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Winter Backpacking: How to Have a Enjoyable Trek in the Snow

Why go backpacking in the winter in the first place? Sure, it’s likely cold and wet, but winter is a special time to be outdoors. Not only is the backcountry much emptier (you might even have it all to yourself!), but a blanket of snow can make your favorite backpacking destinations even more...

Mock ONE Folding Portable Hammock Review

Mock ONE Hammock
One of our favorite new products of 2019, The Mock ONE portable folding hammock by The Republic of Durable Goods has absolutely won us over. With their motto "No Trees, No Problem", the Republic of Durable Goods has created a hammock that is comfortable, light (compared to other hammock/stand...

REI Flexlite Air Camping Chair Review

Ryan using the REI Flexlite Air Camp Chair
When you're out in the backcountry, you often have to hike, paddle or bikes miles upon miles to get there. When you've reached your destination, you're tired, sore and ready to relax. The only problem, you don't have a comfortable spot to sit down and...

30+ Best Places to Go Camping in Alabama

Great camping might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Alabama – but, boy, does the Heart of Dixie sure have a lot of fantastic campgrounds! Whether you prefer to rough it in a tent, live the luxurious life in your RV, or trek deep into the...

10 Best RV Dealers In Minnesota

Minnesota is a beautiful state full of natural beauty just waiting for you to enjoy. With 10,000+ lakes, 67 state parks, 5 national park systems, and many more private campgrounds and resorts, there surely is no lack of amazing places to go RV camping in Minnesota. RV camping offers...

The Best Camping in Pinnacles National Park

Camping in Pinnacles National Park is the best way to take in the rocky spires, seas of wildflowers, and wild talus caves that this California national park is best known for. Despite its proximity to San Francisco (just three hours away by car), Pinnacles receives only a fraction of the visitors (roughly 220,000) than equidistant Yosemite National...

Complete Guide to Camping in Grand Teton National Park

One of the best outdoor experiences in all of Wyoming is camping in Grand Teton National Park. Whether you visit for a day or an entire week, there’s plenty to see and do in the national park and the surrounding area. While taking in the stunning peaks of the Teton Range and oft-photographed historic sites like Mormon Row should...

MSR Miniworks EX Purifier Review

MSR Miniworks EX Water Purifier
The MSR Miniworks EX Purifier is a reliable workhorse of a water filter. It has many strengths that campers will love, but also a few weaknesses. It's the filter's water quality, ease of use, and lifespan that makes it a worthy companion in anyone's pack. The...

Merrell Moab 2 Vent Hiking Boot Review: Comfortable Hiking Boot for a Modest Price

Merrell Moab 2 Vent - BWCA
The Merrell Moab 2 Vent is a high-value hiking boot perfect for those time when water-proofing is not necessary, undesired, or when ventilation is a must. With its lightweight, fantastic venting, solid support and traction, this is a great all-around hiking and camping boot that will fill 90% of...

MSR Hubba Tour 2 Review – A Premium Tent With A Large Vestibule

MSR Hubba Tour 2 on Meeds Lake - Minnesota
The MSR Hubba Tour 2 is a premium tent that offers massive vestibule space to protect all of your gear from the elements while camping. With its exoskeleton and large vestibule, the tent and your gear will be protected from the rain no matter when you set up...