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  • 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...
  • Stanley Mountain Coffee System
    Stanley Mountain Vacuum Coffee Systems
    Stanley Boiling Pot + French Press + Vacuum BottleCan’t start the day without coffee, right? And what’s better than French Press coffee, freshly brewed? Not much, you say. I agree. So, imagine my delight when I got the opportunity to...
  • Crystal Cave Park
    Wondrous cave sights, smells, and sounds
    This caves large water caved passageway leads into five chambers, long spacious rooms with names Crystal Ballroom, the Devil’s Den, the Totem Pole and the Bridal Veil.Crystal Cave is on family run 125-acre Crystal Cave Park in Kutztown PA,...
  • Black bear
    Know what to do when encountering a black bear when hiking around Johnstown
    Last weekend a New Jersey man was killed by a black bear while hiking in Apshawa Preserve in northern New Jersey. Darsh Patel was hiking along with five friends when they encountered the black bear. After the bear started to follow them, they...
  • GoMotion Light Belt
    Good To-Go real food for camping
    Gourmet chef Jennifer Scism takes fresh produce to create her fourGood To-Gofood offerings and then dehydrates them for your camping or trail enjoyment. Select from Herbed Mushroom Risotto, Smoked Three Bean Chili, Thai Curry and Classic Marinara...