Category Archives for Camping

Why are Yeti Coolers so Expensive?

Yeti coolers are one of the most well-known brands of outdoor coolers. The company founded in 2006 claims that its goal is to: “build the cooler you’d use every day if it existed”. Since

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The Best Sleeping Bag Alternatives for Adventures

The sleeping bag has long been considered pretty much the only option when it comes to where — or in what — we cop our nightly kip in the backcountry. These days, its dominance of the market in terms

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The REI Lumen 20 Sleeping Bag Review: Should You Buy It?

REI is one of the best known outdoor gear retailers in the United States. They carry a wide selection of gear and apparel from essentially all the most popular brands. However, REI isn’t just a retailer,

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Top 4 Best Leathermans for Camping and Backpacking

The Leatherman brand is synonymous with quality multi-tools and knives, so much so that many people refer to multi-tools as a whole as Leathermans. Leatherman Tool Group was founded in 1983 by Timothy

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Hydro Flask vs Thermos: Which is the Better Brand?

In years past many outdoor enthusiasts relied on plastic bottles for their drinking water or an old-fashioned thermos-style bottle for hot drinks. Brands like Nalgene popped up and became the go-to bottles

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Garmin Oregon vs Montana: Which GPS Should You Buy?

When it comes to GPS devices one of the first brands that will come up is Garmin. Garmin was founded in 1989 by Dr. Min Kao and Gary Burrell. Their goal was to bring Global Positioning System technology

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The Top Ten Alternatives to Yeti Cooler

There is a lot of coolers out there. Somehow, Yeti has found its way to complete and total cooler dominance. While many peoples minds go directly to Yeti when they simply think about the word cooler, there

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The Best Hiking Gloves: Our Ultimate Guide

Oh, the great outdoors. At least, they’re pretty great when you have the right gear. Without the proper equipment and research an outdoor adventure, whether a short trip or a long haul, can become

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The Best Bear Spray Brands for Savvy Campers

Bears. For many of us, just saying the word is enough to send shivers down our spines and invoke nightmarish mental images of 500-pound pulverizers and a particularly unpleasant ordeal suffered by Leo

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MSR WindBurner vs Jetboil MiniMo – Which Stove Should You Buy?

Few things compare to eating a warm, hearty meal after a long day’s hike or waking up on a chilly morning and making a cup of hot coffee right outside your tent. Camp stoves are an efficient way

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