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Cot Vs Air Mattress for Camping: Pros and Cons

While camping, being able to get a good night’s sleep is crucial. The sleep system you use plays a major role in your comfort and warmth. The best sleep system depends on a number of factors including the type of camping you’re doing, your sleep position, and personal preference. This guide outlines the pros and …

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Fleece Vs Wool Vs Down: Pros and Cons

When dressing for cold weather, you have a number of insulating fabrics to choose from. Two of the most popular materials are fleece and wool. The best fabric for winter clothing depends on the weather conditions you expect, the activities you do, and your personal preference. This guide outlines the differences between fleece vs wool …

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Hot Tent Camping: Using a Portable Wood Tent Stove

Long nights and wet and freezing conditions make winter camping a challenge. Particularly during multi-day trips. Moisture from the environment, your breath, and perspiration build up in your tent, clothing, and sleeping bag. It’s difficult to stay dry. The freezing weather makes it impossible to warm up. You can only endure so much cold before …

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Winter Camping: 25 Tips for Camping in the Snow

Most campers stash away their tent and sleeping bag after the temperature begins to drop. If you properly prepare, winter camping doesn’t have to be cold and miserable. In fact, winter can offer some excellent camping. You don’t have to deal with crowds or insects and the landscape is absolutely beautiful. Of course, the cold …

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Inflatable Vs Foam Sleeping Pad: Pros and Cons

When choosing a sleeping pad, the most important decision you’ll have to make is whether to go with an inflatable or closed-cell foam model. This choice depends on the conditions you plan to camp in as well as your personal preference. This guide outlines the pros and cons of using an inflatable vs foam sleeping …

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3/4 Length Vs Full Length Sleeping Pad: Pros and Cons

To cut weight and bulk, some hikers use a 3/4 length sleeping pad instead of a full-length model. This is an option whether you prefer inflatable or closed-cell foam. To help you choose the best sleeping pad length, this guide outlines the pros and cons of using a 3/4 length vs full length sleeping pad. …

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Single Wall Vs Double Wall Tent: Pros and Cons

Tents fall into two categories: single-wall and double-wall. The ideal tent design for your trip depends on the climate and weather conditions you camp in, how much weight you want to carry, and personal preference. This guide lists the pros and cons of using a single-wall vs double-wall tent. I’ll cover weight, setup time and …

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