Weekly Blogs

Winter Camping Can Be Lots Of Fun

Posted by Joaquin Salvador on

Camping is a fun adventure for the whole family. Every camping trip takes a little planning to be sure you have necessary supplies and safety equipment. However, camping during the winter has specific cautions that should be taken. Being prepared for anything is essential during the cold.

Clothing is particularly important during the winter. Whether staying at the campsite or venturing out for a hike, it is important to maintain your body temperature and avoid ill effects ...

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Survival Tips For Backpackers

Posted by Joaquin Salvador on

Getting lost is always possible, but a few survival tips can go a long way towards making it an inconvenience rather than a disaster. Here are some techniques and tips to remember.

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LED Flashlights: Preparing for a Winter Hiking

Posted by Joaquin Salvador on

LED Flashlights: Preparing for a Winter Hiking Winter hiking can be a tranquil even surreal experience when done properly. The peace of walking through cold and wintry scenes captured in the outdoors is considered by many to be a great way to spend a day. Additional precautions are needed when hiking in the winter, however, as winter weather can create a number of issues not typically a problem in the summer. It is important to protect yourself from both colder temperatures and potential winter hazards this time of year. Making sure that you have the right equipment for your hike...

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Winter Backpacking Tips

Posted by Joaquin Salvador on

Winter backpacking is an opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the wilderness without the crowds. It can be dangerous, however, if you don't know a few cold weather survival skills.

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5 Tips for Successful Bird Watching

Posted by Joaquin Salvador on

Can you name the number one spectator sport in North America? It’s not baseball, figure skating or racing. It’s bird watching. That’s right, more people are watching birds than football and hockey combined.

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