Articles by Savage Camper

Lightweight Tigermoth Trailer Weighs Only 900 Pounds

It’s awesome when someone comes up with a new take on an idea that works. When it comes to lightweight trailers that can be towed by 4-cylinder vehicles, the Tigermoth trailer is no exception. There are essentially 2 Tigermoth models, “Camp” and “Trek”. The base trailer is essentially the same…

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Organizing Your Camping Gear

“We should go camping this weekend,” your friend says and it sounds like a great last minute idea, but you have a busy week and the thought of getting away on Friday seems impossible because you have not camped in a while and it will take several days to find…

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Roof Rack Awning Options Mount To Your Vehicle

A roof rack awning is ideal for situations where you need shade next to your vehicle. The most common option for shade out on overland adventures might be a free-standing shade canopy.  While providing necessary shade, free-standing canopies tend to have multiple drawbacks, being heavy and bulky. Additionally, most free-standing canopies…

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Mosquito Repellent Lantern Options for Camping

Nothing can disrupt a peaceful summer night by the campfire more effectively than a swarm of mosquitos. Fortunately there are a number of devices that located strategically around a campsite can eliminate that problem by killing the insects outfight or repelling them with light or fragrance. Here are four of…

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Camping Tents With Separate Rooms

Camping tents with separate rooms are the ideal style tent for family camping or camping with friends. Kids can have their own room. A separate tent room can be set up for dining or games in inclement weather. Tents with more than one room give you the capability of better…

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7 Affordable Teardrop Trailer Brands Under $7,000

If you’re not already familiar with today’s selection of teardrop trailers, there’s alot of manufacturers that have taken their well-known design and function to a whole other level. However if you are familiar, you’ve probably seen that many of these are not necessarily an affordable teardrop trailer, coming with a…

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Backpacking First Aid Kit – What To Look For in a Good Kit

A good, serviceable backpacking first aid kit and the basic knowledge of how to use it are essential gear and preparation for any outdoor activity. Minor cuts and scrapes, blisters, sore muscles, chafing from poorly fitting clothing, these are all common occurrences on any camping tips or even a day…

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Best Multi-Tools for Backpacking

Beyond the absolute essentials like shelter, sleeping bag, and food, a good multi-tool may be the most useful piece of outdoor gear that will accompany you on a hiking, backpacking, or camping trip. What’s more, a multi-tool’s usefulness and practicality is not limited to the outdoors. They are a one-stop…

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Best Camera Gear for Nature and Wildlife Photography

What’s the best camera gear for nature and wildlife photography? What is a basic inventory of photo gear that you should have to shoot quality images of wildlife and natural areas? Savage Camper asked Joseph Van Os the founder and owner of Joseph Van Os Photo Safaris, the largest tour…

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