When you start doing backcountry hiking at a later age it is natural that you might want to have some deterrence with you to help scare away some of the critters that might be lurking nearby. Note that depending where you live or hike, in those regions they may recommend specific items. Such as in […]
Getting into the backcountry or simply car camping, you end up learning from your adventures and trying new things. This is what we’ve assembled in this section. You will find posts involving camping, navigation, bushcraft, geocaching, survival, prepping and everything else outdoor related.
Take a look, leave a comment. We are always looking for ideas, or tips on what we’re doing.
I decided that I needed to purchase my very first swiss army knife a few months ago and saw this model at my local outdoor store. The Victorinox Climber with Stay Glow scales is a nice variation of this popular swiss army knife. When I think swiss army knife, this form & size is what […]
After a number of months using the Arcteryx Sebring 25 litre backpack, I wanted to share with you my high level review and thoughts whether or not this is a fantastic commuter pack or a below average backpack for the wilderness. Pack Breakdown The Arcteryx Sebring is a 25 Litre daypack that you can use […]
Which knots to use when hammock camping? That’s a great question. You can use a variety of knots when hammock camping, but it really depends on your hammock camping system. In this post, I’ll go over the knots that I’ve used when hammock camping with my ENO Single Nesthammock. So let’s go over the components. […]
I want to talk about the three main areas when considering a Tilley Hat. I’ll be using three styles of hats from my collection to demonstrate Build Quality, Sizing & Maintenance along with a few tips how to clean and wear your Tilley hat.
Now this is a killer dish for your 12 inch Lodge dutch oven. It’s a low & slow braised lamb shanks using a stout beer to really bring out the qualities of the lamb. For the beer, I used Picaroon’s Timber Hog, but don’t worry the stout won’t make this a heavy dish at all.
Blomidon Provincial park is a great micro adventure location as you have several options for activities. You can do some camping at the top of the Cape or walk the ocean floor at the day-use beach section. On a cool spring day, we attempted the do the “big” loop starting at the bottom and hiking […]
Hurricane Season and Other Weather Events Do you have your emergency communication kit for home ready? Out here along the Eastern coastline, we got to deal with hurricane season. Despite what you may think from watching CNN or the Weather Channel, once a hurricane passes Boston, it’s heading right at me, being based in Nova […]
Here’s a day pack I think works great for 3 season hiking for distances up to 10k and maybe a bit beyond. The Osprey Syncro 15is mainly geared for cycling but can also be used for day hiking during the 3 seasons. I can easily fit in my 10 hiking essentials and maybe an extra […]