Make Your Own Gear: Outdoor Equipment Ideas for Backpacking and Camping

Information on crafting back-to-basics outdoor gear.



Outdoor Gear Guide Fire
Learn to make a wool blanket poncho.
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Outdoor Gear Guide Food
Cook delicious and nutritious backpacking food. 
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Outdoor Gear Guide Lantern
Build a candle lantern.
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