Archive for the ‘Camping Essentials’ Category

Outdoor Skill Tips: The Basics of Using a Compass

In the modern era of the GPS and other electronic navigation devices, the use of a good old fashioned compass has become something of a lost art. Though it has been used for centuries by sailors, outdoorsmen, and the military, the technique has fallen by the wayside thanks to the Information Age. But what do […]

5 Uses for Aluminum Foil in the Outdoors

Aluminum foil is one of those magical products that seem to have a use for just about everything, and the outdoors is no exception. Though it’s probably safely tucked away in one of your kitchen drawers right now, you might consider taking it along with you on your next camping trip. Aside from wrapping up […]

Making The Switch to Ultralight Backpacking

When you think of that perfect backpacking trip, you likely envision unencumbered freedom as you trek nimbly on wooded trails, breathing fresh mountain air and feasting your eyes on the natural beauty around you. Too often, though, backpackers spend their time on the trail groaning beneath the weight of their heavy packs. They trudge along […]

Camp Clothing Essentials

Camping! Spend some beautiful days in the great outdoors, without the distractions of the hectic world, passing the time with friends and mother nature. It sure sounds like a great time, but a dream camping trip can turn into a nightmare if you’re not prepared with the right gear. Lucky for you, we’ve made a […]