Posted by Ellie B. on 9/23/2021
Based in or around Seattle? Love to go fly fishing, or want to try your hand at it? We’ve got some great tips for you!
Posted by Ellie B. on 8/23/2021
If you didn't know before, making your own backpack is easy! A DIY backpack will test your resourcefulness and creativity, and ignite a child-like sense of adventure every time you step outside.
Posted by Ellie B. on 7/21/2021
There's only one place in the world where beaches, mountains, and valleys all come together to create 922,651 acres of diverse wilderness. This unique region is richly baked with American history and contains a multi-layered ecosystem, including glaciated mountains, rain forests, and more than 70 miles of wild coastline.
Posted by Ellie B. on 6/25/2021
The southern tip of Africa has a rich backpacking scene that offers an amazing diversity not only of animal life, but also of landscape.
Posted by Ellie B. on 4/9/2021
Springtime is finally in the air, and your outdoor gear is getting ready to get dusted and start exploring the great outdoors. Odds are you store away your dirty and grimy outdoor gear in some forgotten corner of your garage or closet. Come spring, and your must-have gear is still covered in some nasty stuff. So, instead of tossing your precious gear away, here are some quick tips on how to spring clean your outdoor gear.
Posted by Ellie B. on 3/3/2021
Springtime season is just around the corner, and you know what that means: time to go fishing, climbing, and biking -- no wonder why these are the top three outdoor activities during springtime. In the next few weeks, you’ll find yourself with plenty of time to do some deep spring cleaning of all your outdoor gear. Plus, you’ll also have some spare time to DIY the right gear using our outdoor fabrics.
Whether you’re just camping at a trail head before the big hike or you want to turn your vehicle into a mobile command center, here are some tips for transforming your ride into a cozy camper.
Posted by Ellie B. on 1/20/2021
Posted by Ellie B. on 12/14/2020
The outdoor enthusiasts in our lives have been stuck at home too long in 2020. Many are itching to get outside in the New Year, and if you're crafty, you can support those sentiments by gifting some DIY outdoor gear.
Posted by Ellie B. on 11/13/2020
We often talk about "nature versus nurture", but what about when nature is that which nurtures your soul? For many of us outdoorsmen and women, nature is something which brings us peace, solace, and awe year-round. A trip to the mountains is like a holy pilgrimage, a reacquaintance with our roots.
Posted by Ellie B. on 10/30/2020
The great outdoors has been calling to many this year, and lying in a hammock is the best way to enjoy beautiful weather and lazy days outside. Hammock camping has become a popular pastime, and many have even experimented with making DIY hammocks out of high-quality nylon fabric.
Posted by Ellie B. on 10/21/2020
Here Comes the Sun is not a song often sung in the Pacific Northwest, mostly due to the fact that cold, rainy, high-wind weather tends to be a permanent fixture in the region. The stunning scenery packed with evergreen trees comes at a cost, and that cost is often comfortable temperatures. Still, you don’t want the weather to stop you from enjoying the many outdoor adventures Oregon and Washington have to offer.
Posted by Ellie B. on 9/30/2020
Hiking and camping are all about enjoying the beauty of nature while doing a good thing for your mental and physical health. Two of the most natural and beneficial activities out there, hiking and camping shouldn’t have to cost a fortune.
Posted by Ellie B. on 8/17/2020
The pandemic threw a wrench in many of our summer plans, from vacations, to weddings, to sports, to the everyday activities we used to take for granted. Yet, that doesn’t mean all summer fun must be canceled!
Posted by Ellie B. on 7/24/2020
If you’ve been cooped up in quarantine for a while now, you’re probably dying to get back outdoors. This is doubly true if you’re a diehard camper. Nearly 85% of Americans plan to road trip this summer, and searches for camping are highest they’ve been since 2011.
Posted by Ellie B. on 6/18/2020
If you’re an avid hiker and you’ve been cooped up inside thanks to COVID-19, you’ve no doubt been hankering for a hike even more than usual lately.
With the current global situation around COVID-19, vacation options are pretty limited, to say the least.
Posted by Megan G. on 5/26/2020
Posted by Megan G. on 4/22/2020
If you and your family love the great outdoors, chances are you’re a little despondent right now.
Posted by Megan G. on 4/2/2020
In light of current events, it’s important to acknowledge the seriousness of the global pandemic COVID-19 or the coronavirus.
Posted by Megan G. on 2/27/2020
Quick, name the first four things you’d hope to have
with you if you were marooned on a remote island.
Posted by Megan G. on 2/11/2020
Whether it’s toasted marshmallows, pancakes cooked on a griddle, or just a bubbling pot of chili, there’s something about camping that makes food taste better.
Vacation time is fast approaching and you’re
making plans for what to do.
Posted by Megan G. on 1/28/2020
Posted by Megan G. on 1/17/2020
can be an enjoyable escape from your daily grind. With thousands of campgrounds
around the nation, it's certainly a popular one.
Posted by Ellie B. on 12/23/2019
you know it or not, adventure is encoded in your DNA. To truly feel alive, you
need to embody this adventurous spirit, and living on the edge is easier than
Posted by Ellie B. on 12/11/2019
For the people on your list who thrive the great outdoors, finding the perfect gift is relatively easy. There are a few things every outdoor enthusiast needs, and can’t get enough of.
Posted by Ellie B. on 11/30/2019
When it comes to cold weather, it might seem obvious that natural fabrics like wool are the preferable option in terms of keeping warm, but that's not always the case. Various synthetic materials offer comfort from the cold, and can oftentimes even be more effective.