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There are few things in this world that are as good as spending time in nature. Whether camping, fishing, hiking, cycling, skiing, or climbing Mount Everest, the pleasant sounds and sights found in the Good Outdoors are priceless. When some people think of camping, they picture relaxing under the canopies of trees and roaring camp fires. When others think of camping, flocks of mosquitoes and giant bears come to mind. For those of us in the former group, the options for camping are vast.  Below I will explore a few of the different types of camping. Car / Tent Camping...

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Below is an extended gear list for camping trips. Some of the items are handy things I have come across over the years and some are items I have not ever had to use on a trip.  Do your research on the location you are traveling to for your outdoor trip. Do they have a nearby general store for essentials? Is there food nearby or will you cook every meal at camp? Will you be fully exposed to the sun during the day or is there tree coverage? What is the duration and predicted weather? Take the approach of being...

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