Bryan Hansel

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Blackburn’s New Gear Makes Bikepacking Simple

The company’s new bags are designed for backcountry adventures<p>It’s 4:30 in the morning. I’ve been listening to the wind howl for a while now. Owls are softly calling and a chorus of coyotes announces that the pack must have just snagged something for an early breakfast. It’s still hot; even though …

Las Vegas

Top 5 Least Crowded National Parks You Should Visit

There is much to see and explore in our mighty United States, and visiting national parks tops my list. My top five picks among the least crowded US …

The Black Card Technique | An Inexpensive Gradual ND Filter Alternative

Long exposure photography is a fairly easy and efficient way to make your images stand out from the masses and to create something special. …

Landscape Photography

Training For A Bicycle Tour From Couch To Century

Let’s Do This!<p>For those of you still reading, your main focus is conquering those hundred miles. Take your bike to a store and get it professionally …

Luxury Lotus Tent: Yurt-Like Shelter Packs Into Duffle Bag

Unless you’re the hardcore backpacking type, chances are you’ve had a camping experience in a squat, flimsy tent that left you wishing for the …

Camping

So Your Company Has Been Found Using My Photos Without Permission. What Next?

In August I hired ImageRights International, a reputable copyright enforcement agency, to assume the routine handling of commercial infringements of …

Time I

10 National Monuments You’ve Never Heard Of

What you’ll see: Strange rock spires<p>When to go: Spring, Fall<p>With towering rock spires, narrow canyons, and impossibly balanced boulders — Chiricahua …

Sample Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hiking Gear List

This is an entry-level lightweight thru-hiking gear list with a base weight of 12 pounds. It includes everything you will need to thru-hike the 2,650 …

Backpacking

Cardboard*Con

The 10th Annual Cardboard*Con<br>will be on March 2, 2019!!<p>Welcome to Cardboard*Con!<p>Cardboard*Con is the world's most affordable science fiction / …

Makerspaces

New Gear from the Cottages 2015

What new gear can you expect to see from the ultralight cottages in 2015? We have talked with our sources and deliver you the lightest and finest new …

Backpacking

Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

From vast wilderness to varied history, from swamp to desert, these places should be more famous.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes nearly 400 units, …

National Parks

This Unique Mobile Keyboard Folds Smaller than an iPhone 4

Typing on cellphones and tablets sucks. Virtual keyboards can be effective, but they take up half of your screen’s real estate. On the other hand, portable keyboards then tend to be either too small (limited by your tablet’s screen size), or too clunky to carry.<p>A company called WayTools wants to …