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Perfect Stocking Stuffers

Perfect Stocking Stuffers

By now, all your stockings have probably been hung with care and what not, and it’s time to start thinking about what to fill them with. You could default to candy and sweets, but that’s not very interesting, and they will definitely see it coming. If you’re looking to fill a stocking for someone who loves the great outdoors, these are the perfect stocking stuffers. Headlamps are compact enough to more »

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How to Pick a Cookset

How to Pick a Cookset

Some folks are content eating nothing but dried fruit, jerky, and peanut butter for days and days on the trail. For others, going a day without a hot meal sounds like torture. But if you’re going to be the ultimate camp fire cook you need to have the right equipment. Here’s a little information on how to pick a cookset. Cooksets usually come bundles in some combination of pots, pans, more »

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Gifts for Campers

Gifts for Campers

Campers are surprisingly easy to shop for. When you think about it, campers are just people who choose to leave the comfort of their home to go and sleep on the cold ground in the middle of the woods. They are people who choose to be less comfortable. Anything that you get for a camper is an unexpected and truly appreciated luxury. If you give a camper something as simple more »

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The Different Types of Tent Stakes

The Different Types of Tent Stakes

Tent stakes are an essential piece of camping equipment. Unless you want to see your tent blow away in the wind like an expensive and much needed dandelion seed, you always want to make sure that you have your stakes. However, there are many different types of tent stakes, and they all are good for different things. Sometimes, bringing the wrong kind of tent peg can be the same as more »

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The Greatest Gifts for Anyone

The Greatest Gifts for Anyone

If you love being outdoors, or if you’re into military surplus, you could spend hours looking at everything in our store. Whether you’re into climbing, camping, hiking, or tactical equipment, we have a selection of items that will pique your interest. While it’s hard to believe, there are people who just aren’t that in to the outdoors. To them, the thought of playing in the dirt is off putting, and more »

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Why You Need a Water Filter

Why You Need a Water Filter

“Water, water, every where, Nor any drop to drink.” That’s a partial line out of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. The moral of that story is don’t kill the albatross, but the underlying message is always carry a water filter. You probably won’t have to deal with ghost ships or St. Elmo’s fire, but if you hike, camp or spend a decent amount of time outdoors, more »

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Best Trail Snacks

Best Trail Snacks

Hiking burns a lot of calories. How many depends on your pace, your pack weight, and the terrain you’re covering, but when it’s all said and done, hiking is good for you and uses a lot of energy. Since our bodies are fueled by the food that we eat, it’s important to consume enough calories to keep going on the trail. However, you can’t haul a pizza or a bowl more »

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Why Knives Make Great Gifts

Why Knives Make Great Gifts

We just survived the ordeal that is Black Friday and finished up with our sale on Small Business Saturday. It’s officially December, and Christmas is right around the corner. You’ve probably been wracking your brain trying to think of gift ideas for friends and family. If you just can’t think of what to get for someone, knives make great gifts! If you dread getting someone a gift that they don’t more »

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Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

We hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! Today is Black Friday, otherwise known as the busiest shopping day in the year. A report from the International Council of Shopping Centers claims that the busiest shopping day of the year is actually the Saturday before Christmas, but either way, Black Friday is usually a nightmare. Big box stores all across the country slash prices, cut deals, and fuel pandemonium. Every year, more »

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Backpacking Thanksgiving

Backpacking Thanksgiving

For some folks, Thanksgiving is celebrating with family. For others, Thanksgiving is football, turkey, and pumpkin pie. No matter what Thanksgiving means to you, it’s a time to reflect on what you’re thankful for. We have plenty of people who come to our store, whom we know are thankful for all the natural beauty around us in the state of Arkansas. While some people’s Thanksgiving tradition is gathering around a more »

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