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Top 10 Equipment for Backpackers and Travelers Abroad

By Brent Johnson / October 15, 2016

So, you’ve mastered your local hills and are ready for the next adventure. Once your gaze lifts from your immediate vicinity, you find just over the horizon that neighboring hills beckon newcomers. It’s time to go abroad!Assuming you’ve got a passport, a phone, a laptop, and the appropriate clothing for wherever you’re heading, it’s time […]


Best Camping Gear for Fun, Outdoor Families

By Brent Johnson / September 4, 2016

Bringing the ones you love on an outdoor excursion can make for the best memories together. It’s a time and place for parents and children to get away from the distractions of their day-to-day lives and spend genuine moments with one another. Whether taking a light trek on the trail, cooking for four, or telling […]


10 Essential Camping Equipment – The Best of All

By Brent Johnson / August 8, 2016

One of two scenarios can sum up your hike in the backcountry that took place today: (A) It was a glorious day of hiking with amazing vistas and cooperative weather, OR (B) It was a difficult day with demoralizing challenges and cold, wet weather. Either way, you’re probably shattered! After a long, hard day in the […]


Top 10 Camping Cooking Equipment for Backcountry Chefs

By Brent Johnson / June 9, 2016

The amount of calories you expel on a hike is tremendous. After taking into account your body weight, the intensity of the hike, the weight of your pack, and the terrain, the calories burned per hour in hiking is easily in the thousands. So, don’t hold back on food! You need that energy. Preparation of […]


Best 2 Person Lightweight Tents for Backpacking and Hiking

By Mandy Cockwit / June 6, 2016

Many people out there think that a tent is just a safe house without knowing that there are various types of tents which hold different purposes. For example, there are hiking tents, scout or military tents which act as houses and offices for defense forces during their trainings in the woods and not forgetting outdoor […]


The Best Expedition Backpacks, Top 10 For Your Different Needs

By Brent Johnson / April 2, 2016

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Day hikes just aren’t enough for you to be stimulated anymore. You are a challenge-driven masochist, obsessed with the vistas and can’t get enough of the fresh air Mother Earth has to offer. Then, you hear the words “long-distance hiking” and your mind runs amok. And your body goes into the […]


The Best Summer Hiking Equipment to Consider This Year

By Brent Johnson / March 25, 2016

The sun is beckoning. It’s warm out there. Hibernation ends now. Chapped lips and pale skin, another long winter survived. The world turns green again and everyone rushes to the hills. Before embarking into the wilderness, your place of play, it’s worth your time to do some research about the major pieces of equipment you’ll need […]


GoBag – The Carry-on Bag for Real Adventurers

By Nenad A. / June 19, 2015

Today I’m bringing you a kickstarter thing. It’s not really hard core hiking stuff, but it’s definitely outdoor. Oh boy, is it outdoor. What is the deal with GoBag? Once you travel a lot, on your own, and possibly all the “office” with you (read: laptop) you really start to value the term “travel light”. […]


The Camelbak M.U.L.E. NV Model Backpack Product Review

By Yani G. / February 21, 2015

The CamelBak M.U.L.E Backpack (NV Model) is a lightweight backpack that is designed for hikers, cyclists, runners and other athletes that need to be able to stay hydrated while also keeping their hands free and carrying gear. Ever saw something and said to yourself: damn, I need this thing, like, right now!? Well, I felt something like that […]


Kelty Ignite DriDown 20-Degree Sleeping Bag Review

By Yani G. / January 24, 2015

Hiking and camping are both great ways to reconnect with nature and finally spend some quality time outdoor. Right? That’s only true if you… well, unless you’re Batman (that guy never sleeps)… , it’s only true if you will find a good place to stay/sleep for a while. This Kelty Ignite DriDown 20-degree sleeping bag review […]

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