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Twenty Gifts Under $20

Twenty Gifts Under $20

It’s easy to shop for outdoorsy people. When your idea of fun is walking mile after mile for days at a time, or sleeping in the dirt beneath the stars, you learn to appreciate the little things. A fresh pair of socks, a hot meal, or a toothbrush can send a backpacker into a state of elation, so shopping for gifts for outdoorsy types is a fairly low pressure ordeal. more »

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Tips for Cold Weather Camping

Tips for Cold Weather Camping

Cold weather camping isn’t for the faint of heart or ill-prepared. You can saunter out the door with nothing but a lightweight sleeping bag and a hammock during the summer, but that won’t cut it during the winter. Camping in cold weather can be downright unpleasant if you don’t know what you’re getting into. Camping outside in the winter can be enjoyable if you’re prepared and you have the right more »

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What’s a Fluxring?

What’s a Fluxring?

If you’ve never heard of Fluxring before, you might think that it has something to do with intergalactic spaceflight, or maybe that it’s some type of futuristic jewelry. If you own a Jetboil camp stove, however, you may know that a Fluxring can be found on the bottom of Jetboil cups or pots. But even if you use your Jetboil every weekend, you might not know exactly what a Fluxring more »

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Stocking Stuffers for Rock Climbers

Stocking Stuffers for Rock Climbers

Choosing a gift for someone requires time and effort. You have to think about that person’s interests, their personality, and what makes them tick. Of course, understanding what compels an individual to scale sheer rock walls, dangle from ropes, or top out steep boulders may be beyond your comprehension. Don’t worry about getting in the head of the rock climber in your life. We’re here to help! Here are some more »

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How to Build a Better Campfire in 5 Easy Steps

How to Build a Better Campfire in 5 Easy Steps

Some people say that the teepee method is the best way to build a campfire. Others maintain that the log cabin approach can’t be beat. Then there’s the lean-to fire, the upside-down fire, and the Dakota fire hole. Basically, everyone thinks that their method is the best way to build a fire, but it really boils down to preference. Whether you love the lean-to or swear by the teepee, here more »

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How to Hike in the Cold

How to Hike in the Cold

Hiking in cold weather can be challenging. Frosty mornings where you can’t feel your fingers, and see your breath, are enough to deter most casual hikers. Some people would rather brave the elements than stay cooped up indoors all winter, though. Here are some cold weather hiking tips for people who want to hit the trail in cooler temperatures! It all starts with a positive attitude Cold weather hiking can more »

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Hydro Flask Bottles Keeps Drinks Hot, Too

Hydro Flask Bottles Keeps Drinks Hot, Too

You and your Hydro Flask bottle were inseparable all summer. Whether you were hiking, biking, paddling, climbing, or just running errands around town, your vacuum insulated bottle kept your water ice cold all day long. Maybe your Hydro Flask growler came along on every camping trip to keep your favorite craft brew cold, carbonated, and protected. Or perhaps you savored sweet tea and a sunset each night, the first sip more »

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Take Thanksgiving Outside

Take Thanksgiving Outside

For most Americans Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without Turkey, Television, and a nice couch to nap on. Thanksgiving is a holiday where overindulgence and lethargy is encouraged. However, some people would rather get outside than stay indoors regardless of whether is Thanksgiving or just your average Thursday. Of course, televisions and couches have no place at a campground or on a hiking trail. Here’s your guide to taking Thanksgiving outside. more »

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Outdoor Gear That Can Fit In Your Pocket

Outdoor Gear That Can Fit In Your Pocket

When it comes to outdoor gear, it’s the big boys that get all the credit. People will of course think of tents, hiking backpacks, and a sturdy pair of hiking boots. They might even think of a rustic single bit axe, a wool blanket, or some equally iconic bit of outdoor gear. However, these aren’t always the most essential items to take outdoors. Sometimes it’s the little guys, the small more »

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7 Quick and Easy Camping Breakfast Ideas

7 Quick and Easy Camping Breakfast Ideas

According to mothers everywhere, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. A proper breakfast lays down the foundation to get your day started off right. It provides the nourishment and energy you need to tackle whatever comes your way, whether that’s a day at the office or a day on the hiking trail. Of course, preparing breakfast in your home kitchen is completely different than cooking breakfast around more »

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