Unless you want to drip-dry your way through a backcountry camping trip, odds are you’re going to need a camp towel for the journey. And no, that doesn’t mean we suggest bringing along a standard bulky bath towel for the trip. For one, they not suitable for compact transient travel. Also, when compared to packable camping towels, […]
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    When you’re out on a month-long journey, you camp in a new spot every night. Though unfamiliar at first, once you’ve set up the tent and established your kitchen, it instantly becomes home. Here are a few tips on choosing reliable gear to establish your little piece of paradise with the ever-changing view: Shelter I prefer […]
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    Camping is an adventure for the senses. From the first breath of fresh, pine-infused air to a cool afternoon dip in a nearby lake, just being alive in the great outdoors is invigorating. But sometimes, lazing around without cell service, Netflix or scheduled activities can get—dare I say it—a little boring. When the weather turns to rain and […]
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    The snowline is receding. The nights are getting warmer. And when the weekend comes, you’re starting to wonder why you’re sleeping at home.These are the signs of camping season. And it’s happening now. Get equipped. Make plans. Reserve those sites. And read on for 15 camping hacks that will make you a campsite pro this summer: 1. […]
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    After a major outcry over changes in how California state park campsites are reserved, the California State Parks Department is changing course. Last August, the state launched a new website called reservecalifornia.com, where campers would go to book campsites. Previously, the California State Parks Department had used a website called reserveamerica.com — the same website […]
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    The sun is just beginning to light up the eerily white Makgadikgadi salt flats when I make like a mound. It’s quiet—deafeningly so—until I hear a series of squeaks coming from behind me. The meerkats are awake and slowly emerging from their underground den. Suddenly, a self-appointed sentinel looks up at me with tiny spectacled […]
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    This is hardly surprising, given her work as a scientist in the fields of cell biology and microscopy, yet it is a trait that serves her equally well as an avid photographer who loves to explore the magic of nature. She spent many years photographing with a standard macro lens, but felt creatively stuck by […]
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