Reviewing The Best Shade and Comfort Canopy Chairs

I went camping last weekend. Foolishly I took just one fold-up chair that dated from the eighties. It was smaller than I remembered, it can’t be me that’s grown. It offered no shade, so I didn’t sit there long and went back inside the tent. It made me think I needed a canopy chair for … Read more

How to Clean Hiking Shoes So You Can Save And Extend Boot Life.

How to Clean Hiking Shoes So You Can Save And Extend Boot Life. Hiking gear can be costly to purchase and replace. This provides a great incentive to extend the life of your current equipment as long as possible. Hiking shoes, in particular, require extensive care to keep them in tip-top condition. Why do Hiking … Read more

Do You Need A Sleeping Bag For Camping?

Camping is a great way to enjoy nature, and it’s also a great way to bond with family and friends. Camping can be experienced during any climate and environment, and these two factors play an essential role in what camping sleeping gear items you should bring. Many people ask us, “do you need a sleeping … Read more

Reviewing The Suisse Sport Adventurer Sleeping Bag In 2023

How much you get out of a camping trip will depend to a great deal on your energy levels. Getting a restful sleep will start your day far better than a wakeful night, where you cannot get comfortable. The Suisse Sport Adventurer Mummy Sleeping Bag is an excellent investment in a good night’s sleep, or … Read more

How Effective are Tiki Torches for Mosquitoes?

Summer is right around the corner, bringing longer days and warm evenings. For many of us, it’s the beginning of camping and barbeque season, where we can enjoy our time outside amongst the birds and the bees, and our less welcome friend, the mosquito. With the first buzz in your ear or bite on our … Read more

Reviewing The Best Power Inverters For Camping In 2023

People think that camping is difficult, but that is only true for campers determined to detach from civilization altogether. If you’re anything like me, you probably live and breath camping because it forces you to abandon all the comforts that modern technology offers. It wasn’t all smooth sailing, in fact me and comfort versus the … Read more

Best Collapsible Wood Burning Backpacking Stove in 2023

When you are out in the wilderness, the importance of hot food and drinks cannot be overestimated. They will fuel your body and allow you to take full advantage of your camping trip. You may have considered Butane as a solution, but in this article, I hope to convince you of the benefits of choosing … Read more

How To Wash Darn Tough Socks: What You Need To Know

Darn Tough socks are ideal for hiking and other outdoor activities. From all that hiking, your socks are going to get gross, sweaty, and require intense washing. That being said, how do you wash Darn Tough socks safely and efficiently? You will need to turn the socks inside out. Then, select gentle detergent and wash … Read more

Best Saltwater Spinning Reels Of 2023 Round Up Review.

The choice of your next saltwater spinning reel can be difficult; there is such a wide selection available. How do you know whether one is better than the other? What are the search criteria you should be using? In this article, I hope to make your decision easier by presenting you with facts that can … Read more

Best Kayak Roof Rack for Cars Without Rails in 2023

Why is a Kayak roof rack that doesn’t need rails beneficial? Kayaking is enjoyable, especially when you own your own and don’t have to rent them anywhere. When you own your kayak or kayaks, you will need to have a safe way to transport it between your home and where you plan to kayak. You … Read more

Best Beach Bags For Moms Reviewed In 2023 For The Money

Going to the beach is supposed to be an easy-going, relaxing, and fun time! However, it can get quite fast paced and stressful when organizing all the items your going to need for you and your family for the beach trip. The biggest hurdle I always face and i’m sure many of you readers to … Read more

Can You Use A Yoga Mat For Camping? Getting A Good Night Sleep Tips.

Yoga mats aren’t generally recommended for camping. This is due to the fact that they are too thin to provide enough comfort and insulation to sleep outdoors. While sleeping pads are generally recommended for their ease and effectiveness when camping. Yoga mats are typically not, and so it’s best to avoid them if you can. … Read more

How To Use Fix-a-Flat, A Guide For 2023 Edition

Fix A Flat (FAF) is a single-use canned flat tire inflator. It is used to provide a quick and temporary solution to drivers who experience a flat tire emergency. It is a good option for plugging out a hole once you have identified where the damage occurred.  But as simple as the instructions appear to … Read more

So What Boots Do You Need For Your Trip To Antarctica?

So your one of either two people, firstly you studied hard throughout high school and then university. You graduated with top honors with a degree in Environmental Science and have now been chosen for a study expedition. Or two, you’ve just paid for that once in a lifetime trip to the coldest, driest and windiest … Read more

Reviewing The Best Zip Together Sleeping Bag Of 2023

Sleeping bags are an essential part of tent camping, but they do not make it very easy to snuggle up next to our loved ones at night. Luckily, there are sleeping bags on the market that you can zip together to create one large sleeping bag. Zip together sleeping bags are a type of double … Read more

Dont Throw It Out: How To Clean Windbreaker Jacket Easily

I want to talk a little bit about washing your rain jacket correctly because I made a big mistake here, and I think it’d be beneficial to share my experience. The Windbreaker waterproof jacket that I have been using for three years now is the Outdoor Research Helium Two a very lightweight jacket. I’ve been using … Read more

6 Easy Tips On How To Clean Herschel Bag

The Herschel Backpack is extremely popular and well-known among people who enjoy a sleek, minimalist style backpack. If you own one, you are probably wondering what the best way to clean the bag is. This article will talk about a few tips that will make cleaning your herschel backpack a breeze. You should always check … Read more

The North Face Logo – Meaning And Origins

It was not until I moved to the colder state of Victoria did I notice the premium apparel brand of The North Face. Sure the company existed online and in select stores in and around Sydney. But growing up with consistent beach weather was the perfect environment never to have to go to the extremes … Read more

Is It Better To Wear Shorts Or Pants For Hiking?

If you are a beginner who is just getting into hiking, you are probably wondering what kind of hiking clothes you should be wearing. Is it okay to wear hiking shorts or is it best to stick with pants? This article is going to explain to you whether or not you should invest in that … Read more

Has Zero Breeze Overcome It’s Criticism?

I never expected to find myself looking at the Zero Breeze. Camping is supposed to be a rough experience, one that pits you against nature. I was more than happy to tough it out. But then my young ones decided to join me on a trip, and everything changed. I remember the night vividly. The … Read more

What Is The Best Overall SwissGear Backpack Of 2023

SwissGear has more to offer than the Swiss Army knife that they are so commonly known for. They are also always up to date on the latest in luggage trends. They combine these trends with the best technology and brilliant design elements to create the best backpacks, travel bags, and suitcases. In this article we … Read more

Is Polyester Warm Enough For Blizzard Camping? Clothes Debate.

The inclusion of synthetic Polyester in camping gear is very much the industry standard since the 1950’s outdoor gear has moved toward the use of robust, lightweight, and affordable materials. A trend that has been historically associated with the fashion industry. So is polyester warm? Sure it’s a cheap and lightweight material but how does … Read more

Our Guide On: How To Make Coffee While Camping

The question of how to make coffee while camping haunts most avid campers and for good reason. There is nothing more invigorating than waking up in the great outdoors and watching the sunrise. But you cannot rely on that wonderful sight alone to get you going on a cold morning. I can’t count the number … Read more

10 Glorious Camping String Lights, LED, Solar And Battery

If you’re going on a family vacation, it’s important to create memories together. So why not do something that will make the experience more enjoyable? Campsite lighting is an easy way of doing just that! With all the excellent camping string lights available on the market today – from vibrant colors and sparkles for childrens’ … Read more

So What is an Awl, A Camping Tool Or A Sewing Accessory?

About five years ago, my partner and I, at the time, decided to combine our love of backpacking and travel gear with creativity and construction. So on that particular day, we decided that the best way to express this was through an Etsy shop. Here we would sell hand made leather and canvas backpacking gear. … Read more

Reviewing The Best And Safest Camping Heaters Of 2023

Sleeping outdoors with the scent of pine trees, with snow-capped mountains as a backdrop, can be amazing, but however beautiful the surroundings are, spending a cold night in cold or freezing temperatures can take away all the pleasure. In this review, we look at various ways that the cold can be tackled. Is it safe … Read more

Can You Wear Steel Toe Boots For Hiking?

You’ve probably heard of hiking boot brands such as Merrell, Teva, Keen, La Sportiva, and Timbaland, to name a few. But did you know most of these hiking footwear companies also offer a Steel Cap hiking boot? So if you are a curious hiker like me, you are probably asking yourself, “can you hike in … Read more

How You Can Light A Coleman Lantern With Skill – Guide

I used to spend so much money on testing and owning several battery-powered LED lanterns. Sure, they are inexpensive, but they did not last long. So I had to keep replacing them. Everyone says that LED is the way to go. But having finally purchased my first Coleman lantern, I have to disagree. Yes, for … Read more

Foot Appeal. Are Timberlands Good For Hiking Updated For 2023

Are Timberlands Good for Hiking? The fact that this question is so popular shows the enduring recognition of the Timberland brand by a loyal and mainstream consumer base.  Simply put, are Timberlands good for hiking? The answer is; certain styles of Timberlands are good for hiking.  Those who see Timberlands as a fashion label rather … Read more

When were flashlights invented – flashlight history

It’s very easy to take the technology that we have today for granted, for example, people take for granted the sheer power that they wield when they hold a modern led flashlight. And in the case of an emergency, illumination is going to be a very crucial component of any preparedness plan. Today, we’re going … Read more

The Best Cordless Camping Hair Dryers Of 2023

You cannot keep your hair smooth, sleek, and clean without a dryer. But how can you dry your hair during a camping trip? The answer is simple. You have to buy cordless hair dryer’s. Conventional dryers are bulky. They consume too much space, and they cannot work without a traditional power supply. The only way … Read more

Are Doc Martens Good For Hiking

Docs have truly transcended their punk rock origins. Doc Marten boots are arguably the most popular and iconic shoes worldwide. In Melbourne, where I’m based. I see the stylish Doc Martens being worn by a diverse audience. From students, musicians, baristas, office workers and lawyers. We have covered the topic of Converse and if Chuck’s … Read more

Best Battery Operated Blankets For Camping Reviewed For 2023

Sleeping in an RV can sometimes get pretty chilly. It can spoil the camping experience if you let it. A much better plan is to invest in a battery powered heated blanket that will keep you stay warm throughout those cold nights. We did some research, and we found these recommended products fr you to … Read more

Can You Put A Yeti In The Microwave?

Yetis are a favorite amongst many who enjoy taking their beverages on the go. A Yeti keeps your beverage warm for some time. However, if you want to warm up your drink, you might be tempted to put your Yeti in the microwave. So Can You Put A Yeti In The Microwave? Let’s be straighforward. Your … Read more

Does The Cobiz Headlamp Live Up To The Hype?

Different jobs need various light levels, and the Cobiz handles this with a choice of three light settings. Brighten up your camping trip with a powerful headband lamp that has a massive 6000 lumens of power. The lamp can deal with the rain and is waterproof, and best of all, the Cobiz keeps running for … Read more

What Is The Worlds Warmest Sleeping Bag? We Found And Tested It.

One of the most common questions I hear from readers is about cold weather sleeping bags, especially, What Is The Warmest Sleeping Bag. You may have heard the saying, ‘it’s better to be too warm than too cold, and that saying holds true, especially where you may find yourself winter camping in backcountry. This article will look … Read more