I'll be honest—I've never been a huge fan of camping. It's not that I have anything against nature, I'm just partial to showering and sleeping in my own bed. In fact, the only part of camping I've ever really enjoyed is sitting around a campfire. Outdoor fires are perfect for ...more
Warm water is an essential part of life that we sometimes tend to take for granted. Over one billion people, or roughly one-seventh of the world's population, have no access to hot water. Warm water is not only comforting when showering and bathing, but also helps the body ge ...more
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
To make yourself a tasty meal during a camping trip, all you need are chopped up raw meats and vegetables, glowing embers, and a roll of heavy-duty aluminum foil. Simply place ingredients in a tightly wrapped aluminum foil packet, place on hot embers, and wait until everything ...more
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
Nothing's better than frying up some eggs over the morning fire when you're camping. The smell of the outdoors, the heat of the fire, the bubbling of the eggs as they sit in that hot pan. But wait, what if you don't have a pan? If you don't have one, or you'd like to save the ...more
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
In order to build a good chuck box, you will need to do a lot of planning in advance, in order to make sure that you have the essentials and keep the weight of your chuck box down. The most important thing is weight, but you also need to consider: assembly, containers, modula ...more
In this keyboard tutorial, you'll learn how to play "This Is Me" from the Camp Rock soundtrack on the piano. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate or advanced piano players, players of all skill levels can play along. Watch this tutorial to get started playing "T ...more
Not every camper is looking to totally "rough it" while they are in the woods. In this clip, learn how to make a comfy, folding camping seat out of cheap supplies for less than five bucks! This foam pad is far better than the ones you buy at those expensive camping stores and ...more
Most of us are used to just grabbing a bag and throwing it in the microwave when we want popcorn. It's easy, convenient, and requires little to no cleanup. But what about those times when you're away from home and don't have access to a microwave? You can buy a popcorn popper ...more
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 Article: Plan a Camping Trip for a large group It may be more work that you thought, but following these steps is sure to prove you know what you’re doing! Invites Formulate a List of People to Invite This number should be between 10-50 Note that group sites always ...more
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
Robert Xyster, submitter to Love.Earn, shares another military-grade HowTo. Yesterday's deadfall trap tutorial laid out how to catch and kill common Iraq rodents. Today's lesson demonstrates how to make a fire in the wild, and most importantly, how to conceal it behind enemy l ...more
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Looking for a quick primer on how to resize a Windows Boot Camp partition? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in a matter of a few minutes. For more information, including detailed instructi ...more
Video: . This video will show you how to connect the positive and ground wire on the battery of your RV or camping trailer. There will be a red and a black or white wire for the ground, we'll show you how to hook everything up to get you up running.
SOUR GRASS. Sourgrass is known to the scientific world as Oxalis pes-caprae. To gardeners this may be a weed but to hikers and campers.....this is a delicious snack! Although not indigneous to CA, sour grass can be found just about anywhere. A great spot for me to munch is d ...more
This video shows you how to dehydrate spaghetti sauce in your oven to take on your next backpacking trip. This can be a great space saver for those long backpacking or camping trips.
Watch a 13 year old girl use a 10,000 year old tool to out strength a brand new army style camp cot. Check out this video to get some tips on how to do it on your own.
Diet.com brings you this 15 minute boot camp workout that will blast fat and tone your whole body. These exercises are meant to be done consecutively for a maximum calorie burn and results.
In this keyboard tutorial, you'll learn how to play "I Gotta Find You" from Camp Rock on the piano. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate or advanced piano players, players of all skill levels can play along. Watch this tutorial to get started playing "I Gotta Fi ...more
Need to access Windows XP or Vista? Have programs that only run on Windows, but love your MAC. Ya, we get it and agree. Run Windows and OSX on the same computer using Bootcamp, Parallels or other software. You can run simultaneously or separately depending on your needs. Paral ...more
Dan "The Lobster Man" Zawacki demonstrates how to make campfire lobster tails. First, quarter lemon halves. Then, butterfly the lobster tails by pushing on the tail. Use shears and cut the underside of the lobster down the middle. Flatten the tail a little more and use a knife ...more
This is a two part tutorial on how to dance to Camp Rock's song by the Jonas Brothers. The song 'We Rock' is a big part of the movie. This scene stars Joe Jonas and the choreography is amazing! DISCLAIMER: I DO NOT own these moves. All moves belong to the choreographer of Cam ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to use a propane tree to operate a camp stove. Start off with your propane tree that connects together simply. Attach this to the propane adapter so you can use the propane for both the stove and lantern. The lantern will be able to stay on aroun ...more
In this video series, learn the proper way to make a safe, long-burning campfire. Our expert will show you how to choose the right area in your campsite for the fire, how to build a fire pit, how to start a fire without matches, and how to properly put out the fire when you ar ...more
When it comes to the quality of a photo, lighting can make or break it. Too much light, and your subject looks washed out. Too little, and you can't even tell what your subject is. A ring light can help solve these issues when you're shooting portraits or close-ups. It distri ...more
When you are camping, having a place to sit down other than the ground is always a plus. If you don't have the strength or space to carry a chair with you as you hike, check out this video and learn to make one out of materials you find in the forest. This way, not only will y ...more
Last week I did some beach camping at the San Onofre State Beach "Trails" and my experience was less than satisfactory. I'm hoping that by reading what happened through my trip, you'll be able to plan for a better trip. According to the CA State Parks Website, San Onofre Blu ...more
It's debatable whether any of the products are at all necessary. All of these products can be found at REI.com REI Dog Tent - Adventure Dog Pack - Make him carry his own treats? Dog Hiking booties - in case the ground is too rough on his paws Pet First Aid Kit - This is t ...more
Watch this instructional video to learn how to tie the tautline hitch knot for camping. The tautline hitch knot is a favorite among campers. This knot is useful for adjusting the tension of tent guy lines and laundry lines, among other uses. The tautline hitch knot can be slip ...more
Learn how to put up a tarp for shade and protection from the rain in this video. First, find two trees with a nice flat spot in between them. Throw a rope up over a limb at least fifteen feet or so high. Now, tie the rope off to itself or to a smaller limb. Next, secure the ro ...more
There are all sorts of small survival stoves available, and the ESBIT stoves are some of the best. This video will teach you how to use an ESBIT stove to start a fire, even in the rain, and cooke a delicious and healthy backpacking meal on it.
Ok guys! Here it is! (Finally! lol) This dance took 3 hours to master...not 30 minutes! So don't get flustered or anything because you're having trouble... You can do it. You need a hat or visor and a microphone as critical props for this dance. This is a very cool dance from ...more
In this video, John E. Hiker walks you through the basics of building a campfire at a cold winter campsite in Olympic National Park. John shows you step by step how to gather the best wood and light a fire using a fire starter. Fire starters are considered to be one of the "te ...more
Putting up a tent is hard, but putting one up when one of your poles is broken is nearly impossible. Remember that little metal tube that came with your tent? Now is its time to shine. This video will teach you about the tent pole repair sleeve, the aforementioned metal tube, ...more
This fake car tent is perfect for camping anywhere you can park a car. I can't figure out if you can actually buy one but here's where I found the info about it.....Geekologie.com I can't imagine actually doing this.... But...you could probably get a hefty ticket...there's ...more
Camping is wonderful isn't it? You get to go out into the wild, build a fire, pitch a tent, and tell ghost stories. My favorite part about camping isn't any of those things, though. No, the best part about camping in my opinion is the food. Whether it be planking freshly caugh ...more
Tired of jet and helicopter campers in Battlefield 3? This guide will show you a surefire way to kill them before they can even get in the air, stopping them from becoming a nuisance later on. Learn how to camp the BF 3 campers.
Check out this how-to video to use essential tent setup tips for camping. Camping without a tent is like living without a house! Check out these easy tips for buying and taking care of your tent, and you'll be able to camp with it for a lifetime. Buy and Maintain a Camping Ten ...more
Two cans are shown to demonstrate how they can be used to boil water. The first can has a hole cut out of the bottom and one for the top. The second can is cut at the top like a cup and the bottom left whole. Its placed on top of the first can. Cotton balls and petroleum jelly ...more
Keeping things like food and water refrigerated while you're camping in the bush is nearly impossible. Unless of course you've chosen to camp somewhere freezing cold. But if you haven't, evaporative cooling can be an effective technique to utilize for keeping water cool and fo ...more
Building winter campfires is a great way to stay warm, cook food, and have fun! Learn all about how to make a campfire, from gathering kindling and cutting wood to lighting and fanning the fire, in this free cold weather camping video guide series. Part 1 of 20 - How to Build ...more
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.
This video tutorial is in the Arts & Crafts category where you will learn how to tie a sheet bend knot for camping. Take two ropes, make a bite at the end of one rope. Pass the end of the other rope through this bite from underneath and come back through the loop in the second ...more
You'll want to go camping just to eat these scrumptious campfire melted, gooey, marshmallowy desserts!
Getting back to nature can be an incredibly rewarding experience – unless critters come along and ruin it! Here's how to keep your food from being plundered. To keep your food protected while camping out in the great outdoors, try bringing along a cooler, a cloth or nylon sack ...more
Check out this how-to video to learn tips on building a camp fire. One of the most enjoyable things in the world is a long-burning campfire in the great outdoors. Check out these tips for getting a campfire going without harming the environment... or yourself. How To Build a C ...more
Heading to great outdoors or going camping? Better TV shows you an easy way to feed your family at the camp site. Watch this food and camping video for how-to tips.
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
In this clip, learn how to get your children ready for a camping trip. Camping can be a fantastic experience for your little ones where they can learn about the environment, animals and basic outdoor activities. Teach your kids outdoor safety and get them involved so that they ...more
Learn how to cook in the outdoors the real way - over a campfire! This how-to video shows some great recipes for the camp fire. These could end up making your camping experience much more fun.
Sure, most people despise campers, but when it comes down to it, everyone camps, no matter what the game. Nobody wants to admit it, that's all… except NextGenTactics! In this video, they show you some ideal camping locations for the Broadcast multiplayer map in Call of Duty 4: ...more
Are you not into rough, tough and dirty camping? Watch this camping instructional video by Better TV to learn how to rough it in style.
Solo camping is a scary and exciting prospect. Alone in the woods at night, no one can hear you scream. But for those who crave solitude and love the wilderness, there can be no greater thrill, no greater connection to the primitive part of yourself. In this nine-part video, w ...more
Using dirt for cleaning dishes? It can be done! If you're camping in the great outdoors and don't have dish soap, using dirt is a natural method of washing dishes. All you need is some dirt and boiling water to practice this valuable sanitation skill.