Winter Camping in Subarctic Temperatures

Winter Camping in Subarctic

Winter Camping in Subarctic Temperatures: you can do this!

By Stephanie Woltman

While winter temperatures of -30 degrees Celsius (-22 degrees Fahrenheit for all of the Americana out there) and camping don’t regularly fall within the same sentence, this past February I wanted to challenge myself to experience this.

And what better time than a birthday where I would be transitioning into a new decade. My 30th birthday fell at the beginning of February and while my friends and I usually opt for a celebration at the cabin, I wanted to do things a little read more

No Box Tools Bell Tent Review

No Box Tools Bell Tent Review

By Sara Baird

My family spent every possible day Minnesota weather allowed at our rustic one-room lake cabin. Because the cabin was so small tents became our bedrooms. This tradition continued as my sisters and I became parents, just expanding the number of tent bedrooms needed. In addition to our time at the lake, we thoroughly enjoyed campouts in state and national parks and wilderness trips. While we just upgraded to a 5th wheel for most of our camping needs I still love to spend the night in read more

Outdoorsman Lab Sleeping Pad and Bag Review

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By Jessica Shouse

If you are a lover of camping or backpacking having a good sleep system sleeping pad and bag, can make the difference between a long, cold night and a cozy, warm one. The OutdoorsmanLab UL Camping Sleeping Pad and Mummy Sleeping Bag sleep system come highly recommended for your next family camping trip or your next multi-week long thru-hike. I had the opportunity to test both products on a recent, solo fall camping trip up in the pine tree-filled hills of Colorado, read more

Spouti Launch for Outdoorsy Women

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Spouti Launch heralds Revolutionary STP Device

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by Kellen Berry, Founder of Spouti

A familiar problem

Since all of you here are involved in outdoor activities, you don’t need me to tell you that finding a restroom when you have to go is not always easy out in the woods. For sure, you can try and find a rock, or a bush, or a really wide tree and then you hope no one comes by while you drop your drawers, balance yourself for a squat that, hopefully, aims everything far enough read more

Set Your Inner Adventure Junkie Free

Set Your Inner Adventure Junkie Free:

How to Cope With Setbacks, Fear, and Anxiety

By Caitlin Evans

The word adventure has a jolly good ring to it, doesn’t it?

There you are, climbing a mountain, struggling through the fast-melting snow, the weight of your backpack pinning you down to the face of the cliff.

Or there you are again, riding the perfect wave as the sun sets over the peaks of a dormant volcano.

There you are again, walking into Santiago de Compostela, having just trekked over read more

6 Ways To Save Big On Camping Gear

6 Ways To Save Big On Camping Gear 1

By Jennifer Bridgers

Let’s face it: camping can get expensive.

When you add up the cost of gear, clothes, snacks, water, and other camping essentials, the bill can add up quick!

Quality camping gear isn’t cheap, but it’s well worth the cost. Quality gear lasts a long time and ensures you have a stellar camping experience.

However, just because gear costs a lot doesn’t mean you have to blow all your money on it.

In fact, here are six ways to save big on camping gear and keep more of your hard-earned read more

6 Clothing Essentials for Camping

Clothing Essentials for Camping 1

By Allena Rissa

Camping out with friends and family is a true adventure. From day hikes to swimming in rivers to stargazing, there are countless things to do. To ensure you’re prepared for the different excursions you may end up doing, it’s important to pack the right types of clothing.

Clothing Essentials for Camping

Whether you’re enjoying a summer camping trip by a lake or a winter trip in a national forest, there are clothing staples that are good to have for all times of the year. Here are six clothing essentials read more

5 Innovative Hygienic Camping Products for Women

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One of the most relevant aspects associated with backpacking and camping is minimalism. The entire adventure requires you to leave most of your things at home and rely on just a few essentials that will let you survive a few days outdoors. Backpacking and camping do not also give you adequate space for all your feminine hygiene products. In fact, there are instances when the areas you visited do not come with shower facilities and restrooms.

However, this should read more

Sleeping Under the Stars: Backpacking Gear Guide

By Shannon Minnis

Every year, millions of people pack their gear and head outside to camp. It doesn’t matter who you are or where you live, there’s nothing quite like the long-lasting memories you create when you’re camping.

When going out in the wilderness it can be refreshing to totally unplug. This is what’s referred to as Boondocking or going “off the grid” which means camping with nothing but a tent for shelter and no electricity. If you’ve read more

Camping Skin Care Tips

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By Amanda Moore

Exploring the outdoors doesn’t have to mean neglecting your skin. As your body’s largest organ, your skin protects you from dirt and debris, and at the end of a long day by the lake or hiking in the woods, it deserves plenty of love and attention. Camping may limit your usual stockpile of skincare, but it’s important to bring along the necessities to protect your skin during your time in the wild.

Just follow these camping skin care tips…

Before Your Trip

When packing skincare read more

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