Portable Hammocks for Camping Comfort

By admin / July 23, 2017

I always thought camp hammocks makes were cool, but assumed that they were sort of a novelty. Portable hammocks, or so I figured, would just like folding camp chairs – something to make you a little bit more comfortable while you are hanging around your campsite, but far from a necessity. I am a pretty serious camper, and when I go out into the woods I don’t take much in the way of comfort items. All I tale when I camp is my tent, my bag, some food, and some clothing. That is about it. Sometimes I’ll take a good book to read or a harmonica along to play as we sit by the campfire, but never anything particularly large and bulky. I figure that camping hammocks, no matter how comfortable, were not for me.

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Topographic Maps

By admin / July 23, 2017

“See” Your Way with Topographic Maps

Wherever you plan to go, topographic maps must be included in your hiking and outdoor camping gear. They make it easy to see the lay of the land- making a conventional map 3 dimensional – when you understand the picture. Like taking a compass, having good, up to date topographic maps on hand to refer to are an essential tool for any hiking trip. Learning to see where you are on the map and how use it with your compass will help ensure that your camping adventure and/or hiking expedition stays on track.

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