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Pop Up Tent Trailer Options to Consider

A pop up tent trailer, or pop up camper, tends to be a suitable choice for those looking for the comforts of an RV, but need something that stores in limited space, and is easier to tow when in transit.  A pop up tent trailer looks very compact when collapsed,…


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…


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…


A-Frame Camper Trailers – Pop Up Campers, Hard Side

When folded for transit, an A-Frame Camper trailer might be mistaken for a pop up tent trailer, as they look almost identical. However, when popped-up, the difference is visibly obvious, with hard side walls and a steeped roof, making for a completely enclosed living area. Compare that to the traditional, canvas…


Best Ultralight Backpacks | Lightweight Backpacking Packs

Most people prefer a pack that holds a little more gear than they actually need. An oversize pack allows you to go with the seven to nine pounds for three-season hiking but scale up to 13 pounds for winter. It also allows you to add more food and to accommodate…


Swedish Fire Torch – Buschcraft Stove for Cooking

If you’ve never seen a Swedish fire torch, it’s essentially using a single, split log to make and contain a fire for cooking, heating water, etc. This video by Reggie Johnson is a great demonstration on how to make one, which is a very straight-forward process. Essentially, you just split…


Best Wood Burning Backpacking Stoves: 6 Wood Stoves to Consider

If you’re headed out on a backpacking adventure, you have two basic choices about how you’re going to cook your food other than the traditional campfire. You can cook on a canister stove like the JetBoil< or the MSR Reactor. Both are excellent stoves. Those two backpacking stoves and other...