how to treat a snake bite

How to Treat a Snakebite

A seven-mile day hike in Northern California found myself and a fellow hiker casually meandering along a trail that wove through a dense patch of woods. Since I was hiking in the rear, I was the one to shout when a thin figure lunged from a nearby pile of brown leaves…

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How to Choose a Backpacking Sleeping Pad

In this video by Sierra Trading Post, John gives a great review of the general different types of sleeping pads available for backpacking.  John mentions there are two main purposes for using a pad: To provide some cushioning from the hard ground to improve your nights’ sleep To provide some…

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Off Road Camping Trailers

Camping options for the off road enthusiast have been dramatically increasing over the last few years. There used to be only a handful of innovative manufacturers building camping trailers that can handle the backcountry, however there are now a multitude of options available today. Here’s a list of some of…

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5 Cool Camping Tips

John from IntenseAngler shares a 5 cool camping tips and tricks when in the outdoors. Bread Bag Clips as Clothes Pins for Hanging Wet Clothes Nice and light weight, and most people bring bread so you can snag them off the bag and add them to your regular gear. Camping Cooler…

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Jeep Camping Gear: Campers & Trailers

Jeep Camping Gear Options for the Off Road Enthusiast! Growing up around and being a current owner of a Jeep (46′ Willys), I share a fondness, as many others do, with this iconic off-road capable vehicle. With both a passion for Jeeps and camping, curiosity led me to start wondering, what…

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5 Cool, Portable Eco-Power Sources for Backpacking

Plan on going on an extended trek in the backcountry? Advancements in technology, both in renewable energy, as well as the efficiency & capabilities of hand-held devices/gadgets have converged to create a unique market – portable eco-power sources for your USB powered gadgets. MINIPAK 2W by Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies…


Easi-Move Trailer Mover

Never again struggle to hitch your travel trailer with the Easi Move Trailer Mover We’ve all been there – even the best of us, where it’s taken many, many tries to line your trailer hitch up with the tow ball on your vehicle. A pain and nuisance for some, and more…

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How to Make a Bushcraft Shelter

In the video below, you’ll learn how to make a bushcraft shelter out of natural woodland materials. First and foremost, build your shelter in an area with a lot of fallen branches. Basically build it where the materials are in abundance in order to expend the least amount of energy….

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