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Avoid Blisters and Falls: 5 Handy Tips for your First Family Hike

It doesn’t matter whether you’re setting off on some fantastic short hiking trails for families in Yosemite, or you’re attempting to section hike the Appalachian… …one of the best ways to ensure you and your family have a safe and enjoyable time together is to prepare yourselves (and your feet!) for the great outdoors. As […]

How to Plan a Camping Trip (Easy Tips for Solo and Group Outings)

Want to plan a camping trip? As with any adventure, a camping trip will take some thought if you want to have the best and safest possible experience. The planning involved will differ depending on whether you are embarking on a solo trip or a group outing. Not quite sure what you need? No worries. We got you […]

Primitive Camping Guide (What it is, What to Pack, and Easy Tips)

Interested in primitive camping? Well, you’re in the right place! Whether you are comfortable with car camping and are looking for the next challenge, or are seeking a more peaceful experience, primitive camping offers the chance to get away from it all. If you’re new to the whole thing, no worries. Read on to discover exactly […]

What to Wear When Hiking (Easy Guide for All Weather Types)

It can be hard to enjoy a hike if you are not dressed appropriately for the weather. And it can be challenging to know exactly what to wear for different temperatures. But don’t worry. This handy guide will walk you through what to wear when hiking throughout all four seasons. Ready? Great, let’s get down to […]

3 Cheap Coleman Fuel Substitutes For Camping Stoves & Lanterns

Do you use camping stoves and camping lanterns? If you answered yes, Coleman fuel may be something you regularly purchase on Amazon, or at other retailers. A petroleum naphtha product, Coleman sells it to fuel its many products as well as appliances made by other brands. And it ain’t cheap! But we’ve got good news for you… Coleman […]

The Best Toilet Paper for Septics & Camping in 2020 (Biodegradable!)

Do you enjoy spending time outdoors? If so, then you already know this: It’s important to leave as little trace of your presence as possible. Minimizing our impact on the environment keeps the eco-system healthy and allows us to continue enjoying it for years to come. As well as making sure future generations can enjoy it just as much. One small […]

Is Walking Good For Plantar Fasciitis? (Discover The Truth Now)

Do you have plantar fasciitis? If you’re like us, then you still want to get out and walk around. The thing is, when experiencing one of the most common causes of heel pain, plantar fasciitis, one treatment option may sound confusing. Conservative treatment includes “rest”. But does that mean you should avoid walking altogether? Keep reading […]

How To Keep A Tent Cool In The Summer (Relax & Sleep Easy!)

Don’t like staying in a tent that feels like a furnace? Yeah, neither do we! It makes getting a good night of sleep when camping in the summer a huge challenge. That hot tent will keep you from getting the sleep that you need for another full day of outdoor adventure. Fortunately, we have 4 simple tips […]

Hiking Date Guide: What To Wear & Take (Plus 4 Things NOT To Do)

Here’s the dreaded question… What do you have planned for your date? Whether it’s your first date or 15th wedding anniversary, going on a hike is a brilliant alternative versus the basic overpriced dinner at your local Italian joint. But be warned, a hiking date is going to be markedly different from a dinner and […]

How to Make Camping Comfortable (6 Easy Tips and Ideas)

So, you’re interested in camping… …but the idea of spending a few days living outdoors and sleeping in a tent sound like a lot of work. And sleeping on the ground sounds, well, unpleasant, haha. Well read on, because you’re about to discover easy tips that will make camping as comfortable as possible. – Updated 2/9/2020 […]

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