Going into Christmas last year I had a little bit of extra cash to spend so proving both that outdoor enthusiasts can get excited about weird things and that adults don't Christmas as well as kids, I decided to splurge a bit on some high quality socks. Being someone with large lower legs and giant feet, I know the difference that a great pair of comfortable socks can … [Read more...] about Quick Hitter: Extra-Wide Sock Company Extra Wide Comfort Sock Review
Last year we didn't get nearly the number of blog posts out as in 2017, but going back through the past year definitely showed one thing: we really hit the quality button hard. There were a lot more truly epic blog posts this year, so even with about 60 articles to choose from instead of nearly 100, it was harder to actually narrow the traditional favorite blog posts list to … [Read more...] about Looking Back: Shane’s Favorite 2018 Amazing Outdoor Adventure Posts
Okay, the long delay on this review is just on us. The Scrubba Wash Bag was one of the first one of those "videos on YouTube" that Jon and I saw around the time we started this site back in 2016, and having a site to review these sorts of outdoor inventions and to really boost up the outdoor entrepreneur was a major one of the reasons we even started Amazing Outdoor Adventures. … [Read more...] about Quick Hitter: Scrubba Wash Bag Product Review
One trait my brother and I both share is the old family stubbornness. When we set our minds to something, we keep pushing ahead until it gets done, no matter what obstacles are in the way. So when we decided we wanted to turn our love for the outdoors into a blog that would become one of the best online resources for the outdoors anywhere, we didn't lament the fact it wasn't … [Read more...] about Wow 200 Posts & Counting: So What’s Ahead?
One thing we never want to be accused of here is not sharing an amazing outdoor resource because we're removing competition or doing anything self-serving. While I found some okay lists of 10 or 20 channels that were decent, many of them were promoting their own channels, had channels long since abandoned or were the ones everyone knew - in other words no digging for diamonds … [Read more...] about Top 50 Outdoor YouTube Channels You Need To Visit
Happy New Year! This might seem like a bit of a questionable greeting for those of us slammed by the stunningly cold polar weather this year (I thought I left behind -40 in Alaska - wasn't expecting that back in Iowa), but regardless of how the thermometer starts out the year, 2018 is here, and an entire calendar year set before you. So who's already planning for some … [Read more...] about Stay Warm (And Active) During This Happy New Year!
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
While it can be fun to shop for a big family tent or take a look at reviewing the newest piece of wilderness survival gear to hit the market, sometimes it's the less sexy things that are most important for an outdoorsman to be properly prepared. Good parachute cord (also commonly referred to as paracord) is an incredibly valuable material. Whether you're looking at a … [Read more...] about Best Parachute Cord (Paracord) Reviewed
Oh yeah, it's that time of the year again! We have done a good job spreading out the many outdoor topics we cover, sharing our love and passion of all adventures that take place outside of the house, and really ramping up how many blog posts we put out. We hope to ramp it up even more again next year, but for now we keep on writing, explore some local hiking trails in the … [Read more...] about Shane’s 6 Favorite Posts of 2017
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?
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
Wow - so in just under a year we have done some really amazing things here, and sometimes it's good just to take a step back for a moment and reflect over where we started, how far we've come, and just how much work we poured into taking a simple thought or idea and transforming it into the blog you're reading today. This is a lot more than just a blog to us or just another … [Read more...] about 101 Posts & Counting: So Where Do We Go from Here?