How Long Does It Take To Kayak A Mile?


It’s natural to wonder how long a kayak trip will take from the put-in to the take out point, a distance measured in miles. If you know how long it takes to kayak a mile, you can calculate how long the kayak trip will take. Right? It’s not that easy. Will you be kayaking on […]

January 29, 2020

How To Keep Insects Out of Your Tent While Camping


Insects make miserable camping buddies. Especially if they’re in your tent overnight. Do you have trouble sleeping when they’re buzzing around or know bugs could be crawling on you… trapped in your sleeping bag with you? I can’t! Mosquitoes, ticks, flies, and others are not only annoying they carry disease. It’s best not to zip […]

January 24, 2020

Canoe & Kayak Safety Equipment Checklist


Whether you’re going on a short paddle or an overnight adventure, certain safety equipment is essential when you canoe or kayak. This canoe and kayak safety equipment checklist covers the items you’ll need for calm water paddling adventures. If you’re planning a whitewater adventure you’ll need additional safety equipment gear like a kayak helmet. It’s […]

January 17, 2020

3-Season Vs 4-Season Tents: Which Is Best For You?


The difference between 3-season tents and 4-season tents… Four-season tents are designed to handle winter weather. But is a 4-season tent good in all four seasons? After all, winter outdoor gear isn’t always a good fit for the summer months. Let’s look at the weather conditions that 3-season and 4-season tents are designed to handle. […]

January 10, 2020

What To Wear On A Hiking Date


Congratulations! You’ve got yourself a hiking date! They can be some of the most enjoyable and memorable dates ever! But do you know what to wear on a hiking date? Sure you want to look great on your date, but weather, terrain, and safety factor into the equation too. Are you new to hiking? Maybe […]

January 3, 2020

Night Hikes: How To Hike Safely At Night


Night hikes offer unique opportunities for experiencing nature with unique dangers. To prevent mishaps, here are some night hike rules and safety tips. Your hiking group or park may also have specific rules for your particular hike as well. These may differ depending on if it is a standard night hike or a unique night […]

December 23, 2019