Anthony Paton, the outdoorsman who loves to report all sorts of interesting stories about camping in Great Britain. He's based out London and doesn't get much time for himself these days because work commitments keep him away on occasion but does what he can with what little free time there is.
Brite Strike Camp Perimeter Security System

9 Tent Security Tips to Stay Safe While Camping

Camping can be a wonderful way to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, but it’s not without its risks. Campgrounds are usually quiet places where you have peace of mind if things go wrong until they don’t! If precautions aren’t taken in advance then campers might find themselves in dangerous situations….

Dark Color Tents

What Color Tent Is Coolest in Hot Weather?

Camping is about spending time with friends and family, getting closer to nature, and simply escaping from life’s distractions. And not about trying to survive in a sweltering hot tent. You need to find the right tent color for you and your family. Choose one that will keep everyone cool, but also protect from threats! Does Tent…

Side Vestibules tent

What Is A Tent Vestibule? Are They Important?

The tent vestibule is like your home’s mudroom. It can be used to store things like extra clothes, shoes and other camping essentials when you’re not in use of the shelter that houses all this gear. As a tent vestibule, it can be attached to your shelter or used as an independent space. For storing…

What Is A Pup Tent

What Is A Pup Tent? history of the Pup Tent

A pup tent, also known as a shelter half is an extremely simple and lightweight type of shelter that can be set up quickly. The tent is a staple in the world of camping and has continued to be popular despite its simple design. What Is a Pup Tent? A pup tent is a small,…

DIY Candle Heater

How to Heat a Tent With a Candle

Believe it or not, you can heat a tent while camping with just one candle and some ingenuity. There are many ways to stay warm during cold nights. One way is with candles, which provide less heat than an electric source would but can still make someone feel comforted when they have no other option…

how to attach tent to backpack

How To Attach A Tent To A Backpack

A tent is a must have for any backpacking adventure. There’s no better way to be comfortable and dry on your next outdoor trip than with one of these handy shelters. You need to pack it wisely. Whether you are camping with family or friends, it’s important to make sure your tent is in good…

TSA Approved Cable Luggage Locks, Re-settable Combination with Alloy Body

Safety Methods How to Lock a Tent From Inside

Locking a tent from inside ensures that you and your loved ones stay safe as they venture out into nature to enjoy the great outdoors. If you’re investing in a high quality tent, it’s important that all of its locking mechanisms work well. There are many ways to secure your shelter from within and some…

How to Fold a Pop Up Tent

Guide on How to Fold a Pop Up Tent

The best part about pop up tents is that they’re so quick to set up. Just unfold the tent and you’re ready for anything. It’s a good thing we have this guide to help you learn how make the most out of your camping experience. First off, let us show what it takes for folding…

speedy stitcher sewing awl

Easy and Best Way How To Patch A Canvas Tent

Canvas tents are a durable and reliable option for campers who want to be able withstand adverse weather conditions. However, like any material they will eventually wear down over time resulting in tears or holes that need repairs before it starts raining because of its vulnerable nature against water damage. If you’ve noticed a hole…

Iunio Folding Shovel

Best Overland Shovels for camping

A good overland shovel is a necessary tool for any adventure that takes you into deep terrain. It can be used to break tough soils, sand or mud which may prove difficult on your own with just hands alone but luckily there’s this trusty little implement called an “overland shovel”. Carrying a recovery shovel along…