Category: Camping

These Floating Backpacks Promise to Take the Pressure Off

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This HoverGlide floating backpack is said to feel lighter than it is and ease shoulder and back strain. We’ll admit it, this video is more mesmerizing than we ever thought it could be. The concept of a floating backpack is something you can’t really take your eyes off once you see it. Lightning Packs, LLC

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Camping at Killbear Provincial Park: 8 Things You Need to Know


Killbear Provincial Park

Killbear Provincial Park in Ontario has some great camping. Here’s what you need to know if you go. Killbear Provincial Park is located on Georgian Bay near the town of Parry Sound, Ontario. For those already wondering how to reach this famed and beautiful provincial park of Canada, it’s fairly easy, and the address is

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Why You Should Try Fall and Winter Camping This Year

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Here is why you shouldn’t pack up your camping gear just yet. As summer, swimming and barbecues make way for fall colors and football, many have already packed away their camping gear for another season. But only camping in warm weather means you’re missing out on some of the best camping you’ll ever experience. Here

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Check Out These 20 Vintage Classic RV and Camping Photos

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Here’s a little throwback to how camping used to be! Recreational vehicles, camping and family road trips are more popular than ever before in North America and the rest of the world. There is no shortage of unique RVs and other ways to camp out there today. But we’ve noticed that some of the retro

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Product Review: HYDAWAY Collapsible Water Bottle

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Hydaway Water Bottle

The HYDAWAY 2.0 is a very versatile water bottle. Any outdoor enthusiast knows hydration is important, which is why there’s such a huge market for reusable water bottles and hydration systems these days. HYDAWAY water bottles are the result of a highly successful 2015 kickstarter campaign. And, they recently sent me one of their new HYDAWAY

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Check Out These 10 Collegiate Outdoor Groups Your New Student Can Join


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Did you know that these collegiate outdoor groups existed at your kid’s college? According to College Outside, there are some 275 collegiate outdoor groups across 48 states that around 150,000 students participate in. Among the most popularly attended activities are hiking, backpacking, camping, biking, kayaking, canoeing, trail running, climbing, skiing and orienteering. However, the best

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Let These Vintage Fishing Floats Take You Back in Time


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Remember these vintage fishing floats from back in the day? When it comes to fishing with floats and bobbers, nothing takes us back in time like the homemade cork, wood or even glass floats that indicated the first strike we each saw. Floats probably got their start in the early days of fishing, when native peoples used

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Restock Your Hunting and Camping Essentials with the GovPlanet Tuesday Auctions


GovPlanet’s Weekly Tuesday Auction has it all from ammo cans to exercise equipment. Every Tuesday, GovPlanet is home to your best chance at getting some uniquely awesome gear, tools, and big equipment for prices far less expensive than you’d think. It’s all authentic, quality government surplus gear, the kind people will pay lots and lots of money for,

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