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Traditional Camping Smore Recipe

tasty-smoreHow to make a Traditional Smore A smore may be the quintessential camping food. Loved by millions the traditional smore is a wonderful camping treat.

Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Servings Serving Size 5 Minutes 5 Minutes 10 Minutes 24 1 S’more Traditional Smore Recipe Ingredients Large Marshmallows | 10 oz bag Graham Crackers | 1 box Hersey’s Chocolate Bar | 12 1.5 oz Bars Traditional Smore Recipe Instructions Preparation Break a full graham cracker in half. Put both half’s on a paper plate. Break the Hersey’s bar in half with the wrapper on. Set aside one half, put the other half in your pocket (with the wrapper still on). Spear a marshmallow on a two pronged fire roasting skewer. Cooking Roast your marshmallow on the fire (or camp stove), slowly . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Traditional Camping Smore Recipe

Aluminum Foil Cooking with Camping Pockets

camp-out-colorado-camping-pocket-meal-1One of the easiest and often the tastiest of camping meals come in a handy little aluminum foil pouch. These aluminum foil pouches, or pockets, as I call them, are my very favorite camping food! When I am camping I don’t want to use a lot of my valuable vacation preparing, cooking, and then cleaning up a meal. I want my meals to be easy to prepare and cook with as little clean up as possible. This way I can get back to doing fun things!

With a little forethought and preparation I can prepare just about any meal I like at home, put it in a pouch, and just heat it up when I am camping.

These Camping Pockets are already prepared so I can just pluck one out of the cooler and toss it onto some heat, preferable a . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Aluminum Foil Cooking with Camping Pockets

Camping Top 10 Tips to Preventing Forest Fires

campoutcolorado-forest-fireNothing can ruin a camping trip quite like a forest fire. That’s why it is so important to make sure that you are ever diligent when it comes to camping and fires. Here are Camp Out Colorado’s Top 10 Camping Tips to prevent forest fires. Everyone needs to be aware of proper care of fires while camping. Some of these camping fire tips might seem like common sense, but it’s a good idea to make sure every camper is aware of these so they too can help prevent forest fires. One errant spark or buried hot coal is all it can take to burn thousands of acres of beautiful Colorado wilderness. With more and more people moving to the mountains in Colorado these wildfires can also threaten the lives of many people as . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Camping Top 10 Tips to Preventing Forest Fires

Glamping in Colorado is Deluxe Camping

camp-out-colorado-glampingWhat do you do when you want to go camping, but the one you love doesn’t want to rough it? Glamping is one way to compromise! Glamping (glamorous camping) is becoming more and more popular around the world. Large canvas tents, yurts, and cabins can be rented in beautiful Colorado locations.

The upscale accommodations usually include beds, tables, and chairs. They also may be heated, have running water, or even bathrooms. Some have electricity and wi-fi connections, and some are more rustic. Some places have bathrooms and possibly shower areas in a central location that can be shared among the guests. Many have a central lodge or restaurant in which to eat, or camp stoves or fire pits to cook your own food. They have beautiful views of Colorado scenery and still take you away from the . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Glamping in Colorado is Deluxe Camping

Learn to go Camping Cheap

well-prepared-campIs the summer slipping away from you but you are still wondering what it is like to go camping? Are you curious about how to camp, where you should go camping, how much it costs, and more?

Well it’s never too late to learn to enjoy the outdoors, and the best way to appreciate it is to go camping. Colorado is a beautiful place to go camping and we have many wonderful natural sights to see.

If you are a potential camper but you don’t know where to start, you have come to the right place! Camp Out Colorado is full of reviews of great camping locations. We have articles on important camping tips, tricks and ideas as well as important camping safety and common sense camping advice.

But going to a website is . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Learn to go Camping Cheap

Black Friday Camping Gear Deals

Fall is in full swing and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. That means Black Friday deals are coming up! It doesn’t matter if your camping trips are done for the year or you are just getting ready to do some snow camping, now is the time you want to look for new gear. You don’t want to miss these great deals on camping gear. Between Black Friday deals and the end of the season close out pricing there is not a better time to replace that old wore out gear or pick up those camping amenities you have always wanted.

Cabela’s has released their Black Friday Online Specials and I would urge you to take a look at these if you need some new camping and outdoor gear. With the way the economy is going right now retailers are offering deep discounts to lure consumers in. There hasn’t been . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Black Friday Camping Gear Deals

Camping with Bears in Colorado

camp-out-colorado-black-bearsOne fact that all campers in Colorado have to face when out camping is that we are sharing these areas with many different species of wildlife. Most will leave campers alone and many won’t be seen when you are camping since we tend to scare them away. But bears are an exception. They are curious creatures and have little to fear from any natural predator so they do not always flee from campers out in the wilderness like most other animals do. This can cause a variety of problems, but mostly it endangers the safety of those out camping as well as the safety of the bears themselves. If you plan to go camping in Colorado, or anywhere else where bears are present, it’s best to go prepared. Every camper should know what to do to avoid bear contact and what to . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Camping with Bears in Colorado