Category: Camping

7 Awesome Military Surplus Items for Outdoorsmen


Adding military surplus gear to your collection is a smart move for outdoorsmen. Admit it, for every 10 new highly-advanced hunting camo patterns, there’s an old school one that’ll work just fine. And where did that old school pattern come from? The military, most likely. That’s just one reason military surplus gear is great. Sportsman’s

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5 Overlooked Christmas Gifts That Are Always a Hit for Outdoorsmen

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These are the gifts we normally don’t buy ourselves, but always happy to have.  The holiday season is right around the corner. Your inbox has probably been flooded with specials on crossbows, rifles, boots, fishing poles and who knows what else for weeks now. Christmas gift ideas can me tough when it comes to outdoorsmen, because

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Little Towns on the Prairie

ad just outside of De Smet, South Dakota, uses a pony-driven cart to take a young tourist for a pony ride.

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Laura Ingalls Wilder, who brought a pioneer family to life in her Little House books. Follow along on this Midwestern tour for a glimpse back at the American frontier When I was nine, fascinated by the Old West and sorry I’d been born too late.

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We Just Found Your New Ice Fishing Castle


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A Canadian from Alberta is selling this spectacular ice fishing house for around $30,000 if it’s still around! Consider this an ice fisherman’s dream come true! For only $30,000, you too can sit atop an ice fishing house with some extreme comfort. It has two slide-out side features that create more room, a bathroom, three televisions, two

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Easy Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler Perfect for Camping or Hunting Trips


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What could be better than peach cobbler on a brisk fall day? Easy Dutch oven peach cobbler, that’s what! There’s just something special about Dutch oven cooking on a camping or hunting trip. The rustic and traditional method adds an extra element to food, especially when it comes to baked desserts. One of my all

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These DIY Polar Bear Tubes Work Better Than Ice in Your Cooler

Shelton Products

Polar Bear tubes are what you need to make for your coolers today. Polar Bear tubes are an amazingly simple solution to the problem of keeping your cooler cold without having to deal with ice. Polar Bear tubes are super easy to make and the cost is extraordinarily low for each tube. The original idea

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The Bear Grylls Adventure is Set to Combine Wilderness Survival with Theme Park


Visitors will have the chance to take on some of nature’s toughest challenges in The Bear Grylls Adventure. Ever wanted to climb a dangerous mountain, dive into the ocean’s depths or put your wilderness skills to the test without having to worry about the actual wilderness part? This may be just the vacation destination for you.

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Take a Walk Inside This Awesome Shipping Container House

All images via Japhet Alvarez/S7vn Photography/Facebook

There are some pretty cool container houses out there, but this one may be the coolest. Joseph Dupuis a 29-year-old Canadian man who made something extraordinary out of three ugly shipping containers only costing him $3,400 each. The shipping container house is located in the wilderness 35 miles away from Ottawa, Canada and it took Dupuis only 14

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