Expert advice and tips for Hiking and Backpacking. Everything from gear reviews to survival skills and tips.
Sadly, we live in a time where the biggest adventure most kids will experience is sitting in front of a T.V. watching someone else experience the outdoors. Check out these images and Boy Scouting techniques from the early 20’s when boys were actually allowed to be boys…. […]
Recently a reader was kind enough to share his experience of suffering from heat stroke while hiking. Heat stroke is a very serious condition that can easily kill a hiker who doe snot know what to look out for. […]
Grommets seem to show up in all sorts of outdoor and survival gear, from tarps and tents to truck tie-downs. They’re handy when they work, but all too often they tear out of the fabric. Many people will just sigh and replace the entire item, or hope it will hold for just one more camping trip. But if you catch these little buggers in time, you can repair them as good as new. Better than new, actually. […]