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Best Tips for Enjoying the BackCountry in the Rain

If you spend any amount of time in the backcountry at all, it will rain on you. Remember this - rain is a good thing; without it there wouldn’t be much backcountry to enjoy. How you prepare for rain and how you handle yourself and gear in the rain, m...

Camping Gear You May Want to Bring With You on Your Next Camping

Are you planning to take a camping adventure? If you are, have you ever been camping before? If this is yours first time taking an extended camping vacation, you may be unsure as to what you should bring along with you. If that is the case, you are d...

Winter Camping Can Be Lots Of Fun

Camping is a fun adventure for the whole family. Every camping trip takes a little planning to be sure you have necessary supplies and safety equipment. However, camping during the winter has specific cautions that should be taken. Being prepared for...

Bird Watching Life Lists – Keeping A Record

If you’re a birder, you want to keep a list of sightings when you bird watch. Your life lists should be kept in a bird watching journal. Life List A life list is a record of the species of birds you’ve sighted over time. Typically, the ...

Responsible Recreation in the BackCountry

Having a good time is pretty high on everyone’s to do list, especially when surrounded by awesome views and super-awesome friends. We hike, bike, climb, camp, raft, fish, hunt, four-wheel, sleep and eat – among other things – in the backcountry. If n...

Cheap And Lightweight Backpack Alternatives

Ultralight backpackers are always looking for the lightest backpacks. Unfortunately, lighter usually means more expensive when it comes to backpacking gear. There are some ways around this, though, for those on a tighter budget. There are ways to buy...

Picnic Boxes - a few good tips

There are few things in life that are nicer than going for a picnic. You take some food and drink and your friends or family somewhere nice, and then just relax: eat, drink and be merry. You can get the food and drink there any way you want – ...

How to Find a Campground to Camp At

Are you interested in going on a camping adventure? If you are, you will need to find a public campground to visit. Public campgrounds are also commonly referred to as campground parks. If this is your first time going on a camping adventure, you may...