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Books Every Nature Lover Should Read

Books Every Nature Lover Should Read

Sometimes the best book is one you can bring out to a hiking or camping trip, to get in a few pages before the sun goes down.  Here's some of the best books for nature aficionados. Walden by Henry David Thoreau What would happen if you left society and lived in the...

First Aid Essentials for Camping

First Aid Essentials for Camping

Nobody goes on a camping trip expecting to get hurt, but accidents do happen, and an accident far from civilization can be a very big deal.  Every camper should take a first aid kit with a few essentials. Moleskin The most common injury on a camping or hiking trip...

Best Hiking Destinations for Early Fall

Best Hiking Destinations for Early Fall

After the blazing-hot days of summer have passed, early fall is the perfect time to get out and see the country. Camel's Hump, Vermont The foliage of New England is worth the wait each year as it changes to a beautiful pattern of gold, red, and orange.  Camel's Hump...

4 Hammock Uses You Haven’t Thought of Before

4 Hammock Uses You Haven’t Thought of Before

Whether for recreation in the backyard or respite on your outdoor adventure, hammocks are perfect for awesome naps anywhere. But did you know they have many other uses, too? Here’s a few ideas to get started! 1. Makeshift Sail Fixing to go sailing the next time you’re...

Tips for Eco-Friendly Camping

Tips for Eco-Friendly Camping

"Take only photos and leave only footprints" should be the mantra of any serious camper, hiker, climber, or biker.  Keeping the great outdoors pristine only requires a few changes to your routine, but can have major consequences for years to come. Go Trash-less One of...

Bear Safety for Campers

Bear Safety for Campers

Bears are common members of the wildlife community. They are found in many habitats, from forests and meadows to plains and coastlines. Encounters that lead to aggressive behavior or attacks are rare, however, as most bears avoid humans. Still, consider the following...