Guide, Bill, Pvc, Don, TPU, Air Mattress, REI Co, Ellen Hoffman


3 Fun Activities to Plan for When the Pandemic Passes

We’ve been stuck in the coronavirus and Covid-19 pandemic for around a year now. 12 months ago, nobody could have anticipated the huge changes that would occur in our lives as the direct result of a potentially fatal disease spreading rapidly around the world. We’ve had to learn to spend most of our time at home. We haven’t been able to see friends and family as we usually would. Many shops have closed. Many of us haven’t dined out at a restaurant or cafe for months. A lot of us are working re...
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The 5 best men-sized backpacking packs, perfect for everything from multi-day treks to weeks spent on the trail

The right backpacking pack makes trekking with a 30-pound bag on your back a more comfortable experience.The best packs evenly distribute large loads, have several access points, and feature adjustable straps and hip belts. Our top pick, the Osprey Atmos AG 65, carries tons of gear yet stays comfortable with mesh venting and padded straps. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Backpacking is a fun but grueling outdoor activity - but it doesn't always have to be. With the right equipment, a multi-da...
Tags: Reviews, Camping, Hiking, Trends, Best, Features, Travel Gear, Buying Guide, Backpacking, Outdoor Gear, Pacific Northwest, Travel Guides, Atmos, Gregory, Osprey, Dyneema


The 17 essentials you need to start camping with your truck

When outfitting a truck for camping, choose gear that's light, versatile, and durable enough to stand up to rough terrain.Don't go overboard on what you bring and remember the less you have, the easier it is to pack up at the end of your trip.We tested gear from brands like Camp Chef, Roofnest, and Yakima to find the best truck camping gear available.A pickup truck has always been the original adventure rig. Even before the #vanlife movement started taking off, truck camping served as a more rug...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Outdoors, Camping, Trends, Best, Features, River, Buying Guide, South America, Kia, Usgs, Yeti, Garmin, Falcon, Tents


An Entire Second Floor Pops Out of this Tiny RV, Complete with a Working Elevator to Get Up There

There’s never been a better time to hit the open road and escape an over-crowded city, but why leave the creature comforts of home at home? Living out of a recreational vehicle can be quite luxurious, even if you’re not driving a bus, as the transforming SAIC Maxus Life Home V90 Villa Edition RV demonstrates.Read more...
Tags: Science, Camping, Transport, Motorhome, Maxus, Motor Vehicles, Vans, Elevator, Recreational Vehicle, V90, Minibuses, SAIC Maxus Life Home


I slept in an Audi RS 6 Avant wagon on a 14-degree night to prove that you don't need an SUV for 'utility'

So, this happened. Kristen Lee I spent the night in the back of an Audi RS 6 Avant wagon. Since it was 14 degrees Fahrenheit, we piled in a ton of blankets. The experience was warm, comfortable, and totally doable. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. "Remind me why we are doing this again?" my boyfriend, the real hero of this story, asks."Because blogs!" I scream while pulling on a pair of thick, wool socks. "We're doing it for the blogs! We live and die by the blogs!"I...
Tags: Transportation, Camping, Winter, New York City, US, Trends, Atlantic, Autos, Audi, Wagons, Audi AG, Kia Telluride, Kristen Lee, Peter Stark, Audi Rs 6 Avant, BITranspo


Camping in Winter? 6 Gadgets to Make it Easier

Camping in winter can be an exhilarating experience, and especially after the year we’ve had! We’re all eager to get out again, in a socially distanced way, and reconnect with the great outdoors. But... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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I slept in the Kia Telluride's $3,400 roof tent and it made camping fun - even for a longtime hater like me

2020 Kia Telluride with Roofnest Falcon roof tent. Kristen Lee/Business Insider The 2020 Kia Telluride I reviewed last year also had another feature: a roof tent called the Roofnest Falcon. The Falcon is set up within minutes and can sleep two adults. It costs $3,395 — or about 50 times the price of this Coleman tent on Amazon. I have never been camping before and found it to be a great introduction to the whole thing, even if I did cheat a little.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for mo...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Camping, Colorado, Trends, Autos, Kia, Telluride, Falcon, Tents, Coleman, Kia Telluride, Lem, Kristen Lee, Roofnest, 2020 Kia Telluride








The best air mattresses in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky An air mattress is a convenient and comfortable option for unexpected visits, sleepovers, and camping trips. Our top pick from SoundAsleep is comfortable, provides great back support, and comes with excellent customer service.An air mattress is a great investment for those who like to be prepared for unexpected visits, sleepovers, spontaneous trips, or even camping. It can be set up quickly and stored easily, but still comfortable enough for a good night's rest...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Amazon, Home, Camping, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Bill, Intex, Pvc, Don, Coleman, TPU, Air Mattress, REI Co


The LEGO Minnie Winnie

Not just for vacations anymore! LEGO is offering a "Holiday Camper" that looks a lot like a Minnie Winnie to me. Extremely popular in California's campgrounds and on its city streets, the Minnie Winnie seems uncomfortable to folks in a larger vehicle and paradise to those in a coupe or van. — Read the rest
Tags: News, Camping, Review, California, Lego, Mobile Homes, Vanlife, Minnie Winnie


The best fire pits of 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A good portable fire pit warms up any outdoor area, so you, your friends, and your family can still enjoy the backyard once the sun (and temperature) drops. The best fire pits are easy to light and channel excess smoke away from the pit (and the people around it) - some even allow you to grill food on them. Our top pick, the Breeo X Series 24, serves as a hub for outdoor entertainment, can help you cook dinner, and looks like a piece of art all at the same time...
Tags: Reviews, Outdoors, Camping, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Amazon Sturdy, Kraig Becker, Outdoor Fire Pit, X Ray Mesh, Insider Picks Guides, Guide Update, Outdoors (Reviews, Home (Reviews, Breeo, Breeo s Outpost Grill


How to Build a Campfire That Will Last Through the Night

When it comes to wintertime adventuring, a campfire is what keeps you cozy and comfortable, and in a survival situation, alive. The downside of fire as a heat source, of course, is that it is consumable; it needs regular feeding to stay alive. This isn’t a big issue in the daytime, when you can keep adding wood to your fire at will. But at night, constantly having to tend to the flames will greatly fragment and disrupt your sleep.  Creating a fire that is self-sustaining, requires minimal ma...
Tags: Outdoors, Camping, Life, Survival, Manly Skills, Ted Slampyak, Fire Building, Building a Fire


The best lanterns

Whether you're using it to light up your tent or cabin while camping or need it to help you see during a power outage, you'll be glad you have a reliable lantern on hand to ward off the dark.The best lanterns offer powerful lumen output, have great battery life capable of lasting for several hours, and are durable enough to hold up no matter where you take it. Our top pick, the CORE Equipment 500 Lumen CREE LED Lantern offers a bright output, is compact enough to not take up too much cargo space...
Tags: Reviews, Home, Camping, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Lantern, Steven John, Rick Stella, Product Card, Insider Picks 2020, Insider Picks Guides, Best Guides, Guide Update, Outdoors (Reviews, Outdoors Guides


The best camping stoves for cooking on outdoor adventures

A dependable camp stove lets you prepare hot meals, brew fresh coffee, and purify gathered water wherever your outdoor adventures take you.The best camp stoves are portable enough that they don't take up too much space in your vehicle, are easy to light with a lighter or match, and can hold up in a variety of weather conditions and environments.Our top pick, the MSR PocketRocket Deluxe, is compact enough for backpackers to use, intuitive and easy to operate, and has a built-in igniter that's rel...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Amazon, Cooking, Camping, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Coleman, Steven John, Stove, Coleman Bottle Top Propane Stove, James Stout, Rick Stella, Insider Picks 2020, Insider Picks Guides


The best air mattresses in 2020

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky An air mattress is a convenient and comfortable option for unexpected visits, sleepovers, and camping trips. The SoundAsleep Dream Series Air Mattress (Queen) is our top pick because it's the most comfortable, provides great back support, and the company has excellent customer service.An air mattress can be a great investment for those who like to be prepared for unexpected visits, sleepovers, and spontaneous trips. It can be set up quickly and stored easily, b...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Amazon, Home, Camping, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Bill, Intex, Pvc, Don, Coleman, TPU, Air Mattress, REI Co



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