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Today is the perfect time to go over the basics of what to bring camping. Start getting your gear together now with this checklist of the top camping essentials.

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Since we talked about hiking last week, we thought we would give you some great hiking hacks you can use the next time you go out. Whether or not you hike all the time, or just every now and then, these hacks will come in handy. Duct tape – it is bulky to carry a roll of duct tape in your backpack, so instead wrap some around your water bottle and use it as needed. The only problem is if it gets too warm it may stick to itself pretty badly, so be careful when pulling some off when it...

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Whether you are a seasoned hiker, or just getting out on the trails now, it is always good to go over the basics of what you need to stay safe when hiking. Here are the 10 essentials:  Footwear - Finding that perfect pair of shoes may take some shopping and walking around to make sure the fit is right, and you have the amount of traction you need depending on what your hiking level is. Make sure you find a pair that not only fit comfortably but will give you the support you need. Map & Compass – Phone navigation...

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Want to know some uses for coffee filters? Have some left over or stored up? We'll give you some uses for them in our Camping Survival Journal.

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When and if you lose power, we'll give you some tips on staying warm, and keeping your family warm until the power comes back on.

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