Recreation

Buying Used Gear: Yea or Nay?
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Buying Used Gear: Yea or Nay?
Know what you’re looking for and how much you’re willing to spend when determining if used is better than new in a given instance, and you’ll be on a good start to restocking your gear.
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Leave No Trace: Switchbacks
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Leave No Trace: Switchbacks
Trail planners and outdoors enthusiasts alike go through great pains to protect our natural wonders by implementing helpful designs like switchbacks, but we still need to go that extra mile and support them.
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Don’t Be That Guy
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Don’t Be That Guy
Enjoying the outdoors is all about working together and enjoying yourselves, so do your part, be considerate, and be prepared to make sacrifices for the greater good.
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Knife Care: Sharpening
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Knife Care: Sharpening
Dull knives are not only ineffective, but they’re unsafe, so taking a few minutes to hone a waning edge will pay off in dividends in the backcountry.
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Gear Glossary: Knives
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Gear Glossary: Knives
Machetes are designed to chop through thick brush, but their serrated edge allows them to be used as saws and their ability to efficiently chop small branches for firewood is unparalleled.
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Hiking at Night
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Hiking at Night
The wilderness is exciting under the moonlight, and the experience will allow you to see wildlife you wouldn’t normally see during the day.
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Kayaks and Rapids
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Kayaks and Rapids
There’s nothing wrong with calm lakes and rivers, but every now and then, a little change of pace and scenery is in order.
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Wednesday, October 01, 2014