Places To Buy Discounted Outdoor Gear

Camping, Fishing, Hiking, Paddling, Winter

Looking for ways to save money on outdoor gear? These are the best online retailers I know for buying discounted outdoor gear… Steep & Cheap, Backcountry, REI, Outdoorplay, Cabela’s, Bass Pro Shops, CampSaver, Sierra, eco, Outdoor Gear Exchange, Eastern Mountain Sports, MEC, Moosejaw, and The Clymb.

Difference Between River Tubes And Snow Tubes

Paddling, Winter

The biggest difference between heavy-duty, river tubes and snow tubes are the bottom surface materials. Snow tubes have a glossy, heavy-duty, slick vinyl bottom where most river tubes have a reinforced, PVC mesh floor that would act like a cheese grater on snow stopping you dead in your tracks.

What Is The Best Weather For Building A Snowman?


Snowflakes that fall around 32 degrees Fahrenheit (–2 °C) have the best moisture content and crystalline structure for building a snowman. It’s at this temperature that we find snowflakes called stellar dendrites. These classically branching snowflakes provide the right surface size, structure, and moisture to bind with ease.

How To Stay Warm When Camping In Winter

Camping, Winter

It’s mandatory to know how to stay warm while camping in the winter. Don’t put yourself at risk of hypothermia or frostbite by being ill-prepared. These tips, tricks, and gear will keep you warm in your tent all night long.

Snowshoeing Safety Tips


Snowshoeing offers a beautiful winter adventure that is in stark contrast to summer hiking. Many of the same dangers like dehydration exist but new dangers present themselves. With proper planning, preparation, and the right gear, you can have a safe, enjoyable adventure. To ensure your safety this winter, keep these snowshoeing safety tips in mind: […]