You’ll find below your comprehensive guide on using the Garmin fenix 3 HR. You will find short tutorials videos, links to manuals and general impressions of the watch. General Review – After a few days I upgraded from the original fenix model and first off; it’s a bit thinner but same diameter. Just like the […]
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 wanted an affordable axe that I could take a beating to but wanted a nice summer like the grandfors or hultafor axe which are about twice or more expensive. The Trail Boss from Cold Steel ended up being a nice find. It’s been on the market for a few years, but needed something that […]
Easy Backpacking Meal I wanted to prepare this spinach orzo soup in the dutch oven but after looking at the ingredients; I thought that it would do better as backpacking meal. So I dug out my Firebox wood stove and 10cm Zebra pot and shoved the ingredients into zip lock bags and off we went […]
Baking An Apple Cranberry Pie Outdoors Is The Best With harvest season almost to a close, I had a bag of fresh cranberries and couldn’t figure out what to make with it. So I looked at my dutch oven and pie plate and thought that a apple cranberry pie would be a nice challenge cooking […]
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 […]
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.