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  • Escalade cot by Alps Mountaineering
    Ever slept on the world's best cot?
    This has to be the most comfortable cot I’ve ever experienced, and the easiest to set up I’ve ever seen. The Alps Mountaineering Escalade Cot (SKU# 8222014) is an absolute “must see” if you are looking for a cot –...
  • Point Reyes Shoreline
    Free Admission on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to National Parks
    Looking for a fun activity for Martin Luther King Jr. Day? How about visiting a local national park for a hike or picnic?There are 405 national parks, of which only 133 charge an admission fee. On Martin Luther King Day, all of these national...
  • Kelty Ignite DriDown Sleeping Bag
    Supreme comfort in a sleeping bag - Kelty Ignite
    Tired of that old discount store sleeping bag? Need something that’s really going to keep you warm on the next winter camping trip? Or maybe you’re just getting prepared for those eventual winter storms when the heat goes out for...
  • Bureau of Reclamation asks for suggestions for its recreational visitor surveys
    Bureau of Reclamation asks for suggestions for its recreational visitor surveys
    The Bureau of Reclamation still wants to take a new round of Recreation Visitor Use Surveys. The Bureau is opening a new public comment period while it seeks routine permission from the Office of Management & Budget (OMB) to continue using the...
  • Selk'bag
    Where would you go in a Selk'bag?
    So when is a sleeping bag not a bag? When it’s a sleepwear system. A what? A Selk’bag sleepwear system…i.e. a body suit made of sleeping bag material. When you “wear” your sleeping bag, a whole new world of...
  • Gulf State Park, Gulf Shores, Alabama
    Year-round fun at Gulf State Park - Gulf Shores, Alabama
    For most travelers familiar with Alabama’s Gulf State Park, the first things that pops into mind are the beach and saltwater fishing pier. Anglers flock to the pier and vacationers crowd onto this white sand fringe of the Gulf of Mexico...
  • Backpacker on the John Muir Trail
    A dozen gifts under $25 for the backpacker plus a few more under $100
    Are you looking for a gift for a novice backpacker, someone inspired by Wild who wants to do the Pacific Crest Trail or an experienced thru-hiker? Regardless of their experience level, give them a meaningful gift whether you're filling up...
  • Big Agnes Tensleep Station 4 tent
    Unending options in a Tensleep Station 4 tent by Big Agnes
    This Tensleep Station 4 tent is probably one of the most flexible tents I’ve seen in some time. There are so many ways to configure it that I lost count while taking photographs of all the options. The rain fly can be pulled down, rolled up,...
  • Dry bag in river with mittens
    Dry bags for camping are worth finding out about
    Ever spent the night in the tent and awakened to rainwater one or two inches deep? Inconvenient and possibly hypothermia inducing in the old days, but nowadays it could be a game changer if your phone gets soaked. Your list of contact phone...
  • Storm clouds arriving in the San Francisco Bay Area
    Weather changes are taking place in California
    About a month ago, I wrote an article on changes that are taking place in California's weather pattern.In the last two months, October and November, every week there has been little rain, and the Sierras had a mixture of little rain and snow....
  • Spooky campfire stories add to camping fun
    Spooky campfire stories add to camping fun
    Spooky tales told around a blazing campfire enhance the fun of camping. Shadows cast by the flickering flames trigger the imaginations of the audience, raising goosebumps on the skin on a balmy Florida evening. Always consider the age of the...
  • Yosemite National Park Valley will raise it entrance prices.
    Entrance fee to Yosemite's Valley is going up
    "Slow down," a passenger, in the front seat of the car, said to the driver, "There's the entrance to Yosemite National Park Valley ." "Ok!""That will be $20.00 for seven days," the entrance attendant, at...
  • The Dub Box Trailer
    Dub box update
    Melbourne, Florida – October 4, 2014 – This is an update to an article I did back in January of this year about the end of the VW bus production in Brazil. In the article I mentioned the Dub Box. Here is my article link. Click Here...
  • Bellagios Las Vegas
    Top RV resorts in Las Vegas
    Pack up the RV and head out to sunny Las Vegas, where the town never sleeps. There are many places to stay with an RV that offer full hook up services and are near all the action.Oasis Las Vegas RV ResortThe Oasis Las Vegas RV Resort is a tropical...
  • Nite Ize S-Biner Twist Tie
    Hang it up with GearTies
    When your gear starts piling atop each other in the corner of your van, your garage or your tent, it’s time to organize. There’s nothing like GearTies from NiteIze. They come in all sorts of sizes and are reusable over and over. They...