Camping

Decked X Pathfinder Survival Kit review – Have it, before you need it

REVIEW – The Decked X Pathfinder Survival Kit is thoughtfully packed with quality gear that can help someone off the grid to survive in an unexpected emergency. I counted 22 items in the kit. I didn’t cheat! There are 10 alcohol swabs that I counted as one item. This kit is very well supplied. What …

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Outpost is the vehicle mounted hammock stand that’s perfect for your next off-road adventure

NEWS – Don’t want to sleep on the ground the next time you camp because of bugs and such? Then how about sleeping in a hammock? But not just any hammock, the Kammok Outpost is a portable hammock stand that has a special ball hitch mount that you can connect to your vehicle. This folding …

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Can an axe be a multi-tool? 5.11 thinks so.

NEWS – I doubt anyone would consider an axe as an important part of their EDC compared to a multi-tool. But the 5.11 Operator Compact Tactical Axe has some interesting features that make it worth looking at. First and foremost, this is a small 10-inch axe that is made of stainless steel with a black …

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This “match” will help you start a campfire FAST!

NEWS – The Überleben Tindår Wick is an aluminum tube with a paraffin-coated wick. To use this “match”, you pull out the wick, fluff the fibers on the end, and then use a Ferro rod to spark the wick. Paraffin is really flammable so the weatherproof Tindår Wick is quick to light. The tube doesn’t …

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Take this folding rocking chair on your next camping adventure!

NEWS – Here’s a chair that will make your time around the campfire even cozier. It’s the GCI Outdoor Freestyle Rocker. Yes, you can take a rocking chair on your camping trip. The GCI rocker is a folding chair that features a  sturdy powder-coated steel frame that can fold down for easy transport. The chair …

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RightOnTrek Next-Generation Backcountry Meals review – for the hungry trekker!

REVIEW – Very recently my partner has shared with me the wonderful world of hiking. I have exactly zero shame in admitting that when choosing trails, he picks the ones that have the most opportunities where we can stop and  “take in the scenery” (AKA Cat can remember how to breathe and not expire). What …

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This traveling “crock-pot” will be the hero of your next camping trip or family reunion!

NEWS – How many times have you tried to take your slow cooker to a family gathering and it’s tipped over in your car and caused a terrible mess? The Presto Nomad slow cooker solves that first-world problem like a champ. The Nomade might look like a cooler, but it’s really an 8-quart insulated traveling …

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WolfWise UPF 50+ Easy Pop Up Beach Tent review – Quick shade for your fun in the sun

REVIEW- The WolfWise UPF 50+ Easy Pop-Up Beach Tent is a small beach tent for up to 3 people that’s relatively simple to set up and a quick way to get some shade What is it? The WolfWise UPF 50+ Easy Pop-Up Beach Tent. The name pretty much says it all.  The WolfWise site states …

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Elegear 4 in Inflatable Double Sleep Pad review – great for camping and even floating on the lake!

REVIEW – I have a thin air pad that I use when weight is a concern but for those longer camping trips where I can park right next to my campsite I wanted something a little more comfortable since my back isn’t getting any younger. Let’s see if the Elegear 4 inch Inflatable Double Sleep pad …

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Moon Fab MoonShade review – A car camping canopy all cars should carry

REVIEW – Sometimes you come across a product that just instills the desire to get out and use it. MoonShade from Moon Fabrications is one of those products. All packed up it’s just over 2ft long, 6″ in diameter and 8lbs, it’s small enough to just leave in your car should the urge to drive …

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This folding chef’s knife makes outdoor food prep more convenient

NEWS – Folding knives aren’t just for your pocket EDC. They are also for your next camping adventure! The nCamp Food Prep folding chef’s knife features a 5-inch blade made of 9Cr18MoV steel and a handle made of Beech wood. The knife opens for full-sized cutting comfort and folds for storage and convenience. You can …

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This multi-tool walking stick will make your next hike amazing!

NEWS – Hiking and camping are wonderful ways to get outside and enjoy nature. I like hiking in my own woods but where I live the terrain is not flat. There are a lot of gullies and ravines. I usually grab a long stick at the beginning of the hike to use as a walking …

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Take the nCamp stove on your next epic camping adventure

NEWS – Although I’ve never lived in a city and currently live in the middle of the woods, I’ve never gone camping before! Crazy right? If I ever do decide to go camping, I’d seriously consider taking the nCamp multi-fuel stove with me. This little guy looks impressive. First of all, it’s made in the …

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Solo Stove Campfire review – Bring the heat everywhere you go with this portable camp stove

REVIEW – With the unofficial start of summer upon us, it’s time to dust off the camping, hiking, and backpacking gear and prepare for adventure. For me, one of the most important considerations when heading to the great outdoors is knowing when I will be able to eat. Not just when I will eat though, …

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Hcalory 35L Portable car refrigerator / freezer review

REVIEW – Perfect for camping, picnics or even the mundane task of keeping things chilled while grocery shopping, the Hcalory 35L Portable car refrigerator / freezer can come in handy in these and many other situations where portable refrigeration is needed. Let’s look at what this portable refrigeration unit has to offer. What is it? …

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