Hiking/Camping

Beginner’s Guide To Hiking

Beginners Guide To Hiking

Getting started hiking can be a little bit confusing. Some will tell you that hiking involves a tent and overnight trips. Others consider that exclusive to backpacking. Still other hikers will face the challenge of living in areas which are urban. In these cases, you’ll have to plan special weekend trips to get out hiking in the wilderness. Even with ...

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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 7 Best Camping and Survival Knives – [2017]

Best Camping Knife

Like any young boy growing up in the countryside of America, I was always fascinated with knives. I grew up hunting, fishing, and being in the woods. Knives were second nature to me from a very young age and I learned to use them, throw them, make them, and sharpen them. Rarely was I without one of my favorite camping ...

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The 7 Best Hiking Poles Reviewed For 2017

Best Trekking Poles

If you’re just getting started hiking, trekking poles (or hiking poles) may not be high on your gear list. Despite the fact that hiking poles have been proven to reduce stress on legs and knees by up to 25%. Some carry hiking poles because they aid with balance, or climbing steep hills. Others will carry hiking poles for all the ...

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The 7 Best Backpacking Tents Reviewed For 2017

Best Tents For Backpacking

Choosing the best backpacking tent for your needs is not always easy for the beginner. There are tons of details to learn and know. On top of that, everyone has a different opinion about which type of tent is the best. What brand? Which size do I get? It’s hard to be sure when you get so many different answers. ...

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The 5 Best Hiking Boots For Women Reviewed

Best Hiking Boots For Women

Ladies can have a particularly difficult time finding good outdoor footwear. It sometimes even seems as if the outdoor industry just isn’t paying attention to the specific needs and wants of the female hiking community. While it’s tough to find the right pair of hiking boots for women, I’m going to do my best to help provide some insight on ...

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The 5 Best Travel Backpacks Reviewed – [2017]

Best Travel Backpack

Backpacks have been around for years and, by my best guess, will be around for future generations of space-bound earthlings. They’re useful, practical, and have a place in just about everyone’s life for one purpose or another in school, travel, or hiking. In order to narrow down what makes a good travel backpack specifically, we need to first define what ...

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The 7 Best Hiking Backpacks Reviewed For 2017

Best Hiking Backpack

I can still remember the first hiking backpack I ever bought. I saved up from a summer job and ordered the cheapest backpack I could find on eBay. That backpack has to be, to this day, one of the worst backpacks I’ve ever had the displeasure of encountering. In order to help you avoid making some of the same mistakes, ...

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The 7 Best Baby Carriers For Hiking Reviewed For 2017

best baby carrier for hiking

So you want to go hiking, but you don’t want to leave your baby or your toddler behind to be looked after by a babysitter or other family member? Baby hiking backpacks are the answer. These are backpacks designed to carry babies or toddlers safely and comfortably even through the wilderness. In this guide, you’ll find an explanation of the ...

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The 7 Best Backpacking Rain Jackets Reviewed – 2017

I can remember when I first started backpacking – I was totally afraid of surviving a rain storm. It was a fear based on inexperience and I was just not sure what to expect when I encountered my first rain storm, how I would keep my gear and self dry, would I get too cold? These days I rarely even ...

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