Wordless Wednesday

Best of Friends Take time this Thanksgiving week to appreciate what you have in life. Spend time with those you love and create memories that will last a lifetime. And remember, sometimes you never fully appreciate what you have until it’s gone.

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…

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…

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.