A list of safety concerns for campers.
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Why you shouldn't leave food in your car in bear country.
Learn why you should never cook in your tent.
How should you clean your tent?
Most campers end their day sitting around a campfire. Use common sense around fires at all times. Follow these tips for campfire safety.
Be prepared for camping accidents with a well-stocked first aid kit.
Jonathon Stewart video: "Check out these tips for getting a campfire going without harming the environment... or yourself."
Rod Brouhard, About's guide to First Aid, says, "Hypothermia ranges from mild chills and shivering to coma and death. Hypothermia is defined as a core body temperature of less than 95 degrees." Read Rod's tips on How To Recognize and Treat Hypothermia.
Tips to help prolong ice in your cooler, and what to look for when buying an ice chest.
One of the items considered essential on any camping gear list is a knife. Whatever kind of pocket knife you carry, you need to do two things: always keep it clean and sharp, and always handle it safely. Here are some tips on knife handling safety.