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Hammock vs. Tent: Which One Is The Best For Your Next Outdoor Experience?

When I started doing outdoor activities such as hiking, backpacking, and camping, I had always been using a tent as my outdoor shelter. With my various adventure with it, I can say that I was always satisfied with what it provides me during my trek.

But one time, a friend of mine advised me to try bringing a hammock for my next hike. Since then, I shall say that I was always confused about what to bring for my next outdoor adventure.

If you have the same experience regarding hammock vs. tent, I suggest that you read this writing piece so that you would not get stumped by choosing which backpacking equipment is the best for you to bring.

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3-season Vs. 4-season Tent: Which One Is The Best For You?

The 3-season vs. 4-season tent debate has been one of the most interesting topics of many backpackers.

The difference is not complicated, but knowing how one is distinct from the other will surely save you a lot of money and regrets.

Are you planning to buy one but undecided which of these two is the best for you? If yes, keep reading as I have prepared some important points you have to consider before making an order. 

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How To Weatherproof A Tent Using The Easy Steps

If you are an outdoor enthusiast, I know you are aware that getting some sleep is very vital for your adventure. In other words, getting tired and needing to rest are some of the things that you may experience.

Once you do not sleep or ease up yourself in a tent, you may not enjoy your future activities as you might have no energy anymore.

Even though tents are invaluable especially during sudden weather changes, there are instances your reliable tent is leaking while you are taking a rest. Admit it or not, this inevitable matter can be an unpleasant situation especially if you do not know what to do.

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Read to Know the Best Freeze Dried Food for Backpacking

It is true that when we go out for a backpacking trip, lots of energy gets vanished, especially with my friends and me. The main question which always keeps coming into my mind is that what I would cook after an adventurous and yet an exhausting day. Thus, the only answer I found to this problem is the best freeze dried food.

You must be wondering that why I am saying so?

Well! For every backpacker like me, a quick meal is very important to get back our lost energy. There are lots of options on the market for the freeze dried food. So, I pick up the one which is comfortable for backpacking and also has a longer shelf life.

Lots of people also have a misconception in their mind that freeze dried foods are not in good in taste. 

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The Useful Tips On How To Stay Warm In A Tent

Many people find venturing in the wild one of the most effective ways to relax and experience calmness and utmost peace of mind. As a person who loves this outdoor activity too, I can say that the said statement is a fact whether you are doing it during the winter season or cold windy night.

While snow and condensation in tent happen even to most experienced campers, hikers, and backpackers, there are a lot of things that you can do to avoid these inconvenient instances

In this article, I have listed several ways on how to stay warm in a tent and enjoy your next outdoor adventure even when there is rain, cold air or freezing temperature.

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The Quick And Effective Procedure On How To Fix A Tent Zipper

The zippers of your tent are as important as your tent itself. Fortunately, there are several tents that have durable zippers and that are available in the market. For instance, the best solo tent I have makes use of extra large #8 zippers. 

Unfortunately, some have zippers that are, by nature, very delicate and which quickly breaks because of rust, corrosion, or wrong movement.

If this thing happens, do not panic because there are several ways on how to fix a tent zipper which I will explain and discuss further. As you read and come across each step, you will find out that these methods are very effective yet simple and easy-to-do.

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Jetboil vs. MSR: Which One is the Best Backpacking Cooking System?

Most of us have a state of confusion while going on hiking that which best backpacking cooking system we should take along with us. That is why for your help, I am making a comparison between the two innovative and efficient cooking systems i.e. Jetboil vs MSR.

Jetboil and the MSR are the technically advanced and powerful cooking products which you can use in any weather condition. You can cook or boil a variety of foods in it. But there are lots of things which make both of them different from each other.

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Find the Best Backpacking Cookware of 2018 Here!

Nowadays every person has a very hectic and busy schedule. But, spending time over a campfire along with your friends or relatives can make you forget all your stresses and worries. In fact, you can make the campfire experience more joyful by cooking delicious recipes over the best backpacking cookware.

When you come back from a tiring day of adventure, a hot cup of coffee or the food is the most amazing thing to get refreshed. But, it is only possible if you have right backpacking cookware along with you.

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