If you’re an avid hiker or backpacker, you probably know a thing or two about the ultralight community. The ultralight concept is simple; the basic idea is to keep everything lightweight, use multifunctional gear, and limit what you don’t need. In other words, you keep your gear as absolutely minimal as possible without endangering yourself. […]
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When we engage in outdoor activities, whether it be camping with the family, surfing in Mexico, or hunting for our favorite wild game, we often have to make hard choices about what gear to take and what to leave at home. During these excursions and adventures there are necessities that we have to bring along, […]
The Mora knife is a kind of sheath knife that has a small size and a fixed blade. It is often attached to the belt for easy access. Because the Mora knives are often made of very tough components, it’s powerful regardless of the size. The knife can fulfill most tasks, from preparing food or […]
Clint ‘Lint’ Bunting is taking ultralight backpacking to the next level. I’ve always been one myself to minimize what I carry on my back in order to maximize the experience. After watching what Lint carries on all his extended length through hikes, it really makes you think about what you carry. Is it really that […]
An often overlooked item when it comes to camping/backpacking (even hunting) is a pillow. With space at a premium people will settle for a rolled up coat, or a balled up sweater and call it a night. In a pinch these tactics can work, but what if there was a better way? There is, and its […]
Have you ever went backpacking or camping only to find the location was not as advertised? The tool from Hipcamp makes it easy to find the perfect spot.
Going on a weekend getaway is always a fun way to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. However, if you’re not prepared, it can also be quite stressful. One thing that can make your trip a lot easier is packing the right gear. And one of the most essential items to have in […]
As an avid outdoorsman, it’s very rare that I find myself unprepared when I venture out into the wilderness. I always make sure to take the essentials, be it a medical kit, proper clothing, or fire starting materials. After using the Nordic Pocket Saw, I came to recognize one area in which I’ve been unprepared. By using […]
Many skills when it comes to the outdoors are perishable. If you don’t practice those skills or use them regularly, you’ll lose your edge and that could cost your life depending on the situation. One of those simple skills is knowing how much daylight you have left before the sun sets. Nowadays we have technology […]
Hammocks are a great option for the backpacker, minimalist, or backyard lounger. Check out our favorite models and gear up for your next adventure.