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How to set up your rain fly tarp shelter?

Yinon Sofer

Tags camping shelter, rain fly, tent tarp, waterproof tarp

How to set up your rain fly tarp shelter?

Let's talk about tarp configurations for a moment– ⛺❤😊*Warning* Camping nerds content ahead! (2 minute reading time)Lately, we've seen a few posts on social media, questioning what's the difference between Diamond shape (diagonally) setup vs. traditional A-frame, pros and cons, and which one is best. Well, the answer is (very annoyingly) "It depends". It depends upon your protection needs, the weather, and your gear. A-frame setup provides better coverage and more protection sideways against wind and rain. Hence, this setup is recommended for bad weather conditions and greater privacy inside. You can also stretch one of the wings upwards, like an awning,...


Waterproof Tarp – A Must Have Item for Every Outdoor Gear List

Yinon Sofer

Waterproof Tarp – A Must Have Item for Every Outdoor Gear List

Would you agree if we said that being in the nature is the best way to spend time, but hauling heavy tents just so that you can protect yourself from the sun’s heat can be exhausting? Also, don’t you just hate waking up in the morning only to find that the morning dew got through your tent’s floor and that both you and your gear are wet? Wouldn’t it be great if there’s a way to have a shade without the heavy tent and the complicated setup routine, or to wake up in the morning without being cold and wet?...


Everything you Need to Know about Survival Food!

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Everything you Need to Know about Survival Food!

Do you know we can go without food for as long as three weeks!! While most of us feel that we will starve to death even if we have to skip a single meal, the reality is that we can survive much longer without food. However, you really don’t want to test your survivability when you are out in the woods, hiking unknown terrains in harsh weather. Food is possibly the most important part of staying alive. So, before you set out on a long hiking or trekking trip, you must acquaint yourself with basics of survival food. What can...


5 hiking essentials for a better hiking experience

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5 hiking essentials for a better hiking experience

Hiking is simply much more rewarding than spending that hour on a treadmill, or even taking that daily jog in the local park. When it comes to outdoor adventure sports, hiking is by far the most popular. Adventurous nature trails, exploring new places, the thrill of the wilderness, natures beauty and bounty, a dozen more health benefits, stress busting, etc.  Photo by Sheshan-r These are just some of the positives from a long list. For hikers, whether they are beginners or experts, carrying the right gear equals everything. Having the right gear and ensuring that one has top quality essentials...


Best tips to keep you warm in winter hiking

Yinon Sofer

Best tips to keep you warm in winter hiking

While most outdoor enthusiasts prefer to put away their hiking gear as winter sets in, there are others who love the wonders of hiking during the winter season. As the outdoors turn into a winter wonderland, one can get to witness a different aspect of nature’s beauty without the usual tourist crowds. However, the cold weather can have many undesirable effects, turning a fun winter hike into a nightmare. Keeping the body warm is most essential. Here are a few tips that can help ensure that you are warm enough to fully enjoy the winter adventure. Wearing the right clothes...

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