Earplugs & a sleep mask is essential gear in my camping kit

Earplugs & Sleep Mask

by Bruce Watts

My “essential” list is small, light and crafted from decades of experience.  Two items that surprise many are ear plugs and a sleep mask. 

My select pile of essential goodies goes with me on every camping trip whether it be a multi-week adventure in the far north or a one day flash into the mountains to cleanse the soul. So why a sleep mask and ear plugs. 

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Ten Tick Tips

by Bruce Watts

With the summer finally here, everyone knows to apply sunscreen, drink plenty of water and to stay within the view of the lifeguards. But the Global Lyme Alliance (GLM) is spreading the word about one of the season’s biggest—but rarely mentioned dangers—the tick. GLM has compiled a list of Top 10 Tick Prevention Tips to help everyone outdoors avoid becoming a victim of these disease carrying menaces.

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Campologist's Wife
C Talk

Being the Campologist's Wife

by Tracy Butler

Being the Campologist wife has it's challenges and advantages.  As I have said in my first post, I do like camping and have the Campologist to thank for that. 

I have always been an "outdoorsy girl". My family camped for many summers in 16' travel trailer with a kitchen, comfy bed, and a bathroom nearby. I did go to girl guide camp (although I must admit, I kind of hated it ) and that is about it.

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Nap & Recharge
C Talk

Nap and Recharge

by Bruce Watts

Napping breaks a hiking day into 2 chunks, and recharges the legs

Long days on the trails or water are the best kind of days. 

Particularly during the extended summer days, or better yet the never ending summer sun of the far north. 

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Campologist Talk

A blog for campers by campers. Bruce is the primary contributor, with regular posts from Tracy and friends.

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