How much does it cost to run a portable air conditioner?

How much does it cost to run a portable air conditioner?Air conditioners need more electricity to run than just about any other appliance in your household. This is doubly true since most units run continuously for several hours at a time, while other power hogs like electric ovens or dryers get used for only a … Read more

How to clean your tent air conditioner

How to clean your tent air conditionerAdding a tent air conditioner to your camping setup can be a gamechanger, especially if you’re regularly setting up in hot or humid environments. They’re bulky, require a power source (although it won’t break the bank to run one), and need some extra maintenance, but you’ll thank yourself for … Read more

How many BTU should a camping air conditioner be?

How many BTU should a camping air conditioner be?Using a camping air conditioner can vastly improve your camping experience by allowing for a more comfortable night’s sleep. However, tent air conditioners come in a variety of styles and styles. To know how much cooling capacity you need, there are a few questions you’ll need to … Read more

The Best Tent Air Conditioners (UPDATED 2020)

Best tent air conditioners

Best Tent Air Conditioners Few experiences compare to the joy of camping: a full day of enjoying the wilderness followed by delicious food and great stories around the fire. Then when the sun dips below the horizon, you get to retire to the tent and let the wonderful sounds of nature lull you into sweet … Read more

Best Hammock Underquilt

Best hammock underquilt

Best Hammock Underquilt Hammocks were once a luxury item on camping trips, somewhere you could do a little midday lounging with a good book while someone else prepared lunch. Not anymore though; now those loungers are giving tents a run for their money as the preferred sleeping area. Not only are hammocks super comfortable, but they’re … Read more

How to pack a backpack

How to pack a backpack Contents How to pack a backpackFirst things first: do a gear-checkPrioritization: how to use the ‘zone’ systemStash your ‘biggies’ in the bottomThe central well: the core of your kitUp top for fast unloadingCompartmentalizing within your compartmentsBalancing the beast: how to keep your load levelLoading your pack for different activitiesBackpackingMountaineeringDay-hikesFinal words… … Read more

How to canoe camp

How to canoe camp Contents How to canoe campHow does canoe camping differ from backpacking?How do I plan a route?What camping equipment should I bring on a canoe trip?What’s your goal for the trip?What should I wear?How do I pack my boat?How do I portage my canoe?What if the boat capsizes?How to have a great … Read more

Joshua Tree Camping – A Camper’s Guide

Joshua Tree National Park is an awe-inspiring 800,000-acre landscape that gets its name from the beautiful Joshua Trees that dot the Mojave and Colorado deserts. The east side of the park is dominated by the lowland Colorado desert that is known for its spiky bushes and prickly cacti. The west side contains the highland Mojave ... Read more