Holiday Gift Guide: 2018

This year, I’ve decided to put together a gift guide for those who are looking for something different, innovative, and above all, high quality. Concentrating on a variety of price points, here are some suggestions for 2018.

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Big Agnes Big House 4 Deluxe

Big Agnes Big House 4 Deluxe Review

If you’re going to camp, why not enjoy it? The Big House 4 from Big Agnes is a spacious, comfortable car camping tent that’s made to go up easy, and provide plenty of space to make that upcoming car camping trip that much more enjoyable. Because no one wants to sleep in a tiny tent.…

Tips For Planning Your Next Camping Road Trip.

I’m always whittling away at that ever expanding bucket list. Thing is, it’s getting longer faster than it’s getting shorter. The locations to explore far outweigh the amount of time most of us actually have available to travel to them. For this reason, I’ve put together some tips to maximize the use of that time, while enhancing…

Hennessy Hammock Deep Jungly Asym XL

Hennessy Deep Jungle Asym Zip Hammock XL Review

Using a clever asymmetrical design, the Deep Jungle Asym Zip from Hennessy provides a nearly flat sleeping surface by pulling the base of the hammock out at two adjacent points along the walls of the shelter. This provides tent like internal volume and posture while still being elevated off of the ground for a new…

Coast FDX 302 Review

Coast FDX 302 Knife Review

Useful in a nearly infinite number of scenarios, a safe, solid but lightweight blade is the one thing that should be a part of everyone’s pack. The FDX 302 is just such a blade. The FDX 302 is a compact folding knife where the blade folds into the handle itself. Featuring a new double lock safety feature,…

Fenix CL20 Lamp Review

Fenix CL20 Camping Lantern Review

Often overlooked, most batteries do not have an operating temperature that will allow you to make it through a winter camping trip.  The Fenix CL20 Lantern tackles this issue by utilizing CR123A batteries which function at temps as low as -40 degrees F, making this is a true all season camping lantern. The CL20 Camping…

SAXX Blacksheep Long Johns

When I heard that the makers of my favorite pair of underwear have started cranking out Merino wool long johns, I was instantly interested. Good undies are surprisingly hard to find. Luckily, they’ve been been designed to provide both warmth and flexibility, alongside of the untouchable comfort SAXX is already becoming known for. I’ve been…

Exped Travel Hammock Plus

Exped Travel Hammock Plus

It’s always hammock season. Hot or cold, there is always comfort to be found within their soft, silky folds. The Exped Travel Hammock plus is a combination rip-stop nylon hammock and suspension system that’s light enough to carry, and comfortable enough to provide some serious rest and relaxation. The Plus that you see in the name…