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Best Ratchet Belts: A 2018 Buying Guide

Best Ratchet Belts: A 2018 Buying Guide

When you’re a huge fan of spending your time outside, your outfits have to be able to keep up with you.And yes, that includes your belt, too.That’s why today I want to talk to you about some of the best ratchet belts currently available on the market. You’ll read all about ratchet belts in general, and as a bonus, I’ll include […]

How To Wash A Sleeping Bag At Home

How To Wash A Sleeping Bag At Home

If you’re currently rushing to get your sleeping bag clean because you skipped out on washing it after the last time you used it, then you may want to get started quickly.Especially since a couple of pats and wipe downs won’t be enough to keep that thing sufficiently clean to sleep in.But don’t go soaking your sleeping bag into water […]

Keen VS. Merrell: What Is The Best Day Hike Shoe?

Keen VS. Merrell: What Is The Best Day Hike Shoe?

When it comes to day hikes, I always prefer wearing low cut shoes over hiking boots or outdoor sandals simply because they offer both great comfort and security for my feet.Unlike hiking boots, low cut shoes are lightweight and can be quite easy to pack.They’re also much safer than outdoor sandals since they can do a better job of protecting […]

Chaco VS. Teva: What Is The Best Hiking Sandal?

Chaco VS. Teva: What Is The Best Hiking Sandal?

Don’t know if you should get hiking boots or sandals for your next outdoor trip?If you know about boots but have no clue about outdoor sandals, you’re in the right place!In this article, I will be doing a quick comparison between two great outdoor sandal brands: Chaco and Teva.The debate between Chavo VS. Teva has been going on for a […]

Down VS. Synthetic Sleeping Bag: Which One Is Better?

Down VS. Synthetic Sleeping Bag: Which One Is Better?

Camping outdoors has become a pretty popular recreational activity over the past decade. Because of so, lots of products like quilts and sleeping bags have been innovated and developed to provide campers with the utmost convenience and comfortability outdoors.Sleeping bags for one now come in different types including down and synthetic types.If you are currently looking for a new sleeping […]

Are Moose Dangerous?: What To Do When You See One

Are Moose Dangerous?: What To Do When You See One

Hiking is a truly exhilarating feat that can connect you with all kinds of wonderful creatures in the wild.From flying squirrels to scary brown bears, you may be able to encounter certain kinds of wild animals if you hike frequently enough in lush mountains or trails.If you hike in colder regions, one animal you may be able to spot a […]

5 Things To Know About Night Hikes

5 Things To Know About Night Hikes

Night hikes are one of the scariest things a newbie hiker can try out. Some people are highly against it, while others say that it is no different than any day hike. If you want to try hiking at night with your buddies, but you still need a little convincing, I highly encourage you to read about these 5 things […]