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Backcountry Bag

Backcountry Bed Proves Camping is for Everyone

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Organic Chameleon Cold-Brew Coffee Pods

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DrySleeping Comfort System

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Deuter Speed Lite 24L and Fox 40L Backpack

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Best Basic Camping Chairs

Best Basic Camping Chairs

Cargo box solution for #vanlife camping

By Amy / May 26, 2020 /

Most reputable sources predict that this summer, most Americans will opt to travel by car instead of air, with a big uptick in road trip travel once it’s safe to do so. To kick off the start of the summer travel season, with hopes that travel will soon be part of our plans again, I…

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Mountain Hardwear’s Women’s Exposure/2™ Gore-Tex Paclite® Plus Jacket

By Leah Guill / May 20, 2020 /

As April showers bring May flowers and May finds us still close to home, we have been enjoying the opportunities to be outside more than ever. Between biking, hiking, walks to the river and paddle boarding, the one jacket I have brought with me over the last 3 weeks is the Women’s Exposure/2™ Gore-Tex Paclite®…

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GSI Outdoors Dutch oven for close-to-home camping

By Amy / May 12, 2020 /

I’ve always wanted to try Dutch oven cooking while camping, and this spring proved the perfect time. Camping close to home, I was knew I would have the time it took to bake a backcountry meal. To my surprise, however, GSI Outdoors’ hard-anodized Dutch oven was easy to use, and my recipe took less than…

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Fatboy USA x Miasun Sun Shade

By Ramsey / May 11, 2020 /

Summer is fast approaching and while social distancing may remain, we will be glad for the chance to get fresh air. The Fatboy USA x Miasun Sun Shade will allow us to do that while staying in the shade. Durable Perhaps the best feature, which was the first thing I noticed as someone who is…

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GSI Outdoors kitchen accessories: Time to get your camping game dialed

By Amy / April 21, 2020 /

Spring is the prefect time of year to get your camping game dialed, and if your camping kitchen could use a few luxury items to make getting up and getting food prepped a breeze, the following camping kitchen accessories are in order: GSI Outdoors pour over java set: If you’re like me, nothing quite manages…

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Yeti Trailhead Camp Chair

Kick Your Feet Up with the Yeti Trailhead Camp Chair

By Jill / April 17, 2020 /

Being one with nature often requires rest—like taking a seat on a log, rock, or the ground. And unless you run into a really cushy pillow of moss, those spots may be restful, but they’re not always super comfortable. For those moments when you need a seat before or after an adventure, consider the Yeti…

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GSI Outdoors Escape Pot and Frypan for off the grid escape

By Amy / March 31, 2020 /

In these current, unprecedented times, running for the hills and enjoying some nature and fresh air is an appealing form of social distancing. It gave me the perfect opportunity to try out the new Escape 3L pot and frypan from GSI Outdoors. This collapsible silicone pot takes up over 50 percent less space in your…

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Gregory Paragon men’s backpack

By Amy / March 24, 2020 /

It’s time to make sure you’re ready for backpacking season, and so I had my adult son try out the new Gregory Paragon men’s pack. This pack comes in three sizes: 48L, 58L, and 68L. We personally feel that the 58L option is the sweet spot for anyone who is not an ultralight backpacker and…

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Ultralight backpacking options from Therm-a-Rest

By Amy / March 17, 2020 /

Are you all geared up for the upcoming backpacking season? Sleeping bags and pads have become lighter than ever, while not compromising on warmth, so if you’re ready to snuggle in without breaking your back in the trail, read on! Therm-a-Rest Vesper quilt: Cozy up at night while only carrying 19 ounces on your back.…

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Sleeping pads geared toward car camping comfort

By Amy / March 10, 2020 /

Camping season is just around the corner, and whether you’ll be cozying up in a tent, yurt, rustic cabin, or camper, you deserve a good night’s rest. There are amazingly lightweight backpacking pads out there, but when I am driving to my campsite, I am down for some extra padding and comfort. Enter two choices…

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