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…

ALPS Mountaineering Koda 3 Tent Review

The Gear Guys planned a backpacking trip to the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Our goal was to hike 2.5 miles into a backcountry campsite that overlooks the Lake of the Clouds and bring our Adventure Dog,Bear, with us. As we looked through our tent inventory while knowing we…

Introducing our newest Adventure Guy…

We would like to take a quick moment to introduce our newest member of the Gear Guys’ family, a rescued Chihuahua-mix who is as small as Bear is big, as high-strung as Bear is laid-back, and as cautious as Bear is brave. Meet Laddy, our newest Adventure Pup. You will get to follow along as…

Tuesday’s Tip

When cooking with pie-irons we found that pre-heating the irons gave faster and more even cooking results. It also seemed to give a more toasting / browning effect. We simply laid our pie-irons on a fire for five minutes before filing with the ingredients. Watch for full review and pizza recipe coming soon.