Dick Thomson

38 Flips | 5 Magazines | @DickThomson | Keep up with Dick Thomson on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Dick Thomson”

Power Tool-Friendly Bench, by Richard Tendick

At least a couple of times each month, I get a query about Richard Tendick’s “Power Tool-Friendly Bench,” which was featured on the March/April 2014 …

popularwoodworkingmagazine

The 21 Best Base Layers of Winter 2018

<i>Last updated January, 2018: We’ve added new picks for 2018. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>Base layers need to do three things in order to …

The best backpacking backpacks

From quick overnighters to extensive thru-hikes, how you carry your weight while backpacking matters above all else. You’re essentially living out of …

For Real Life Mermaids

The 2017 Holiday Gift Guide: $125 or Less

Ah yes, the holiday season is finally upon us. That special time of year where families and friends come together, communities are filled joy, love, …

Bikepacking Gear That Lasts: A Gift Guide

For our 2017 Gift Guide, we’ve racked our collective brains and drawn up a list of more than 50 of our most prized pieces of bikepacking gear. Think …

Post-Trail Gear Rundown

Greetings everyone!<p>Well, it’s been just over 2 months since I summited Katahdin and a bit longer since I sat my butt down to write a real blog post. …

Backpacking

Life Stationery Margin A5 Side Bound

Side bound A5 (6" x 8") notepads in grid, blank, or ruled. Each spine color depicts the paper type. 80 Sheets. Yellow = Grid Red = Blank Blue = Ruled

Pencil Review: Yellow Pencil Showdown

I was totally inspired by my nephew’s back-to-school list this week. It included amongst handy wipes, kleenex and paper towels (who knew kids needed …

The 12 Best Notebooks on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

<i>As days get shorter and temperatures cool, it’s also time (eek) to start thinking about going back to school. To help you get a jump on the best</i> …

7,000 Free Photography Tutorials – Here’s our Best 20!

This week on dPS we published our 7,000th post here on the Digital Photography School blog.I started this site back in April 2006 because my friends …

Get Off Your Butt & Tackle America’s Best Hiking Trails

Summer is the season of adventure. You spend your days in the sun and your nights becoming enchanted with new loves, preserving fleeting experiences, …

Hiking

Staying in Thru-Hiking Shape During the Offseason: Kettlebell Training with Lint

Only a handful of people on this earth have more hiking experience than Lint. He’s hiked the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, and Continental …

Sites-Marmot_US-Site

The page you are looking for is either unavailable or no longer on our website. Please click here to return to the home page. If you were attempting …

Customer Service

Tested: Hiker Trailer, the World’s Most Affordable Teardrop Trailer

I, like many of you, dream about owning a tricked-out Sprinter or Tacoma and living on the road. But that’s not possible with a full-time job and limited funds. So I’ve been exploring alternative options for weekend adventuring.<p>Most recently, I came across Hiker Trailer, a company that makes …

Five essential filters for travel photography

In my post on essential gadgets for travel photography, I mentioned that I always pack five specific lens filters with me.<p>So in this post I thought I …

7 Future Blue-Chip Stocks You Need to Buy

Over the years, I’ve had my share of investing ups and downs. In that time, I’ve come to learn that I’m good at one kind of investing: finding future …

Investing

What I Am Using Now

A commenter on a recent post asked what notebooks I was using for my business and personal notes. The notebook I was referring to in that post was a …

4 science-backed reasons people with hobbies are more successful

Most people know Warren Buffett as a legendary investor and the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. But he's also a ukulele player.<p>His musical hobby has …

Feliz Navidad // Holiday Ukulele Tutorial

Minimalist Travel: The World in One Backpack

Escape the oppression of the rolling luggage cart!<p>About two years ago, I spent a lot of time living out of a backpack. My original Minimalist One-Bag …

Ultralight Gear for Appalachian Trail Hikers: 2-Person Planning & Prep

Exactly what you need & nothing more: ultralight gear for Appalachian Trail thru hikers Text & illustrations by Tyson Perkins Early summer 2014, my …

Section Hiker’s Top Hiking and Backpacking Gear Picks – 2015

Philip Werner, Backpacking Mt Moriah and the Wild River WildernessWhile I get to try out more hiking gear than most people, I have a highly refined …

12 Thru-Hikes That Aren’t the AT, the PCT, or the CDT

While everyone in the adventure world has heard of the thru-hikes that make up the coveted Triple Crown of Hiking—the Appalachian Trail, the Pacific …

Tents, Hammocks, and Tarps Articles

The Hilleberg Tarp 5 is an unconventional, five-sided tarp that weighs 11.3 oz, including guylines and line tensioners. Most backpacking and hammock …

Residency, Mail & Insurance as RV'ers

We’ve been avoiding some of the <b>biggest RV questions</b> for a while now. Why? Because <b>choosing residency, handling mail and getting health insurance</b> as a</b> …

Best camping gear for the tech-savvy

<i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Head to the</i><i>TheWirecutter.com</i><i>to see all of their favorite summer picks.</i><p>When you're spending time outdoors, your focus should be on the natural beauty around you, but you don't have to go completely off the …

Outdoors Gear