Truck Camping With Kodiak Canvas Truck Tent

During our research for a new family camping tent, I looked at a few options where you pitch your tent over your truck bed. It looked interesting but we passed on it and bought the Kodiak Canvas Cabin Tent – which for family camping was a good choice. However, there are times during the shoulder… Continue reading Truck Camping With Kodiak Canvas Truck Tent

5 Tips to Keep Your Camping Gear Dry

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Hiking in the rain is enjoyable for many reasons. The plants and grass look greener, insects come out of the ground and attract birds, and the trails are less crowded. On the flipside, you have to take care to ensure that you and your gear don’t get wet. Use these tips to stay dry and… Continue reading 5 Tips to Keep Your Camping Gear Dry

Family Camping With Kodiak Canvas Cabin Tent

If You Don’t Want To Buy a Tent Trailer At the end of last summer, our faithful dome tent of nine years finally told us it was time to retire and look for a new tent. The tent, Chinook Twin Peaks Guide 6 was a great tent for the east coast and there were three… Continue reading Family Camping With Kodiak Canvas Cabin Tent

All-In-One Coffee Brewer Kit For Camping – Cafflano Klassic

I wasn’t feeling the love with the various outdoor systems out there and I wanted something nicer that would be more than just for backpacking. So I found this Cafflano Klassic all-in-one pour over coffee maker at my local hipster coffee shop, but your can find it also at large outdoor stores like Mountain Equipment… Continue reading All-In-One Coffee Brewer Kit For Camping – Cafflano Klassic

How We Got Back Into Family Car Camping

[info_message style=”info”]This post will be updated as we do more trips and upgrade our gear as we go along![/info_message] We haven’t done any car camping in several years, I had gone down the path of hammock camping and rustic camping with the boys for the last few years. This summer, we wanted to do more… Continue reading How We Got Back Into Family Car Camping

The Cabins At Daicey Pond in Baxter State Park

I grew up only 2 hours from this state park, albeit across the Canadian border, but I would look out the window as we drove down I-95 to visit family in Portland & Rhode Island every Christmas. The snow peak of Mount Katahdin was like a mystery. Later in life a big regret was to… Continue reading The Cabins At Daicey Pond in Baxter State Park

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