Since 2001 it seems like every year there are more and more rules about what you can and can't bring onto a plane, and it can be hard to keep track of any of it. In fact, for an outdoorsman it can be downright confusing as you're suddenly looking at things like barbed hooks on fishing lures, fillet knives, propane tanks attached to camping stoves. If you're like me at that … [Read more...] about Can You Take a Camping Stove on a Plane?
A major reason I love Paleo meals to go is because they remind me of some of my best memories from my childhood. One of the things I loved about camping with the Scouts or family while growing up was the food. We knew how to cook, and it's hard to beat a great meal cooked over an open campfire! Plenty of you out there know exactly what I'm talking about. Then again if you … [Read more...] about Paleo Meals To Go Reviewed: Can You Backpack On Paleo?
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
Talking about crampons might not be sexy, but there's a reason they're so important to many backpackers, hikers, and other outdoor enthusiasts. There are many outdoor adventures I've managed to check off of the bucket list, and many more that I want to eventually knock off of my ridiculously long travel & outdoors bucket list, but one thing I'd like to avoid is careening … [Read more...] about Best Crampons (Ice/Snow Cleats) for Dicey Snowy Paths
So how much does it cost to hike the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) if you are going to attempt to thru hike? Right off the bat this is a question that is of great interest to me because thru hiking the PCT is a huge bucket list goal of mine, and I am hoping (and working fervently) on setting myself up to hopefully make an attempt in 2019 (even if I know 2020 is a more realistic … [Read more...] about How Much Does It Cost To Hike The PCT?
When Solo Stove comes out with a new offering, my brother and I definitely pay attention. There aren't many names in any field of outdoor gear that consistently manage 4.5 or even 5.0 star average on Amazon, but that's what this company has managed to do with each of their releases, and it doesn't take long to see why. They don't put out many products, but when they do you … [Read more...] about The Solo Stove Line Review: The Solo Stove Bonfire Is the Latest in This Amazing Line