• Camping,  Hiking

    2020 Outdoor Family Gift Guide

        The outdoors are more of a refuge for us now than they’ve ever been before. From hikers, backpackers, and campers to road trippers, van lifers, powder chasers, and even outdoor-loving pets we checked off every box to make sure there’s something for every kind of adventurer in your life. Support us! Outdoor Families Magazine may earn a small commission from affiliate links in this article. Best Outdoor Gifts of 2020 “We are an Outdoor Family” Coffee Mug – Price $23 Show your Outdoor Family spirit and make coffee and tea time a bit brighter with our custom “We are an Outdoor Family” coffee mug. Mittyz by Veyo Kids…

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  • Camping,  Outdoors

    Sea to Summit Telos TR2 Tent Review

    The Sea to Summit Telos TR2 is an innovative tent with a lot of unique features to love. It has more headroom than any 2-person backpacking tent in its weight class, which makes it feel a lot more livable than many others. And with other creature comforts, like the light-dispersing Lightbar and adaptable ventilation, the Telos feels like a little slice of luxury in the backcountry. The Telos with the rain fly fully pitched. Quick Specs MSRP: $499 MEASURED WEIGHT: 3 lbs. 9.8 oz. DIMENSIONS (L x W x H): 84.5 x 53 x 43 in. The Telos is easy for a single hiker to set up by themselves. PROS…

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  • Camping,  Outdoors

    For Earth Month, 3 Ways The Dyrt PRO Helps Campers Give Back

    The Dyrt was founded on our love of nature and the outdoors – so naturally we wanted a way to encourage responsible camping for Earth Month. The Dyrt Community actually came up with three: Give Back – Get The Dyrt PRO and We’ll Give a $10 Donation to Leave No Trace – April 17th to April 30th. Brush Up – Review the 7 Principles of Leave No Trace. Campfire Chat – Responsible Camping Tips from The Dyrt Legends. Give Back – $10 LNT Donation When You Get The Dyrt PRO Leave No Trace is our go-to resource for treading lightly on the land we camp on. Now through April 30th, we’re…

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  • Camping,  Outdoors

    Overland Envy

    I have a 12-year-old son who has recently started ogling sports cars. Corvettes, Ferraris, Lambos…anything small, fast, and shiny. People tell me this obsession is perfectly normal—plenty of boys (and men, women, and girls for that matter) like sports cars—but I find it unsettling, so I looked my son straight in the eye and gave him the best piece of advice a father can give a child: Don’t ever buy a car that’s too small to sleep in. Shit happens. Road trips, heated arguments with your spouse, bad luck at the craps table, flooded campsites…there are a million reasons why you might find yourself sleeping in your car, and you’ll…

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  • Camping,  Hiking

    Wild animal

    KB Hear   When we are out camping or out hiking. I sometimes tell the story, of different animals, you come face to face with when you come up on an animal. It startled  it , sometimes they just take off running, but some animals do not.                                                                                                                                 …

  • Camping,  Hiking

    Survival Tips For Backpackers

    KB  Hear                                                                                                                                                                                                                          …

  • Camping,  Outdoors

    Survival Tools

    KB Hear Whenever you’re planning on going outdoors for an extended period of time, it’s always good to have a practiced survival skill or two up your sleeve — you never know when you’re going to need it here are a lot of different survival products on the market, but most of them are for convenience. The truth is, with some ingenuity and clever thinking, you can sustain yourself using little more than what nature provides. All you need to survive in some harsh conditions is some basic survival knowledge There is so many things out there that you can survive on. You can find these in survival books, which…

  • Camping,  Fishing

    Group campout

    KB Here I remember one time , people I work with they would all get together and go upriver camp out over the weekend. Friday night we loaded up the camper and all, and it out Saturday morning for a weekend of fun. We all got at the campground set up camp. Everybody was set things up. For of the young decided to go hiking and some swimming so we got the kids that were going hiking together and showed them a point that they could see on the hill was a big old tree that was there bearing for return. They had small backpacks . First aid kit, whistle…

  • Camping,  Hunting

    Lake fishing

    KB here. Gone fishing with my dad and grandpa. I was pretty young. I do remember some things. Like a big Coffeepot on the fire. Reminds me of the old lumber mill burner which looked like a teepee. Throw coffee grounds in bringing it to a full boiled about seven minutes and drop some egg shells in coffeepot settle the ground He said tried it. Well, got to be a big man to drink that stuff.. We Went out on the boat. I remember grandpa pouring water on the campfire. Make sure it was out before we left. we had lifejacket I had to wear one being so young. We got…