Outdoor Blog

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7 Tips to Become a Campfire Cooking Expert

Cuisine in the great outdoors runs the gamut from s’mores and canned beans to homemade pasta and gourmet-grade paellas and tacos. You don’t have to...
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Most Popular Spots To Inspire You For Your Next Kayaking Trip

Kayaking is a famous water sport that involves the use of a paddle to navigate a small boat, which is referred to as a kayak....
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Learning How To Fish: A Handbook

Introduction: You’ve Got A Bite   Fishing has been around for centuries and it was one of the first sources of protein for humans. Nowadays,...
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What Are The Advantages of Kayak Fishing

Are you looking for an environmental-friendly boat that can bring you convenience and accessibility especially when it comes to fishing? If the answer is yes,...
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How to Enjoy Your Vacation During the Pandemic

It is a universal fact that we all look forward to vacation time. We make plans to either visit our favorite spots or try something...
Nashville, Tennessee.

20 Best Places to Camp Within Two Hours of Nashville, Tennessee

If you live in Music City, you’ve already got plenty to do in and around the city, but if you broaden your search just a...
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20 Best Places to Camp Within Two Hours of Seattle, WA

Break out your Swiss Army Knives and Leatherman tools, because it's time to go camping! The best thing about living in the Pacific Northwest is...
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20 Best Places to Camp Within Two Hours of Houston, TX

Texas is massive. We all know this. That size means that you can just point your car in any direction and you’ll find a campsite. That...
New York City.

20 Best Places to Camp Within Two Hours of New York City

New York is known for a lot of things as well as its great camping spots. It’s the heart of America, the beating heart of...
Denver, CO.

20 Best Places to Camp Within Two Hours of Denver, CO

Even people that don’t know the first thing about the Mile-High City will know that there’s plenty of great hiking spots camping spots to be...
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20 Best Places to Camp Within Two Hours of Dallas, TX

If you’re looking to get out of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, it’s easy to immediately become paralyzed by choice. Texas is home to some of...
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Essential Gear for Your Next Outdoor Adventure       

When fall arrives - which some love to call autumn - there is one thing that many people in the United States think about… outdoor...
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Outdoor Sports That Will Rekindle Your Love for Nature

Nature is something that many of us have grown up with, whether it is playing in the woods making dams and building bivouacs, or planting...
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5 Best Weekend getaways for Florida residents

  Whether you’re a new resident to Florida or have lived there your whole life, there are bound to be sites and locations you have...
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Polyester vs Merino Wool: Which is Better For You?

Most people don’t realize how important the type of material in their clothing can be. For casual wear, you can get away with not thinking...
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Windbreaker vs Rain Jacket: Which is Right for You?

So much of successful outdoor recreation relies on you having the right equipment. Many people will deliberate forever on the right climbing gear, the right...
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First Time Flying Alone? 15 Tips for Solo Air Travel

For many people, flying alone for the first time is one of the most stressful experiences they have ever faced. It seems like everyone you...
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REI Annual Dividend: How Does it Work?

REI is short for Recreational Equipment Incorporated, an American company that offers outdoor gear, as well as courses and vacation options. If you aren’t familiar...
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What You Should Wear Rock Climbing

Like any outdoor activity, the clothes you wear for rock climbing can have a significant impact on your performance. For a sport such as rock...
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Canoeing vs Kayaking: Which Is Best For You?

The differences between a canoe and a kayak can elude even the most learned of outdoorsmen, so today we’re going to set the record straight....
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20 Adventure Ideas to Go On With Friends

Whether you like to take an exciting trip every other weekend, or it’s been years since your last adventure, inspiration can evade anyone. You might...
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10 Useful Ways to Wear a Buff

Most campers can relate to the feeling of being completely addicted to buying new gear. With so many cool camping gadgets and gizmos on the...
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How to Whittle: A Beginner’s Guide to Whittling

Whittling is something of a lost art form, it’s been around for thousands of years. This backcountry craft can enrich your camping trips and make...
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5 Useful Items To Have When You’re Out On Your Hunting Trip

Hunting is such a great activity for so many reasons. It is a great opportunity to spend some time outdoors, spend time with friends and...
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Hunting Tips and tricks From Professional Hunters

Hunting is actually more complex than you might think, with lots of different things you need to know beforehand and lots of conditions you need...
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How to Light up a Fire on Wet Soil

Picture this: you’re out in the middle of nowhere, and it’s freezing out there - and to make matters worse, it’s raining, and the wind...
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Why Kayak Needs To Be a Part of Your Camping Gear

Camping has evolved into much more than a tent and a campfire. When it comes to spending the night, or the week, in the outdoors,...
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10 Best Outdoor Clothing Brands in 2021

Planning to upgrade your hiking or backpacking wardrobe? We've got you, and your clothing needs, covered! In this review, we're highlighting the Top 10 Best...
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5 Things to Think of When Planning Your Hiking Adventures

Going hiking is a great way to not only stay fit, but also have a lot of fun. Whether you are in the mountains, in...
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Six Tips for Flying with Camping Gear

Finally, the time for your next camping adventure has come, and you’re so ready to explore new mountain sites, hiking trails, and national parks. But,...
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4 Things to Look for When Buying Binoculars

Binoculars are popular nowadays, especially for individuals who like to go camping and enjoy other adventures. They are used to looking for faraway things, including...
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6 Reasons Why Boating Is A Great Hobby

Being out on the water is a magnificent experience, especially when it’s summer-time and you’ve got an ice-cold drink in your hands. Taking up boating...
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10 Survival Uses For Paracord

It’s difficult to name a survival item more useful than paracord. You could argue that a knife or multi-tool is more important in emergency situations,...
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6 Items You Should Bring When Venturing Outdoors

With the world in global turmoil, reeling in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, rather than spending our days in public places, parks, and restaurants,...
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How Many Calories Does Hiking Burn?

It doesn’t matter if you’re hiking through the Appalachian Trail or just hiking in your hometown of New Jersey. Chances are that if you hike...
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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...
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4 Reasons Why You Should Have Roof Racks For Your Vehicle

There is a variety of equipment available in car shops today that you can install in your car to improve or maximize its function. Generally,...
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7 Ways To Check Quality Camping Marquee

  Marquee is an alternative form of shelter that can provide comfortable accommodation when you go camping. An ideal marquee usually comes in different shapes,...
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The 8 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...
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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...
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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...
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How to Hide a Trail Camera

When you’re out in the backcountry in the off-season you’ll be looking for some game trails and other great spots to set up a trail...
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What is a Game Trail?

If you are new to the sport of hunting or you are only just starting to pip your interest in wildlife in general you may...
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A Definitive Guide to Trail Camera Myths

When you are looking to buy a trail camera you should have the right expectations. It would be a great shame to invest time and...
A deer in the mountains.

5 Game Camera Tips and Tricks

Whether you're after the perfect shot of a big buck or maybe even after bigfoot, a game camera is a necessary piece of kit for...
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How Does a Game Camera Work?

Hunting has always developed. We began it as cavemen, chasing deer and other fauna with spears along the great plains of our world. This was...
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9 Game Camera Mistakes to Avoid

Game cameras are a fairly new innovation in the hunting community. If you’re a keen hunter and you want to get better results, then you...
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The 10 Best Campgrounds at Yosemite Park

Great and mighty Yosemite, called Ahwahnee by the indigenous Miwok people who once inhabited the land, is a titan among national parks and one of...
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How to Make a DIY Camping Shower

Our daily shower can wake us upright, make us energized, or relax us after a long day. In fact, a study made by the hotel...
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How to Attach a Propane Tank to a Camping Stove

Many of us turn to camp stoves to prepare our meals in the backcountry, and why not? Camping stoves are a simple, convenient, and effective...