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How to Fix a Bunion Without Surgery (4 Easy Tips)

Bunions are a pain. Literally. Wearing hiking boots (or any shoes) when you have a bunion can not only be uncomfortable, but painful. Pain when wearing shoes will cause you to miss out on time on the trails. Fortunately, we have some tips on how to fix a bunion without surgery. – Updated 2/9/2020 How to Fix […]

Discover What Car Camping Is (And What You Need To Bring!)

What is car camping exactly? Put simply, it is when you load up all of your adventure gear in the car, drive up to a camping site and pitch a tent close by. We know that car camping doesn’t offer the same benefits as remote backpacking sites (killer vistas, solitude, actually making you exercise) but […]

How To Stay Warm In A Tent (6 Cozy Camping Tips)

Are you wondering how to stay warm while camping in a tent? Great, because that’s exactly what you’ll need to know… …and what you’re about to learn – in order to brave the cold outdoors. Read on to discover exactly how to achieve maximum toastyness! – Updated 2/9/2020 How To Stay Warm In A Tent (6 Cozy […]

How To Keep Your Hands Warm While Hiking In Winter

When your hands are cold, it can be hard to enjoy your time outdoors. For those who enjoy hiking in winter, it is important to figure out how to keep your hands warm in cold weather. Read on to learn how to keep cold hands from being a problem. – Updated 2/9/2020 What’s The Deal With […]

How To Break In A New Pair Of Hiking Boots

Congrats fellow adventurer! You are the proud owner of brand spanking new hiking kicks. We bet you’re eager to hit the trails… but stop right there, you need to break those babies in so they don’t murder your feet. So without further ado, here’s exactly how to break in those hiking boots… – Updated 2/9/2020 Let’s […]

How To Keep Your Feet Warm When Hiking In Winter

When it comes to hiking, it is never too cold to venture out. However, while you may always be up for an adventure, you should do what you can to keep warm in cold conditions. In this article we’ll show you how to keep your feet warm when hiking in winter. – Updated 2/9/2020 How To Keep Your Feet Warm When […]

Tarp Camping 101 (An Easy Guide For The Minimalist)

When trying to lighten your backpacking load, it’s difficult to find a better option than tarp camping. Tarps come in a variety of sizes, shapes and lightweight materials, and there are dozens of do-it-yourself, easy-to-construct tarp shelter configurations for the minimalist in all of us. Here are the basics you need to know to get […]

How To Keep Mosquitoes Away When Camping (5 Easy Tips)

For those who enjoy camping, it can be frustrating when the mosquitoes are out in force. Not only are mosquitoes annoying, the resulting bites can be uncomfortable. Fortunately, mosquitoes don’t have to get in the way of your time outdoors; read on to learn how to keep mosquitoes away while camping. – Updated 10/17/2019 How […]

How to Waterproof Your Hiking Boots (5 Easy Tips)

Many hiking boot owners are surprised to learn that their particular pair of boots aren’t waterproof. If that sounds like you, we recommend taking the time to waterproof your boots on your own. Waterproofing can be used to maintain boots over the years and can also make a non-waterproof boot keep water out. Of course, you could always […]

Hiking In Jeans: Is It A Mistake? (Discover The Truth Now)

Jeans are durable, versatile and you can wear them to the office and pub, and everything in between. So why not hit the trails in your denim? Well maybe because they’re not warm when it’s cold, too warm when it’s sweltering outside, they’re incapable of shedding water. And honestly, when was the last time you […]

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