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2013-08-06 12:24:47

NOTTINGHAM, England, August 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When you think of a festival one of the main features that springs to mind is that you have to camp in a field, and over time this has included festival tents, campervans, yurts and tepees! SportsDirect.com take a look at the evolution of festival accommodation and how its changed for avid festival goers. Introduced in 1950, the Volkswagen Campervan had, and still has, a reputation for being one of the coolest forms of...

2013-07-31 23:36:00

MinuteHound's new software has arrived just in time for the 2013 camping season. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 The great outdoors are calling to plenty of people all over the United States. Girl Scout troops, Boy Scout troops, families, college students and many others are all heading to the camping grounds for some rest and relaxation. As people need to purchase new equipment and want to use some amenities while they are there, the camping industry continues to boom. Meeting...

2013-07-25 16:26:36

MANCHESTER, England, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The UK's top outdoor clothing and equipment retailer, GO Outdoors, has slashed prices across its range of camping gear. With weather forecasters suggesting 2013 could see one of the most prolonged hot spells on record, GO Outdoors has urged the British public to make the most of the good weather and head to the countryside for a weekend camping. In order to encourage Brits to sort out their guy ropes and dust...

2013-07-23 04:21:35

NOTTINGHAM, England, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Outdoor music festivals have come a long way since their unofficial establishment in the 1960s. From the early days of Glastonbury and Woodstock they have evolved from being small, hippie-style parties to huge weekend affairs with line-ups changing considerably and, for Glastonbury, ticket sales soaring from 1,500 in the opening year to 135,000 in 2013. However it's not only the size, sales and line-ups that have...

2013-07-17 20:20:42

Camping can be a great way to reconnect to the natural world, but without the proper safety practices, human activity can also lead to hazardous wildfires. LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For residents of the urban metropolis that is Los Angeles, camping in the wilderness can be a very effective way to reconnect with the natural world. Out in the elements, gaining a reverence for the raw power and inherent danger of fire is all but inevitable. Lead by some of the premier...

2013-07-02 23:23:10

CampingSurvival.com has announced that Mountain House, maker of high quality MRE for camping and disaster preparedness, has just announced lower pricing on their products, including all Mountain House #10 cans and Mountain House pouches and long term buckets. Fulton, NY (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 CampingSurvival.com has announced that Mountain House, maker of high quality MRE for camping and disaster preparedness, has just announced lower pricing on their products, including all Mountain House...

2013-07-02 23:22:15

During the Summer months, many children attend a combination of resident and daytime summer camps. Recent experience has shown that parents need to send their young campers prepared for an emergency situation Newmarket, NH (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Ralph Huber, President of PHI Emergency Management, recently completed a week as an adult leader at a resident youth summer camp. His number one observation is that parents need to send their young campers prepared for an emergency situation. We...

2013-06-28 23:03:40

Take all necessary safety measures to have a burn safe summer. West Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Fire and burn injuries do not take a summer vacation, nor do they discriminate. The recreational activities we all enjoy carry with them some of the summers’ hottest dangers. If you don’t know what to watch out for, you just might get injured or burned! The pleasure of family reunions, picnics, traveling, sunbathing and boating, can all come to a sudden end, unless we protect ourselves...

2013-06-28 08:22:38

NOTTINGHAM, England, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone has to experience their first festival at some point and knowing what you need and what to take can be a mind field. However, SportsDIrect.com [http://www.sportsdirect.com ] are on hand to give you the low down on festival tents [http://www.sportsdirect.com/camping/tents/festival-and-pop-up-tents ], camping equipment and how to deal with the festival toilets! First of all if you have been camping before and...

2013-06-20 23:21:04

Pedata RV Center, the leader in used motorhome and recreational vehicle sales, advises campers of the dangers of food that has not been properly cared for, and offers suggestions on how to avoid foodborne illness. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Pedata RV Center, the leader in used motorhome and used recreational vehicle sales, warns campers that improperly handled food can cause bacterial illness that can lead to severe health consequences. Now that summertime has arrived, many RV...