The Great Outdoors

How You Can Protect Federal Lands During the Government Shutdown

The government shutdown is big news right now, as we near the fourth week of halted federal operations. One big concern rising in the outdoor industry is the state of our federal lands, including national monuments and parks.

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What to Bring on a New Year's Eve Camping Trip

So you’ve decided to ring in the year in the great outdoors. You’ve chosen wisely: you’ll avoid the expensive drinks, Uber surge rates, achy feet from fancy NYE shoes, and boisterous crowds. We’re big advocates of trading New Year’s Eve fireworks for shooting stars and views of the milky way. Here’s what we recommend you bring to make the best of your outdoor New Year’s.

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8 SIMPLE TIPS FOR CAMPING WITH YOUR DOG

Our dogs are our best friends, and adventures are always better when spent with friends. Dogs keep you company, make you feel protected, and keep the tent a little warmer on chilly nights. But without the proper preparation (mentally and logistically), taking your dog camping with you can...

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WHY CAMPING IN THE FALL IS BETTER THAN CAMPING IN THE SUMMER

The signs are everywhere: in the smell of hot dust flying out of your hibernating car heater, the leaves stuck in your windshield wipers, the sight of your breath floating up in front of you as you walk into the office. In case you haven't noticed, it's...

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MAKE YOUR NEXT CAMPING TRIP FEEL LIKE GLAMPING

Glamping - or at least pretending to glamp - is all the rage for Instagrammers and bloggers alike. While glamping takes a lot of effort (and sometimes a lot of airbnb fees), you can still get your great photo ops and fancy feelings from a simple tent camping...

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HOW TO BALANCE ORGANIZATION WITH SPONTANEITY IN YOUR NEXT OUTDOOR ADVENTURE

Just like there are all types of species of plants and creatures in the outdoors, there are all types of outdoor adventurers. Some of us like to plan - collecting maps, nailing down itineraries, dehydrating food and calculating how much water you'll need each day. Some of us...

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WHY YOU SHOULD SUP THIS SUMMER

If you're looking to step up your camping adventures, a SUP is for you. Whether you're a beginner water sports enthusiast or are looking for a way to make your water adventures a little more extreme, a paddleboard is the perfect SUP-lement to your gear collection. Now get out there and show everyone whatSUP!

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5 TIPS FROM VANLIFERS TO IMPROVE YOUR ROAD TRIP SKILLS

All the signs are here: temperatures are heating up, rivers are rising, and every highway is under construction. It’s beginning to look a lot like road trip season.

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CAMP SITE HERO

Adding a few yard games into your camping kit is the perfect way to stretch the legs and get the blood moving -- particularly beneficial after a big day on the trail or water. As an added bonus, yard games are “adult beverage-friendly” by nature, so you can get your party on and sip a beer or cocktail while you try to school your campmates

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HOW TO PARTY LIKE A PRO WITH DOGS THIS SUMMER

Everyone loves partying, BBQs and dogs. It’s only natural that eventually these worlds will collide and you’ll be partying on a hot summer day with your furry, four-legged friend. We’re smack dab in the middle of prime BBQ-ing season, so we thought we’d put together a few tips to ensure that your dog is dog-gone* happy while hanging around the grill this summer.

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