Who to trust

When it comes to buying supplies for recreational activities, the sky is pretty much the limit. There are a number of physical and online outlets that thrive on selling outdoor equipment, and many offer the same gear for the same price. So how do you know who to trust in terms of price and quality? … [Read more…]

Avoiding the pests

There is no doubt that being in nature has its troublesome aspects. The main one being bugs, mostly harmless, but some of which can cause humans harm. In most cases, people avoid these critters by staying out of their natural habitat, but in some cases, the two worlds intersect, which can usually mean negative consequences … [Read more…]

Choosing a location

Hiking and recreation is all about where you choose to go. When it comes to choosing your location, there are a few things to take into consideration. The first is picking a location that you know relatively well or a place that one of your group members knows relatively well. Even with the technology we … [Read more…]

The right gear

Enjoying the great outdoors is much more than just getting out there and seeing what you can see. A lot of preparation goes toward having the optimal time, and much of that revolves around having the right gear. In order to stand against the elements, it takes a great deal of planning and preparation, which … [Read more…]

Staying safe

When it comes to recreation, there is no substitute for hiking and outdoor sports. Allowing people to experience the great outdoors, there is nothing quite like experiencing nature in all of its glory. However, mother nature can be a fickle mistress and it can be dangerous exploring the outdoors. This is why it is important … [Read more…]

Staying Protected

Summer is here and that means that there is plenty of time to enjoy the sites and sounds of the season. However, there are some things to consider when having outdoor adventures, the most pressing is that of allergies. Allergies affect many people and are especially severe during the spring and summer months. The pollen … [Read more…]