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How to Bandage a Wound in the Wild

Depending on where you’re hiking or camping, you may be miles from the nearest road, and even further from modern first aid facilities. To make things worse, you may not have cell phone service. These factors can turn an injury that could have been treated in civilization into a life-threatening…

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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…


3 Useful Car Camping Gadgets You May Want to Consider

There are a lot of innovative outdoor gear products that can enhance your car camping experience. Some of it is purely utilitarian. Whatever its origin and eventual fate, new or updated gear is fun to read about and always tempting to own. Here are five pieces of new or improved…


Best Way to Remove a Tick

If you’ve never had a tick, you’re lucky they absolutely suck, literally and figuratively. For those of us that have had the pleasure of a tick embedding itself in our flesh, then you’re familiar with how tough and painful they can be to pull out. Personally, I’ve had a tick…


What to do When You’re Hiking in a Thunderstorm

Back in 2009 I was privileged enough to be a part of my Boy Scout troop’s first trip to Philmont Scout Ranch outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Eleven days of hiking through the most beautiful scenery in North America with nothing but what we could carry on our backs taught…


The Best Campgrounds Outside Yellowstone Park

Yellowstone Park is amazing. The problem is that I am not the only one who thinks so. Over 4 million other people annually share my dream of visiting the park and some of them are camping. If you didn’t make reservations and don’t get to the campground very early in…



Best Trekking Poles for Backpacking

If you’re a strong hiker who is just going out for a day hike, you may or may not choose to head outside with one or a pair of trusty hiking poles. If you’re joints are on the fritz or your hike includes several days, hiking poles are almost a…


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…