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Boyfriend, Camping, Gift Ideas -

So your boyfriend's special day is just around the corner and your still deciding what to get him? You know he loves the outdoors and camping, but just can't decide on something? We've got you covered with 7 Fantastic gift ideas that we know he'll love.

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When asked about the right camping backpack, most people who do not have any experience in camping will say that it is just a bag. The kind of backpack one chooses is not a small issue to people who have experience in camping. You will never be grateful for a good backpack until you have an experience with a bad one. For instance, a trekker who went on a trip to Appalachians in the year 1994 went back home broken and bleeding from the heaviness of a bad backpack which caused his hips to be injured. Ten years later, he was...

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Camping, National Parks -

Taking a camping trip can be a fun and affordable vacation if you enjoy the outdoors and nature. Camping offers your family the opportunity to explore the great outdoors and spend quality time together. There are no televisions, computers or other distractions to take away from family time. State and national parks in the U.S. make camping easier with various facilities and maintained camp grounds. They have such services and amenities as garbage disposal, hot showers, guide maps, barbecue pits and first aid stations. Some have boat rentals, camper hookups and horseback riding. There are also things to keep the...

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Camping, Newbies, Tips -

A lot of people still think that all they need to do when planning a camping trip is find a good campsite and prepare all their gear. Don’t get me wrong; this is very important. But that’s not all there is to do when you’re making preparations for camping. As a matter of fact, I personally think that that’s only about half of it. The other half involves using a little bit of smarts and a lot of common sense. A lot of times, campers tend to find themselves in situations which could have been avoided if only they were...

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