Archives for April 2015

La Sportiva Trango Cube GTX – The Best Mountaineering Boot Yet?

La Sportiva Trango Cube GTX Boots Winner of the Gear Institute’s Best New Gear Award at the 2013 Outdoor Retailer Summer Show, the La Sportiva Trango Cube GTX Boots are finally widely available for outdoorsmen and women everywhere. These highly anticipated boots are being lauded as a truly innovative product in an age where most new […]

Protect Your Camp from Insects with the NEMO Bugout Shelter!

NEMO Bugout Shelter Nothing is worse when you are camping than having to deal with multitudes of uninvited guests. In particular, nothing is worse than having to deal with swarms of tiny, winged intruders. Mosquitoes, flies, bees, and other winged insects can all ruin a perfectly good camping trip with their stings, bites, and general […]

Rest in the Trees with Tentsile Tents and Hammocks

Tentsile Tents and Hammocks If you’re looking for a new way to camp that will make things just a little more fun and exciting, you should check out the wide range of products offered by one unique outdoor gear purveyor – Tentsile Ltd. This company redefines what camping should be, opting for sleeping structures and […]

The Fugoo Speaker: Nothing will Stop the Music. Seriously.

The Indestructible Fugoo Bluetooth Speaker On camping trips, it’s great to kick back and unwind around the campfire at the end of the day while listening to some tunes. Even when you’re miles away from the bustling world of high-tech society, sometimes it is nice to have music in the backcountry. However, most speakers are […]

Glacier National Park Continues to Positively Impact the Economy

Economic Benefits of Glacier National Park The National Park Service has released data showing how last year’s visitor spending in and around Glacier National Park impacted the local economy, and the results are overwhelmingly positive. Tourism in the park, which reached record numbers last year, was shown to do wonders for the surrounding businesses, with the park’s […]

Trash to Treasure: The Cotopaxi Luzon Daypack

Cotopaxi Luzon Daypack A few weeks ago, we discussed Cotopaxi, a new outdoor retailer that is extremely committed to bettering our planet. This company practices what they preach; that is, sustainability, helping the less fortunate, and giving back. This company achieves their benevolent goals while creating some excellent outdoor gear. The Luzon Daypack from Cotopaxi […]

Stay Protected Outdoors with Craghoppers Apparel

Craghoppers World Travel Clothing When considering what clothes to bring for a long backpacking or camping trip, there are many factors to consider. Many outdoorsmen and women opt for uncomfortable, bulky layers and form-fitting thermals over normal clothes, sacrificing comfort or performance. But that sacrifice is not a necessary one. You can find clothes that […]

Therm-a-Rest Treo Chair: The Ultimate Lightweight Chair

Therm-a-Rest Treo Chair When camping and backpacking, it’s always nice to unwind at the end of the day by sitting in a comfortable chair around the campfire, making food, having a beer, or just relaxing as the night sets in. However, even the lightest folding chairs are sometimes annoying to bring along when you’re backpacking […]

Cozy Orange – A Brand Worth Recognizing on Earth Day

Cozy Orange Women’s Activewear In case you didn’t know, tomorrow, April 22nd, is Earth Day. In recognition of the holiday that celebrates taking care of our planet, today we’re highlighting one activewear brand that really takes sustainability and conservation seriously. Meet Cozy Orange, a women’s yoga and fitness wear brand that takes its commitment to […]

Glacier National Park Accepting Student Artwork Submissions

Students Encouraged to Submit Artwork Glacier National Park has opened a contest for student artists to have the opportunity to have their artwork displayed on the 2016 Glacier National Park Annual Park Pass. Glacier National Park and the Glacier National Park Conservancy have begun accepting submissions from sixth through twelfth grade students for the contest, and will continue […]