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.
Safe camp and campsites layouts for camping with kids. Diagrams and illustrations included. Free downloads. Camping safety camp set-ups
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?
Sites for hikers, backpackers, campers and anyone else who loves outdoor recreation
Hobo Breadsticks - a fun and easy campfire recipe for camping with kids. Complete recipe with instructions and photos
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.
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.
Campfire - How to build a campfire, campfire safety, and campfire clean-up. With sing-a-long videos and pictures, the campfire is the heart of the camp
Camping with kids safety tips and rules that prevent injury and accidents in your campsite and on the camping trail. Free download links and illustrations
Hiking and backpacking season is just around the corner. 2014 will be full of adventure on the trails. Here are tips about equipment and packing techniques that will make your time more enjoyable.