A potato baked in the coals for one hour makes an excellent side dish.
A potato baked in the coals for three hours makes an excellent hockey puck.
camping, always wear a long-sleeved shirt. It gives you something to wipe
your nose on.
Modern rain suits made of fabrics that "breathe"
enable campers to stay dry in a downpour. Rain suits that sneeze, cough
and belch, however, have been proven to add absolutely nothing to the wilderness
Lint from your navel makes a handy fire starter. Warning:
Remove lint from navel before applying the match.
You can duplicate
the warmth of a down-filled bedroll by climbing into a plastic garbage
bag with several geese.
The canoe paddle, a simple device used
to propel a boat, should never be confused with a gnu paddle, a similar
device used by Tibetan veterinarians.
Take this simple test to
see if you qualify for solo camping. Shine a flashlight into one ear. If
the beam shines out the other ear, do not go into the woods alone.