Backcountry Skills

This is How You Should Always Take a Break While You Hike

After a long day snowshoeing on a trail or making your way up a steep mountain side, your body tends to get tired. Often times, a lot of the pain and soreness happens at the beginning of the hike, which can prevent people from carrying on. It’s not until later that the muscles work up […]

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, […]

Backcountry Skills

8 Ordinary Objects with Extraordinary Uses in the Backcountry

One of the most important things you should have on you for any trip in the backcountry is a first-aid kit. However, imagining every possible thing that could go wrong while on the trail and being prepared for those potential scenarios isn’t always realistic. But, what if you knew how to use ordinary objects in […]

Backcountry Skills

Carry These Backcountry Mnemonic Devices With You on Your Next Hike

When it comes to being outdoors, there are a lot of things to remember in order for us to have a smooth experience. From keeping safe or finding your way when you’re lost, remembering how to prepare a campfire meal or being sure how to use the resources around you, it’s all a lot to keep […]

This is How You Should Always Take a Break While You Hike

The Potential Dangers of Snowshoeing and How to Be Safe

8 Ordinary Objects with Extraordinary Uses in the Backcountr ...

Carry These Backcountry Mnemonic Devices With You on Your Ne ...

First Aid

7 Sure-Fire Ways to Repel Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes or “mozzies” are one of the biggest complaints hikers have about summertime hiking. These little critters will stop at nothing before they nibble you to little itchy pieces. People, therefore, have been coming up with the best possible ways to repel mosquitoes for years. Fortunately, getting these guys off of you has become easier as […]