Cut up a straw and fill the pieces up with antibiotic ointment or toothpaste for single-use packets. | 41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius
Lowe's PVC Pipe Garbage Bag Holder -- great for tailgating and for camping. def making this
25 Tips For Making Camping Easier: Carry Duct Tape Minus the Bulky Roll - Field and Stream Duct tape can be a lifesaver. But carrying an entire roll takes up valuable space inside a backpack—and you probably won’t need that much tape. Wrap a couple feet around a Bic lighter, so you always have a short supply inside your pocket.
Carry Duct Tape Minus the Bulky Roll Duct tape can be a lifesaver. But carrying an entire roll takes up valuable space inside a backpack—and you probably won’t need that much tape. Instead, I wrap a couple feet around a Bic lighter, so I always have a short supply inside my pocket. If you need more, you can also wrap some around a Nalgene bottle. —Ben Wagner, Bozeman, Mont.
Campurritos. Make ahead before heading on camp trip. Roll and wrap in tin foil, store in freeze, ready to throw on the fire. Easy meal.
Backpacker's checklist, great resource so you don't forget anything on your next adventure.
Natural Tick Deterrent: 1 part tea tree oil to 2 parts water in a spray bottle and spray it on - particularly shoes, socks, or cuffs of pants.
How to Choose & Use a Backpack - Infographic from REI. Recommend you ignore the 4-6 pound recommendation for an expedition pack and get a 2-3 pound pack. If you're backpacking 5+ days, you'll want the least weight possible. Big packs also increase your desire to fill them which increases weight. Tip: buy all your gear first, then buy the smallest, lightest pack that will carry it.
How to chose and use a backpack
Printable - Children's "Let's Take a Walk" Scavenger Hunt. Darling.