The first time you go camping with a tarp can be a game changer – especially if you are caught in the rain or are baking under an intense sun. But a lot of otherwise gung ho outdoors people never bother with a tarp because they feel it is not worth the extra weight in […]
Whether you call it a catholer, deuce digger, or turd trowel, a small shovel is an invaluable piece of gear if you head out into the wild for any length of time. We all joke about what the bear does in the woods, but there is probably little question whether you will need to “dod […]
Sometimes you buy a piece of outdoor gear with a bit of trepidation, reluctance, or pessimism. You don’t think it will actually fit its intended purpose, but you throw caution to the wind and buy it anyway, thinking that you can always give it away if you don’t like it. This was my attitude when...