• Helinox Chair One 

    July 13, 2017 Comments (0) Gear Reviews

    On almost every camping trip I’ve ever been on there always seems to be more people than places to sit. Every night around the camp fire there is a high stakes game of musical chairs which leaves one unlucky fellow sitting on a wobbly rock, the cooler lid (Hey can

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  • Catalina Island

    June 22, 2017 Comments (0) Field Craft

    Catalina Island is a great year-round destination that offers lots of outdoor activities both and land and in the sea. Part of the Channel Island chain, the 22 mile long by 8 mile wide Catalina Island is the most inhabited and developed of all the islands with two

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  • Why There Should Only Be One Cook in the Camp Kitchen

    June 8, 2017 Comments (0) Camp Kitchen

    Food always tastes better in the outdoors. Ask anyone who hikes, camps, or spends enough time in the woods to warrant a snack or meal and they’ll confirm this statement. There is no doubt food keeps us running and good food makes us smile. When we travel solo, we

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  • Preparing your K9 for summer activities and summer surprises.

    May 25, 2017 Comments (0) Do's & Don'ts

    As the days get more amenable to outdoor activities, both you and your canine partner want to get out and enjoy them.  Here’s some thoughts from a veterinarian on making sure your outdoor adventures don’t end up in the vet’s office for something easily

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  • Afraid Knot

    May 11, 2017 Comments (0) Do's & Don'ts

    *Before you eagle eyed grammarians swoop down on the title, the choice of words is deliberate. Natural cordage making is perhaps the second most difficult skill to learn in the outdoors (second to fire and maybe third to edible/medicinal plant knowledge). In fact,

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  • DRB Adventure Mobiles: Ford F250

    April 27, 2017 Comments (0) Adventure Mobiles

    Make:Ford Model: F250 Year: 2014 Mileage: 24k How long have you had your adventure-mobile ? Got it on New Year’s eve, 2013, and it took about 6 months to build it out. Owners’s name: Ed Cleary What do you do? Software Hobbies? Surfing, a little grappling, and

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  • Brown Pelican

    April 13, 2017 Comments (0) Fauna

    The Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) is a large seabird found on both coasts of North America, as far away as the Galapagos Islands, and unique to California, far inland at the Salton Sea. They have an iconic silhouette and are recognizable for their brown and

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  • Take only photos, leave only footprints…and fuzz sticks.

    March 30, 2017 Comments (0) Do's & Don'ts

    Leave No Trace. It is a philosophy ingrained in many outdoorsmen and used by organizations and groups like the Boy Scouts of America, Appalachian Mountain Club and military units operating behind enemy lines. The idea sounds simple, leave no evidence of using the

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