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Your Outdoor Skills: Using Walking Sticks on the Trail and in Your Camp

Walking sticks are one of our favorite hiking and backpacking accessories. Their versatility comes in handy on the trail, helping you become a better hiker and reducing your risk of injury. Their use doesn’t end when you’re finished walking.  At camp , we’ve used them to reach water to fill our water bag, provide shelter and even support our hammock when the trees are [...]

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Your Outdoor Skills: Hammock Camping

You love laying in a hammock on a warm summer day, relaxing and swaying in the wind. Hammocks make the perfect camp accessory to lounge in after a long hike, bike ride, or climb. Before you know it, your hammock’s gentle swing has rocked you to sleep. You wake up realizing that you aren’t stiff and sore like you would [...]

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Littlbug Junior Stove at Ray Mears Woodlore School of Wilderness Bushcraft

    Keith Whitehead, Lead Bushcraft Instructor   How do you know if a piece of kit is good? It’s a question that is often asked and simply answered: it’s good if you find yourself using and carrying it in preference to the other options. This decision is often unconscious and comes about if the item in question has shown [...]

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Gear Recommendations from Rob Kesselring: Wilderness Guide, Writer, Workshop Leader

Twig stoves are all the rage these days. My final gear recommendation is the Littlbug. It is the granddaddy of twig stoves, both because it's been around for years and because it is the biggest.Last summer, I did an eight day Quetico trip, and I did not carry an axe, saw, or gas stove, just [...]

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Leave No Trace Camping

Leave-No-Trace Camping Littlbug Stoves are a natural fit for campers trying to adhere to the Leave No Trace camping ethic. When used with the optional Fire Bowl, Littlbug Stoves help you minimize the impact made from campfires, they also make it easier to abide by the LNT principle of pack it in, pack it out. SHOP [...]

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Disaster Preparedness

Disaster Preparedness Boiling water is acknowledged as the safest method for treating water. Refined fuel will be hard to get in an emergency but with a Littlbug wood burning stove you don't have to ration your fuel or your water. The Littlbug Senior Stove is the superior choice for disaster preparedness. SHOP NOW Use a Littlbug Stove to [...]

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Camping with Friends

Camping with Friends Camping with friends is fun and a great way to build and strengthen friendships. Oftentimes, it’s the simple things that will be remembered, like huddling around your Littlbug Stove with friends to boil water for coffee while watching a magnificent sunrise through the cool morning mist. SHOP STOVES NOW Social Camping Links and Resources Reserve America Go [...]

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Family Camping

Family Camping Camping is one of the few activities that allow families to really connect. One activity families often share together is cooking. The Littlbug Stove is a great addition to the campsite not only for cooking, but also for providing parents an opportunity to teach their kids about self-sufficiency and stewardship. SHOP NOW Family Camping Links and Resources Camping Blogger The Frisky Love [...]

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A simplified guide to survival camping!

In an era where we go camping with enough food and gear to support a delegation for weeks, the idea of survival camping may sound scary at the least.However, modern camping is always about going out there with nominal items and trying to wing it. It is an exercise, a test for our outdoor skills and an opportunity to [...]

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Comparing Wood Burning Backpacking Camp Stoves | What's Important and Why It Matters (Part Six)

In this collection of posts I am presenting 20 considerations that are important when choosing your wood burning backpacking camp stove and showing how these considerations are dealt with in four different stove designs available on the market today. In this post I will discuss the complexity, Leave No Trace capability, available accessories, company values, [...]

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