Category: Tents

Setting goals for a new season

At the start of every season I find myself thinking about what next. Winter has come to Minesota. So I am once again trying to set some goals for a new winter season. Last winter my biggest goal was to do my first solo…

Dealing with low Mojo 2- follow-up

Well campers and Novice outdoors people as promised with the results of my MOJO test. Here I am back from my MOJO booster outings. How did it go. Well to be honest….it was splendiferous to say the least. I learnt a couple of valuable…

Dealing with low Mojo

Well Campers Here I am…Sitting at the “puter” banging away at the beaten up keyboard.(Yes, I bang at the computer, I am a 2 finger terror). Besides dealing with calluses on my 2 index fingers I persist. Although at times unsuccessfully I do persist….

The whole Camping Dilemma thing…

via The whole Camping Dilemma thing… How I decide on a tent or hammock……..its never an easy choice

The whole Camping Dilemma thing…

Making the choice to either Tent camp or Hammock it. I struggle every time I decide to go camping. Whether it is a short quick overnighter or for a couple nights. I know, for me and I’m sure many others it depends on when, where and weather. When I decide to go, I go. No matter what the weather decides to be on that day or days.

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A Red letter day, Another year…

Whoooot Tooot. !!!!!!!. Another milestone for me. As most of you are aware, I am a triple bypass heart surgery survivor. On April 11th, 2016, I underwent the surgery after problems were discovered during a routine annual medical check up. Today I celebrate my…

Afton State Park. MN. Planning my Walkabout and Scout

Yes its time to get outdoors again. Its been awhile for a camp out. Desperately need some nature selftime. So hit the internet and looked for a place to visit. I went straight to my favorite search website. The magnificent Minnesota DNR.

First Solo camp in the snow

Well, as the title suggests, I have just returned from my first ever solo camp in the snow. Why I said solo I don’t know, I have never camped in the snow alone or with others for that matter. But who’s checking ? right….

Prepping for my first Minnesota winter Camp

Not only to survive the winter without any mishaps but also to prepare to do a winter camping trip. This for me will be my biggest challenge yet in the outdoors. Something I look forward to with some trepidation. Can I do this, am I prepared, what to take, where and when.

Another 2 minute tip

A quick tip for those tent campers looking to get the pesky peg out the ground

French Army F1 2 man pup tent.

Hi Campers, I recently purchased a new camp tent. Why you ask. My old tent was a Ozark trails 2 man tent I purchased at Walmart. Great little tent, however I recently managed to put a hole in it. Repairing it would just need…

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