The Art and Science of S’mores

There’s one snack that has been forever etched on the American psyche when camping comes to mind. The S’more, a delectable treat combining the richness of chocolate, the fluffy whiteness of a marshmallow and the course graininess of graham crackers. REI’s infographic shows us that good S’more construction is more than haphazard.

 

By REI.

By REI.

Camp Hanger for Your Kitchen Utensils

We love finding old school camping tips and tricks. Check out this cool tip using an old belt to hang your camp kitchen utensils.

This was just one of the top 110 best DIY tips ever from Popular Mechanics.

Check out the original article in PM from the April, 1921, issue.
And here’s “The 110 Best DIY Tips Ever.”

Why Bother Packing Out Your Garbage?

We’ve all heard the phrase, “pack in, pack out.” The idea is whatever you bring into nature you should bring back out with you so as to not negatively impact the ecosystem.

By Brian Walker, CNN. 08/16/2010

By Brian Walker, CNN.

But what is the real impact of leaving trash laying about? There are immediate effects possible like possibly killing wildlife. But there’s an even more sinister effect possible. As man-made materials are left laying around they can leach chemicals into their surroundings as they degrade. But many of these items take many years to break down. They’re like a slow time released chemical weapon to the natural world.

How much time you ask? Well a Nylon jacket could take 40-50 years to breakdown. That baby’s diaper will take 450 years. So do your great, great, grandchild a favor and pack out that trash.

Trash - How Long It Really Lasts

by VisualApogee.
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