Do you like camping? So many of us enjoy that much-needed retreat to the outdoors. That peaceful bout with Mother Nature. You can leave the stuffy office space behind, and ditch the city for a weekend. Suddenly the air is cleaner, and the noise has vanished. Now it's time to...
Spending a night in the woods no longer means a long night and sore back the next morning. Today's camping beds come in a wide range of sizes and comfort levels to work for everyone, from the ultra-light backpacker to the creature-comfort car camper. Backpackers have been using rolled foam...
The joys of camping are numerous. Being thrust into nature in the great outdoors provides many natural pleasures. Remembering my days as a girl scout, I remember the old fashioned tents with poles and spikes that took hours to put up as well as all of the heavy equipment we...
In the summer of 2005, we loaded up the kids and joined a bunch of friends for a long weekend camping trip out at Rushing River. Rushing River is a fantastic camping spot. The campsites are spacious (most have electrical), the washrooms are clean, the beaches are sandy and close...
To most people, camping in Alaska means one thing: bears. Lots and lots of bears. This stereotype does not go unwarranted; in ten days of rafting the Anasek and Noatak rivers my family and I saw a dozen grizzly bears. One juvenile male even followed me down a river bank...