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What to Look For In a Backpack

This weeks video is a step away from the thoughts of connection and self love. It is the end of the month again and so we are getting outside. REI has a great video that talks about backpacks and how to choose a good pack for those who want a nice weekend hike or an extended winter hike. Our educator in the video is Miranda with the REI co-op. Sizes or capacity to choose The sizes vary from small day packs to large multi day hiking trips. The difference depends …

Restoring Your Brain

Ok, Todays a short video compared to some I have shown on Monday’s videos. This is a talk by David Strayer and he is explaining why you are able to restore your brain. He first sets up a scene of this stock trader who doesn’t see the beauty in the national park he in. He is too busy with a phone stuck to her ear to allow for nature and all her glory to the needed work on her. The details that David gave on the studies of the human …

Review: BareBones Hori Hori

When camping there are times that you need to cut stuff be some paracord or some meat. You need a knife in your camping kit. There are several different types of knives you can use. There are the pocket knives to machetes, each has its specific use. Today I want to talk about a unique knife I found and really started to like. It is a knife called the Hori Hori which is a Japanese gardening knife. Yet this knife has some other nice bits added to it thanks to …

Review: Coleman Trailhead II Cot

OK, this review is for those who are not that into sleeping on the cold hard ground. Well, more specifically those who sleep on the hard ground. Don’t matter so much if it is cold or not. That ground can wreak havoc on a person’s shoulders back and hips if they are older than 30. Therefore this months review is a godsend. May the inventor of the camping cot be sainted. I found something that does wonders for you back but it does come at a cost which I will …

Ozark Trail Folding Shovel

What is one thing you need to have in your camping gear inventory? Sleeping bag? Check. Tent? Yeah, it does help a lot to have one of those. Food? Without a doubt. So what else do you absolutely need? It could be something you don’t have in your kit but the moment you have it you will wonder how you got by without it for so long. That is a folding camp shovel. Oh yeah, I didn’t know I needed one either till I went on my second camping trip …

Camp Chef 6 Piece Cast Iron Set Review

Cast iron, what does it make you think of? A weapon or perhaps high-quality body armor. Maybe you are from the south and you think cornbread made in a cast iron skillet. Cast iron is versatile and tough. You can cook on a range at your home or on some coals at basecamp. Cast iron is awesome. I have wanted some cast iron for a long time but was afraid to get some because of all the care I have heard about. Since I am getting back into camping I …

Getting Your Camping Equipment Ready

Guys I am getting more and more excited about the days warming up. The days are getting sunnier the important part is that the nights are getting warmer. Often we are faced with nice temperate days but the nights would get a bit too chilly. Now that we are in the throws of late spring camping is here in my books. I am ready. I finally get to start working on another goal that I have set. Get out and camp 6 times this year I can also incorporate another …

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