Outdoor Tips

MacGyver Fixes for Outdoor Mini-Emergencies

MacGyver Fixes for Outdoor Mini-Emergencies

No matter how much you try to prepare for everything that can go wrong during an outdoor adventure, sometimes a situation occurs that can provide a major inconvenience or even cut your trip short! Here are a few clever fixes for those little problems that can pop up during an [...]

7 Night Time Riding Products for Bike Commuters

7 Night Time Riding Products for Bike Commuters

This guide is designed specifically for road cyclists and urban commuters, as these products are largely used to ensure a rider is visible to traffic.  When it comes to night time cycling products, you certainly get what you pay for.  The cheaper lights might seem like a great choice, but [...]

8 Edible Bugs for Wilderness Survival

8 Edible Bugs for Wilderness Survival

Food can be our worst enemy and our most passionate lover. We are constantly surrounded by food and its utter deliciousness and can sometimes forget how much we take it for granted…until you get stuck out in the wilderness. Here, you won’t find chicken wings growing on trees and pizza [...]

6 Tips to Help you Prepare for the Biggest Relay Race in the World

6 Tips to Help you Prepare for the Biggest Relay Race in the World

Hood to Coast is the largest relay race in the world, and it’s no small feat. Every year, 12,600 runners in teams of 12 hit the starting line at the base of Mount Hood, located 50 miles outside of Portland. Teams cover 198 miles of road from the mountain through [...]

How to Read Nautical Charts – 3 Easy Tips for Better Clarity

How to Read Nautical Charts – 3 Easy Tips for Better Clarity

Many of us receive the call for exploration from those inner chords in our gut.  Like a thirst that can’t be quenched, we are always seeking new ways to discover the world around us. No method of travel offers as much freedom as one can attain on a boat.  Once [...]

6 Poisonous Plants That Can Wreck Your Camp

6 Poisonous Plants That Can Wreck Your Camp

Poisonous plants can really put a damper on your hike or camping trip. It’s all “don’t eat the berries” and “don’t touch the one with this many leaves,”  and yea, some  might even kill ya. So before you set out on the trail, pitch a tent, or squat in the [...]

Six Tips for Buying and Researching Gear

Six Tips for Buying and Researching Gear

The world is full of information on what the best thing is for this and that. You can get the opinion of people that have been in the game for a while, those who supply material for it, and numerous forums/buyer’s guides online. The magnitude of info can be intimidating, [...]

Essential Travel Swag

Essential Travel Swag

While traveling it’s important to have the bare essentials: a sleeping bag, a good backpack, good shoes, a steady supply of traveler’s diarrhea medicine, but what about all of the little items that tell the world that you’re a baller? These essential items of swag will help you stand out [...]

Lost? Just Look at the Stars

Lost? Just Look at the Stars

In today’s wonderful world of technology, it can be pretty easy to take things for granted, such as receiving detailed directions with the tap of your finger on a screen. But what if you find yourself stranded in the desert? Or your boat runs out of gas in the middle [...]

Backpacking Buffet: 5 Recipes that Pack Light and Deliver a Big Punch

Backpacking Buffet: 5 Recipes that Pack Light and Deliver a Big Punch

There is a fine line when packing food for backpacking. On the one hand you want something that’s light to carry, something that is space conscious, and something that can hold up in a packed pack. But on the other hand, you’re working hard out there, you need to carb [...]