Camping Tips

How-To: Compass Basics

How to use a compass

The GPS (Global Positioning System) rules when it comes to all kinds of navigation today. Every smart phone is capable of getting you from Point A to Point B more efficiently than we ever could have imagined just a decade ...

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5 Tips For Healthy Camping

We’re all guilty of it. The weekend comes, and we feel like we deserve a reward for working all week. We throw caution to the wind and fill our plates a little more than we ordinarily would. “Hey, I’m on ...

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Starting Your Kids In Snowshoeing

Winter outdoor activities

What’s better than taking a hike in the cool crisp air after a good snowfall? If you are looking for a way to introduce a whole family to winter snow sports then snowshoeing should appeal to you. One of the ...

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The Skivvy Roll Has Everything You Need For One Night

skivvy roll

Sometimes you just want to travel light. Maybe you’re camping for one night. Maybe you’re going to a bonfire on the beach with a sleeping bag. You might just be crashing at a friends house. Point being – you don’t need a ...

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The Siberian Hitch

siberian hitch

A great cold weather knot In cooler weather the Siberian Hitch is a convenient knot because it can easily be tied with gloves on. It’s also a knot that Ray Mears used in his bushcraft television series. It can be ...

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EDC For Just About Any Situation


Seeing the Every Day Carry for someone in 1900 wouldn’t be very interesting. Sure, you’d see some vintage gear, but it wouldn’t vary that much from person to person. There just wasn’t an abundance of choices available at the time. Part ...

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Six Tips for Winterizing Your RV or Camper

Six Tips to Winterize Your Camper or RV

After you have traveled with friends and family through the summer in your recreational vehicle, you must take some steps to make sure it’s protected during the winter months. Winterizing your RV or Camper will make it easier to use ...

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Don’t Forget This Essential Gear For Winter Camping

Winter camping requires special gear.

Winter camping may sound miserable, but can actually be breathtakingly beautiful and serene. It takes some additional camping equipment than what you would normally take on a summer trip. But when temperatures plummet and snow begins to fall, you want ...

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How To Adjust the Diopter on Your Binoculars


How to … what??? Binoculars are one of the most frequently overlooked pieces of camping gear, but they’ll make time in the field more enjoyable for the whole family. They allow you to see all kinds of wildlife up close. ...

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How To Tie A Figure Eight Knot

figure eight knot

Learning how to tie a figure eight knot can come in handy around the campsite. It’s generally used as a stopper knot for more complex knots, but can also make the end of a thicker piece of rope more manageable. ...

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