Category Archives: Gear

Four Oft-Forgotten But Essential Items You Need for Your Camping Trip

Four Oft-Forgotten But Essential Items You Need for Your Camping Trip You have been rushing around for days to ensure everything is ready for that weekend camping trip. You’ve booked a campsite, prepared a tent and some sleeping bags, and even packed a cooler with cans of your favorite brand of beer. However, nagging doubts […]

Five Tips for Staying Comfortable in the Great Outdoors

Five Tips for Staying Comfortable in the Great Outdoors Many people associate outdoor activities such as hiking or camping with being uncomfortable, cold, or dirty. Nature can be breathtaking and great fun when you take the right approach. The trick to enjoying your time outside is learning how to maintain personal comfort in the elements. […]

Birdwatching for Beginners: 5 Tips to See More Birds

Birdwatching for Beginners: 5 Tips to See More Birds There is a lot to be gained by taking up birdwatching as a hobby. You will get outside, learn more about your local ecology, and exercise new corners of your brain. If you talk to a seasoned birder, their wealth of knowledge can be somewhat intimidating. […]

Going Hiking? Break in Your Boots First

Going Hiking? Break in Your Boots First By Susan M. Keenan Going Hiking? You better break in your new boots first if you know what’s good for your feet. Even good intentions sometimes go awry, so it is important that you go about the business of adjusting your feet to those new boots properly so […]

Outdoor Lifestyle = Outdoor Gear

Matching Your Outdoor Gear with Your Lifestyle! An active lifestyle is a wonderful thing, but there’s no question that having the right gear is crucial if you want to fully enjoy everything that the Great Outdoors has to offer. This is true whether a person is testing out a new outdoor hobby for the first […]

5 Benefits of the Coleman 75 Quart Xtreme Wheeled Cooler

Tailgating doesn’t get any better with this highly functional cooler. Whether you’re taking in a Denver Broncos, Rockies, Nuggets, Avalanche game, or perhaps travelling a little north to Boulder for the Colorado Buffalos, you can’t go wrong with an awesome high-capacity cooler. Let’s take a look at five benefits of the Coleman 75 Quart Xtreme […]

Cozy Warm Bear Creek Sleeping Bag

With fall approaching you think of changing leaves and cool brisk air.  But do you think about camping trips or hiking? You want to get everything necessary to enjoy the great outdoors.  Obviously tents are the number one thing, but sleeping bags for your camping trip, hiking adventure or even a kid’s sleepover outside in […]