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Your Day Hiking Check List
Use this day hiking check list to make packing quick and easy. Stay safe and have more fun by being prepared.
Backpacking Check List
Use a backpacking check list to make sure you don’t forget anything. A backpacking gear list will make packing much easier.
Vanabode eBook Review
I just read a unique and very interesting ebook called Vanabode: Happily Camp, Travel, And Live Forever On $20 A Day. Vanabode is a term coined by the author, Jason Odom, which he defines as "to happily abide in a four wheeled box shaped vehicle providing...
A Backcountry Hiking Honeymoon
Is your dream to go backcountry hiking for your honeymoon? Yes? Great! My husband and I went on a week-long backpacking trip out in the backcountry in Yosemite National Park for our honeymoon, and we had a lot of fun!
Packing For A Trip
Packing for a trip has always been a major source of frustration for me. Maybe it’s because I’m one of the most disorganized people alive.
Camping First Aid Kits
Camping first aid kits should be tailored to your skills, budget, location, length of trip and the people in your group. On every trip, you can and should take a large, well-stocked outdoor first aid kit.
Finding A Camping Water Purifier
A camping water purifier or filter for hiking or backpacking is essential on any trip where you need to draw water from outdoor sources.
Tent Camping Tips
Less Stress, More Fun: Tent Camping Tips Here are a few tent camping tips to help you enjoy your outdoor experience more. When you say "camping", most people probably think of sleeping in a tent. Sure, you could sleep in a car or go RV boondocking, but tent camping...
Essential Hiking Safety Tips
With proper preparation and a few hiking safety tips, you can significantly increase your chances of returning safely from the wilderness.
I share a great source for backpacking recipes in “Recipes for Adventure.” Learn to make tasty and affordable backpacking meals.
I’m excited that you want to learn the backpacking basics! It tells me that you, too, have felt the “call of the wild”, the desire to escape civilization and experience the wilderness up close and personal.
Unique Camping Gifts
Finding unique camping gifts for an outdoor lover can be a bit of a chore. Let’s face it — most camping equipment is functional, practical, and also … just a little boring.