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The Benefits (& Drawbacks) of Wearing Merino Wool

No one likes wearing wool. It’s uncomfortable, and it’s itchy. However, there’s a difference between traditional wool and merino wool. Wearing merino wool clothing is...
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50 Funny Camping Jokes & One Liners for Campers

Do you love jokes? Do you love camping? How about camping jokes? Camping jokes are a great way to relieve the tension during a difficult...
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Where to Shoot a Deer for One-Shot Kills

Let’s face it, tracking the blood trail of a wounded deer is exhausting. It takes forever for the deer to die, and it is easier...
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Top Tips to Foraging in the Wild Like a Pro

Traditionally, the spring and summer months don't hold a lot of potential for hunting wild game. But why should that hold you back from hunting...
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The Best Tent Brands on the Market

    May 5, 2020/Riley Draper Table of Contents To the untrained eye, many 3-4-season tent brands may seem identical in terms of virtually all characteristics...
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Non-Technical Mountain Climbs: 10 Best Hiking Summits

Not everyone is an experienced mountaineer, and getting started can be hard. Let’s face it: climbing Everest sounds like fun until you realize you’ve never...
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7 Famous Constellations Everyone Can Find

Many people are amazed by the stars, even those who live in big cities and rarely see the night sky. However, it can sometimes be...
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5 Ways to Start a Fire Without Matches or Lighters

So, you’re stranded somewhere and need fire to keep warm or you want to be more prepared in case that ever happens? Starting a fire...
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Tarp Camping: Beginner’s Guide to Camping Without a Tent

Camping with a tent can be challenging at times. You might be camping with lots of people and not a lot of tents, so you...
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10 Best Hardshell Jackets in 2021

April 18, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents Hardshell jackets are a step up from a windbreaker, they're the ultimate form of a rain jacket, and...