Gear Reviews

Gear Review: Burton Camping Gear

As summer quickly rounds the corner, the temperatures begin to drop to a more manageable level for camping. Who likes waking up covered in a film of sweat and dirt, anyways? Definitely not me. But lucky for us, fall brings the promise of perfect campfire nights, followed by sound sleeping sessions on the campsite, in […] Read more…

5 Best Camping Necessities to Never Leave Behind

From the very first glimpse of summer, I could tell I’d be a hot one. And with temperatures gradually rising day-by-day, we are finally granted our favorite season after a long, cold winter. Camping trips with friends, hiking new terrain with your favorite pup by your side and lake days on a sunny, clear day […] Read more…

Gear Review: Outdoor Blankets

Well kids, it’s finally that time of year again. Rejoice in the comfort of your flip flops, bask in the warmth of the sun and indulge in that double-decker ice cream cone without any guilt. It’s time for your favorite camping trips to the woods, surrounded by the comfort of a lush forest, your furry […] Read more…

Gear Review: Grayl Ultralight Purifier (+Filter) Water Bottle

As summer rounds around the corner, we begin to search for the latest and greatest in outdoor gear. Between tents, daypacks, cooking essentials and sleeping gear, there is a lot to stay up to date on. It seems as though every year there are advancements in technology that makes hitting the trails lighter and more […] Read more…

Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are around the corner, and we all know what that means… Scrambling to find the perfect gifts for the ones you love. But holiday shopping doesn’t have to be all that stressful. If you have a general sense of what you are looking for, you can narrow it down to a few great […] Read more…

5 Best Camping Accessories to Never Leave Behind

There is so much to say about the benefits of camping. It’s a time to connect with nature, escape every responsibility and spend time with friends. You can pitch a tent in your backyard, or in the vast landscapes of a thick forest, national park or hot dessert. But whatever your style may be, it’s […] Read more…

5 Must Have Camping Accessories

Summer is in full swing and camping season with it. I always find that this is the time of year when I start looking to replace gear that isn’t working, or try and purchase new gear that I’d like to add to my repertoire. That being said, here’s a quick list of my 5 favorite accessories […] Read more…

What’s the Best Way to Carry Your Water?

Highlighting the pros and cons of using water bottles vs. using water reservoirs.  Water is an obvious necessity when working in the field. The experts say you’re supposed to consume a liter per hour while playing outside which can make the logistics of carrying and consuming a bit tricky. Water weighs just over 2 pounds […] Read more…

Brand Highlight: GORE-TEX

There are 1,000 reasons why people don’t by GORE-TEX, most of which surround the price, the weight, and the breathability. But, keeping all of that in mind, what’s the reason why people have been buying GORE-TEX for the past 50 or so years? Because it F%*&ing works. Every time, all the time. Here’s how: The […] Read more…

ENO Hammocks: Not Just for Coconut Trees

My stereotypical vision of a hammock is hanging on a beach between two coconut trees, ideally photographed at sunset. This is the epitome of tropical paradise. If you are seeking this stereotypical vision I would recommend also bringing straps to easily hang your hammock on said coconut trees. I personally have an eagle nest outfitters […] Read more…

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