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2012 Popup Camper Trailers

A minimalist approach to being one with nature, yet retain your own home comfort amenities Over the years, I’ve been able to experience camping over a broad spectrum – ranging from just the basic essentials on my back, to camping in a lavish RV. It seems a popup tent trailer is…

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How to make a Bushcraft Chair

This is Jason Hunt’s version of how to make a bushcraft chair using no cordage.  You need several logs, about shoulder width apart. Two six to eight foot logs around the width of your wrist or a little bigger.  A four to six inch diameter log and 2 more logs for…


How to Treat a Foot Blister

Outside of getting lost, there aren’t too many mundane things that can impact your hike as negatively as getting a blister. Depending on how many foot blisters you have, and their sizes, it may mean the end of your trek. In a previous article we talked about how to prevent…


Ultimate Budget Overland Land Cruiser: Bought & Built for $6,500

Miguel Martinez of Texas is the owner of this budget overland 1995 Toyota Land Cruiser build. He’s the mastermind behind rescuing and resurrecting this Toyota for roughly $6,500, with the goal of crawling & camping different OHV and state parks around Texas with the family. It’s proof that skills in…


NuCamp’s TAG, TAB 320 & TAB 400 Teardrop Trailers Featured at Overland Expo

nuCamp RV, based in Sugarcreek, OH specializes in manufacturing teardrop trailers and truck campers.  Amongst their teardrop lineup are the TAG and TAB brands which were present at Overland Expo West. My initial impression of nuCamp teardrops was they were very well constructed with quality materials.  Their overall feel seems…


Alternatives to Mountain House Freeze Dried Backpacking Food

When the discussion topic among outdoors people is backpacking freeze dried food, the 800-pound gorilla in the room is always Mountain House Foods. The company that sells 10 million food packages a year to outdoors people, preppers, and survivalists traces its roots back to the Vietnam War. Its parent company,…


The Best Outdoor Apps for Your Smartphone

Use your smartphone to identity the names of trees using a photo of a leaf. Don’t just watch birds, listen to them sing. Show you kids the stars and constellations in the night sky on your next camping trip. Create your own hiking trail and share it with friends and…



Convict Flat Picnic Area – Yuba River in Pictures

If you’ve never visited the Northern Yuba River in Tahoe National Forest along highway 49,and are planning a day trip, or daytime stop along the way, you’re in for a real treat.  A great place to stop off is the Convict Flat Day Use Area, where you can BBQ, relax…