Gear Reviews

Snugpak Ionosphere 1 Person Tent Review

It was during the summer that I realized exactly how much I didn't enjoy using the typical bivy pack; they are often too snug, typically can have zero visibility when you're in them, and they can be a bit uncomfortable to sleep in. With this in mind, I decided to do a little research and see what my options were; as a result, I discovered the Snugpak Ionosphere, which is a one-person tent.

REI Dash 2 Tent Review

If you want to go fast and light, and you don't need a true mountaineering tent, this ultralight tent may provide just what you need. And the REI model might prove to be a sound option.


3 Tarp Setups for Diamond Shaped Tarps

Looking for some ideas on how to setup a diamond shaped tarp? We have 3 easy diamond tarp configurations for you to try out with instructions.

Fitness Tips for Hikers

The question of how fit do you need to be for hiking comes up a lot. There are those people who believe “it’s just walking”, no need to do any training. And others who believe that the better you train, the more you’ll enjoy your hike.


24 Stunning places to camp in the USA

Ever thought of camping in a breathtaking place? There are lots of places you can visit, but some do not create lasting memories. You need to check on the list I have compiled below. On it, you'll learn about features of some of the most exciting places to camp in the U.S. Enjoy!

11 Health Benefits of Hiking

Hiking is a free exercise alternative that can provide you with a number of health benefits, no matter your starting level of fitness or activity. If you’re looking to get healthier without spending hundreds of dollars to join a gym, hiking can be a great option for you.

Camp Cooking


37 Camping Breakfast Ideas From Around The Web

It may surprise you to know that you can eat well even when you’re camping. Sure, you could stick some muffins and fruit in your camp gear and call it good, but those meals may not give you enough energy or nutrients to fuel your hike or other camp activities.
Smores roasting on the fire

Easy Open Fire Camping Snacks Guide

A quick guide to cooking some quick and easy snacks over an open flame campfire.