Monday’s Menu

We’ve added a new concept to the blog and plan on sharing our meal plans for our adventures; whether it be an on-the-road camping meal or a hearty feast at a well-equipped base camp, we have to eat. Today’s menu item will be a make-ahead Italian noodle salad with sides of fire roasted tomatoes and…

Stanley Adventure Series: The Nesting Two Cup Cookset Review

As you probably know, any good team will divide and conquer the tasks and responsibilities of an adventure. One of my roles as Gear Dad has been managing all aspects of our meals from menu creation, to necessary equipment, to preparing it, to cooking and serving. I enjoy this role as I like the challenge…

Tuesday’s Tip (Car Camping)

1: Have a plan A well thought out trip /adventure will minimize excess gear being brought along while ensuring you have the right gear to cover all activities as well as the “what if’s”. The website http://www.overlandbound.com is a great resource for vehicle-dependent travel and adventures. If you register, you will have access to their…

Bear, the Mountain Dog

We recently returned from the Keweenaw and had the opportunity for the first time to take Bear, our Great Pyrenees- German Shepard Dog, up the backside of Cliff Drive. It is a strong, solid hike towards the top, nice and steep, with some boulder hopping during the last bit. The reward is a great view…

Leave No Trace – Please!

Today’s tip is most likely not needed for our readers, as We truly believe that the readers who stop by align with the Gear Guys’ beliefs. We wanted to use today’s tip as a reminder for and request that they pass this tip / request along, and share it where they can. Today we wanted…