Category: Hiking

Newest Thermacell Radius 2.0 is 20% Off for Amazon Prime Day


Thermacell Radius 2.0

This is some good persuasion to finally try a Thermacell Radius 2.0. Outdoorsmen should consider Thermacell a household name by now, but they might have stopped paying attention after the handheld, portable repellers hit the market. They worked so well, and stayed quiet and scent-free, that a hunter or angler started bringing it with every

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The Great List of the Best Sidearms: 10 Guns for Hiking, Hunting, and Having Peace of Mind

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Best Sidearms

These are the best sidearms for a variety of situations. Choosing a handgun can be an intimidating process. There are so many makes and models out there depending on what you’ll be using the firearm for. Do you go double-action or single-action? Revolver-style or semi-automatic? Are you looking for a close range bear gun? Or is

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Want One of These Summer Jobs at Yellowstone National Park?


Anyone who ignores a shot at one of these jobs at Yellowstone National Park is a fool.  Are you up for 20 hours a week working on the Yellowstone National Park grounds this fall? Believe it or not, this dream job could become reality if you’re accepted to the Helping Hands program’s part-time, short-term park

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8 Awesome New York Swimming Holes You Can Hike To

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Best Swimming Holes in New York

These are some of the best swimming holes in New York that you can find. Plan your hike here and cool off at the end with one of these natural wonders. Get away from the crowds and the chlorine and enjoy the exhilaration of diving into one of New York State’s natural stream-fed lagoons. There

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Who Wouldn’t Want to Go Camping in This Tent Mansion From Cabela’s?!

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The Cabela’s Ultimate Alaknak tent can hold you, your dog, your hunting entourage, your family, your friends, their dogs, your gear, their gear… This canvas wall tent mansion from Cabela’s is really big. But if you’re setting up camp for an extended period of time and not carrying it in for miles, it’s perfect. The

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Eva Shockey Shares the Details of Her Intimate New Facebook Watch Series


After the debut of her Facebook Watch series ‘Eva Shockey’s Outdoor 101,’ the industry trailblazer spoke with our editor. No one in the outdoor industry has the gravity-level attraction of Eva Shockey. She’s upbeat, smart, experienced, and beautiful. She’s seen some serious changes in the last couple years of her life, but still comes across

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The Polarmond All-in-One Sleeping System: Cozy or Overkill?


The All-in-One Sleep System by Polarmond won the Gold Outdoor Industry award and it is easy to see why. This bivouac sleeping system is a sleeping pad, sleeping bag, and tent all in one. This thing is going to revolutionize the way the most hardcore mountaineers sleep in the backcountry. Polarmond’s All-in-One sleeping system includes an ultralight, but cushioned,

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Gear Review: The Interesting and Compact Lofttek Adventure Jacket

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The new Lofttek Adventure Jacket is a versatile option, and represents a new opportunity for the camping brand. As an outdoor enthusiast, you can never own too many jackets. That’s especially true if you live in a northern clime like I do here in Michigan. Recently I was given the chance to test out a

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