FEATURED Why Camping Is America’s Favorite Past time Camping has been around since the United States was colonized.  It is a pastime that has been shared for generations. Over 40 million Americans camp each year, that is showing a lot of love!  There are foundations such as the Continue Reading FEATURED How to Build a Proper Campfire The campfire is indispensable outdoor tradition. No camping or outdoor adventure is ever complete without a luminous and mesmerizing campfire to set the right mood for the rest of your trip. Here is how you can build a proper campfire. When building Continue Reading FEATURED How To Choose The Right Fishing Line Color If you’re relatively new to going fishing, it can be incredibly overwhelming just trying to get started and figure out what color fishing line to use.  Forget about the advanced styles of fishing, or selecting the right type of bait Continue Reading




hike can offer natural stress relief

Going for a hike can offer natural stress relief?

Our lives are full of distractions and are busier than ever.  With our jobs, kids, activities and social lives we have little time to think clearly.  However, when you are out on the trails, we can shut all of that off. Take some time and

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benefits of hiking

The Many Benefits of Hiking

Hiking is a form of exercise and with any form of exercise, you get health benefits.  While you love to hike and don’t think of it as the same as going to the gym, it pretty much is.  It is just more fun! Getting in

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Hammock Camp

How to Hammock Camp

When you went camping as a kid, you probably took some tents, maybe an RV or camper but you probably didn’t hammock camp.  Hammock camping is great for those that like to hike while camping. They are generally more lightweight and have components than a

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Hiking Makes You Happier And Healthier

Proof That Hiking Makes You Happier And Healthier

We all know that exercise is good for your health. It not only helps with weight but also helps with your mind.  Getting out regularly will help your mental health as well as your physical health. Getting out in nature though adds that extra level

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Ice and Snow Protection

Ice and Snow Protection

While some people think that camping is only for the spring, summer, and fall, we think otherwise.  There is plenty of fun adventures to be had in the winter as well. And, it’s not so overly crowded like it is in other seasons.  However, you

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Crampon Care

Crampon Care

Each climb can mean a beating for your Crampons.  However, there are ways to ensure they stay in great working order.  Here are some tips on how to care for your Crampons. Before you go out, you should take some time to inspect your Crampon,

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The Best Pre-Packaged Camping Food For Every Palate

We take camping seriously.  And, well, when you want to do a camping/hiking trip, you cannot carry around all those canned precooked foods.  You will need something lighter and more portable. Which is why there are dehydrated or freeze-dried options. But, are they any good? 

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Keep Insects Away

How to Keep Insects Away While Camping

Camping can be loads of fun for people of all ages.  However, if your site is loaded with bugs it is a completely different story.  You want to do your best to keep the bugs out of your sleeping area. There is nothing worse than

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