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Camping Tips: Managing Waste

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One important aspect of camping is how to manage your waste produced.  Here are some great articles on how to manage and reduce your waste.

Managing Waste While Camping

When preparing for upcoming camping trips, it’s important to know how to properly manage waste produced while camping. Sometimes, it’s a matter of safety. … Home Outdoor & Recreation Backpacking, Hiking & Camping …

Publish Date: 04/08/2010 15:23

http://www.suite101.com/content/managing-waste-while-camping-a223163

Managing Your Large Family Trash Disposal Whether Camping, or at

Teach your children while they are young not to waste things like paper, and to make an effort to reduce their own personal trash amounts. You will be raising some very conscientious kids into some very responsible adults that may be …

Publish Date: 08/23/2010 8:10

http://blog.familytravelgear.com/?p=404

Eco-friendly Camping Tips | Ultimate Camping Guide

When washing yourself or dishes while camping, it is important that the water you are rinsing away is not harmful. Find soaps that are biodegradable so that they are less likely to contaminate streams or harm animals that may drink from them. … Bury any human and pet waste thoroughly, including toilet paper. Additionally, take care to avoid causing a wilderness fire. Create a contained fire pit with stones to help keep flames contained. Make sure your fire is completely …

Publish Date: 08/21/2010 9:50

http://www.turkrad2009.org/camping-sleeping-bags/eco-friendly-camping-tips

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Camping in Different Weather Situations

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Setting up camp can be tricky at times, especially when the weather is unpredictable. Being “victims” of tents being blown away by the wind in a storm before, it’s a good thing to be prepared. Here are a couple of articles that deal with camping in different weather situations.

How To Pitching A Camping And Hiking Tent In Different Condition

It is the first step to know the precise weather conditions before pitching a camping and hiking tent. In this section we will discuss about how to pitch a camping and hiking tents in different weather conditions. Pitching a Tent in …

Publish Date: 08/04/2010 11:16

http://www.cultuslakelots.com/camping-tent/how-to-pitching-a-camping-and-hiking-tent-in-different-condition

Pitch Your Tent In The Right Place

This should take some of the worst of the wind away from the tent by deflecting it over the tent. In spells of sunny weather it is a good idea to choose a shaded area of the campsite to pitch your tent on. The inside of a tent can …

Publish Date: 08/04/2010 13:49

http://tracksandtrails.ca/2010/08/pitch-your-tent-in-the-right-place/

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Camping Tips: Camping in Hot Weather

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Summer is still here and with that comes the heat. The heat shouldn’t deter you from enjoying camping though. Here are some tips for camping in the heat. So read, camp, and enjoy!

Tips For Camping In The Heat « Sleeping In Tents

Camp at higher elevation, say about 10000 feet is good. That is where I am going in a couple of days. Patric Herring. June 8th, 2010. Great tips for everyone to remember, regardless of how experienced you are in backpacking and camping! …

Publish Date: 06/08/2010 7:42

http://www.sleepingintents.com/2010/06/08/tips-for-camping-in-the-heat/

5 Tips for Desert Camping

If you heed only one tip from this list, make it this one: dehydration is probably the biggest danger in the desert. You’ll drink far more water in the dry heat of the desert than you would in a more humid climate. …

Publish Date: 06/30/2010 10:33

http://matadorsports.com/5-tips-for-desert-camping

What You Should Know About Hot Weather Camping

As we reach record high temperatures across the US it’s probably a good time to review some of the tips for hot weather camping. Here are some tips to beat the heat that I have learned from my 25+ years camping with the Boy Scouts. …

Publish Date: 07/27/2010 0:45

http://shoutinggorilla.com/pop-und-politik/?p=21304

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Camping Articles

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Wilderness Camping – Awesome Fun Or Merely A Really Painful Idea?

In an inhospitable environment it is most productive to test your skills on survival and achieve the hidden satisfactions of the wilder side of yours. This is.

Publish Date: 01/27/2010 18:00

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Go Camping With The Family in a Trailer Tent : Travel Blog

While many people like feel that RV’s and campers are the best option for camping over the holidays, the trailer tent is becoming more and more popular. While trailer tents do not have as many amenities as campers do, they do have a …

Publish Date: 01/27/2010 16:09

http://www.ntwp.net/travel-blog/

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Crossing a Stream Safely

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Winter Camping

Backpacker Blogs – Beginner’s Guide to Winter Camping, Part II

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For winter camping purposes, think of your head like the radiator on your car. Cover it, and your engine runs warm. Expose it, and the engine cools. Strip the hat when you’re climbing hard up a steep hill, and when you’re sedentary in …

Publish Date: 01/25/2010 7:47

http://www.backpacker.com/blogs/

Winter backpacking can be good times – NashuaTelegraph.com

Typically, the only warm in warm winter camping is in the evenings, and perhaps again in the morning when you are awake and in camp to tend to some sort of heat source. That heat source might be a campfire in front of a tarp shelter, …

Publish Date: 01/24/2010 6:06

http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/columnists

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Camping with a Dog

Our family is thinking about going camping sometime and taking our dog along. I have some questions for all you people out there who have experience with this, as I have NONE. 🙂

Read the complete camping story from the Seattle Post Inelligencer.

The questions are sincere, but also amusing. The answers from readers are helpful.

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Camping Honeymoon

My wife and I were dirt poor when we got married. But, we managed a six-week honeymoon by tenting the whole way. Well, we did stay with friends a few nights and one night in a motel. That was in Las Vegas where it was just too hot to camp.

Our marriage is going strong after 25 years, in spite of our tenting honeymoon, or maybe because of it.

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