Camping Gear

Get ready for spring break travel with IceMule

Get ready for spring break travel with IceMule

Best Camping Tents

Best Camping Tent for 2019

Katadyn Gravity BeFree 3.0 L filter

Katadyn Gravity BeFree 3.0 L filter

Big Agnes Big Joe Duffel for multi-purpose packing

Big Agnes Big Joe Duffel for multi-purpose packing

Beautiful, soft wool from Wuru Wool

Wūru Wool: Organic Comfort for all Seasons

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KAVU: Function and Irresistible Prints

Rumpl Helinox chair

Perfect for winter in the outdoors: Rumpl Ground Cover and Helinox Chair

High Sierra

Sierra Designs outdoor gear for the new year

Vargo BOT

Stocking stuffers for the outdoors-lover: Vargo BOT 700 and funnel flask

8K Flexwarm Jacket

8K Flexwarm Has Perfected Stylish Warmth

GSI Outdoors Bugaboo Backpacker cookware set

By Amy / January 14, 2020 /

Ready to head into the woods with your favorite person and cook up a meal or two? GSI Outdoors has my favorite cookware set for the occasion. Why I love the Bugaboo Backpacker set: this cookware system is all-purpose, affordable, and convenient. The entire set nests into the included pot, and the total weight is…

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ROC Waterproof 10,000mAh Charger: Ready for Adventure

By Leah Guill / November 29, 2019 /

Annnnd in this corner of the World, weighing in at just under a pound, is the ROC Waterproof 10,000mAh Charger! Not only is this charger waterproof, it is also solar and wireless. It is the size of a smartphone in a rugged case. Let’s get into the details about the ROC Waterproof 10,000mAh Charger. As…

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Camping stove for 2020: GSI Outdoors Selkirk 540

By Amy / November 19, 2019 /

‘Tis the season to buy that camper in your life the new gear he or she is fawning over (or maybe that camper is you, and you’re ready to treat yourself this holiday season…that’s just fine, too!). If you have an RV, camper van, or tent camper in your life, I can guarantee that person…

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Gravity-based water filter system round-up

By Amy / August 27, 2019 /

We recently reviewed my go-to gravity-based water filter system, the Katadyn Gravity BeFree system. However, more brands have joined the game. Read on for reviews of two additional gravity-based systems, both of which have their pros and cons. LifeStraw Flex with gravity bag: Pair the confidence you already have in LifeStraw with the convenience of…

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Pelican Dayventure backpack cooler: ready-made for outdoor adventure

By Amy / August 20, 2019 /

This seems to be the summer of the soft-sided cooler…I’ve seen them everywhere. My favorite by far are the backpack designs, so that I can be hands-free to carry more gear to the lake, river, or campsite. I’ve found soft-sided coolers to be winning in the road trip department as well, as they’re easy to…

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Grayl GEOPRESS purifier for backcountry and travel

By Amy / August 13, 2019 /

My son recently traveled for three weeks through Indonesia. Then, I traveled across the Eastern Sierra in California. Vastly different places, but we had something in common: we both utilized the water treatment system that is the Grayl GEOPRESS Purifier. My Grayl in the wild. We both needed purified water during our trips; he didn’t…

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2019 Wigwam Socks

By Leah Guill / August 1, 2019 /

Let’s talk about socks! I have been searching for durable socks that could keep up with me and my many adventures. I was lucky enough to have two pairs of Wigwam socks show up just in time for my Belize, Costa Rica trip! This trip was going to be packed with fly fishing on sand…

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Kelty Folding Cooler and Bestie Blanket

By Amy / July 30, 2019 /

It’s summer lake, beach and pool season, plus road trip and festival time. Soon, tailgating will be added to the mix. We’ve been reviewing cooler options, including this offering from Kelty. Kelty Folding Cooler:  This camp cooler comes in a 25L or a 45L, and allows you to bypass the price tag of a hard…

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Arctic Zone coolers for summer travel

By Amy / July 16, 2019 /

We’re in the heart of the outdoor travel season here in North America, and in my household, our array of coolers are in full swing. This month, I tried out two offerings from Arctic Zone, the  Titan Roto cooler and the Titan backpack cooler. Here’s what I discovered, and how they compare to comparable coolers…

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Zenbivy Bed for all Your Camping Adventures

By Leah Guill / June 20, 2019 /

Camping with our family and making memories has always been a goal for us. But what happens when you are out in the wilderness, enjoying nature and not able to sleep. That combination makes for one angry momma bear. After reading about the Zenbivy 2-piece design, I was excited to trial the hybrid sleeping bag…

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