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Picking Out a Campsite

You've got your gear all packed in the trunk, and you're on your way with family or friends to the great outdoors for a weekend of camping. Pulling into the park, you find an open space and... what do you do next? Before unloading your gear, you might want...

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Preparing for Camping Season

There might still be snow on the ground, but just around the corner is a beautiful green wilderness, ripe for a new series of outdoor adventures. You might have cleverly stowed your gear in an organized fashion in the basement or attic; but over the winter, stuff gets...

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New Year’s Camping Resolutions

It’s the dawn of 2019! While you may still be in recovery from the holiday festivities, now’s a good time to think about your resolutions. Popular avenues include weight loss, work goals, and spending time with the family. We’ve got another fun topic—Camping! ...

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A Holiday Story for You, from Timber Ridge

We could’ve taken the easy way out and cranked out another article on camping, shopping for camping, preparing for camping, etc. But for a break, we thought it might be nice for you to sit back and read something purely for your enjoyment of a seasonal tale. So,...

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Camping Gifts for the Holidays

The holidays are upon us! After stuffing yourself with turkey, sweet potatoes, and pie, it’s time to get in the festive spirit. Snow is falling, wreaths are being hung, and a slew of holidays are lined up for people to celebrate. It’s the season of snowmen,...

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What to Wear when Winter Camping

Venturing out into the wintry wonderland for a weekend can be an adventure full of surreal sights and family bonding, but it also means freezing temperatures and rough weather. Before you go running out the door in just jeans and a hoodie, you should review weather...

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Tips for Sleeping Outdoors in a Tent

There's a romantic depiction of spending the night out in the wilderness: the glow of a full moon reflecting off the rippling waters of a babbling brook, the gentle chirping of nearby crickets, and the soft hoot of an owl perched on a branch. Maybe there's a lone howl...

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The Basics of Building a Campfire

Nothing beats a good campfire while you're out in the wilderness. Whether it's the warm glow of the dancing flames, or the smell of the burning wood and embers, it's a staple of your outdoor experience. Besides the romantic sentiment of it, the campfire is also one of...

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Tips for Fall Camping

Tips for Fall Camping Summer has ended. The air is getting cooler, leaves are turning to fiery tones of yellow, orange, and red, and people are getting ready for the fun and festivities of Halloween and Thanksgiving. It’s a season when we start moving our activities...

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