Deadman anchors are the way to secure a shelter in soft sand or snow. But there is a happy medium between a true deadman anchor and hoping your stakes hold.
Nasty dirt, oils, sweat, and salt in your outdoor clothing and gear? Grab some white vinegar and baking soda!
A literal rule of thumb for gauging if you are too close to an animal for photo taking.
Hiking in the glorious alpine terrain? See some snow banks? Time to make a backcountry slushy!
An easy way to make sure the ground is level. Something showed to me when taking crew leader training for volunteer trail work.
A quick and dirty way of estimating the amount of daylight left for hiking, backpacking, skiing, etc.
Want the convenience of propane for camping but not deal with those (mainly) one-use green canisters? Get an adapter hose!
Hot cinnamon rolls or warm danish for post-trip enjoyment? Why yes.
Some DIY reflective insoles to help keep the feet warm when stationary in winter.
A quick way to make a meal for winter backpacking.