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What’s the Best Backpacking Backpack?

Aside from your boots, you probably won’t find a more important factor of your hiking experience than your backpack. Choosing the right pack can ensure that you grind out those miles as comfortably as possible while choosing the wrong pack can make your hike miserable. I’ve had the opportunity to…

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How to Prevent Foot Blisters

You would be hard pressed to find a hiker who has never gotten a blister. I’ve taken off my Gore-Tex boot after a twelve-mile day to find several blisters all over my feet—everywhere from atop my pinkie toe to behind my heel.  They are painful, irritating, and can make the…


Making Fire Starters for Camping

I was working for a counseling camp that provided an educational outdoor environment for troubled teen boys. I was assigned two boys 14 years old while various counselors read their assessments and decided where the newcomers fit into the program. They had been abused, neglected, hooked on drugs, lived on…


Toyota Tacoma Camper: 4 Different Campers for Your Favorite Mid-Size Truck

With the reliability, durability and solid 4-wheel drive capabilites of the Toyota Tacoma, it’s obviously a popular choice amongst camping enthusiasts. Though it’s is a small truck, there are a handful of manufacturers producing a Toyota Tacoma camper. Tacoma Habitat Shell Camper by AT Overland Equipment The Tacoma Habitat Shell (pictured…


How to Build a Smokeless Campfire

This is a great backpacking tip! John from IntenseAngler shows us his version of how to build a smokeless campfire. There is nothing worse than smoke in your face, or the smoke following you around when you’re just trying to relax and enjoy the warm campfire. As we all know, there are…


Off Road Teardrop Trailers: Makes and Models Available

The teardrop trailer design started sometime in the 1930’s and became popular shortly after World War 2. Families hit the road for adventure in their family vehicles, sometimes with a small teardrop trailer in tow. There’s been a big resurgence in this trailer design as fuel efficiency, downsizing and affordability have taken precedence…


Mosquito Repellent Lantern Options for Camping

Nothing can disrupt a peaceful summer night by the campfire more effectively than a swarm of mosquitos. Fortunately there are a number of devices that located strategically around a campsite can eliminate that problem by killing the insects outfight or repelling them with light or fragrance. Here are four of…


What’s the Difference Between a Single Wall and a Double Wall Tent?

A single-walled tent has one layer of material – usually water-resistant or waterproof. A double-walled tent has two layers of material, an inner breathable layer and a rainproof fly. The decision about whether to buy a single-walled tent or a double-walled tent is largely a matter of tent weight. The…