Basics

For those who need to bush up on the basics of hiking, camping or backpacking this is the place to start. Learn the basics of what you need to know to have an enjoyable and safe adventure.

How to Make a Successful Campfire

A lit Campfire

The knowledge of how to make a successful campfire a key skill for any overnight camping trip.  While there are many ways to make a good campfire one of the simplest and most effective techniques is the pyramid/tepee method of starting a campfire. 0. Find an appropriate place for the fire.  If there’s an existing…