Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Travel Tips and Gear Reviews

Zucchini Chips: The lightweight​ healthy hiking snack

Why zucchini chips are the packable healthy snack My love for zucchini chips started while my wife and I...

How To: You can dehydrate ground beef, but there’s a trick

One thing I love to bring in the backcountry with me is dehydrated ground beef. You can prep it at home with a dehydrator in under 7 hours and it makes a hearty addition to any starch.

The best hiking socks I’ve ever worn

If you're going to be even moderately serious about hiking, you're going to have to ditch the old cotton socks you can grab at Walmart.

Just Add Water: Best pre-made dehydrated meals- Breakfast Edition

Taking pre-made dehydrated food on the trail can be a little bit of a crap shoot. If you've never tested a pack before, you could find yourself a long way from home without a tasty or filling meal.

With National Park entry fees about to skyrocket, the annual pass...

News that the National Park Service will most likely raise entry fees at many of the nations most beloved National Parks rocked the outdoor...

BARGAIN: My favorite backpacking lantern currently 52% off at REI

I've been using two Black Diamond Apollo Lanterns for about three years.  They're lightweight (7.8 ounces). They throw 80 lumens of light - which...
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Animals are using these wildlife overpasses, and it’s saving lives

Each year, about 200 people are killed, and 29,000 people are hurt in wildlife-vehicle collisions. As for the animals, it's total carnage; they rarely...

Hitchhiking Iguana: Kayaker saves iguana struggling miles off coast

A kayaker miles off the coast of the Florida Keys found an iguana swimming in the open water  struggling to get back to land. "What's...

VIDEO: Momma bear and cubs break into pizza shop, feast on...

  A Colorado man has a video of three bears breaking into his pizzeria to eat salami and dough. "It was really fun to come into...

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Why there’s never been a better time to own a camper

You can travel safely during the COVID-19 pandemic It was April 8, a few days before Easter Sunday, and the entire country was on its...
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National Park closes trail so helicopter can purge tons of human waste

A popular hiking trail at Zion National Park in Utah was temporarily shut down this week so helicopters could evacuate 16,000 lbs. of human...

NASA: Ozone Hole is the Smallest since 1988

According to scientists from NASA and NOAA, warm temperatures in the Antarctic led to a smaller ozone hole this year. The "hole" in the Earth's...

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