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The Essential Girl Scout Camping List

We don’t want to be a sexist, but let’s admit it: girls are pretty picky at almost everything! And for a boy or girl scout, getting packed and prepared is needed; but then again, preparing is more complicated if you’re a girl.

When you let your daughters go camping, you let her develop her sense of independence through exploring and experiencing new things. Learning new and helpful life hacks in the wilderness can encourage her to be more self sufficient and resourceful. Through this experience, she will grow smarter, utterly responsible, and diligent.

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The 5 Best Lightweight Backpacking Chairs of 2018

Do you love to go camping? Sitting by an open fire while enjoying the scenery of the great outdoors with the company of your loved ones is such a humbling experience. Likewise, relaxing on your lightweight backpacking chair at the shore, letting the waves touch your toes is utterly satisfying. The latter always makes me want to ask. “hey boss! Care to approve my leave? I want to go camping!”.


Most backpacking chairs nowadays have a reputation for being awkward, bulky and heavy. The average backpacking chair can weigh up to 12 lbs or more! You certainly won’t want to bring that kind chair.

On the other hand, if you decide to buy the thinner, wobblier option, either your back hurts after just 15 minutes of sitting or it usually falls apart over a short duration of use.

Fear not my outdoorsy friends! Nowadays, technology has caught up with the old style of backpacking chair and modelled them into the chair of your dreams. You can now find cotton-light chairs that are durable, strong and especially, comfortable… some chairs can even weigh as low as 20 ounces!

Here are our contenders for the best lightweight backpacking chairs of 2018.

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Dust And Dirt No more! The 5 Best Camping Rugs Of 2018

Indoor/outdoor rugs have become famous in the past years as companies have found ways to incorporate weatherproof materials into gorgeous, useful rugs - especially for camping rugs.

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Now you can dress up your tent with pattern and color, as well as using these outside for campfires, picnics, or just resting. No need to worry about it getting torn or ripped off because of the elements in the environment!

Here is our 5 best camping rugs for 2018.

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5 Of The Best Places To Camp In Missouri That You Will Love!

It’s always up to a debate that Missouri is one of the very best states to go camping in
the U.S. With its numerous waterways, beautiful landscapes, and miles of nature, there
are seemingly endless options available to camp here.

For the last 4 years, we’ve been living and camping in Missouri. Now we live in the
Northern part of Kentucky but we’re just an hour away from the Missouri/Kentucky
border, making some of the best places to camp in Missouri and some of the parks
we’ve visited through the years accessible to us still.

When going outside of Jefferson, which is the capital of Missouri, you’ll find some
amazing state parks with caves, boulders, cliffs, and rivers. The geography of Missouri
is filled with diverse landscapes and breathtaking views that you should experience at
some point in life.

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5 of The Best Dog Carriers for Hiking

Ever gone on a camping or hiking trip alone? It’s not very fun (at least for some) and can be a little scary too. That being said, I tried bringing my dog along once, but I had problems halfway -- he’s too little and I found it difficult to carry him along with my other stuff.

So I did my research and asked some of my friends then they recommend using a dog backpack carrier.

5 of the best dog backpack carriers for hiking

If you thought carriers are for babies, think again. You’ll be able to place your dog in a carrier and take them hiking or even through daily activities if you’re really attached to your pooch with the very hand dog carrier. Hiking carriers are like backpacks where you can place at your back or chest.

So today, we're going to show you 5 of the best dog backpack carriers for hiking. We’ll talk about features you might want to keep an eye on and reviews on the best carriers available in the market.

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The Best Beach Chairs Of 2017 – Getting The Best Thing To Lean On

I love the summer and the vibes it comes with, there’s nothing better than just sitting at the beach gazing at the sun and drinking my mojito. When I was a kid, my father took me everywhere, and my favorite place was the beach. Back then when I was a kid, I didn’t think much about relaxing; the only important thing was to build as much sand castles as possible and to jump in the water like a little dog.

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As I grew older, I started to appreciate different aspects of the beach, and the time spent in the water was replaced with grabbing the best beach chairs I could find and my favorite book.

Today I will share with you some of the best chairs that can be used at the beach and even for camping or fishing, etc.

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Your Camping Companion: The 5 Best Portable Power Supplies For Camping

You may be using your cell phone for GPS or predicting what the weather situation will be, only to have have the battery die on you. Similarly, other camping appliances you frequently rely on runs out of juice. Instead of walking around the woods blind or getting stuck without any power, purchasing a portable power supply for your camping trip should be every camper’s topmost priority.

You may be overwhelmed by the quantity of portable power supplies available in the market, but fear not! just scroll down and learn about the 5 best portable power supplies for camping.

An Overview of the 5 Best Portable Power Supplies for Camping

*** For more information about the products listed, you may check individual items at Amazon.com

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How to Protect your Toes When Hiking?

Do you love hiking? Are you currently planning a hike requiring you to exert a lot of effort descending rough and mountainous terrains? If your answer is yes, then you have to arm yourself with relevant information on how to protect your toes when hiking.

Remember that while hiking is an exciting and fun activity, it can also put a significant amount of pressure on your knees, feet, and toes. It can result in swollen toenails, painful and uncomfortable feet, and soreness. Many thanks to guest blogger – Steve Owen from Shoescast.com for sharing useful tips with us to resolve above mentioned issues.

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How hot is a Campfire and How to build one?

The first form of intentionally started a fire in history was a campfire. From its discovery, it was served as a tool to cook food, to light up the dark and the most basic purpose of it was to provide warmth. Soon the campfires were the center of happenings in tribes, a lot of legends revolve and start out of the campfire and continue to be told in the campfire stories. To know how hot is a campfire, first, you have to know how to build it.

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