Backcountry Skills

The Potential Dangers of Snowshoeing and How to Be Safe

This past weekend, an elderly snowshoeing couple went missing in Nevada when a blizzard hit. They ended up lost in white-out conditions. Thankfully, they were rescued before things took a turn for the worse. They were able to dial 911 from the ski area and unlike many others who have found themselves in similar positions, […]

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The Very Important Differences Between Hiking Boots and Snowshoes

With all this talk about snowshoes, you might be wondering: “Why on Earth can’t I just wear my hiking boots in the snow?!” After all, many hiking boots are designed for winter terrain anyway. And, they are ultimately more comfortable to walk in compared to snowshoes. Along with that, people already spend a lot of […]

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This is What Your Money Can Buy You in the Backcountry

Saving money for anything can be hard. And, when it comes to saving for a vacation, it’s even more difficult. But, like with anything in life, if you want something enough, you’ll do what you have to do to obtain it. If you’re planning for a thru-hike or a hiking trip to a backcountry destination […]

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10 Thoughts of a Person Snowshoeing for the First Time

So, you’ve decided to take on snowshoeing as your new outdoor activity. Good for you! Snowshoeing is an exciting way to explore the backcountry, that’s fun, easy, and (most of time), rewarding. It’s great for all ages and abilities. Though, we can guarantee no matter your age or ability, your first-time snowshoeing probably went, or […]

The Potential Dangers of Snowshoeing and How to Be Safe

The Very Important Differences Between Hiking Boots and Snow ...

This is What Your Money Can Buy You in the Backcountry

10 Thoughts of a Person Snowshoeing for the First Time

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It’s Time to Start Making Your Summer Camping Reservations

While outdoor lovers everywhere are likely rolling into springtime with a few awesome hikes, we understand if you’re happily distracted. Winter is nearly over. And, for those who prefer sunshine instead of snowfall on the trail, March is a very exciting time. That being said, let’s not forget that before you know it, summer will […]

How to Furnish Your Tent To Be Comfortable While Camping