Camping Articles

Outdoor Skills
NANCY BOUCHARD Thunder and Lightning Safety for Camping or Hiking

Learn how to stay safe during a thunderstorm while you are camping or on the trail.

Getting Started
TROY ASPLUND What is Glamping?

Take your next camp trip to a new level of luxury and glamour. From setup ideas to what to wear, here’s everything you need to know about glamping.

Getting Started
TROY ASPLUND Car Camping Vs Tent Camping: Which Is Best For You?

Whether you plan on sleeping in a cozy tent or a comfy SUV, this helpful guide will help you dial in your camping setup.

Gear Advice
KRISTEN GILL What to Bring Winter Camping

Gear up for the ultimate winter camping adventure with Columbia Sportswear’s winter camping checklist.

Gear Advice
TROY ASPLUND The Complete Packing List for Your RV Camping Adventure

Hitting the open road in your RV or camper van? Columbia Sportswear is here to help with a packing list of everything you need for your next adventure.

Outdoor Skills
KRISTEN GILL Tips for Camping in the Rain

Is wet weather in the forecast for your next camping trip? Stay dry and enjoy your trip with these tips and tricks for camping in the rain.

Outdoor Skills
DAVID YOUNG The 22 Best Camping Hacks

Check out Columbia Sportswear’s list of clever DIY camping tips and tricks that will help you dial in your wilderness experience.

Gear Advice
DAVID YOUNG The Best Summer Camping Outfits

From shirts, shorts, and baselayers to sandals, dresses, and puffy jackets, here’s everything you need this summer to camp in style.

Outdoor Skills
RACHEL CAVANAUGH 5 Tips for Winter Camping

Planning a cold weather camping trip this winter? Check out these tips from PNW Outdoor Women's Meghan Young on how to maximize your winter camping trip.

Getting Started
RACHEL CAVANAUGH How To Explore National Parks in an RV or Camper Van

Planning a road trip this summer? Here are our tips to getting the most out of rv camping at national parks.

Outdoor Skills
RACHEL CAVANAUGH 6 Tips for Eco-Friendly Camping

Camping is about appreciating the wilderness—so don’t destroy it in the process. Read our how-to guide to learn ways to reduce your footprint outdoors.

Getting Started
ELYSE JOHANSEN Getting Ready for Camping Season

A prep guide for spending the night in the Great Outdoors.