Author Archives: Richard

The 5 Best Backpacking Tents Reviewed – [2017]

Best Backpacking Tent

If your in the market for a backpacking tent you will quickly realize there are quite a few to choose from. Spending the time to find the right tent will make your trip into the backcountry much more enjoyable. To help you make that decision we evaluated many of the top brands of tents based on weather resistance, ease of ...

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The 5 Best Kayak Fish Finders Reviewed – [2017]

Best Kayak Fish Finder Reviews

Having a portable, wireless fish finder for your kayak will help increase the odds of you finding and catching fish. Using the best possible kayak fish finder will make you day on the water that much more enjoyable. With so many fish finders on the market how do you know which one to buy? There are many models to choose ...

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The 3 Best Oahu Helicopter Tours

Best Helicopter Tours in Oahu

Of all the things I have done on my Hawaii trips, by far the most memorable and exciting was a helicopter tour. If you have never been in one before, I will tell you that its NOTHING like being in a plane. You will really feel like you are flying. They helicopter usually fly pretty low giving  you an ideal ...

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The 5 Best Backpacking Compasses Reviewed – [2017]

Best Backpacking Compass

In a world where technology is increasingly taking over our everyday lives, there may come a point where compasses are an antiquated relic of human history. Wait a second… that day is already here! Almost. In practice, the principle is simple – just take a magnetic piece of metal, suspend it in a nearly frictionless environment, and allow it to ...

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The 5 Best Camping Stoves Reviewed For 2017

Best Camping Stoves Reviews

While cold food is great filling the stomach on a temporary basis, there is no way to replace a warm sustaining meal, especially when you are enjoying Mother Nature. Whether you are on a daytime outing with the family or camping for an extended period of time, there is no substitute for a good camping stove. Even if it is ...

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The 5 Best Camping Lanterns Reviewed For 2017

Best Camping Lantern

When you want to head into the wilderness and bring along some the comforts of modern convenience, you’ll probably reach for the lantern. While there are plenty of ways to make light in the backcountry – headlamps, flashlights, etc. – a lantern really can be a decent option for a static location. It’s easy to dismiss camping lanterns as bulky, ...

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The 4 Best Portable Disc Golf Baskets Reviewed

Best Disc Golf Targets

Who doesn’t love a nice game of disc golf? There’s really nothing better than a sunny day on the disc golf course. I’m sure if we could, many of us would play every day. Unfortunately, life gets in the way sometimes. We all have commitments to work, family, friends and ourselves that prevent us from taking an hour or two ...

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The 5 Best Camping Coolers Reviewed For 2017

Best Camping Cooler

When we pack up the RV or car to head out and tackle the wilderness with friends and family, you can bet the cooler will be included. If you’re lacking a cooler, then this is the point where you realize you’ve made a mistake. For some, we have an old hand me down cooler that doesn’t keep our food cold, ...

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The 5 Best Snorkeling Tours In Oahu

Best Snorkeling Tours in Oahu

Hawaii is world renowned for snorkeling and for good reason. It is home for many coral reefs and has the world famous Hanauma Bay. The bay is an extinct, sunken volcano caldera and because of its natural layout is protected from waves and currents. Hawaii is a outdoor person’s paradise, whether its snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, paddle boarding or biking ...

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The 3 Best Hiking Shoes Reviewed – [2017]

Best Hiking Shoes

To figure out what were the best hiking shoes we took 10 pairs of top rated hiking shoes then hiked on some pretty rugged trails in New Hampshire. We took them through mud, rocks and water while evaluating them on traction, comfort, water resistance and durability. First lets take a look at the hiking shoes, then we’ll talk about how ...

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