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Every camper needs to learn how to make a "Swedish fire log"

This is the best way to cook while you camp.<p>Whether you're planning your next camping trip or simply want to toast some marshmallows in your …

European History

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

How to Sleep Under a Tarp in the Rain

Guthook pitches his tarp low in advance of a heavy rain storm.Tarps are a great ultralight backpacking shelter option, provided they’re used in a …

Backpacking

The Best Place to Camp in Each Western State

Ready, set, camp<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing, and …

The 7 Best Backpacking Water Filters to Buy in 2018

You won’t be able to survive in the wilderness without food, shelter, and water. And even if a stream or lake is nearby, water sources in nature can …

Backpacking

7 Easy Tent Repair Tips to Extend the Life of Your Shelter - REI Co-op Journal

Here at REI, as you might expect, we get a lot of great questions about camping—tent maintenance, repairs and usage in particular. Here are some of …

How to Prevent Tent Condensation

Tent condensation happens to everyone. It’s one of the unavoidable consequences of camping or backpacking with a tent, but it’s usually just a …

Backpacking

How To Watch the Olympics Without Cable

The Olympics is a once every four-year event testing the limits of humanity’s athletic ability—more so this year as competitors compete in raw …

Here's a complete guide of what to actually watch during the Rio Olympics

This year, Olympics fanatics can watch the Games a few ways: First, NBC Universal will have coverage across multiple cable networks. (Here's the official schedule for TV-watchers.)<p>But you can also live stream many events online right as they happen using NBC's Olympics website or the NBC Sports App …

Swimming

Pokemon Go: Olympic gymnast has big bill in Rio

Japan’s Kohei Uchimura is in Rio de Janeiro with the rest of the nation’s gymnastic team, but when he is not training to defend his 2012 gold medal …

How Olympians Are Funding the Expensive Road to Rio

Competing in the Olympics is the high-water mark in any athletic career.<p>Not only is it a demanding physical challenge, it’s an expensive undertaking, …

Shot Put

Super Shelter

<b>Super Shelter - Mors Kochanski's</b><p>During a trip to Ontario, Canada, I had the opportunity to learn from Caleb Musgrave of Canadian Bushcraft and …

Ultralight Backpacking Canister Camp Stove with Piezo Ignition $5.90 & FREE Shipping - Perfect for Backpacking, Camping, or 72 Hr Kits - A Thrifty Mom - Recipes, Crafts, DIY and more

Perfect for backpacking or camping. This would a great gift idea or put it in a 72 hr kit. Only $5.90 and it ships FREE!!<p>You can take advantage of …

Berghaus Baffin Island Jacket

Baffin Island sounds like a kitschy ’70s BBC game show, but is actually a mountainous island in northern Canada and the fifth-largest island in the …

Ultralight Backpacking Gift Guide

Buying ultralight backpacking gifts is difficult if you’re not an ultralight backpacker yourself. So I’ve assembled this list of recommended UL gifts …

Backpacking

Three New Camp Stoves for Better Outdoor Cooking

At last week’s summer Outdoor Retailer convention in Salt Lake City a number of great new products were unveiled for the very first time. In addition …

Salt Lake City

Gear Review: Sea to Summit X-Pot Set 31

Sea to Summit X-PotCollapsible Cook Set <b><br>Sea to Summit X-Pot Set 31</b><br>$100, 1 lb. 6 oz.<br>Set includes a 2.8L X-Pot with lid, two X-Bowls, two X-Mugs, all …

Backpacking

MSR® Introduces FreeLite™ Freestanding Double-Wall Tent Series

42<p>SHARES<p><b>New line represents MSR’s lightest freestanding double-wall tents</b><p>SEATTLE, WA(July 21, 2015) — MSR® (Mountain Safety Research®) announced …

Purify Water With Sunlight: SOL Hydration Reservoir

The same intense solar rays that can lead to a nasty case of sunburn also can be used to kill organisms in your water… at least that is the premise …

University of Minnesota

10 Ways to Sleep Warmer on Your Next Backpacking Trip

It's always hard to enjoy a backpacking trip when you don't sleep well, and sleeplessly shivering throughout the night is one way to guarantee a …

Backpacking

Uncovering Long-Forgotten Treasures in an 18th-Century French Château

How To: Prepare for Your First Solo Camping Trip

How To: Prepare for Your First Solo Camping Trip

18 Camping Tips Everyone Should Know

<b>Anyone that goes camping knows that it's always good to be well prepared so it makes things a lot easier and more enjoyable. So the next time you go</b> …

How to Build a Campfire

For many, the campfire is a beloved and indispensable outdoor tradition—a kinetic, luminous, dreamlike force of nature that for generations has …

Fire Cord Waterproof Tinder Micro 3-pack

<b>I designed Fire Cord as way of storing a large quantity of waterproof tinder in a compact package. The Micro is small enough to attach to a firesteel</b> …

A Blaze of Glory: The 7 Best Fire Starters | HiConsumption

There are lots of things that separate humans from animals. We have electricity, we have bitchin’ hot rods, we have BitCoins that no one understands, …

Polarmond's cocoon-like All-In-One combines 3 camping essentials into one

Finding camping gear that’s lightweight, waterproof, and warm can be hard, especially since sleeping bags, sleeping pads, and tents are often sold …

Camping

Lightweight Backpacking Tips

<b>For those who are already into lightweight backpacking and those who are thinking about it - here are some tricks, tips and techniques.</b><p>These …

Backpacking

Backpacking tips and techniques | Wild Country for Everyone

In my previous post, I discussed the Sawyer Mini Water Filter, at 2 ounces, a real challenge to big clunky water filters.<p>I use a SteriPen Adventurer, …