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How to manage condensation in your tent

by on 29th July 2015 in Tents | 2 comments
You can't stop this from occurring in certain conditions, but there is a simple way to minimise the severity of condensation in your tent.  Read More...

Fantastic new camping gear from Coleman

by on 22nd July 2015 in Lanterns, Sleeping Gear, Torches | Add comment
We saw some exciting new products from Coleman at a recent trade show, some of which have made it into our store already, so let's check them out....  Read More...

Water, Waste, the W.C and outback etiquette

by on 16th July 2015 in 4WD, Caravanning, Family Getaways | Add comment
Things are different 'outback', and uninformed comments on sites like Travel Advisor and WikiCamps may have a detrimental effect on people’s livelihood.  Read More...

The MSR Pocket Rocket Stove – Product Review

by and on 8th July 2015 in Gas Stoves, Hiking | Add comment
Reliable, durable and somewhat of an outdoor institution, I'm pretty sure the PocketRocket has remained unchanged in its design for decades.  Read More...

Pop, pop, pop-up your campsite

by on 2nd July 2015 in Camp Kitchen | Add comment
Now you can 'pop-up' more than just your tent in the campsite with an ever increasing range of collapsible camp accessories. Read on to find out what's new.  Read More...
Snowys Camping Quick Tips

Camping Quick Tip #6 – Cleaning Clothes

by on 25th June 2015 in Camping Quick Tips | Add comment
How can your roof rack and a rough 4WD track wash your clothes? Read on to find out!  Read More...
How to Start A Campfire

Camping for Beginners – Start a Campfire

by on 18th June 2015 in Camping Tips | Add comment
Now, you could get all extreme by rubbing two sticks together, lighting a ball off whispy grass in your hand and thumping your chest in a 'Bear Gryll'-esque display of survival prowess. Or, with good preparation, you can get a fire started much easier.  Read More...
Clothing layers

Layering clothes for cold weather travel

by on 11th June 2015 in Travel | Add comment
A quick check of the weather shows it is now 8⁰C and feels like 1⁰C! I am pacing around a carpark in the Peaks district in the UK waiting for an RAC van arrive and help us with our broken down vehicle.  Read More...

The Anne Beadell Highway – a remote desert adventure

by on 3rd June 2015 in 4WD, Adventure | Add comment
The first thing to know is that the highway is really a track – named after road builder Len Beadell’s wife, the grand label is a reflection of his cheeky sense of humour.  Read More...

Can I fit a camp stretcher in that tent?

by on 28th May 2015 in Sleeping Gear | Add comment
A combination of stretcher height (45cm in my experiment) and a sloping tent wall meant that some measurements I took in our tent display reduced the space for a stretcher by up to 45cm.  Read More...
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