9 Common Cooler Mistakes that Cause Food to Spoil

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Whether you go camping, on a fun road trip, or tailgating event, the cooler is the most important camping essential that you’ll take with you. However, nothing fun about getting to your destination only to find your food is not cold and is starting to spoil! However, these common cooler mistakes are easily correctible.

From buying, picking out the color to packing an ice chest and even the kind of ice you use all hinders whether or not your food will spoil. We’ll show you what NOT to do with your cooler.

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Useless Things You Should NOT Bring Camping!

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When you go camping, there’s no plausible reason why you need to bring everything but the kitchen sink. Certain items that you may think are useful are actually not. And to boot, they may very well get you in serious trouble in the wild! So, we’ll show you some nonessential things you should not bring camping. In other words, leave ’em at home!

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Best Dutch Oven Camping Recipes to Make Over a Campfire

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Dutch oven camping recipes are all the rage now! They’re delicious, super easy to make and cleanup is a breeze. The best part is these one pot wonders can be cooked over a campfire, your camp stove or grill! All you need is your cast iron dutch oven, some ingredients and a bed of piping hot coals to stew up these tasty one pot meals and desserts. I promise, these dutch oven camping recipes are sure to satisfy even the pickiest eaters!

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What is a Dry Bag? Why Every Outdoor Lover Should Have One

Do you enjoy outdoor water activities like kayaking and boating? Well, chances are you already know what a dry bag is. However, if you’re new to outdoor water sports and activities such as paddling, rafting, snorkeling or other exciting water adventures, then you surely will want to know how valuable a dry bag is! But, they’re not just for using on the water and here’s why!

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US Sticker Maps for RV, Road Trips & Truckers

It’s a misnomer that every RV must have a U.S. sticker map decal on their motorhome or camper. But, these state decals aren’t just for RV travelers! Road trippers also love to show off every state stickers they have either traveled through or camped in. As well, truck drivers are even sticking them onto their rigs as a reminder of which states they’ve pulled their loads through. 

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Motocamping – Find Places to Camp with Your Motorcycle

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Motocamping is today’s version of cowboy camping of the pioneering days. Centuries ago cowboys and travelers traversed by horse and set up camp along the trails for the night. Today, a more modern version of off road motorcycles have taken the lead in backcountry camping; the same as our horse camping ancestors. Hence, why it’s called Motocamping. It’s motorcycle camping at its’ best!

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10 Things You Should NEVER Do to Cast Iron Cookware

Cast iron is the icon of outdoor cooking. Whether over a campfire or camp stove, it’s the cookware of choice! But cast iron skillets and dutch ovens are one of the most preferred cooking vessels amongst acclaimed chefs and homemakers However, though it’s tough as steel, there are some things you should never do to cast iron for a variety of reasons. 

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12+ Different Ways to Use a Tent Other Than for Sleeping

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Did you know that tents are not just for sleeping and camping? Portable gazebos, canopies and camping tents are intended to be a shelter for humans to protect them from inclement weather and privacy. These different kinds of tents and their uses are great living spaces for RVs, overlanding, truck camping and even van life! But, there are several other ways to use a tent whether it’s for camping, on the beach or  even at home in your backyard, on your patio or near the pool.

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Does Bear Spray Work? Is it Legit or Scam?

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We’ve heard many tell us to carry bear spray anytime we hit the hiking trail, go backpacking or camp in bear country. But, does bear pepper spray work as the manufacturers claim or is it a gimmick or scam to just get you to buy it? Do these type of bear deterrents just offer a false sense of security to make you think you’re safe from a bear encounter?

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