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A good car camping kitchen, in my mind, mimics a home kitchen. Propane stove(s) with a total of 2-4 burners (maybe 6 if it is a big group) Propane oven or grill (either propane or charcoal) depending on your menu Multiple lighters Pots, pans, and utensils suitable for the menu(s) and group size I like a large pot (for pasta), medium pot (vegetables), ...


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In this post: How to clean cookware? which focuses more on equipment for cleaning (soap, sponge, sand, that sort of thing), one answer is directly related to this question (emphasis added): Regardless of your cleaning procedures, you definitely should use purified drinking-quality water for at least the final rinse of your dishes. I always play it safe ...


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This is one of those "it depends" answers. Based on my experience growing up in-part in America, with other Americans, going to camp: Size matters. Very big camps end up breaking people out in small groups, and the small groups (and entire large group) may not have award ceremonies. Setting matters. Is this a day camp or a sleep-away camp? How long have ...


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(Caveat: I don't drink while hiking) A group I hiked with once locally used a cooler tube. It appeared to keep everything chilled on a warm-ish day in the Southeastern U.S. There are quite a view vendors of similar products and it appeared to work well with a hiking setup for carrying.


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On the East Coast at least, many bears are very savvy about finding ways to get your smelly yummy bear bag out of the trees. Even if a persistent bear fails to secure your food from the trees, his efforts to do so can cost you loss of sleep. I have personally had bears find shrewd ways of getting to my food bags twice on the Appalachian Trail. But that ...


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Fully domesticated black bears are all over the East Coast national parks and forests these days. To fully defeat tree climbing black Bears, the best bear bag for me has been a dry sack, one that is truly waterproof. Instead of tying it between trees, I weigh it down with big rocks underwater in the nearest water source. I tie the bag at ground level to a ...



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