You most likely know the old saying. “Red sky at night, hiker’s delight. Red sky in morning, hiker’s warning.” Ok, maybe not that “exact” version. Chad’s mom used to tell him that old adage when he was growing up. We’re not sure if she knew any actual science behind it though. It’s just one of […]Read more "How to predict the weather with an old adage."
Maybe you are ready to embark on your first backpacking trip into the wild. Or maybe you are an experienced packer that is looking to improve your gear setup. If you have started your research, the two quality backpacks that are surely going to show up in your searches are the Gregory Baltoro 65 and […]Read more "Gear Review – Battle of the Packs – Gregory Baltoro vs. Osprey Atmos"
The warm salt air breeze in the air; white powder sand between your toes; pods of dolphins swimming twenty feet from the shore; pelicans diving for the catch of the day; the darkest skies on the east coast providing a full feature, all night star cinema; spending time with loved ones; and of course, […]Read more "Weekend Adventure – Cape Hatteras"
Hardshells are (or should be) a staple in your gear collection. Not only do they keep you dry while you’re caught in a storm, but they also provide wind relief when conditions get gusty. The question is, which type would best serve you. When it’s not winter, we always keep the Outdoor Research Proverb Jacket […]Read more "Gear Review – The Proverb Jacket by Outdoor Research"
There is an old saying that two is one and one is none. What it implies is that you should carry two of any item that is considered vital. A good example of this theory would be fire starting mechanisms. One match in a wet situation or one lighter that runs out of fluid can […]Read more "How to Start a Fire with just a Chewing Gum Wrapper and a AA Battery."