clothing

Camper zipping up an unstuck tent zipper
Base Camp Lifestyle

Is Your Backpack Zipper Stuck? Here Are 4 Working Fixes You Can Try.

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

Backpacks are supposed to keep your valuables safe during a hike. But what happens when the zipper gets stuck? If ...

Female hiker wearing hiking pants over shorts
Gear Lifestyle

Is It Better To Wear Shorts Or Pants For Hiking?

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

If you are a beginner who is just getting into hiking, you are probably wondering what kind of hiking clothes ...

Orange down jacket zipped with sewed in badges
Gear

How to Wash a Down Jacket And How To Wash Patagonia Nano Puff

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

Years ago, I found myself in a Kathmandu retail store, talking to one of their salespersons. I came to the ...

Camper in snow cold conditions with tent covered in sleet and snow
Base Camp Tents

How To Insulate A Tent So Good That It Feels Like A Log Cabin

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

Insulation works in two ways. You can either trap heat or cold, depending on the situation. When tent camping, most ...

The north face modelling puffer jacket x supreme
Gear

The North Face Logo – Meaning And Origins

BY
Christina Lee

It was not until I moved to the colder state of Victoria did I notice the premium apparel brand of ...

Mosquito and colour attraction featured
Survival

What Colors Attracts Mosquitoes? Sciences Answers.

BY
Lawrence Ross

Have you ever wondered why mosquitoes seem to avoid a select few of your friends? Meanwhile, you’ve resigned to get ...

Polyester jacket keeping a hiker, camper warm in winter
Gear

Is Polyester Warm Enough For Blizzard Camping? Clothes Debate.

BY
Jimmy Eastwood

The inclusion of synthetic Polyester in camping gear is very much the industry standard since the 1950’s outdoor gear has ...