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Backpacking Checklist

This backpacking checklist is a complete resource. This list will make sure you’re well prepared for any backpacking trip you take. You might think, “Holy crap, that’s a thorough list!” haha. And yes it is. That’s because I want to make sure you have everything you need and don’t forget anything important. Your Complete Backpacking Checklist The Ten […]

Ultralight Backpacking Guide (How to Easily Conquer Lightweight Hiking)

Last Updated: 12/11/16 – Every outdoor adventure starts with packing. Whether you are trying to conquer an enormous mountain or simply taking a walk in nature, you will require some supplies. However, the amount of supplies you need will depend on the length of the hike. When it comes to longer expeditions, experienced hikers know how […]

How To Choose A Backpacking Tent – Your Ultimate Guide

Having trouble choosing a backpacking tent? New backpackers are often confused, and understandably so. There are a lot of important things to consider and sometimes it seems like the options are endless! hah Well, don’t worry. Because in this ultimate guide you’ll learn everything you need to know to choose the best backpacking tent for you. Reasons For Purchasing […]

How To Choose A Backpack

Backpacking backpacks can be hard to choose from. Getting the right fit is critical. When you head off on a hiking adventure, you’ve got to bring all your own gear. That means trying different backpacking backpacks so you find one that fits your body and your needs. Initial Considerations Think about the length of your trip and what […]

How To Purify Water In 3 Minutes

Do you know how to purify water? No matter what kind of outdoor adventure you go on you have to know how to purify water: it’s a useful skill that can make a difference in any kind of problem situation. Water Purification; Essential Wilderness Survival The human body can live for weeks without food, but you […]

Outdoor Survival Skills – What To Do When You’re Out Of Food And Out Of Time

Do you have outdoor survival skills? Will you survive a life-threatening emergency in the wilderness? Or will you perish? Read on to learn simple tips that will not only keep you safe, but will help you thrive in a life-or-death emergency. This may be one of the most important posts you ever read. Basic Preparation Will Save Your Ass When […]

How to Hike the Appalachian Trail [The Definitive Guide]

Thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail is one of the most adventurous things you can do in the U.S. It is an arduous but rewarding journey that will lead you across 14 different states. The trail spreads between Mount Katahdin, Maine and Springer Mountain, Georgia. Usually, it takes people around 6 months to finish it. The Appalachian […]

Beginner’s Backpacking Guide

Are you a first time backpacker? When you plan for your first backpacking trip, you need to consider a lot of factors. The same goes for hiking, camping, and exploring trips. Well, never fear. Because I’ve put together this beginner’s guide that will get you on the trail quick and easy. You’ll spend less time worrying and more time […]

How to Build a Fire in 5 Minutes

Want to learn fire making basics? Want to build a fire without embarrassing yourself or burning your face off? haha Well, you’re in the right place. Because I’m going to reveal simple but effective ways you can build a fire in 5 minutes or less. Now then…let’s get to it! Fire Making Basics Quick reference: The 3 things you need in […]

Lace Tying Techniques

Need some simple lace tying techniques to prevent blisters? Who doesn’t? Because no matter how great your hiking boots are, there’s still a chance of getting blisters. Well, I’ve got good news for you. The lace tying techniques in this article will make you blister free. Read on to discover how… Lace Tying Techniques – Hike Longer With Less Pain Hiking just isn’t fun […]