Camping at high elevations is kind of my thing. Big views, cool air, and generally, fewer people. High elevation brings numerous challenges that either have campers bailing out during the night, or avoiding the experience altogether. Here are some tips to get you through it. … More 7 Tips for Camping at High Elevation and Above Tree Line
The Nomad Cooking kit by Opinel wraps every prep tool one would need into a classically styled carry kit that includes two blades, a cutting board, peeler and a cleaning cloth. This is my review. … More Opinel Nomad Cooking Kit Review
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. … More Holiday Gift Guide: 2018
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. … More Big Agnes Big House 4 Deluxe Review
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 … More Tips For Planning Your Next Camping Road Trip.
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 … More Hennessy Deep Jungle Asym Zip Hammock XL 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, … More Coast FDX 302 Knife 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 … More Fenix CL20 Camping Lantern Review
Staying warm in the winter is far less biology and much more science. Well designed gear can transform a desolate winter hiding underneath the sheets into a wonderful season of exploration and comfort. The Elite DriDown Parka was built from the ground up with that in mind. Drawing much of it’s inspiration from the sensational … More Sierra Designs Elite Dridown Parka Review: A Feathery Furnace.
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 … More SAXX Blacksheep Long Johns