My mind is full of memories of my Scouting days from when I was a youth and truth be told, many of my best memories came from early Cub Scout campouts that would be the first steps towards me eventually becoming an Eagle Scout. Anything with the wilderness always caught my interest, so learning about wilderness survival, the importance of water, and the various ways to get … [Read more...] about How to Purify Water While Camping or Backpacking
Introduction: They don't come often, but we have another guest post today, and this is one I think Jon will like. As he's raising the nephews he's always looking at age appropriate activities to make sure they have the same love of the outdoors that we grew up with, and it can be challenging at their very young ages to figure out how to make it work for everyone. With this … [Read more...] about Best Tips for Camping with Your Kids
Important Disclaimer: While we were provided with a free Stoikd self-inflating sleeping pad for review, we were not paid for this review nor is it a sponsored post. We accept free review samples but our opinions are going to be 100% our experience good, bad, or ugly. The manufacturer had the faith to back up their product so we have reviewed it. Hope you enjoy our thoughts on … [Read more...] about Stoikd Self-Inflating Sleeping Pad Reviewed: Individual Product Review
Tents for dogs? While this definitely is news to me, I can see the appeal of having some loyal four-legged friends along for the camping trip, especially if you are exploring your own land or have an extremely well trained dog that loves exploring and getting out as much as you do. So what makes a good dog tent? Is a general pet tent the same thing? While at first this … [Read more...] about Top 5 Best Dog Tents: Bringing Man’s Best Friend to Camp
One of the best things about camping is the cooking. I'm firmly in the camp of people who believe everything tastes better when it's cooked over a fire, and that goes well beyond cooking hot dogs, burgers, and making S'mores. Dutch Oven cooking has long been a major part of getting the most out of every outdoor camping meal! Our memories of Dutch Ovens go back to Cub Scouts … [Read more...] about Best Cast Iron Dutch Ovens for Camping
Any good outdoorsman knows the importance of having a sharp high quality knife that they can rely on. A dull knife is not only a much less useful tool, but it's less safe, as well. Many injuries occur from trying to put extra force behind a stuck knife in use, or having it deflect off something and skid out uncontrolled as a result. These are the times where a person most … [Read more...] about Best Knife Sharpening Stones Reviewed
While we absolutely love summer, there's no denying that mosquitoes can ruin even the finest of views or the most enjoyable of days. There are many different strategies to help keep this little winged bloodsuckers at bay, and while bug spray with Deet is hard to beat, many people don't like the idea of being overexposed to these chemicals and then there are some of us who have … [Read more...] about Best Mosquito Patches Reviewed: Which Ones Keep the Bloodsuckers off?
When a company that specializes in outdoor gear really impresses us with their high quality products, we always like to pass that information on to our readers. One product line that really impressed us was Rab® sleeping bags. Rab® was founded in the early 1980’s by Rab Carrington – and he specialized in understanding what gear climbers and mountaineers wanted and … [Read more...] about The Best RAB Sleeping Bags Reviewed
We are extremely happy to introduce our first official guest post that Amazing Outdoor Adventures has ever accepted! Warren is a serious camping enthusiast and the lucky guy lives in the northern areas of California, giving him access to some of the most beautiful camping country in the United States, not to mention being located so much closer to the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), … [Read more...] about My California Dream: 3 of the Best Camping Spots Ever
Eagles Nest Outfitters (ENO) makes some of the highest quality camping hammocks that are currently out there in the market and there is a reason their name comes up again and again when talking about the best hammocks for camping that are available. In fact, it's not out of line to argue that ENO hammocks are the actual top of the line that everyone else in the industry is … [Read more...] about The Best ENO Hammocks Reviewed
I think most of us have been in that situation where we get a phone call from a friend, inviting us to a camping trip or outdoor bachelor party this weekend. Doesn’t leave you a lot of time to prepare, and you certainly aren’t going to take your high end camping gear with you. This is exactly where picking out a top notch discount sleeping bag comes in! When that happens to … [Read more...] about The Best Discount Sleeping Bags
One of the fun things about having an outdoor website is you get to research and find out about unique products that you didn’t know existed. Because of social media, we were able to review products like a pocket bow and arrow, upside down life jackets, solar rock speakers, and Connect Tents. As we were continuing our research into the world of sleeping bags, I ran into the … [Read more...] about Wearable Sleeping Bags or Sleeping Bag Suits Reviewed!