Riley Draper

Riley Draper is a writer and entrepreneur from Chattanooga, Tennessee. As a world traveler, he has been to more than fifty countries and hiked some of the most elusive trails in the world. He is the co-founder of WeCounsel Solutions and has published work in both national and global outlets, including the Times Free Press, Patch, and Healthcare Global. When he's not writing, he's probably on a hiking trip or climbing in the mountains.

Articles by Riley Draper

Camping in Colorado

The 6 Best Camping Spots in Colorado

Colorado has one of the most varied and beautiful landscapes in the whole of the United States. So, it's no wonder you're looking to go...
Girl reading in a camping spot in florida

The 9 Best Camping Spots in Florida

Florida is famous for its nature, so it's no surprise you're looking for the best camping spots in Florida. From the Everglades to the northwestern...
An orange canvas tent at night in the forest.

Best Canvas Tents (Buying Guide)

Tents come in all shapes, sizes, and state-of-the-art materials like ripstop nylon - but there's one classic that's never gone out of style: a canvas...
Hiking backpacks on the grass with mountains in the background.

The 7 Best Backpacking Backpacks of 2020

Looking for the best backpack for your backpacking trip? Backpackers beginning back country backpacking better buy breathable, but bolstered, backpacks. Whew. How’s that for a...
Dozens of colorful tents in a green field.

The Best Tent Brands on the Market

Campers who are also hiking and mountaineering enthusiasts know that long hiking trips necessitating a campsite as a base camp or overnight rest stop also...
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Best 2 Person Tent (Buying Guide 2020)

For many hikers, backpackers, and campers, a reliable two-person tent is a base for any decent gear collection. Whether you’re a lightweight backpacker looking for...
A man tying a fishing line.

The Best Fishing Knots for Beginners

You don’t have to be a scout to rock knots. It can be a bit intimidating though, as a beginner, as there are so many...
Man walking on brown sand.

What is Rucking? Your Questions Answered Here

A fortifying physical activity with tons of health benefits that are mental, social, and physical has entered the civilian world from its origins in the...
A bay with boats in it.

The 8 Best Bass Tournaments Every Angler Should Attend

Every year around the world, anglers try their hand and test their skills for a chance at reeling in a winning catch. Fishing tournaments allow...
A man tying a fishing knot.

10 Best Bass Fishing Knots

It can be easy to assume that knots aren’t that important to the success of your fishing trip, but they’re actually vital to ensuring your...