• How to Pack for a Weekend Camping Trip : How to Select Shirts & Pants for Camping
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    How to Pack for a Weekend Camping Trip : How to Select Shirts & Pants for Camping

    Hi. This is John Stewart and this is how to select your shirts and pants for a weekend camping trip. When you decide to go camping you need to pick which clothing you’re going to wear. You’re going to pick clothing according to the season and the weather for the weekend you’re going to go camping. If you’re going winter hiking you’re going to definitely want to take warmer clothes. Long pants, long sleeve shirts, layers, fleece, stuff like that. If you’re doing some summer camping; some real light moisture wicking shirts are going to work great; shorts, definitely some wool socks, stuff like that. That’s the stuff you’re going…

  • How to Pack for a Weekend Camping Trip : How to Pack GPS Equipment for Camping
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    How to Pack for a Weekend Camping Trip : How to Pack GPS Equipment for Camping

    Hi, this is John Stewart, and this is how to select and pack your GPS for a weekend camping trip. A GPS is going to be really nice for a weekend camping trip or any length of a camping trip, just because a GPS does a many different things. You can get GPS’s that do very simple things and tell you what direction your heading. They have compasses on them, they tell you longitude and latitude, and then they tell you, show you different locations to where you are. Plus you can also get GPS’s that’ll do just about anything for you. You can take and plug in data to…

  • Backpacking & Camping Tips : Staying Warm in a Sleeping Bag
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    Backpacking & Camping Tips : Staying Warm in a Sleeping Bag

    Hi, I’m Richard Fields. In this clip we’re going to talk about how to stay warm in your sleeping bag. Of course, zipping it up all the way is, number one. Your bag needs to be on a, a good quality pad to insulate you from the ground, where you’re going to loose most of your heat. Having done that, it’s a good idea if you have some kind of long underwear, polypropylene or wool, top and bottom. That will increase the warmth of the bag quite a bit. On really cold nights, you zip that bag up all the way to where the only thing showing is your face,…

  • How to Pack for a Weekend Camping Trip : How to Select Cooking Equipment for Camping
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    How to Pack for a Weekend Camping Trip : How to Select Cooking Equipment for Camping

    Hi. This is John Stewart and this is how to select and pack your cooking equipment for a weekend camping trip. Once you’ve decided what you’re going to cook; how you’re going to cook it, you need to get your gear out. If you decide that you’re not going to do outdoor wood and stuff like that; charcoal or anything, you are probably going to go with a stove. You can get stoves that use canister fuel or liquid fuel. Canister stove fuels work really well. They’re a lot; real light weight, because the fuel, liquid fuel weighs a lot more. So, you can get a canister stove. They’re normally…

  • How to Pack for a Weekend Camping Trip : How to Select Communication Equipment for Camping
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    How to Pack for a Weekend Camping Trip : How to Select Communication Equipment for Camping

    Hi, this is John Stewart and this is how to select and pack your communication needs for a weekend camping trip. You might ask why you want to take communication sources when you go on a trip, but they can be very very handy in case of an emergency. You can take something as simple as your cell phone. Most everybody has one. What you want to do with your cell phone is keep it dry in your pack, so put it in a zip lock back to keep it dry. Before you go on the trip, though, take your cell phone, plug in some numbers of some local emergency…

  • What’s in Coyote’s Backpack?
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    What’s in Coyote’s Backpack?

    – Now, one question I always get is what the heck is in your pack, Coyote? So what we’re gonna do today is take off Coyote’s pack and see what’s in it. (dramatic music) So, this is my adventure pack. This goes absolutely everywhere with me. And it changes based on what location we’re in. So right now we are in central Ohio. We’re in the process of filming Dragon Tails and Coyote’s Backyard. So I’ve got my kit in here that’s specifically designed for those locations. Now, with Dragon Tails, specifically, on the outside I always carry my scales. I’ve got my typical 50 pound scale for most snapping…