A Beginner’s Guide to Camping Gear

A Beginner's Guide to Camping Gear

When you first start camping, it’s not easy to know what you will need. Plus, you have to decide which items you should buy, and what you can rent or borrow from your own household supplies. To help you get started, we’ve put together a list of gear that you should take on any camping trip, whether you’re car camping or backpacking. Of course, these aren’t necessarily the only things you might want to carry, but these essentials will put you on the path toward a successful camping trip. You can rent most of the equipment here, but if you plan to start camping regularly, some things (like a good tent and water bottles) are worth the investment. Make sure you get a tent with

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Beginner’s Guide to Car Camping

Beginner's Guide to Car Camping

nCamp – Beginner’s Guide to Car Camping – Where to Go & What to Pack: If you don’t have much camping experience, you’re not alone. Over the past 20 years, fewer kids have been introduced to the outdoors, so a declining number of people have grown up camping with family and friends. It’s no surprise, then, that many adults these days have never pitched a tent or cooked over a camp stove. If you’d like to start camping, but aren’t sure where to begin, car camping in a state park is a great first step. When you camp in a park close to your vehicle, you can enjoy the outdoors without having to rough it too much. At most state parks, you’ll have access to

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3 Camping Recipes with an Appalachian Twist

3 Camping Recipes with an Appalachian Twist

The following article is a paid collaboration with Wild, Wonderful West Virginia. Want to upgrade your campsite cooking? Give it a hearty country touch with some age-old mountain advice. Here are some traditional recipes to craft a forest feast, even without all the bells and whistles of your kitchen. Keep in mind: For a fresh taste, forage for some wild ingredients. Cast-iron cookware is best for an authentic taste, and most of these recipes can be cooked with a single deep-dish cast iron skillet. But be sure to pack a potholder, because cast iron retains heat. Bring a water filter to cut down on weight and bulk if you will have a water source. If you’re camping in the backwoods, where fire rings won’t have

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Video – The nCamp Prep Surface is the Ultimate Outdoor Cooking Accessory

Video - The nCamp Prep Surface is the Ultimate Outdoor Cooking Accessory

Find out why the nCamp Prep Surface is the ultimate camping accessory in this 30 second video. The nCamp Prep Surface is an awesome outdoor cooking accessory. No longer do you have to worry about your food ending up in the dirt or finding a stable rock to set your coffee cup. The Prep Surface offers a stable cutting, prep and setting surface while cooking outdoors. It nests with the nCamp Stove adding about .3in (.64cm) to the overall thickness, while providing you with almost 57sq.in. (367sq.cm.) of horizontal work surface. The carrying bag allows you to nest and pack the Prep Surface and Stove. The bamboo top is a great cutting surface and is naturally anti-microbial. It is lightly coated with a vegetable oil finish and

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