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Backpacking Breakfast Meals – Freeze Dried Breakfast

A backpacking breakfast is an important part of your trip and tends to be my favorite meal of the day.  With a little creative thinking you can come up with great ideas to avoid a bland, boring breakfast. Potato Patties Instant mashed potatoes come in all sorts of flavors, from…

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Nymphing for Trout: Fly Selection

Many fly fishermen know that 80% of a trout’s diet is comprised of nymphs, but not that many anglers are successful nymph fisherman. Dry flies allow an angler to physically see what is happening and assess what they are doing visually. You can see takes and refusals that allow you…


3 Nissan Frontier Camper Options for your Favorite Mid-Size Truck

The Nissan Frontier truck spans 3 generations as a popular small truck in North America. The 1st Generation Frontier runs from 1997-2004, 2nd Gen from 2004-2015, and the 3rd Gen running 2014 – Present Day. Naturally, with so many on the road, owners may wonder if a Nissan Frontier camper…


Heimplanet “The Cave” Geodesic Inflatable Dome Tent

Well if you think that’s a mouthful to say, you’ll understand why looking at this tent. According to Heimplanet, “The Cave” tent was designed by Stefan Clauss and Stefan Schulze Diekhoff. It’s structure is supported by an inflatable skeleton, rather than rigid poles, and in the form of a geodesic…


Down Backpacking Quilts Versus Sleeping Bags

Have you ever considered a down camping quilt instead of a traditional sleeping bag for your backpacking and camping sleeping system? Maybe it’s about time you did. The basic idea in the quilt vs sleeping bag debate is that down efficiently uses trapped air to keep you warm. Down sleeping…


Best Multi-Tools for Backpacking

Beyond the absolute essentials like shelter, sleeping bag, and food, a good multi-tool may be the most useful piece of outdoor gear that will accompany you on a hiking, backpacking, or camping trip. What’s more, a multi-tool’s usefulness and practicality is not limited to the outdoors. They are a one-stop…


Rain Protection for Backpacking – Be Prepared For Your Next Trip

If you’re an occasional hiker – much less a frequent one – you’re going to get rained on from time to time. Some parts of the country like the Pacific Northwest are famously wet. Some parts of the country feature a regular afternoon thunder shower at certain times of the…


How to Choose a Suitable Day Hike

Hiking in the outdoors can be a healthy and rewarding experience. If you’re just starting out though, or even if you’re a seasoned veteran, you might want to consider some of these ways to maximize your time outside. Decide Why You’re Hiking in the First Place Are you training for…


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…