July 2019

10 Wet Weather Camping Tips

Into everyone's life a little rain must fall and if you've camped pretty much anywhere in Southern Ontario this summer you know exactly what I mean. There was a time when I would plan a camping trip and come what may we'd be on the road. These days I tend to watch the weather a bit more and often defer until I have at least a reasonable chance at good weather, but still if you wait for the perfect weekend you may never go anywhere.Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst; is a ...
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7 Tips on Camping and Hiking

One of the least expensive but most exciting types of vacation is a camping and hiking trip. It's the type of vacation that all family members can enjoy. And it's also such a great way to connect with nature.The cost to have a hiking and camping trip is quite low compared to other types of vacation. The basic needs are a high quality backpack, tent, and stove. And these items can be used over and over again in your future trips.Here are some tips you can use to have a great and exciting camping ...
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10 Kids Camping Gear

I take my kids camping so they'll know the Big Dipper really exists. I take them camping so they can hear real birds sing, not just cuckoos. But once I get out there, I realize I am no professional entertainer, I need these camping "toys" to help me. All of them fit into a kid's backpack. 1. Camping Lantern Kids just love carrying lanterns. For walking to the bathroom, finding the perfect marshmallow stick or just to get around camp after dark. Go with battery-operated lanterns because ...
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2011 Outwell Deluxe Collection

The main improvement to the Outwell Deluxe range of tents for 2011 is the increase in the hydrostatic head from 3,000mm to 4,000mm thereby giving customers added protection and security from the rain. More features for 2011 include Toggle-up curtains - handy for that bit extra evening privacy, Outwell wind stabiliser system, Outwell Easy pegging system and exclusive stripes/colour exterior panelling.All tents in the Deluxe range continue to offer quality features as they have from each year ...
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12 Man Tent – The Struggles of Putting One Up Are Long Gone

A 12 man tent is just the thing you need if you want to take your family on a camping trip. However, don't let the size of it put you off. Unlike a 12 man tent from years ago, modern designs are so much simpler and easier to put up.Years back, the structure of large 12 man tents were designed to withstand anything that was thrown at it. The structure of poles was so solid that when putting it up it was like building an entire new building. It was never simple. You had loose poles to match, ...
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