Temperatures are warming and summer is just around the corner. If you've always wanted to try backpacking now's the time to get ready for a summer outdoors. Backpacking is a lot of fun, especially with a few friends, and doesn't have to come with all the struggle and discomfort associated with it.
Deciding what to eat in the outdoors stumps even seasoned backpackers, but having a delicious meal when you get to camp can take your trip to the next level. There are many good options for calorie-dense freeze-dried meals, just head to your local outdoor store and pick your menu.
Backpacking evokes images of overstuffed packs with gear strapped all over the outside - an uncomfortable monstrosity you're supposed to strap to your back and carry for miles. It doesn't have to be that way - even as a beginner backpacker, you can carry a sleek, lightweight pack by focusing on the essentials and leaving the rest.
Let's face it, the versatility of a backpacking quilt is hard to beat! From hammocks to hostels, campfires to sunset spots, quilts provide easy, portable, lightweight warmth. Here are 4 ways to use your Zenbivy Quilt this fall... outside the tent!
Spring has sprung and summer is just around the corner. That means the time for dusting off that backpack and getting into the backcountry is not far off either. You say you're not ready? Yeah, neither are we - but here are a few ways you can get yourself (and your gear) ready for summer adventures.
It's National Sleep Awareness Week, but we believe that every experience in the backcountry should be built around the best possible night’s sleep. A good night’s sleep can make the difference between a terrific outdoor experience and a terrible one.
Ohh, Valentine's Day. It's a mushy-gushy day to celebrate love. Whether you're celebrating your partner, yourself, or your love for the great outdoors, make space for some new lovey-dovey memories this Valentine's Day with these five fun date ideas.
A cold, sleepless night can quickly turn a great camping trip sour. Don’t let the fear of being cold keep you from enjoying the beauty that the winter months have to offer. Here are 4 simple tips for staying warm on those chilly backcountry nights.
Is there anything better than the peppy prance of a dog happy to be out in the woods with their human? If it's your first time bringing your pup along, here are some things to consider before hitting the trail.