Niche Biz: The Lazy Camper

Halifax Courier: A student is camping outside his university for a week to show off his new business idea. Former Brighouse High School student Jacob Hill, 19, has developed the Lazy Camper – an all-in-one tent he says will take the hassle out of camping. Jacob, who lives in Southowram, has invested lb30,000 in his […]

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Solar Powered Tent

Stephen Key: The UK mobile services company Orange in association with the American product design firm Kaleidoscope designed the Orange Solar Concept Tent; a high-tech tent that harnesses solar energy to charge your gadgetry through a wireless charging pouch. This tent will allow campers to keep in touch and power their essential gadgets such as

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Cooking Outdoors

Cassandra Daily: Campers whose fancy tastes demand a certain measure of open- air refinement will appreciate this portable propane oven-and-stove by camping brand Coleman. The miniature oven not only evokes fond memories of a certain beloved toy, it also permits grander culinary variety in the great outdoors—encouraging intrepid outdoorsmen and women to venture beyond standard

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The Inflatable Tent

I’ve been dreaming of something like this since my Boy Scout days: a German design firm called Heimplanet has created an inflatable tent. The Cave is a next-gen tent framed by five modular double-layer air beams, giving the structure the appearance of a tiny geodesic dome. The tent sleeps about three people and can seat

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Saving Camping Spots

With the start of camping season upon us, I’m reminded of this business idea that Loyd from Yosemite Blog sent to me a few years ago: Here’s a great part time business to start…. camping spot savers! On major holidays they go in a few days in advance, set up a tent, and camp there

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