A family camping checklist can save you from all sorts of problems once you're settled in your campsite. If you are planning a camping trip with your family, you need to be sure that you have everything you need for a fun, safe outing. Forgetting even one item...
Day hiking has been an American past time since the early 1960’s when families piled into station wagons and headed down Route 66 to Yosemite, the Grand Canyon and other newly established National Parks. Today there’s no other better way to refresh the senses...
Back when I first began hiking I didn’t think much about my daypack. I was young, inexperienced, and generally would just grab the same beat up backpack I used in school, shove it full of gear and food, and head up the trail for the day. Since I was just going...
When you're getting ready for your first family adventure into the woods, be prepared in advance with a long list of fun activities that the whole family can enjoy. Often, family members won't need any help deciding what to do with plenty to discover and explore...
Snow Peak Reinvents the Camp Lantern
Bottom Line: We know the Hozuki LED Lantern has no business being in our ultralight pack but we don't care, we love it!
Max Light Output
Hike Longer & Faster with Less Weight
I remember the first time I took a couple of friends out on the trail that had absolutely no experience in the woods. They came back from Gander mountain with packs stocked full of gear ranging from a Bear Grylls Survival...
Everything Tastes Better in a Skillet!
A camping trip is an excellent way to bring your family together. Nothing can compare to a few days in the fresh outdoor air. When it's over, you feel revived and ready to face the "real" world again.
Some of my favorite times...
REI Hits the Mark With This 6 Person Wilderness Suite
Bottom Line: Nothing compares to the REI Kingdom 6 when it comes to family camping comfort in the great outdoors with room to spare and features galore.
If you're cooking for a family or group in the outdoors, Camp Chef has you covered
Bottom Line: The Camp Chef Explorer 2 burner propane stove is built to last and makes a great camp kitchen upgrade regardless of whether you're car camping with the family or on...
The Adirondack Park contains a bit of everything ranging from the primordial rugged beauty of the Northeastern High Peaks region to the peaceful rolling wilderness of the lake country to the West. We've compiled a list of 3 must see destinations within the park...