While there’s nothing wrong with a little bit of rain on a camping trip, you definitely want to do your best to keep the inside of your tent as dry as you possibly can.  After all, it may be the...
Kayak camping is an incredible way to get outdoors and enjoy the warmer weather. It’s a recipe for a great weekend, from being on the river to resting at the campsite. Packing a kayak full of gear, though, can...
There is nothing quite as exhilarating as hiking up a mountain. If you’ve never done it before, there are some things you might need to take into account before you head off right away. High-altitude hiking requires different preparation...
For beginner hikers, it can be quite overwhelming to get prepared to spend time in the wilderness. You see these hikers with their big fancy hiking boots and you’re probably wondering if it is really necessary to invest in...
Axes and hatchets are two of the most useful and versatile tools to have when times get tough. There are obvious benefits and drawbacks to both. In an emergency or survival situation, knowing what each tool can do and...
If you plan on camping in the winter then you need to prepare for the cold. And without electricity, your options for heating your tent are going to be limited. But don’t fear!  There are many ways to heat up a...
Hiking is an adventure by itself, yet there are several fun things you can bring on a hike to make the experience even more enjoyable. These items can range from a compass and map to cameras and fishing poles.  Before...
Nowadays kids are spending far too much time in front of a screen, and not enough time experiencing the great outdoors. Camping is one of the best ways to remedy this problem, as it gives kids a reason to...
In the United States, there are estimated to be around 30,000 cougars spread between 16 states. Cougars–also known as mountain lions, pumas, American lions, and panthers–aren't known to attack humans, but that doesn't mean they never have or will....
Hiking has always been a favorite hobby of mine. Unfortunately, some of my hiking adventures ended up transforming into a real-life scary movie. Why? One word. Ophidiophobia. Now if you’re anything like me, then you’ve probably never heard of ophidiophobia before. But it’s...