Camp Stove in a Backpack

How To : Light a camp stove

Join Scoutmaster Houts as he demonstrates how to use a backpacking mini camp stove. Detailed step by step instructions are given for setup and use.

How To : Backpack and camp with healthy food

Just because you are not at home is no reason to abandon your healthy eating lifestyle. In this tutorial, you will learn all about planning healthy meals and snacks while you are on the go. Discover how to pack your backpack with the right, lightweight snacks and maintain prop ...more

How To : Purify water

Thoreau said, “Water is the only drink for a wise man.” Here’s how to purify yours when you’re out in the wild. To purify water, you will need a camp stove or campfire, water purifier, water purification tablets, and a container to collect the clean water. Learn how to make sa ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To : Pack for mountaineering & backpacking trips

In this tutorial, we learn how to pack for mountaineering and backpacking trips. You will need a large backpack that fits your body, then lay out all of your items in front of you. Place your sleeping bag on the bottom of the backpack first, rolling it up tightly. Next, place ...more

How To : Make a $1 soda can popcorn machine

For your next home movie night, pop some fresh popcorn without using those microwave bags. Learn how you can build a simple popcorn popper made from a soda, beer, or any aluminum can. You can use this in a camp fire, on top of a candle or simply on your stove. Check out this h ...more

How To : Prepare and cook a meal as a Boy Scout

As a Boy Scout, when the First Class rank is attained, a scout has learned all the basic camping and outdoors skills of a scout. He can fend for himself in the wild, lead others on a hike or campout, set up a camp site, plan and properly prepare meals, and provide first aid fo ...more

How To : Live in your car

Whether you have to move into your car or you want to, there are some bases you need to cover. This Howcast guide demonstrates how to live out of your car. This is also helpful for cross country trips. You Will Need * Pillows * Blankets or a sleeping bag * A cooler * A camp s ...more

How To : Properly adjust a hiking backpack

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to adjust a hiking backpack. Begin by loosening all the straps on the backpack. Then load the backpack onto yourself. Have the majority weight of the backpack on the hips. Tighten the hip belt and strap it around the hips. Make adjustm ...more

How To : Make an All-Night Campfire with Just One Log

The next time you're out camping, whether it's outdoors in the wilderness or right outside in your own backyard, try this hack out for an effortless campfire all night long. While there is definitely some prep work involved, it's well worth it if you don't need a huge bonfire, ...more

How To : Make a cheap woodburning stove for camping

Finding yourself in the wilderness where there is no chance of possibly making a fire outside is pretty dangerous. But you can avoid the danger by making your very own cheap woodburning stove for the inside of you shelter. Enjoy! In order to heat the shelter we thought that w ...more

How To : Make an ultralight wick backpacking stove

Remind yourself how to make an ultralight wick back packing stove with tips from this how-to video. Or, just plain teach yourself how to do it, depending on what level you are at in making ultralight wick backpacking stoves.

How To : Camp cook when backpacking

Cooking on a backpacking trip is all about nutrition and efficiency. Learn about camp cooking and nutrition in this free backpacking video on wilderness and the outdoors. Part 1 of 10 - How to Camp cook when backpacking. Camp cook when backpacking - Part 2 of 10. Click through ...more

How To : Make a cool miniature stove

Here's how to make a great little portable stove from stuff you probably have laying around your house! It's perfect for camping, backpacking, and power outages.

How To : Pack patrol boxes with useful items while camping

In this video tutorial, viewers learn about patrol boxes. There are two patrol boxes that are mentioned in this video. The materials that are contained in the first box are: a twin burner stove, propane lantern , adapter hose, propane converter, fat wood, fire starter, matches ...more

How To : Make a "hobo" stove

In this tutorial, learn how to make a lightweight stove for camping and survival. You will learn how to make an ultra lightweight alcohol stove. This stove weighs only one ounce and has no moving parts. It only takes a few short minutes to make and will outlast most convention ...more

How To : Make a Soda Can Stove for the Zombie Apocalypse

Today, I'll be showing you how to make a great little portable stove from stuff you probably already have lying around your house. It's perfect for camping, backpacking, power outages, or even a ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE! Video: . All you need to make this ultimate alcohol stove is an ...more

How To : Pack a backpack the best way

Backpacks are handy for camping, hiking, school and travel, but they can be difficult to pack properly. In this tutorial, learn how to pack your bag so that its light and efficient. You Will Need • A backpack • Items to be packed • Color-coded stuff bags • A survival kit ...more

How To : Dehydrate food for camping

This how-to video explains how to dehydrate food for backpacking or camping. This is very helpful, and could make meat last for up to 6 months. This could save a lot of money in the long run. Part 1 of 2 - How to Dehydrate food for camping. Part 2 of 2 - How to Dehydrate food ...more

How To : Make char cloth to start emergency fires

Jason shows you in this video tutorial, how to make char cloth to start emergency fires. Making your own emergency fire-starting material could someday save your life! Making char cloth is an easy way to make an emergency fire starter with materials you already have lying arou ...more

How To : Make magic flash paper

Flash paper is used by magicians however it is very expensive to buy, here's how to make it the easy way! This is a perfect prop DIY for making magical paper that ignites easily. Normally you need sulphiric acid. This uses toilet paper, a crushed emergency flare and a camping ...more

How To : Bond a primer wick to any alcohol stove

Check out this brief video tutorial on how to bond a primer wick to any alcohol stove. Installing a primer wick to a alcohol stove is easy. If you have an urge to head off camping, make sure you have your portable stove, and make sure it has a good wick. If not, you're going t ...more

How To : Make a penny alcohol stove

Check out this how-to guide on constructing a penny-stove. This video will take you through each small step of making the penny alcohol stove for camping or just for the garage.

How To : Carry your camping gear for cheap

Are you struggling to buy a high priced backpack for your wilderness trip? Fear not for there is this video out in the world looking to help you! In this video, learn how to carry your camping gear for cheap, without shelling out too many bones for an expensive camping backpack.

How To : Hang a bear bag

Backpacker editors demonstrate how to (and how not to) hang a bear bag to protect your food in bruin country. Check out this instructional camping video to ensure you have a safe and fun trip outdoors while camping in serious bear habitats. Learn the various methods of hanging ...more

How To : Cook your food while backpacking

Before you make that extended trek out into the wild, there are a few things any self-respecting camper should know how to do. And one of those things is how to feed oneself. With this free video guide, you'll learn how to safely and efficiently cook food when backpacking. For ...more

How To : Refill an extended reach camping Bic lighter

This video shows you how to take an extended reach Bic lighter (the kind you would use to light a camping stove, charcoal or something similar) and add more lighter fluid to extend it's life. As long as the spark is still good, you can refill your lighter, and this tutorial sh ...more

How To : Practice food safety on a camping trip

Before you make that extended camping trek out into the wilderness, there are a few things any self-respecting camper should know how to do. And one of those things is how to safely feed oneself. With this free video guide, you'll learn how to practice food safety when roughin ...more

How To : Build an alcohol beverage can stove

LannyPlans shares his unique methods and tools for building beverage-can alcohol stoves, which uses his Alcohol Stove Build Kit, to build a proven design, the Open Well Jet Alcohol Stove. In this video tutorial, LannyPlans shows how to heat treat using a turntable, how to mak ...more

How To : Make an ultra light alcohol stove

Check out this ultra light alcohol stove. It weighs only 1 oz and has no moving parts. You can make it yourself in just a few minutes and it will outlast most conventional stoves. Boils in under 5 minutes and the fuel is cheap. This is a perfect stove for ultra light backpacki ...more

How To : Make flash paper the easy way

Want to show off using the fancy flames of magicians? This video will show you how to easily make flash paper. To normally make flash paper is a complicated process involving sulphuric acid and nitric acid.. here's an easy way using toilet paper, an old flare and a camping stove.

How To : Cook under a tarp in rain

This is a video about shelter cooking. We are shown how people who are hammock camping in the rain are able to cook under their tarp. This is important because you have to have some way to cook under your shelter when it rains, and there's no way you can have a fire under ther ...more

How To : Clean an MSR miniworks backpack water filter

An MSR miniworks water filter is a small backpack style water filter that's great for purifying water while camping, hiking, or anytime in the great outdoors. The filter can get dirty over time, and will need maintenance. Watch this video survival training video and learn how ...more

How To : Pack a backpack for a standard hiking trip

In this video David Atkinson guides us through how to pack a backpack for a camping trip. The first step would be to include the bed and breakfast gear (tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad clothes and water)and then we need stone fuel for cooking and cook kit, food, headlamp, toi ...more

How To : Set up a classic A-Frame tent

There are tons of quick pop up tents available nowadays, but the classic A-Frame tent still remains one of the most popular. A-Frames are those classic tents with the spikes in the ground that hold it up. They take a little more effort to erect but they are perfect for backpac ...more

How To : Make a Simple Fog Machine to Prank Your Roommates

Like theme music, I always feel that I need more fog in my life. Fog can be useful for many reasons—warding off smaller siblings from your bedroom, keeping curious hands out of your cupboard, and tricking your friends into thinking there's something horribly wrong with their v ...more

How To : Use backpacking stoves & cooking

Stoves are useful when backpacking for cooking food and boiling water. Learn about using stoves, pots, and cookware while backpacking in this free camping video from a hiking expert. Part 1 of 11 - How to Use backpacking stoves & cooking. Use backpacking stoves & cooking - Par ...more

Survival 101 : 6 Ways to Purify Water in the Wild

Whether you are camping for the first time or you find yourself stranded somewhere due to a natural disaster or zombie apocalypse, it is important to know how to purify water in the wild if you don't have immediate access to store-bought water bottles. The most reliable metho ...more

News : Hack a stove from a soda can & rubbing alcohol

Here's a hack submitted by member SurvivalTek. Introducing the Pepsi-can stove! Cook meals with a soda can and some isopropyl alcohol! Say you're going camping or perhaps "moving" to smaller living quarters (i.e. - 5-speed hatchback); this compact stove will definitely come ...more

How To : 12 Handy Hacks for Your Next Camping Adventure

A ziplock freezer bag full of raw egg yolk and chopped up vegetables in a pot of boiling water may not sound like the most appetizing way to make an omelet, but this technique definitely works when you're camping and don't have a stove. There are tons of things you can do wit ...more

News : DIY Penny-Powered Stove

Light-weight, tiny, and easily doable, Mark Jurey's penny stove instructional demonstrates how to make a sleekly simple (and cheap) camping stove. First off, how does it work? Luckily, Jurey explains: "Burning fuel in the center and outer ring of the burner heats the cup and ...more

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