Outdoorsman Lab Sleeping Pad and Bag Review

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By Jessica Shouse

If you are a lover of camping or backpacking having a good sleep system sleeping pad and bag, can make the difference between a long, cold night and a cozy, warm one. The OutdoorsmanLab UL Camping Sleeping Pad and Mummy Sleeping Bag sleep system come highly recommended for your next family camping trip or your next multi-week long thru-hike. I had the opportunity to test both products on a recent, solo fall camping trip up in the pine tree-filled hills of Colorado, read more

Spouti Launch for Outdoorsy Women

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Spouti Launch heralds Revolutionary STP Device

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by Kellen Berry, Founder of Spouti

A familiar problem

Since all of you here are involved in outdoor activities, you don’t need me to tell you that finding a restroom when you have to go is not always easy out in the woods. For sure, you can try and find a rock, or a bush, or a really wide tree and then you hope no one comes by while you drop your drawers, balance yourself for a squat that, hopefully, aims everything far enough read more

Set Your Inner Adventure Junkie Free

Set Your Inner Adventure Junkie Free:

How to Cope With Setbacks, Fear, and Anxiety

By Caitlin Evans

The word adventure has a jolly good ring to it, doesn’t it?

There you are, climbing a mountain, struggling through the fast-melting snow, the weight of your backpack pinning you down to the face of the cliff.

Or there you are again, riding the perfect wave as the sun sets over the peaks of a dormant volcano.

There you are again, walking into Santiago de Compostela, having just trekked over read more

6 Ways To Save Big On Camping Gear

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By Jennifer Bridgers

Let’s face it: camping can get expensive.

When you add up the cost of gear, clothes, snacks, water, and other camping essentials, the bill can add up quick!

Quality camping gear isn’t cheap, but it’s well worth the cost. Quality gear lasts a long time and ensures you have a stellar camping experience.

However, just because gear costs a lot doesn’t mean you have to blow all your money on it.

In fact, here are six ways to save big on camping gear and keep more of your hard-earned read more

6 Clothing Essentials for Camping

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By Allena Rissa

Camping out with friends and family is a true adventure. From day hikes to swimming in rivers to stargazing, there are countless things to do. To ensure you’re prepared for the different excursions you may end up doing, it’s important to pack the right types of clothing.

Clothing Essentials for Camping

Whether you’re enjoying a summer camping trip by a lake or a winter trip in a national forest, there are clothing staples that are good to have for all times of the year. Here are six clothing essentials read more

5 Innovative Hygienic Camping Products for Women

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One of the most relevant aspects associated with backpacking and camping is minimalism. The entire adventure requires you to leave most of your things at home and rely on just a few essentials that will let you survive a few days outdoors. Backpacking and camping do not also give you adequate space for all your feminine hygiene products. In fact, there are instances when the areas you visited do not come with shower facilities and restrooms.

However, this should read more

Sleeping Under the Stars: Backpacking Gear Guide

By Shannon Minnis

Every year, millions of people pack their gear and head outside to camp. It doesn’t matter who you are or where you live, there’s nothing quite like the long-lasting memories you create when you’re camping.

When going out in the wilderness it can be refreshing to totally unplug. This is what’s referred to as Boondocking or going “off the grid” which means camping with nothing but a tent for shelter and no electricity. If you’ve read more

Camping Skin Care Tips

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By Amanda Moore

Exploring the outdoors doesn’t have to mean neglecting your skin. As your body’s largest organ, your skin protects you from dirt and debris, and at the end of a long day by the lake or hiking in the woods, it deserves plenty of love and attention. Camping may limit your usual stockpile of skincare, but it’s important to bring along the necessities to protect your skin during your time in the wild.

Just follow these camping skin care tips…

Before Your Trip

When packing skincare read more

Camping Set Up Ideas

By Shahin

For nature lovers, camping is not a luxury; it’s a necessity. Camping is an exciting way to lose yourself in the lap of nature. It let you escape from the hectic and tedious day-to-day life. Do you know, there is no better feeling than staring at the stars at night? Indeed!

Moreover, it’s an excellent way to spend quality time with friends and family at the campfire. At the same time, camping requires a lot of planning and energy. True! It could be stressful until you don’t read more

Dear Natalie: Try Solo New York Backpacks

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Solo New York Backpacks Review

By Natalie McCarthy

Dear Natalie,

Any suggestions on how to best schlep my stuff around town on a regular basis?

Sincerely,

My Back Hurts

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Dear Achy Back,

I always regret the carry-on I choose when I travel.  I can never seem to choose correctly. I have a tendency to pick a bag I think will be easy – “Why not just shove everything in this tote?” – and later realizing on the airplane read more

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