A Collapsible Water Bottle Is The Right Choice For Outdoor Activity

A collapsible water bottle is a handy, space-saving water container, which you can take along on trips and travels with convenience. It folds up and reduces to 20% of its actual size when not in use. You can use the collapsible bottles to carry drinking water while travelling; it is usually made of non-toxic, food-grade materials like polyethylene, plastic, silicon or PP. It is perfect for camping, picnics, field trips and hiking, as you can carry them easily in your backpack. These bottles are available in various sizes; 480 ml is among the normal ones, there are other sizes, large and small for different purposes. Benefits of A collapsible water bottle: • Takes less space when empty than the ordinary …

How To Create An Emergency Plan In 6 Easy Steps

1. Get Your Household Information Squared Away Emergencies happen with little or no warning, so it’s essential to have all your household information easily accessible. That includes insurance documents, birth certificates, passports, and local maps. Place these items inside your emergency kit and have it stowed away. Create secondary copies of each document and place them inside your car emergency kit. Having two sets of prints ensures your prepared to respond to any emergency, on the road or at home. 2. Know Your Local Hazards To build an effective emergency plan, you need to know the hazards that are most likely to affect your family. Is it a tornado, a power outage, a flood? Understanding is important. Because it gives …

Why a Good Camp Grill is Important

Camping is a fun outdoor family activity. Taking your family camping can create memories that they will never forget. However, before you go, you want to make sure that you have all of the necessary camping equipment that you will need to have a great camping trip. One of the best parts of camping is the food that you get to enjoy and do not eat all the time at home. Having a camp grill that is easy to use as well as made for the outdoors is a huge plus for any outdoor camping adventure.Camp grills come in all shapes and sizes, as well as price ranges.Using a grill that is easy to set up can make your trip …

Survival Tips For Backpackers

Why survival tips for backpackers? Certainly backpacking may never become a matter of wilderness survival for you, especially if you are careful in your planning. Still, getting lost or twisting an ankle far from any road is always a possibility. In any case, learning a few new things from time to time is a great way to make your trips safer and more interesting. With that in mind, here are a few random survival tricks and skills based on my own experience. A Few Survival Tips To Remember You can make snow-block shelters without tools when the conditions are right. I have made trench-shelters of 2 x 3 foot snow-blocks with no tools. I stomped rectangles in the heavily-crusted snow …

Many Advantages of Polywood

Poly-Wood is a term quickly sweeping the country, not because it is new on the scene. Perhaps because the United States is starting to catch on to what two very innovative men found out a long time ago in a garage in Indiana? Poly-Wood HDPE plastic lumber is the ideal recycled material for constructing outdoor patio furniture built to withstand the elements. Poly-Wood is a high quality, durable lumber substitute made from high density recycled plastic polymer. The unique qualities and nature of polywood make it flexible, comfortable and ideal for manufacturing outdoor patio furniture. The polywood plastic lumber is extruded from pellets of recycled milk jugs into plastic lumber that can be cut, routered, screwed and assembled into sustainable …

Making Clothes For Backpacking

Making clothes? If you enjoy backpacking AND sewing, go for it. As for myself, I started buying gear again after the first hundred tedious hours of sewing . Then I discovered that there are some backpacking clothes you can make cheaply and quickly. Making Hand Warmers Stick your hands inside a pair of socks and mark where your fingertips and thumb-tip are, using a pen or marker. Then cut holes where the marks are. You now have hand warmers that leave your fingers free. Mine weigh about an ounce, but this depends on the socks that you use. You can use these under other gloves or mittens in colder weather, and when you remove your mittens to tie your shoes, …

Joshua Tree – Hiking Ryan Mountain

With the onset of winter, hikers in California turn to Joshua Tree in the Mojave Desert. Hiking Ryan Mountain is good way to see an excellent summit view of the park. Joshua Tree – Ryan Mountain If you’re looking for the best view in Joshua Tree National Park, Ryan Mountain is the undisputed winner. Make it to the top and you’ll find a 360 degree view of the park with mountains on one side and the sprawling desert on the other. Ryan Mountain is reached by hiking the…drum roll please…Ryan Mountain Trail. The trail is roughly one and half miles and takes 45 minutes to an hour depending on your pace. Easy to follow, the trail winds to and up …

How To Choose Your Dome Tent

There are some important factors that have to be taken into consideration before buying any type of tents, such as the number of people who will be using it, how and where it will be used and the price. This applies to all tent styles including dome tents. The dome tent has become one of the most popular tent styles today, which is available in a wide range of designs, shapes and sizes. Some of them may be regular dome shaped while others can be made up of several domes, but all dome tents use a geometrical design in their poles to hold the tent up, and rather than the firmness of the frame itself, the sturdiness of a dome …

Hammocks- Relax in a Hammock Bed, Chair, or Swing.

This article deals with the most common use of the word hammock. A hammock is a sling for sleeping or resting in. Particularly in the southern US, a hammock can also mean a piece of thickly wooded land, usually covered with bushes and vines. The hammock is a device used to sleep or rest in and consists of cloth or a network of twine or thin rope which is stretched between two firm points to create the perfect hammock. The Garden Hammock was developed in South America or the Caribbean. Hammocks are standard items in almost all yards and homes in the Yucatan. Hammocks were said to have arrived in Yucatan from the Caribbean less than two centuries before the …

Hammocks – Relax in a Hammock Bed, Chair, or Swing.

This article deals with the most common use of the word hammock. A hammock is a sling for sleeping or resting in. Particularly in the southern US, a hammock can also mean a piece of thickly wooded land, usually covered with bushes and vines. The hammock is a device used to sleep or rest in and consists of cloth or a network of twine or thin rope which is stretched between two firm points to create the perfect hammock. The Garden Hammock was developed in South America or the Caribbean. Hammocks are standard items in almost all yards and homes in the Yucatan. Hammocks were said to have arrived in Yucatan from the Caribbean less than two centuries before the …