Tuesday’s Tips

The Gear Guys just love tents…they are like building a fort when you were a kid. We enjoy researching them and trying them out for the first time. Here are two quick tips we have run across in our hunt for the perfect tent: It can be easier to assemble the tent with the main…

Tuesday’s Winter Camping Tips

Trip planning during the cold season is critical, and if the mercury drops low enough, your safety and health can be at risk.  Plan early and plan down to the fine details to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip. Detailed trip planning will help set your mind at ease and build a wise, calm confidence…

Tuesday’s Tip

  Use a homemade fleece liner to increase the efficiency of your sleeping bag or just double up using a thinner summer bag on the inside. Pro Tip –  When constructing your homemade liner, use moister-wicking microfleece material to help pull moisture away from your body to prevent a chill.

Cooking with Cast-Iron.

  When making the packing list for the next adventure, I always try to find a reason to pack my favorite cast- iron skillet.   I know in terms of gear it is considered very heavy, and so many of the articles we read point to the rule of lighter is better when it comes…