Jake Walnut

Hammock Hanging by Lake

The Complete Hammock Camping Gear Setup and Checklist

Hammock camping is one of the best alternatives to tent camping. Not only is it fun to sleep suspended above the ground between two trees, but it’s also surprisingly comfortable. The gear is very lightweight, making a hammock an excellent choice for weight-conscious backpackers. Hammock camping (with a rainfly) is also beneficial for camping in …

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Family Kayaking

Kayak Camping 101: A Guide to Camping in Your Canoe or Kayak

Kayak camping and canoe camping are two of my absolute favorite ways to adventure outdoors. Not only does this type of on-water camping allow you to explore some of the most beautiful scenery on the planet, but it enables you to access incredibly remote campsites, like those in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (home to …

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40+ of the Best Places to Go Camping in Utah

Camping in Utah is one of my favorite ways to experience this beautiful state. It’s home to some of the world’s most extraordinary landscapes including sweeping deserts, breathtaking rock formations, rolling hills, rich farmland, forested mountains, and snowcapped peaks. Your options include tent camping, RV camping, and even free camping. Set up camp in National …

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Summer Camping

The Best Summer Outdoor Gear You Need for Camping in 2020

It’s hard to beat summertime in terms of outdoor fun and adventure. Although spring and fall are also great times for outdoor activities, there’s no denying that summer is perhaps the best season of all for camping, hiking, backpacking, paddling, and just generally spending quality time with your family outdoors. Our recently updated guide to …

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Camping Tent with Portable Solar Panels

The Best Portable Power for Camping and Backpacking in 2020

Keep all your devices fully charged on your next outdoor adventure with the best portable power for camping. Your options include portable power stations, traditional generators, power inverters for your car, lightweight backpacking solar chargers, RV solar panel kits, and so much more. Whether you’re looking to simply keep your phone charged, run a CPAP …

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Bison Near River in Yellowstone National Park

The Best Camping in Yellowstone National Park

Camping in Yellowstone National Park is one of the best ways to explore the crown jewel of America’s national park system. Notable as the world’s first national park, a Yellowstone camping trip should be high on every outdoor lover’s bucket list. Visitors enjoy stunning natural beauty, the diverse array of wildlife, unique geothermal features, and …

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View of Olympic Mountains in Olympic National Park

The Best Camping in Olympic National Park

Camping in Olympic National Park is one of the best ways to explore this absolutely breathtaking outdoor wonderland. Spanning 141,000 square miles, the park contains three distinct ecosystems: temperate forest, glaciated mountains, and rugged coastline. These diverse ecosystems provide countless opportunities for outdoor adventure, notably countless miles of hiking and backpacking trails. Here is everything …

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