Cooking with your Camp Oven

Who loves a winter camp oven roast when outdoors? I don’t know about you, but it warms my belly just thinking about it! It’s the whole experience that I love, you know…. stoking the fire – creating some red hot coals – preparing the meat and pre-heating the camp oven ready to cook for the troops…

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Organising your Camping Food

Who’s sick of searching through camp food boxes on the ground? Horrible isn’t it? Not only have you got to constantly bend over (not good on our backs) – it becomes very frustrating when wasting your very own ‘valuable camping peace and quiet time’ looking for a particular food product that you cannot seem to find (I…

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Top 5 Hints on Choosing the Best Tent Option for You

1. Know why you want to go camping:  I read some great advice once. “If you want to find an answer to a problem, you need find the true cause and to find that cause, you will need to ask yourself the 5 why’s… deep.”  This has never failed me – ever! If you’re looking to buy a new tent…

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How to Get the Best out of your Camping Fridge

So much about camping fridges is based around power consumption, which cannot only be very confusing…  it can even stressful for us! I have no doubt, that part of the confusion is invisibility… it’s not like a glass of water where we can look at the power pouring in and out and being stored. We…

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Camping Refrigeration and Cooling

When it comes to the power efficiency of a 12 volt camping fridge – up until recent times, there has really only been two main factors that have been the core focus when talking about reduced power consumption. They are insulation (cabinet insulating quality) and compressor (motor).   Insulation: Just like a traditional camping icebox…

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Erecting a Tarp (2 of 4) – Positioning Your Guy Ropes

In last weeks newsletter, I mentioned that for the month of December – I would be showcasing a weekly “Handy Camping Hint” on how to erect a tarp. Kerri and I thought it might just save a marriage or two (just kidding!). This weeks little tip is around positioning your guy ropes. Good preparation is…

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How to Use and Store Your Guy Ropes to Save Time

For the month of December, we have decided to showcase a weekly “handy Camping Hints” section on erecting your tarp. This weeks short skit is about using guy ropes –  How to prepare them, put them away organised and why this saves time and effort ready for the next camping trip. It’s all in the…

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The Camping Guru | Short Stay Shelter System (3 of 4)

I may be biased…. but if you genuinely want to get back nature, you’re camping experience is going to be so much more rich for it in a natural fibered tent! In a world where we are surrounded with oil based synthetic tents that feel like you’re in a sweat box – it is such…

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Waterproofing Canvas

(This blog has been updated by Jarrod Michael – 17.08.2016) As you can imagine there are thousands of questions to answer around rejuvenating canvas, and to be honest – I didn’t really know where to start when writing this. So I thought I would do it with a Q&A style composition. Question: What do I use…

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How to Clean your Canvas Tent – Tent Care Tip #4

Here is the last of four “How to care for your tent” tips on how to clean a canvas tent. I have a firm belief that it’s easier to maintain your tent than it is to fix it after a problem occurs. I hope you enjoy it!

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