When my fiance and I started our backpacking/hitchhiking trip our packs weighed close to 30lbs, by the time we finished, they averaged 15-20 lbs. This is a complete list of the items we carried at the end of our...
Golden Gate Canyon State Park is just 30 minutes from Denver, and a good place to see fall colors. A thorough review of Beaver Trail, a 2.8 mile loop that winds through golden aspen groves.
Sites for hikers, backpackers, campers and anyone else who loves outdoor recreation
Sailors used pine needle tea to help cure the scurvy. How did they do it? What pine needles can you use for pine needle tea?
Considerations and opinions about going solo in the backcountry -- what do you think?
More and more people are hiking with their dogs in bear country. From personal experience, this article outlines tips that should protect yourself and your dog from an unwanted bear encounter.
Tips, tricks, and things to avoid, while backpacking in the wild.
It's good to know how to tie a reef knot or square knot, since this quick and easy knot comes in handy to join two ropes.
A rainy day and bad weather survival kit of camping activities for kids. Complete details and free download links for other camping with kids resources and camping games for kids.
Safe camp and campsites layouts for camping with kids. Diagrams and illustrations included. Free downloads. Camping safety camp set-ups