When All Else Fails

You’re in the middle of the woods, you went for what should have been a short walk from camp, the sun is setting fast, and you can’t remember how to get back to camp…You went for a day hike, decide to make a campfire to make lunch over, but you forgot matches…You’re about to send…

Tuesday’s Tips

  Today our quick tips are on rock climbing safety-more specifically, rappelling.  As fun and adventurous as rappelling can be, it is one of the more accident-prone areas of climbing. TIE THE KNOT! – You have heard it and we want to remind you. Tie a knot at the end of your rope when rappelling.…

Tuesday Tip

Build a fire-raft when starting a fire in deep snow to avoid the cold snow from pulling the heat out of your kindling. Better yet, lay aluminum foil on top of that raft to reflect the heat up towards your tinder to keep the frozen logs from stealing the heat out of your flame.

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…