Hiking & Camping

Hiking articles explore ways to stay fit and see the natural world. Discover the world of hiking and camping in this channel.

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How to Make and Repair Camping Equipment

Prepare for your next camping trip by learning how to make and repair camping equipment. This article gives tips for repairing a tent making a tarp and resoling hiking boots. Helpful illustrations are included.

How Compasses Work

Long before GPS satellites and other high-tech navigational aids, people used the Earth's natural magnetism to navigate the unknown. Learn how a compass works and how to create your own!