I have a backpack. It’s a great backpack. But, this backpack sounds like it has bear bells hanging off of it when I walk. This simply isn’t going to work for me. Thankfully, I have metal tools and some rope. This is how I silenced my noisy zipper. Starting off, there are likely two sources … More How to fix a jingling zipper
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.
It’s easily overwhelming; With so many options, brands, designs and an entire book full of terminology, the simply act of choosing a tent can become nearly impossible. This guide is designed to simplify the act and to help you decide what you need out of tent, and what you don’t. Let’s get started. What do … More How to Choose a Backpacking Tent
Hypothermia can be a serious threat, and it is all the more dangerous when you don’t really know what you’re dealing with. You don’t have to be in the Alaskan tundra to fall victim to this silent killer. Hypothermia can sneak in during a light rain on a 60 degree afternoon. Knowing the symptoms, and how … More Battling Hypothermia: A Survival guide.
How are backpackers supposed to pack a backpack? How does one possibly pack off of that gear inside a tiny pack? What happens if it doesn’t fit? Let’s take a look at the basics first, and we’ll dig into some details too. Keep in mind that the simple act of packing a backpack can have … More How to Pack Your Backpack