• October 27, 2006 - Admin

    It’s Your BAG, You Make the Call

    Finding your sleeping bag isn’t warm enough is the last thing you want to happen when you’re 20 miles in the woods. You may be facing a very long, unrestful night – a night that can ruin your spirits and sap your strength for the rest of your camping trip. GOOSE DOWN or SYNTHETIC? So […]

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  • October 25, 2006 - Admin

    Choosing the Perfect Hunting Knife

    When you’re planning to invest in a hunting knife, there are several factors to consider. First, what kind of hunting you plan to do? Do you go after big game? Are you a “trophy hunter” meaning you hunt only for the trophy or show aspect? How large an animal do you plan to use the […]

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  • Camping means different things to different people. For some, it’s going out with a camper and practically all of the comforts of home. Today for me, roughing it is when the chemical toilet in the Bluebird backs up. Or Heaven forbid, the Onan won’t crank! But for many years, my camping trips were the total […]

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  • If you spend any amount of time in the backcountry at all, it will rain on you. Remember this – rain is a good thing; without it there wouldn’t be much backcountry to enjoy. How you prepare for rain and how you handle yourself and gear in the rain, makes the difference between a great […]

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  • Been shopping for a new camping tent? Wonder what 3-season or 4-season means? Confused about what a family tent or convertible tent classification means? Let’s try to cut through all the marketing lingo and get down to what you should really look for when you see camping tent ratings or classifications. When you get right […]

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