Best IFAK aka Individual First Aid Kits in 2020

On the trail with canvas IFAK individual first aid kit

The Best IFAK Of , The Good, Bad And The Decent. I do quite a bit of traveling. You can find me hiking up mountains and cycling through jungles. It is exhilarating, but it is also dangerous. Fortunately, I never travel alone. Most of my companions have some first aid training, and I always thought […]

Lighting A Coleman Lantern

Green Coleman fuel lantern is fixed on a tree during the daylight next to still river forest

Lighting A Coleman Lantern Is A Skill That Should Be Passed Down. 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 […]

What is an Awl

Awl for leather stiching in front of lady with many other goods for sale

What is an Awl? 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 […]

How To Raise An Air Mattress Off The Floor

Shopper in camping store looking at air mattresses

How To Raise An Air Mattress Off The Floor If you’re an avid camper, you probably agree with me when I state that the most comfortable bedding item hands down has to be the humble air mattress. I’m one of the lucky ones. I still recall being introduced to the whole experience of camping for […]

Is Polyester Warm

Is Polyester Warm Enough For You To Discard All Your Other Beloved Winter Clothes? 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. […]

Do I Need a Tarp Under my Tent?

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Why Put a Tarp Under a Tent Camping appeals to many because of its simplicity. You buy a tent, a sleeping bag, maybe a backpack and your good to go. But the more you go camping, the more you start to realize nuances you can implement that greatly improves the comfort of your camping experience. […]

The Best Qube Tents of 2020

Grey Cube tent setup on lookout in backcountry

Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on twitter Share on email Table of Contents The Qube Tent Is All The Rage Bringing With It The Creativity In Camping. There’s nothing that brings a family closer together than camping as a group in a tiny tent during an extreme winter blizzard. All jokes aside. Although […]

Best Tents With Screen Porch

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Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on twitter Share on email Table of Contents Buying A Family Tent With A Porch Is The Best Purchase You Can Make This Year You have probably dismissed everyone that has ever claimed to sell to you one of the best tents with a screen porch. You’re not […]

The North Face Logo

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The North Face Logo 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 […]

A Guide On Insulating Your Tent During A Cold Blizzard

Camper in snow cold conditions with tent covered in sleet and snow

How to Insulate a Tent—How insulation Works? Insulation works in two ways. You can either trap heat or cold, depending on the situation. When tent camping, most experts use insulation to stay warm. Most campers also rely solely on the heat their bodies produce to fight the cold. The notion sounds ridiculous, but things start […]

How To Use Fix-a-Flat

All wheel drive has flat tire in outback preparing to use Fix A Flat

How to use Fix A Flat? The Can that could save you in a crisis. 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 […]

Camping Portable Water Filters

Female is swimming and drinking creak or river water in summer

How the Cheap Portable Water Filter is Saving Lives in Savage Camping Scenarios. Venturing out into the wilderness can be exciting and empowering. Yet it can also present many challenges like being far from stores and amenities. Even the lack of reliable cell phone connection and limited food and water rations can be terrifying. If […]