Camping Gear

2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Play

You know the feeling. You’ve been wandering around the department store for the past 2 hours. Reading packaging…picking up items…putting them back down. It’s almost like the holiday gift-buying season is some bizarre stress test that’s designed to take you ...

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Kids

You know the feeling. You’ve been wandering around the department store for the past 2 hours. Reading packaging…picking up items…putting them back down. It’s almost like the holiday gift-buying season is some bizarre stress test that’s designed to take you ...

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Gadgets

You know the feeling. You’ve been wandering around the department store for the past 2 hours. Reading packaging…picking up items…putting them back down. It’s almost like the holiday gift-buying season is some bizarre stress test that’s designed to take you ...

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Wear – Women’s

You know the feeling. You’ve been wandering around the department store for the past 2 hours. Reading packaging…picking up items…putting them back down. It’s almost like the holiday gift-buying season is some bizarre stress test that’s designed to take you ...

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The Trip Tarp Is A Clever Way To Pack Your Gear

trip-tarp

“OMG I think I forgot the stove…” I’ve been there. I’m halfway to the campground and it dons on me that I forgot a crucial piece of gear. Checklists are great, but if you’re a visual learner like me, you ...

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Meet Clean Trek’s Craig Cushman

clean trek

Staying fresh and clean when you’re camping or exploring outdoors is no easy task. Hiking and moving (especially in the summer heat) can produce some funky smelling campers. Am I right? We obviously can’t help that our bodies sweat (it’s ...

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Zippo 6-Hour Hand Warmer: Review

6-hour-hand-warmer

I’ve been using Zippo’s 12-hour hand warmer for a few years now, and I can tell you that it makes Minnesota winters a lot more bearable. But how often am I outside for 12 hours? Like, never. So when customers ...

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Shwood Eyewear: Building The Unique

shwood

We sat down for an interview with Eric Singer at the Shwood Factory, and he answered some questions for us, including where the name came from. Somehow we managed to pull a twenty-one foot Lance travel trailer behind a full ...

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Geared Up – Team Portland

Coast FL75R

We weren’t sure what to expect when we got to Portland, but we knew we had a trailer full of awesome gear from some of the best outdoor retailers we know. During our 7-day journey, we were tossed a few ...

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Portland Woolen Mills Hiking Quilt: Review

portland woolen mills hiking quilt

We recently spent a week in Oregon and had an opportunity to try out an exciting new product from Portland Woolen Mills. They call it a hiking quilt, and it’s unlike any sleeping bag you’ve ever used, because it’s lined ...

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