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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 Water Shoes – Tested & Reviewed

Looking for the Best Water Shoes? Our team has got you - and your feet - firmly covered! With so many options on the market, it can...
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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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9 Best Camping Shoes

Trailblazers, explorers, and record-breakers who made history from the Amazon Rainforest to the surface of the moon all had to put their shoes on in...
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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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Best Day Hikes in the World

When you think of the best hikes in the world, minds turn to the Appalachian Trail, Machu Picchu, the Inca Trail, or scaling Everest. These...
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Average Miles Per Day on the Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian National Scenic Trail, more commonly known as the Appalachian Trail or just the A.T., is a marked hiking trail in the eastern US....
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The Best Camping Gear for Beginners in 2021 (Buying Guide)

Converting people to the joys of camping in the great outdoors is one of our favorite pastimes. With this guide to camping gear for beginners,...
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How to Wear Gaiters

Gaiters are a very versatile and useful piece of gear. There are many different types of gaiters, each optimized for different activities, excursions, and conditions....
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How to Stay Cool While Camping

Camping is arguably one of the best summer vacation options, much preferable to camping in the rain. From staying up and chilling out on warm...
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Is Camping Safe? 

Camping is a popular recreational activity all across the USA, with approximately 40 million campers using tents, RVs, cabins, and yurts for their adventure vacations...
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8 Best Places to Hike in Austin

Austin is an excellent place to live or visit, not just for its extensive weird and kooky music scene and nightlife, but for the amazing...
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6 Dehydrated Backpacking Recipes Worth Packing

After a long day of hiking, most of us have worked up quite the appetite. Although a five-star meal would be greatly appreciated, there’s often...
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What is Primitive Camping?

Modern camping trends are varied and vast, with many people choosing to opt-out of traditional tent camping in favor of glamping or using an RV....
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Do’s And Don’ts When Dressing For An Outdoor Excursion

Are you planning an outdoor adventure? It’s the perfect time to get outside and experience nature. Whether you’re going camping, fishing, hiking, sightseeing, or on...
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7 Best Lightweight Tents for Backpacking

Your tent may be the most important piece of camping gear you pack in your backpack. It will keep you warm and protected from the...
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7 Best Camping Tents (Tested & Reviewed)

Owning the best camping tent is an absolute necessity for anyone who loves spending time outdoors or living away from home every now and again....
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The Best Bass Attractants

July 14, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents The use of plastic lures with scented and flavored attractants is heavily popularised amongst American anglers. If a...
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Yaktrax vs MICROspikes Review: Which is Better? 

If you’re going to be encountering the cold, you’re highly likely to run into ice. When you’re out there in nature you’re surrounded by water,...
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How to Fly with Camping Gear Like A Pro

Sometimes good hiking locations are super far away, and it would cost more to drive than to fly. However, flying means consolidating your gear and...
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Best 3 Season Sleeping Bags

April 21, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents Sleeping bags are one of the lynchpins of a good camping trip. Without a good sleeping bag, your...
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7 Best Mountaineering Sunglasses

April 18, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents When you're hitting the slopes or clawing your way to the top of a difficult mountain, you might...
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10 Best Tactical Backpacks

February 16, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents Leaving the house can quickly turn into a game of mental Tetris. You could be leaving for the...
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10 Best Slingshots (Reviewed)

February 16, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents Slingshots are the most underrated hunting tool in the world. We tend to think of slingshots as something...
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20 Best Places to Camp Within Two Hours of Miami FL

Miami isn’t all sunshine and butterflies, sometimes you’ve got to get away. Folks to dent to think of Florida as the camping capital, but we’ve...
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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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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...
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Everything You Need to Know About Staying Warm While Winter Camping 

Winter camping can be a truly magical experience. Not only can you witness the beauty of nature covered in a fresh blanket of snow, but...
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The 4 Best Motorcycle Tents for Camping – Reviewed

March 12, 2020/Samantha Bos Table of Contents Do you love exploring the great outdoors by motorbike? Then you need to invest in a Best Tent...
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Do I Need a Tarp Under My Tent?

Many campers have learned to pack a tarp or ground cloth for camping trips out in the backcountry where sudden rain or other precipitation can...
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The 7 Best Baits for Crappie Fishing (Reviewed)

February 18, 2020/Riley Draper Table of Contents Looking for the best bait for crappie fishing? Crappie are one of the most popular fish to catch...
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How to Get Campfire Smell Out of Your Clothes for Good

Along with gazing at the night stars the most romantic part about camping is listening to the flames cackle around the campfire. Nothing is better...
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How Long Does it Take to Hike the Appalachian Trail?

Stretching for 2,168 miles from Georgia to Maine and crossing through 14 states including North Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania, the Appalachian Trail is...
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Just How Long Does it Take to Hike Mt. Marcy?

Mount Marcy is a great notch on the belt for any serious mountain hiker. With an elevation of 5,344 feet, it is the highest peak...
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How Long Does it Take to Climb Mount Washington?

Climbing Mount Washington can be one of the most rewarding hikes on offer in the United States. But as anyone who has tackled it will...
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How to Plan a Camping Trip

You and your friends have just decided you need to have a little trip into nature and have made the great decision that you want...
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How to Prevent Condensation in a Tent 

Camping in the great outdoors can be a remarkably cathartic and freeing experience. It can also be a real struggle. Some campers have had the...
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How to Make Your Backpack Lighter

Ever wish that backpacks in real life could be like those in video games that hold tons and weigh ounces? Most backpackers dream of the...
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The 6 Best Backpacking Tents

Oh, the great outdoors. Nothing like spending the day walking around some trails with friends, a couple of laughs and a few good views. You...
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The 5 Best Inflatable Tents – Reviewed

October 25, 2019/Riley Draper Table of Contents An air tent, sometimes referred to as an inflatable tent, is a tent that is erected by pumping...
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The Best 12 Person Tents – Top 6 Reviewed

October 24, 2019/Riley Draper Table of Contents The best 12 person tents are a god-send for big families or large groups venturing out into the...
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How to Build the Ultimate Backpack Repair Kit

Backpackers spend a lot of time and money accumulating outdoor gear. To avoid pricey replacements, making simple repairs can make your equipment last much longer....
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How to Hike With a Toddler

Are you struggling to combine parenthood with your passion for nature? Do you love being in the great outdoors, but you’re not sure how to...
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16 Tips for Camping in the Rain

A backpacking trip getting canceled because of rain is a legitimate excuse but we wonder why it has to be the end of a good...
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Are Yeti Coolers Worth It? 

Coolers, also known as ice chests, are a must, especially for weekend camping trips away with your friends. After all, what would a weekend getaway...
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The Best Heated Socks On The Market

If you often suffer from cold feet, or simply want to add some extra warmth to your outdoor adventures, then you need a pair of...