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Cooking up a yummy meal for dinner at the end of a long day of camping fun is the perfect way to relax and recharge at the campsite. However, figuring out what to make for your evening meal is no easy feat because you have so many great options to choose from. What should you …

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Of all the critters you might encounter during your hiking and camping adventures, few invoke as much worry and fear as snakes. Depending on where you live, venomous snakes may be a major concern during any trip into the great outdoors. But the question remains: Are snakes a problem when camping? Snakes typically aren’t a …

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Taking care of nature’s call while on a camping trip can be a nerve-wracking task if you’re accustomed to a life of indoor plumbing and running water. But even for folks who are comfortable with the idea of digging a cathole to properly dispose of their human waste while camping, the process of going to …

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Adventuring in the great outdoors is an energy-intensive pursuit. To keep ourselves fueled in the mountains, many of us turn to high-calorie foods that are easy to pack and cook. But most of these snacks are both highly processed and full of additives that aren’t good for us. For many of us health-conscious hikers, this …

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If you’re planning on spending some time outdoors, but you’re worried about bears invading your campsite and eating all your food (or worse!), you may have looked into purchasing smell-proof bags to store your food in. But can bears smell through smell-proof bags, and are these bags enough to stop a bear’s keen sense of …

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Aloe vera gel is a biological compound, so it’s understandable if you ask yourself this question: does Aloe vera gel expire? Aloe vera gel does expire, but the date varies depending on its form and how you store it. Raw Aloe vera expires quickly but can be preserved for a week if refrigerated. Chemically preserved …

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What if I told you that the start of winter didn’t have to mean the end of overnight trips in the backcountry. Heating a tent with a stove and fire is not a new concept. Humans have been relying on fire inside shelters to cook and heat with for hundreds of years. The creation of …

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