Things To Avoid While On Your Camping Trip
Posted (admin) on 06-08-2013

When on a camping trip, many people make serious mistakes that cause problems. Fortunately, most of these mistakes are not fatal. However, when avoiding these three things on a camping trip, one will have a fun time without stressing.

Drunk: When camping, many like to drink copious amounts of alcohol. This is not a good idea as a heavy drinker will have a hard time getting a good night’s sleep. Furthermore, when drinking too much, one will have a hard time hiking and running around the next day.

Lack of food: Sometimes, a camper will head out to the Read the rest of this entry »

The Must Have Hiking Essentials When In The Wilderness
Posted (admin) on 19-06-2013

Spending time in nature and outdoor activities is the best way to relax from a hard week at work. Hiking in the mountains is a favorite activity for many people. You must wear the right gear when hiking to prevent blisters and other problems. Choose hiking boots that fit properly. If they are too tight, they will rub painful blisters on your feet making it impossible to hike. Wear light clothing when it is hot and layered clothing when it is cold. Always Read the rest of this entry »

Picking The Best Hiking Boots For Your Foot
Posted (admin) on 01-05-2013

Outdoor activities are a great way to spend your vacation and connect with mother nature. Fishing is a relaxing activity that will leave you satisfied even if you don’t catch any fish. When fishing in a lake or pond, it is important to to use the right fishing gear for the type of fish you want to catch. It is recommended that you research online what bait and tackle you need for different situations. Bring a Read the rest of this entry »

A Balanced Approach
Posted (admin) on 13-03-2013

Enjoying the beauty and resources of our magnificent planet also entails taking responsibility in its preservation. Camping, hiking, fishing, and hunting are all activities that have the potential to bring us closer to nature. It is during these activities that we can most acutely feel the true dependence that we have on mother nature. However, that feeling of interconnectedness should not end when we leave the great outdoors. In order to have these sanctuaries for future generations, we must develop energy and consumption strategies today which will not deplete our surroundings. It may not seem obvious when one is sitting by a campfire in the woods. However, there is a real danger of losing valuable woodland to over-development and irresponsible corporations.

In order to avoid these kinds of dangers, it is necessary for consumers to put their trust in producers of energy that have an eye trained on these types of concerns. You can find tips for ways to save energy at home when you visit Just Energy. Reducing your carbon footprint and living a greener lifestyle helps to relieve stress on the natural environment and ensure that it stays the same for years to come.

Campers must refrain from littering and using any type of materials or chemicals that can potentially harm the land and water supply which surrounds them. Hunters and fishermen must exercise restrained capture of game and fish. These activities can be valuable in assisting to control overpopulation of certain animals. However, they can also decimate populations of wildlife when they are left unchecked. Every small action that we take in regard to our environment has a ripple effect which can create large and serious consequences for the balance of the ecosystem.

Outdoor resorts, while meant to enhance the common individual’s appreciation of nature, can also inadvertently cause damage to the environment which they hold so dear. Avoiding this occurrence calls for monitoring everything from the levels of chlorine in the water to the run-off from the waste-treatment being on the site. Taking all of the small variables and looking at them in context of the larger picture will allow us to help steer both the industries related to utilities and the practices related to recreation in a direction that will allow them to exist harmoniously with the resources on which they depend.

The Most Exciting Hiking Areas In The United States
Posted (admin) on 21-12-2012

Believe it or not, the United States offers some very exciting hiking areas. There is no need to travel overseas for a captivating hiking experience. This is a list of the most exciting hiking areas that the United States has to offer.

Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park holds the title as the first national park to ever be established in this country. It is world-renowned for its unique geothermal features. Experiencing this park Read the rest of this entry »

The Top Ten Fishing Spots In The Country
Posted (admin) on 18-12-2012

Truly dedicated sports fishing aficionados frequently travel several times per year to indulge in their favorite pastime. Here is a list of 10 of best fishing spots in the country:

1. The Kenai peninsula in south central Alaska is famous for its summer runs of king, sockeye and coho salmon.

2. The Big Horn River in Montana attracts fly fisherman from all over the world between the months of March and November.

3. Odell Lake in Oregon’s high Cascades offers lake fishing at its finest.

4. Prince of Read the rest of this entry »

Avoiding Getting Attacked By Bears While Mountain Camping
Posted (admin) on 16-12-2012

When camping, it is essential to not only pack your first aid kit, but be aware that bears are frequent visitors to unsuspecting campers who have not taken necessary precautions. Bears are normally nocturnal visitors. A quiet camp that smells of food will be too much for a curious bear to ignore.

Of course, bears are hungry animals, and where there is a food smell, they will want to investigate. Keep food stored in tight containers and locked up in a place that bears cannot get into it. The Read the rest of this entry »

The Five Most Exotic Hiking Trips In The World
Posted (admin) on 15-12-2012

Get ready for the adventure of your lifetime because these hiking trips will undoubtedly deliver the thrills. This is a list of the five most exotic hiking trips in the world. You definitely want these locations on your bucket list if you are a hiking enthusiast.

Amazon Rainforest
This is not a hiking trip for the faint of heart. You will encounter some of the most dangerous species of animals on the planet. Be sure to receive all of the required immunizations before even attempting these trails.

Pamir Mountains
Mountain hiking does not get much more Read the rest of this entry »

Getting Prepared For Your Family’s First Camping Experience
Posted (admin) on 13-12-2012

The first camping experience can be so exciting for children. To help make camping a fun experience that they will remember for years, be sure to have all the necessary supplies. Along with the basics that everyone needs like food, utensils and grilling equipment, it is essential to have other things to make children comfortable and keep them safe.

Small children

If you decide to take very small children on a camping trip, be sure to understand that all new experiences are not good ones for toddlers. They will get startled over Read the rest of this entry »