Camping Gear

Buff Original Ecostretch Neckwear

There’s Always a Good Reason to Bring a Buff on Your Travels

By Jill | April 28, 2023

Every once in a while, I have an opportunity to revisit a tried-but-true travel item and remind myself why I love it. Recently, I was scuba diving in Fiji and New Zealand, and brought one of my Buffs—the Buff Pansy Zotii, Original EcoStretch Neckwear. Sure, I could have used it for the traditional Buff uses,…

VSSL Insulated Flask with Bluetooth Speaker

March to Your Own Beat with VSSL Insulated Flask with Bluetooth Speaker

By Jill | February 17, 2023

Hydration is essential for life. But there are some celebratory times where you may want to balance good hydration with cocktails. And to that festive moment, add music. It’s almost like how Carnival parades in New Orleans blend those excellent marching bands with a few tasty sazeracs, all at once.   You really have to…


Keep Your Noggin’ Warm With Artilect’s Walrus and Darkhorse Skully Beanie

By Leah Guill | January 25, 2023

Winter has been a crazy one here in Idaho. From 18 degree days to 45-55 degrees the next, it’s been a bear to bring the right gear with. Artilect has two new offerings for your head this season and they play well with manic weather. Unisex Walrus Beanie The Unisex Walrus Beanie from Artilect is…

Nomadix Original Towel

Dry Off with Nomadix Original Towel

By Jill | December 9, 2022

When you’re traveling, whether it’s on an adventure or a chill beach vacation, having a towel on hand is ideal. You’ll want to dry off after swimming, showering, and even hiking—and you won’t always be somewhere with towel service. Better yet, when you carry a travel towel along, you don’t have to worry about packing…


Sip Safely with LifeStraw Peak Series Straw

By Jill | December 2, 2022

Water filters aren’t only for backpacking or developing countries. Any time you purchase a single-use water bottle on your travels, it’s an opportunity to use a water filter instead.   I know what you’re thinking: Water filters are hard to use. That may have been true in the early days of consumer water filters, but…


Zenbivy Light Bed Double for Sleeping with Your Partner

By Leah Guill | November 14, 2022

Zenbivy is back with another amazing offer for your adventuring needs. Gone are the days of packing for two when it comes to sleeping bags. Welcome to the future of camping and sleeping comfortably with your partner instead of next to them. The Zenbivy Light Bed is has a limit rating of 25F with a…

Govino stemless wine glass

Drink Wine Safely with Govino Stemless Wine Glasses

By Jill | October 21, 2022

Drinking wine, beer, and cocktails while traveling often results in using glasses you ordinarily wouldn’t at home. Whether you swig out of the bottle on the trail, out of a red plastic cup at the campsite, or out of a can in the parking lot—presentation takes a few steps backwards when you don’t want to…

BioLite BaseCharge 600

Power Your Life with BioLite BaseCharge 600 Power Station

By Jill | October 14, 2022

It’s always a refreshing change to spend time off the grid—where the temptations of digital life can be left behind and you can reconnect with real life. But there’s no shame when you just can’t do it. There are valid needs for having access to a power source, whether for safety or comfort.   The…

Snow Peak Tobachi 2

Pack Your Meals in Snow Peak Tobachi 2

By Jill | September 23, 2022

It’s a never-ending challenge to avoid single-use, disposable food packaging when camping or generally enjoying yourself in the outdoors. When you’re grabbing food from stores on the go, much of it already comes in packaging, so you either have to be diligent about shopping in places where you can use your own containers, or disposing…


Dehydrating my Favorite Foods with NESCO FD-37 Clear Cover Food & Jerky Dehydrator

By Leah Guill | July 9, 2022

Guest Writer: Ryan R. Lions and tigers and bears! Nope. But the NESCO “food and jerky” Dehydrator (model FD-37) aptly handled venison in the form of both deer and elk, morel mushrooms, bananas, apples and strawberries – Oh yes! When dehydrating food these are a few of my favorite things. While dehydrating certainly involves science…