September 3, 2020
We discussed building a fall sleep system in our How to Build a Sleep System piece. Just like we did for Winter, here we drill deeper so you can head into Fall with the confidence and quality rest you need…
Backpacking is not so much about the miles–or even where you go–as it is about taking responsibility for the journey. These tips will help a beginner backpacker, or those leading beginners, create a positive and rewarding backpacking experience.
Camping and hiking with a dog can be a wonderful experience. Done well, sharing outdoor experiences with your canine companion benefits their well-being and deepens your bond. Still, it can feel overwhelming at first figuring out what to bring, where…
Ben Matthews |
August 25, 2020
The plan involved lots of water, sand and kayaks. One week in March, some close friends and I visited the beautiful Pacific Northwest states of Oregon and Washington for a week of new experiences. Only a few people in our…
August 20, 2020
As campers, we are always looking for ways to make camp as comfortable and livable as possible. Sometimes that means upgrading your tent, adding a good chair, or a better sleeping pad; there is a myriad of ways to do…
Krista Karlson |
August 18, 2020
Car camping is not just for beginners or Sprinter-equipped hardos. Use these 14 tips for an epic weekend of the four-wheeled variety.
At this point, most people in the outdoor community have heard about thru-hiking. Yet its companion activity, section hiking, doesn’t quite enjoy the same popularity. As a burgeoning—if not fully burgeoned at this point—gap year activity, retirement plan or quit-your-job…