Category Archives: Camping

How to Stop Black Fly Bites from Itching

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There are a ton of things you can do to alleviate the irritation of black fly bites and get outside for longer during the spring months. Here are a few of my own tried and tested natural cures for black fly bites.

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How To Pack Lightly When Hiking

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To increase your endurance when you hike, you need to pack lightly. Of course, it is not an easy process to eliminate everything you don’t need and stick to the essentials, but that is why this article will help you.

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How to Light a Fire in the Rain and Snow

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There’s nothing worse than being wet and cold, and a fire is the perfect cure. The trouble is, if it’s been raining or snowing, all the firewood and kindling will be soaking. Luckily, there are several solutions, kindly provided by Mother Nature, that will help you to light a fire in inclement weather and have you warm and cozy in no time at all.

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Plants that can be Used as Toilet Paper

Toilet paper plants

We’ve all been stuck in the woods without any TP. Don’t just reach for any old foliage. Your bits are sensitive and accidentally using a toxic plant like poison oak or ivy could be disastrous. Luckily, Mother Nature provides and there are many soft and safe options should the need arise.

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The Quintessential Bug Out Bag List for Any Emergency

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Fires, hurricanes, floods, zombie apocalypse or a visit from the in-laws are all reasons you may need to head for the hills in a hurry. When you do need to evacuate your home, having a ready-packed 'bug-out bag' that you can grab on the run will make your life so much easier and can even mean the difference between life and death.

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