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The 5 Best Dive Lights Reviewed – [2017]

Best Dive Light Reviews

A diving light is not just for scuba diving at night. While not as essential as say a dive knife or computer for daytime diving it is a good idea to always have one, even if its just a small light to keep in your BCD pocket. If you plan on diving wrecks or cave diving, then your choice of ...

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Beginners Guide To Cross Country Skiing

Beginners Guide To Cross Country Skiing

Growing up in lower Michigan meant that I never got a chance to learn alpine skiing until I was in college. As a kid, I worked for a local park and learned to cross country ski on the job. We rented skis and maintained several miles of groomed Nordic skiing track. Eventually skate skiing became all the rage and today ...

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How To Navigate In The Woods

How to navigate in the woods

In an ideal world, we’d all go backpacking with a small, battery-operated Global Positioning System (GPS) in our pockets and always know exactly where we were. In the real world, however, any electronic device is subject to being dropped, immersed in water or simply giving out. But hikers need to know how to avoid getting lost in the woods. That’s ...

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The 5 Best Skimboards Reviewed For 2017

Best Skimboard

Taking a trip to the beach? Well relaxing and reading is nice, even more fun is riding the waves near shore with a skimboard. In no time at all you can become an expert rider! To help you make the best of your time at the beach we have created this guide to the best skimboards that are worth considering. ...

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The 5 Best Beach Tents Reviewed For 2017

Best Beach Tent

Have you ever fallen asleep while soaking up some sun and woke up looking like a lobster? Ever wished you could enjoy the sights and sounds of the sea without having to be directly in the harsh rays of the sun all day? The best beach tents will protect you from the sun and give you privacy. You could just ...

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Beginners Guide To Using Hiking Poles

how to use hiking poles

Hiking or trekking poles are something beginning backpackers and hikers usually do not think too much about. People generally just stay away from them until someone with more experience tells them or even shows them how a trekking pole can improve the hiking experience. First-time backpackers also tend to shy away from using trekking poles because of their minimalist approach. ...

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How to Buy a Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP)

How To Buy a Stand Up Paddle Board SUP

After you have tried paddle boarding, perhaps on a friend’s SUP board or one you’ve rented from a shop, you will probably want to consider buying your own. It’s important to know how each feature of the board and how it is adjusted can change how the board works on the water. Let’s look at questions you need to answer ...

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Beginner’s Guide To Camping

Beginners Guide To Camping

Itching to get out there in the wilderness camping? Or maybe just spending a few nights in a campground with all the amenities. Whether you are going to Yosemite National Park or Ft Wilderness at Disney World, either way you’re going to need some essential camping gear. Whether you have never camped before or been deep in the wilderness the ...

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The 5 Best Metal Detectors Reviewed For 2017

Best Metal Detector

Metal detecting is one of the few hobbies that can not only pay for itself but actually can be a profitably hobby. However, there are so many metal detectors on the market each with a variety of features, how do you know what is the best metal detector for you? To make your decision easier we evaluated 10 different makes ...

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The 11 Best Longboards Reviewed For 2017

Best Longboard

Longboards were invented in Hawaii by surfers in the 50’s so they could practice when the waves were not cooperating. It is now one of the fastest growing sports with its exposure from the X-Games. Longboarding is a thrilling, addictive sport and if your looking to get your first longboard or your tenth, your in the right place. We going ...

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