Friday, December 2

Camping Hacks

How to start a fire with a battery – 3 Easy ways to do so!

How to start a fire with a battery – 3 Easy ways to do so!

Camping Hacks
How to start a fire with a battery Have you ever gone camping in the wild, wanted to start a campfire. But either not known how to start one or didn't have the right materials to burn to start the campfire? Well this guide today is going to show how you can start a fire with a battery. its very easy to do and what's great about this is you don't need a lighter to achieve it. In this guide I have written three different methods, so that you can get your campfire burning away and your marshmallows cooked! Method 1 - Battery (9 volt) and steel wool All you need is an 9 volt battery and some cotton wool. This is a great way of starting a campfire if you don't have a lighter. Hopefully you should have some spare batteries with you, or if you have a spare torch, that you can use to take ...
Tent Footprint vs Tarp – 2 reasons, why Tarp is the best!

Tent Footprint vs Tarp – 2 reasons, why Tarp is the best!

Camping Hacks
The more you go camping, the higher the chance of you damaging you tent, generally down to wear and tear. The most vulnerable part of your tent is the base, it can get damaged a lot quicker than other parts of your tent. The base of your tent is trampled on, has to deal with the elements of what's underneath the base and so on. Although you think you are pitching your tent on grass, there may still be stones, broken glass and more underneath. Obviously other areas of the tent can get damaged through wear and tear, but today we are looking at the base and what we can do to prevent it damaging! Or at least prolong the base as long as you possibly can, of course nothing is invincible. So what we need to do is, add a separate layer, that we can put underneath your tent base, to gi...
Using Moving Blankets for Your Tent Floor! 4 Reasons Why you should!

Using Moving Blankets for Your Tent Floor! 4 Reasons Why you should!

Camping Hacks
Is Using Moving Blankets for your Tent Floor a Good Idea? I read a post on Reddit a couple of months ago, and there was a guy who decided to use moving mats for his tent floor instead of buying ready made tent flooring. I literally thought, that actually seems like a good idea, I'm going to  through the pros and cons to that in a minute and you can decide for yourself. Why do you need to cover the tent floor? Cleaning : Firstly by covering you tent floor you will protect the base of the tent from getting dirty and making it so much easier to keep clean. Depending on what you are using as the tent floor cover, you can either stick the tent floor cover in a washing machine or just throw it away! Warmth : Although yes tents can be absolutely roasting hot during the day in the sun,...