Camping Gear

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…

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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…

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Protect your Biggest Organ with ActiveIce Spectrum Sun Hoodie from Outdoor Research

By Leah Guill | June 14, 2022

We’ve finally made it through the strange and unexpected weather storms that have been our Springe in Idaho and we are now entering the warm days of Summer. Long days in the summer sun have us wearing more clothes as opposed to wearing more sunscreen. The ActiveIce Spectrum Sun Hoodie from Outdoor Research has been…

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Breeo Searplate Griddle

By Leah Guill | June 5, 2022

Can you smell it? The BBQs in your neighbor’s backyards are heating up and proteins of choice are hitting the grill plates while bellows of smoke fills their yards. But across the fence, in your own yard, on your own Breeo Searplate Griddle, your dinner is hitting the heat and the only thing following you…

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MiiR Climate+ Tumbler

MiiR Climate+ Line Minimizes Environmental Impact

By Jill | April 15, 2022

News of climate change is all around, and many consumer goods companies are making their own changes to minimize their inherent impact on the planet. An excellent recent example of a new offering by an existing brand is the MiiR Climate+ line, which consists of a 12-ounce tumbler, 16-ounce tumbler, and 20-ounce wide-mouth bottle.  …

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Buff CoolNet UV Insect Shield

Buff CoolNet UV Insect Shield Is No Joke

By Jill | April 1, 2022

I promise, this is no April Fool’s post.   As many of us switch from winter to spring/summer activities, we find that we’re dodging insects in the outdoors. Buzzing around our ears and in our eyes. Biting our arms and our legs. Quite frankly, it bugs. Sure, there are sprays and zappers and even our…

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Hydro Flask Slim Cooler Cup

Keep Your Drinks Cool with Hydro Flask 12-ounce Slim Cooler Cup

By Jill | March 18, 2022

There used to be a time when I’d tuck a koozy into my bag when traveling, because you never knew when you’d need one. Nowadays, they’ve become so ubiquitous that I can usually find one anywhere. The insulated sleeves designed to keep a can of beer or soda cool are perfectly low tech and easy…

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UTTy

Hang it All with UTTy Gear Management System

By Jill | February 4, 2022

Whether you’re traveling or at home, space to store your gear isn’t always a given. We don’t all have a gear shed in the backyard, extensive space in the garage, or even a spacious hotel room or tent. When it comes to managing sports and recreation equipment and organizing adventure clothing and gear, options can…

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Ruffwear Stumptown Quilted Dog Coat

Keep Your Best Friend Warm with Ruffwear Stumptown Quilted Dog Coat

By Jill | January 14, 2022

Unless you live in a place where snow is a regular winter visitor, it can be easy to forget that our beloved pup pals can need extra insulation beyond their fur when it gets cold. Certainly, some breeds like huskies already have all that insulation at birth, but other breeds may not be entirely comfortable…

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Buzzbox Premium Cocktails

Tuck a Buzzbox into Your Pack for a Cocktail on the Go

By Jill | December 24, 2021

Whether you’re on a road trip, hitting the trail, or camping, those who love cocktails often find that carrying along all their favorite fixings is too much. Glass bottles are heavy, pouring ready-made drinks into zip-lock bags can be challenging, and buying an overpriced yet forgettable cocktail at that bar isn’t always the best move.…

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