Camping

Cooking with cast iron when camping

Camp Cooking With Cast Iron

One of the best camp cooking methods and camping kitchen items to use are the all time tried and tested cast iron cookware. Cast iron camping cookware are among the very favourite for new and seasoned campers alike. Many campers swear that food cooked in cast iron, especially meat, tastes exponentially more flavoursome. Cooking with …

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Camping with Dogs

Camping with Dogs

The most common pet by far to take on a camping trip is the beloved dog, They are not called man’s best friend for no reason. More camping destinations and camp grounds are catering for dogs these days, as more people are wishing to take their pooch on camping, caravan and outdoor expeditions. Much of …

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Navigation

Introduction to Navigational Skill and Survival

Navigation is the art and skill of accurately determining ones location and then successfully guiding to a determined destination. Accurate navigation requires a sound assessment of the Earth’s latitude, which is the north-south position measured from the Equator, and the Earth’s longitude, being the east-west position measured from the prime meridian. The prime meridian is …

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Camping hygiene

Hygiene & Health Protection

The most important aspect of proper hygiene whether at home, work, camping or during emergencies is to prevent yourself and others developing ill health and disease. People have recognised the critical importance of proper hygiene practices for literally thousands of years, and can be considered the foundation of a structured and functioning society. This is …

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Survival shelter

Shelter for Camping & Survival

Shelter for either camping or in emergency survival situations needs to satisfy two main components – protection and comfort. Suitable shelter is necessary to provide shade, protection from wind and rain, and to ensure warmth. Appropriate shelter allows the ability to obtain the always necessary amount of quality sleep and rest. Inadequate shelter can result …

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Camping equipment

Equipmment & Tools for Camping & Survival

ITEMS TO HAVE IN THE VEHICLE   TOOLS TO HAVE IN THE VEHICLE (Minimum)   FOR CHANGING A FLAT TYRE   FOR SPLIT RIM WHEEL REPAIRS   FIRST AID KIT Consider that first aid may also be needed for any pets!   CAMPING EQUIPMENT   COOKING EQUIPMENT   PERSONAL

Emergency light

Camping & Emergency Lighting

Camping and emergency lighting are fundamentally the same topic and require similar planning and equipment, and differ slightly between camping for leisurely pursuits and preparing the home for emergency situations. However, planning and preparation are the key, and many camping expeditions can potentially turn into an emergency. What is Camping & Emergency Lighting Camping and …

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Bush Fire

Camp Fire Safety

Having a fire is just one of those things people create when camping! It’s basically tradition! However these days some public camp sites do not allow visitors to construct a camp fire, and cooking can only be done using your own gas equipment and/or provided barbeque facilities. This is due to the fact that camp …

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