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How to make a Swedish torch

Camping How To

How to make a Swedish torch

    The Swedes! Inventors of the pacemaker, the modern zipper, the three-point seatbelt and perfectors of assemble-it-yourself furniture. They have also put their great engineering to use for crafting the perfect outdoor campfire: the Swedish torch. A simple marvel, the Swedish torch provides a well-contained campfire and cooking surface that requires less wood and less maintenance that an open pit fire. However, just like everything but the meatballs at Ikea, the Swedish torch does require some basic assembly before enjoying it.    Here's how: Step 1:  Find or fashion a sturdy stump. We recommend a log with 18" diameter (or...

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Easy camping hacks to rule the campsite

Camping Lists Tips

Easy camping hacks to rule the campsite

Maybe you’re not a trained Navy SEAL, Girl Scout or member of the French Foreign Legion. Don’t let that discourage you from being a true camping hero.

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