Sam Brooks

Hi, my name is Sam Brooks and I'm a huge hiking, fishing and camping enthusiast. I bring my dog Max as often as I can because he also loves the great outdoors. Although I consider myself a private person, I really want to share my passion and knowledge with the readers here at outdoorcommand.com

Articles by Sam Brooks

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How Many Miles Can You Hike in a Day?

If you love hiking and can’t get enough of it, or maybe you’re totally new to hiking but are looking to hike as much as...
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Fun Things to do While Camping – Ideas to Make Memories in the Great Outdoors

Camping with the people you love is the perfect way to spend a weekend or a holiday. Taking to the mountains, setting up camp in...
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The Difference Between Hiking & Backpacking (plus the best places to do both!)

If you’re a fan of being in the great outdoors, or even if you’ve just toyed with the idea of spending some days and nights...
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Hiking Safety Tips – Making Memories the Safe Way

Whether you’re going out alone, or bringing along your loved ones, ensuring your own safety is a top priority will ensure your trip is memorable...
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Can You Pitch a Tent Anywhere? Everything You Need to Know About Wild Camping

Camping is the ultimate salvation from the long working week and allows you to be at one with nature. You can feel liberated out in...
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10 Best Hikes in Yosemite National Park

One of the most populous of the United States, California is an incredible place to visit for many reasons. Not only is Los Angeles filled...
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The Best Hikes in Virginia

Virginia has it all. From the Appalachian Trail and Blue Ridge Mountains to Virginia Beach and historic Richmond and everything in between, you’d be hard...
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The Best Hikes in Los Angeles: See the City of the Stars from a Whole New Perspective

Los Angeles, also known as home to America’s booming film industry, is also a great place to go hiking when you’re ready to get out...
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The Best Camping Sites in Georgia

Wherever you camp in Georgia, you will find hospitality, history, and scenery that is lush, peaceful, and unique. The campsites are also as diverse as...
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9 Best Camping Desserts to Share around a Campfire

The best thing about a campfire (besides getting warm) is making cooking up some sweet, hot, and gooey dessert recipes! And you know we’re talking...