Vegan Outdoor Clothing, Do You Have To Use Synthetics?

By and large, the worldwide clothing industry is responsible for a number of impacts on the environment. If you didn’t know already, it is the second-largest form of pollution in the world – with the first spot taken by none other than the oil industry. In fact, if we talk about carbon emissions, the clothing … Read more

Holiday Gift Ideas For Outdoorsy Folks

around the camp fire

Spending time in nature comes with many physical, mental, and emotional health benefits. So, if you have friends or family who love the outdoors, it would make sense to support their efforts, right? And there’s no better time to do that than when you’re picking out their gifts for the holidays. To make your job … Read more

Staying Warm and Dry with Natural Fabrics

stay warm with natural fabrics

For most people, hiking represents everything that has to do with reconnecting with nature and the power of being in complete freedom to go where you want to go like our primal ancestors once did. However, while exploring the landscapes we spend our time in, hikers like you and me get to witness firsthand all … Read more

The Downside Of Synthetic Outdoor Clothing

problems with synthetic clothing

Being in the great outdoors is a liberating feeling that is hard to match, especially during these pandemic days when the concept of working from home is no longer considered the exception but the rule. Breathing in the fresh air and taking in the sights and sounds of nature while you’re out taking the roads … Read more

Hiking Angel’s Landing – What a hiker needs to know

There are a few places in the Western U.S. that I feel people should visit. Zion National Park is one of those places. Anyone that has ever watched a western or wanted to see the desert, should make their way here. The drive is scenic on its own. No matter what the terrain will change … Read more

Appalachian Fun

Plans are made and the anticipation left to simmer through the week as a climbing trip to the New River Gorge (NRG) becomes a glorious weekend of adventure with friends in a magical place. The week feels like it drags on as you imagine yourself on ridge tops or deep in dark ravines climbing towards … Read more

Havasupai Falls, The Hike of a Lifetime.

Havasupai Falls is one of the most mystical destinations I have ever been to. Every year thousands of people fight over a ticket to be able to hike and camp at Havasupai Falls. Havasupai Falls is in an Indian reservation in Arizona that sits among the cliffs that make up the Grand Canyon. There is … Read more

Klymit Static V Sleeping Pad Review

Klymit Static V Sleeping Pad

My search for a new sleeping pad had multiple reasons. My wife and I were going to Havasupai once again and the previous year I used one of her sleeping pads. I’m usually the kind of guy to just lay my sleeping bag on the ground and fall asleep but my wife wasn’t about to … Read more

Why dress in Layers when Hiking

hiking mountain

When out in nature you have to deal with wind and weather. Temperatures can change a lot depending on the environment you are hiking in. Early mornings can crispy cold, scorching sun in midday has you break a sweat. The sensible combination of the different clothing layers that you either put on or take off … Read more