Mitchell

Tent Cleaning 101

Mitchell, Campgear.com author and photographer extraordinaire breaks down proper tent cleaning technique for the up coming camping season.  As part of spring gear cleaning, it’s time to bust out the tent.  If you’re anything like me and have a 3-season tent—the missing 4th season is coming to and end!  Also, if your 3-season tent is anything like mine—your […] Read more…

13rs Abound

14ers—they are no secret to those who love the mountains. Here in Colorado, we have 53 peaks achieving the famed altitude of 14,000 feet, although the exact number is often disputed. However, as I am sure many of you have experienced, the 14er designation has caused disproportionately high recreational usage in a state famous for […] Read more…

Into the Redwoods

Over the years, I have been to some notable forests—the Giant Sequoias and Bristlecone Pines of California, Hoh Rainforest of Washington, the old growth (think before Antarctica was frozen ‘old’) Beech forests of New Zealand to name a few.  However, none are as overwhelming as the Coastal Redwoods of northern California.  In July, I got […] Read more…