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How to Build a Safe Fire During High Winds

WARNING: This post is for educational and survival purposes only! Do not attempt to build a fire during high winds or where prohibited!<p>Picture this: …

Why Camping Is the Ultimate Dog-Friendly Vacation

Dogs are the ultimate camping companions. Whether you’re exploring foreign territory or wandering into the dreamiest landscapes, having your best …

How To: Prepare for Your First Solo Camping Trip

How To: Prepare for Your First Solo Camping Trip

The Ultralight Hummingbird Hammock (7oz)

This Photoshop Tool Can Save You Some Serious Time

We all love to save a little time, but when it comes to Photoshop, some things are trickier than the others. Getting the right color look to an image …

'Nothing is ever dry down here. Ever.'

Sixty feet below the sea, in the world's only underwater habitat, a group of scientists is trying to unlock the ocean’s secrets. But how do the crew of the Aquarius stay sane?<p>What Houston is to space stations, a turquoise two-storey home in Key Largo is to Aquarius, the world’s only underwater …

Top Ten Hiking Tips From the Woman Who Hiked the AT Faster Than Anyone

<i>Jennifer Pharr Davis holds the speed record on the Appalachian Trail, a feat which made her an Adventurer of the Year. See our featured hikes.</i><p>Here’s how to be smart, feel safe, and get the most out of your hike.<p><b>1. Test drive your backpack and shoes.</b><br>The two pieces of gear that can make you the most …

9 Secrets to Make Your Camera Battery Last Longer

Running out of battery is not a common occurrence, yet it’s something you definitely don’t want happening to you. Ironically, it always happens when …

Infrared Photography: 2 Ways To Modify Your DSLR

Infrared photography is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful areas of photographic art, and there are many ways in which you can shoot IR frames. …

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