Camping

Exploring the great outdoors can be much more enjoyable when you’re comfortable in what you’re wearing. This perfectly explains why hikers, trail walkers and backpackers pay that much attention to the finer details of their equipment. Ask any hiker or backpacker who has purchased a poor-fitting pair of hiking shoes and you’ll hear the horrors of an uncomfortable journey

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Camping is certainly an exhilarating experience, perfect for when you want to have some peace and quiet away from the hustle and bustle of the world. It’s the ideal kind of adventure when you want to get away from the company of screens and become one with nature instead. However, when you’re an inexperienced camper, many things can turn your outdoor adventure into a burden that takes away all the fun. Lucky for you, we’ve got some tips that can help you make your experience better

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Before you pick your first campsite and start navigating through the vast Australian wilderness, it’s important to plan in advance all the essentials you will need to take in your backpack so that you can survive. Some survivalist experts like to tell newbies to just rough it up but that doesn’t necessarily mean you should suffer on your first trip. Although you’re going to become better as you put more excursions under your belt, your first trip into the wilderness doesn’t have to be a complete disaster. Here are a few tips to help you prepare

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For skiers, buying thermals socks is just as important as choosing any other piece of the rest of their apparel. Just like ski jackets, pants and boots, ski socks are an integral part of your set-setup, affecting your comfort and performance up on the slopes. Getting them right can make a world of difference between a fun day outdoors and a bad skiing experience resulting in wet and numb/cold feet. Thanks to technological advancements, today ski socks are far more specialized than they were years ago, which means wearing your normal socks is not a good idea. If you’re about to go on a ski clothing shopping spree, here are some tips to help you out decide what kind of socks for skiing you should [&hellip

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Choosing the right style of hiking shoes is a matchmaking process. Buy yourself a good pair of footwear to protect your feet and the trails are your oyster. And although hiking shoes come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors, at the end of the day they all do the same thing – provide a platform to keep you hiking along your chosen path comfortably and well protected. But before you tie the knot and splurge on your new adventure ally, there are some factors to consider to make the best buy. Here’s a bit of help on the matter. Application – What Is Your Quest? The terrain, season, weather, as well as how much weight you’ll carry are all factors to consider when [&hellip

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We’re all aware of the fact that public camping showers can be dirty and unsanitary. But imagine camping in the wilderness with no shower facilities available at all. It seems like a nightmare, right? However, in today’s modern-day and age you shouldn’t worry about such thing as there is an ideal solution – pop up shower tents. Unlike public camping showers, personal shower tents are clean and easy to use. Taking into consideration the fact that it is not recommended to bathe in lakes or rivers, as your soap and shampoo can be harmful to the natural aquatic life, a shower tent can be the perfect choice to stay fresh and clean on your adventures. Features of shower tents When it comes to pop up [&hellip

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Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast who frequently goes hunting, camping or hiking, or your job involves traveling to remote areas in Australia, a tactical (military) backpack can be one of the most valuable pieces of equipment you can own. It allows you to carry around a lot of items in a safe and well-organized manner. The tough construction of a tactical backpack makes it ideal for use in a variety of rugged environments and weather conditions. And while differentiating between a tactical backpack and a regular one is relatively easy, even for the uninformed buyer, buying the best tactical model requires careful consideration so that you don’t end up with a product that’s smaller and less durable than what you need. That being said, there [&hellip

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Considering how Australia has a pleasant climate and is home to some of the world’s most beautiful outdoor scenery, it’s no wonder that Aussies love camping. But we also love the comfort of our homes, right? And the outdoors can often be rough, cold and wet. However, with the right tent you can stay warm and dry, and enjoy everything nature has to offer. The following tips can help you pick an outdoor home that meets all your essential needs

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Every now and then we all need to take a break from the concrete jungle and just lose ourselves in the divinity of nature. If you are planning your next camping adventure and don’t want to embark without knowing that you’ll have the comfort of a spacious awning, you have probably already started the – not quite easy – search for the ideal awnings for your ride. Size, material, coating, price – what matters most? Self-supporting or not? Inflatable or conventional? In today’s blog post, I’ll provide some information and guidelines to help you find the best awnings for 4×4 vehicles. Let’s get to work

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So you’ve just made a hefty investment in a quality tent and you are looking for a way to ensure that it stays well protected for as long as possible. Here’s a smart idea – buy a groundsheet. These tent accessories were made to protect the floor of your outdoor home against everything that nature may throw at it. They may not be as cheap as you’d hope, but they are certainly worth it. When faced with a damage of any kind, you will only need to replace the groundsheet instead of the entire tent. How’s that for convenience

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