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Here’s How to Cook Bacon and Eggs in a Paper Bag


Try this unique bacon and eggs recipe the next time you’re in the backcountry. Sure, you could cook your bacon and eggs on a frying pan, but where’s the fun in that? You’d be surprised, but cooking them in a paper bag is pretty effective, and tasty. This old boy scout trick for cooking bacon and eggs in the bush

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Knife Sharpening at its Finest: Chef’s Choice Trizor XV Sharpener EdgeSelect Model 15


chef's choice trizor xv sharpener edgeselect model 15

Knife sharpening is serious business, and a keen edge is imperative. EdgeCraft is at the forefront of the knife sharpening game with their incredible products. I got a chance to review the Chef’s Choice Trizor XV Sharpener EdgeSelect Model 15, and this is what I found. The friendly and helpful folks over at EdgeCraft have a

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The List of Uses for Duct Tape Just Keeps Growing

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duct tape

Everyone knows that duct tape is the emergency repair, fix-everything, multi-purpose magic material. Here are a few more uses for when you’re in the backcountry. If you don’t know that duct tape is just about the most widely used emergency repair or fix-it material on the planet then you must have just been dropped on

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Guy Narrowly Escapes Death by Chainsaw Right Behind TV Reporter


When using a big chainsaw, you must be prepared for everything. This almost lethal chainsaw accident was caught on a television reporter’s camera. This is exactly what not to do when cutting up a fallen tree. This news reporter was reporting on a storm, but he almost had to report on a horrific accident. The

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1 Man, 3 Bears, and 2 Minutes of Terrifyingly Tense Footage


Crossing paths with a mother bear and cubs is every hiker’s worst nightmare. If there’s one thing you never want to have happen when in the woods, it has to be stumbling upon a mother bear with cubs. This one scenario can turn tragic in a heartbeat, as these powerful and protective predators usually won’t

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Tips for Choosing a Backpacking Stove


Choosing any type of outdoor equipment can be confusing. The multitude of equipment choices can be overwhelming. One of the best ways to choose is to use someone else’s experiences. Let’s visit with a new hiker while he chooses a backpacking stove. Otis was getting ready to go on his very first backpacking adventure with a

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The 6 Best S’mores Recipes Known to Man

Daniel Leathers

Forget what you learned at camp, these are the best recipes known to man. Image courtesy Daniel Leathers There are a few basics that we tried to stick to when developing these recipes (and some we stole). We wanted to stay grounded in tradition, so they all have the basic graham cracker (or some variation)

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25 Children Trapped By a Bear in Remote Siberian Summer Camp, Officials Unsure What to Do

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Whatever they may say, don’t feed the bears at summer camp.  In a wild story hailing from Siberia, a group of adult supervisors and 25 children they are responsible for, are all trapped by a brown bear. In still unfolding reports, in the beginning of spring, they all started feeding the bear. Now, at the

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Minnesota’s Finest Miles

Split Rock Lighthouse , a picturesque landmark, towers above Lake Superior from its cliff-top perch. A leisurely spin through the North Star State on 21 scenic byways, from well- traveled routes to remote drives through open prairie and arboreal forests Whether it’s looking through an opening in the trees lining a shaded boulevard or gazing out beyond one of the city’s many lakes, glimpses of the Minneapolis skyline appear from […]

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Summer on Cape Cod

To the south in Orleans, on the cape’s inner “elbow,” the Church of the Transfiguration hosts public tours and demonstrations of its classic E.M. Skinner organ. Indulging in long, lazy beach days, outdoor adventures and mouthwatering meals IS all part of the classic seaside experience on Massachusetts’ 65-mile-long peninsula We have barely unhitched the trailer at Atlantic Oaks Campground in Eastham, Massachusetts, and yet we are already climbing back into the truck. The sun is low in the sky, and the […]

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Here’s an Easy Trick to Keep Mosquitos Away This Summer


Mosquitos are a nuisance and can carry dangerous diseases. Put your mind at rest with this simple trick. Don’t go camping until you see this bug tip. Make a simple but effective mosquito trap that will lure the pesky bugs away from you. Learn this awesome trick to keep mosquitos away. Here’s what you’ll need: Sharp

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10 Crazy Camping Setups That Are Definitely Not Your Average RV

Class B Forum

Is camping becoming mundane and boring?  If so, try one of these innovative ideas for your next trip. Sometimes loading the Jeep up with all of your camping gear, unpacking at the site, setting up the same tired, old tent can be just a little…well, boring. We all need a change of pace sometimes. Don’t

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