Mike MacGeorge

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Ultralight Collapsible Backpacking Stove

When backpacking, packing light is essential, this Collapsible Camp Stove is the perfect cooking solution for when you venture out into the wild. The …

Camping

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

What Gear Do You Need to Hike the Pacific Crest Trail?

<i>A:</i><p>My hometown is crawling with Pacific Crest Trail hikers. Ashland, Oregon, is a well-known summer rest and resupply spot for those making the trek. Hikers heading north (as most do) will have walked 1,706.4 miles by the time they've here. If they're going south, they'll be at mile 844. Either way, …

9 Ways to Eat Well—Really Well—While Camping

Planning an end-of-the-summer, last-hurrah camping trip? Lucky you! Just remember that hunkering down in a tent doesn't mandate the roasting of hot dogs on sticks (unless, of course, you want to). Pack your bug spray, your flashlight, and your GORP—but eat well, too!<p>All you'll need to eat well in …

What's New In Sleeping Bags | 2016 Gear Preview

6<p>Gallery<p>6 Images<p><i>Note: This is a preview of new technologies being introduced at the Outdoor Retailer show. We have not yet tested any of these</i> …

Backpacking

Gear Review: Merrell Moab Mid Waterproof Boots - REI Co-op Journal

What do you want from your hiking boots? I wonder how many consumers consider that question before purchasing boots.<p>I doubt that I did before I’d …

12 Weird Backpacking Tips from a Thru-Hiker

There’s a lot of things you can’t buy at REI that will help make your week long backpack or thru-hike a lot more enjoyable. Below are a few tips for …

How Should I Prepare to Hike the Appalachian Trail?

<i>A:</i><p>Hiking even a short section of the Appalachian Trail can seem a daunting prospect. After all, the AT is a 2,184-mile footpath is comprised of flat sections, scrambles, steep inclines, challenging descents and more. You might wonder whether you have the strength or stamina to even venture a …

Tiktaalik Professional Camping Knives

Unless you plan on living on Jiffy Pop and domestic beer for the entirety of the time you spend camping (if that works for you, go for it), you’re …

Camping

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5 Best Ultralight Backpacks for Long Distance Backpacking

A lot of hikers ask me which backpacks I think are the best for multi-day hikes and long distance backpacking, and time and again, I recommend the …

The best of Britain's great outdoors

My eyes used to glaze over at the very mention of the word geology. But it is the furnace in which the priceless asset of our National Parks was forged. Look at a geological map of Britain and you will see one of the most complicated geologies of a land mass our size anywhere in the world. And it …

Kermit the Frog Look-Alike Discovered in Costa Rica

Already dubbed a real-life Kermit, a new species of frog has been identified in the rainforests of Costa Rica.<p>The inch-long creature, scientifically …

Noblecamper 2-in-1 Ultralight Travel Dog Bed and Sleeping Bag

Editor's Rating<p>4.7?<p>Discovered on 2015-07-26<p>Give your furry buddy that perfect nap even when you’re outdoors with them by using the Noblecamper. This …

Long Weekends Like a Local: Packing List

Camping is one of the best and easiest escapes into nature, away from the chores of daily life. The more nights this summer you can spend staring at a campfire and sleeping under a canopy of stars, the better, even if you stay close to home. Here are ten ways to make it more fun and happen more …

14 Ridiculously Easy Recipes for Your Next Camping Trip

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

Brownie Ice Cream Sundae Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Grease 1 (9-inch) round cake pan and 1 (9-inch) springform pan, and set aside.<p>Step 2<p>Combine chocolate and …

Airbus' double-decker concept aircraft looks like a toy plane

Airbus has patented a double-decker aircraft design that looks as though it could have been based on a children's toy.<p>Airbus is famous for its …

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