How to keep mosquitoes away while camping? We’ve collected remedies and methods, some of which have been around since your grandparents while others are courtesy of folks to think outside the repellent. Read this list twice if you’re a frequent target. Memorize it if mosquitoes seem to have your number on speed dial. Those smelly […]

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“I found a great house on a corner lot!” These enthusiastic words came from my wife, the landscape fanatic. I knew our search for a house was over. A corner lot meant more land, and more land meant more trees. This neglected little house on a big lot had only 2 trees – and one […]

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The War Against Mosquitoes: Take No Prisoners! It was bound to happen: The American Mosquito Control Association must have gotten fed up with endless bad press mosquitoes have received over time, so they added a Fun Facts page to their website. Mosquitoes and fun? As the Robot in the film “Lost in Space” and characters […]

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Though some of you may decry the idea of working while camping, it’s worth noting that for many freelancers and modern professionals, camping and working aren’t an either/or proposition. It’s something that they can do at the same time – so long as they do a little bit of planning ahead of time. If you’re […]

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Now that summer is here, many of us are thinking about booking up trips and holidays. While some will be heading to the seaside or to bustling city destinations, others are looking for something more adventurous such as a hiking trip. This type of vacation is a great way to enjoy the fresh air during […]

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I have a guilty secret to share with you: I hate tents. There, I’ve said it. My kudos as a trekker and lover of the outdoors may never recover but I can no longer live with the lie, the pretence, that camping in a tent is fun. Sleeping is one of life’s great pleasures, but […]

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Some adventures you just can not fully express in the written word. So Instead I put together a video photo montage of the trip. Enjoy! To learn more about #LHX2017 and the upcoming #LHX2018 adventure please visit Brian Ford’s website Hikebyfaith.com. He is the organizer of this awesome event.

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I have joined a group of bloggers who are celebrating the anniversary of the Antiquities Act by writing a blog post about our National Parks Monuments, and Historic Sites. Without this act’s formation many of our favorite locations to hike and adventure in would not exist. I thought it appropriate to talk about 4 lesser […]

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Why Spring Time is the Perfect Season for Camping Warmer weather is finally here, so it’s time to start thinking about your springtime camping trips.  Now, we know what you’re thinking — summer is the best time for camping because the kids are out of school and that’s when everyone takes their vacation time, but […]

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According to Outside, arriving unprepared is the real reason why hikers get into trouble, especially in areas like Mount Washington, where inclement weather and dangerous terrain puts hikers in danger. Heading out without the proper supplies, slick-soled sneakers and no emergency provisions can turn your hike into a disaster before you ever get started. But […]

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WHY LEARN ABOUT KNOTS? Learning to tie the right knots for camping will make it a much smoother experience. Various knots have different uses, whether it’s for tightening your tent lines or hanging a bear bag. Knowing the right knot to use for hiking and climbing can keep you safe during those activities. There are […]

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It might be the fact that you are addicted to fishing. Although you might be a novice, once you are able to master the fundamentals of angling you will simply keep on catching as many fish as possible which will provide you with great excitement and fun. In fact, there is much more to fishing […]

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It’s finally summer time, so you’re probably planning on traveling a bit. Whether that’s local or long distance, travel can really wear you down. Have you ever considered what it does to your gear? Before you take off to explore new places this summer, look into how you can take better care of what’s going […]

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You love hiking during the day with the sun on your face, the clouds above you and a great view of nature. You are an experienced hiker and know all the equipment and preparation you need before heading out in the morning. But have you ever come close to getting stuck on the trail as […]

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Do you plan on going hiking in the near future? If this is the case, you need to be sure that you bring the right gear with you on your trip. Otherwise, you will not have nearly as much fun as you hoped. One of the most important pieces of equipment you need to bring […]

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The Yellow Envelope is a inspirational tale of a round the world trip full of excitement, emotions, and adventures. The author Kim Dinan uses her experiences during their trip to tell a tale much bigger than just travel. This underlying theme explains what the history of the Yellow Envelope is and how a single kind […]

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