Author: Jake Walnut

Buying a Tent: The Complete Guide

Are you interested in buying a tent? Let me be the first to tell you that a quality tent is well worth the money. You don’t want to learn this the hard way. Buying a tent for $20 from Walmart might seem like a steal. And, sure, it might hold up okay – until the rain hits. Fast forward 20 minutes to a soaking wet sleeping bag. A trip that should’ve been enjoyable is now miserable. Don’t make this mistake, especially if it’s your first time camping with your family. It doesn’t matter if you’re a complete newbie or a seasoned...

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The Complete Visitor’s Guide to Olympic National Park

Washington State’s Olympic National Park is a wonderland for lovers of the outdoors. Designated an International Biosphere Reserve and a World Heritage Site by the United Nations, it’s one of the most underrated places in the United States. Located on the Olympic Peninsula in the northwest corner of the state, the park spans 141,000 square miles and encompasses three distinct ecosystems. While driving through the park is a decent way to see the sights, getting out of the car and doing a little walking is a must to truly appreciate this unique area’s full beauty. Below is Beyond The...

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Ryan Cunningham My name is Ryan Cunningham and I have always loved the outdoors. As a boy growing up in Southern MN, I would spend hours roaming the woods by our home and camping on our farm. These days I am lucky enough to be able to go on great camping adventures all over the US and share my experiences here on Beyond The Tent.

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