National Park Service Fee Free Day: February 14-16


In 1916 President Woodrow Wilson singed into law the National Park Service to conserve our most precious¬†natural and historic jewels for the enjoyment generation after generation. Celebrate the gift that keeps on giving February 14-16¬†in observance of Presidents Day weekend¬†with … Continue reading

Review: GU Roctane Endurance Gel


Above and beyond normal energy gels, GU has released the Roctane Endurance Gel series after years of testing with thousands of athletes who have engaged in extreme activities and endurance competitions. Roctane Gels are superior to GU’s original energy gel … Continue reading

Interview: Caving Advice and Guidelines


I’ve had the incredible opportunity to correspond with Jennifer Redell, Cave & Mine Specialist for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, about caving activities in the Upper Midwest and abroad. ¬†As caves continue to see more and more activity, her … Continue reading

Glacier National Park’s Highline Trail: Add It To Your Bucket List


I’ve decided to make it a point to celebrate my birthdays in beautiful places. Thankfully, my birthday falls on Labor Day weekend, and small excursions are a little more feasible. Last year I woke up in the Redwood Forest, this … Continue reading

Review: Stanley Classic One Hand Vacuum Mug


There are many things in life that outdoorsy people share outside of their primary activities like backpacking, climbing, mountain biking, and paddling. One of them that seems almost universal is coffee… Or at least hot drinks? ¬†We enjoy them. ¬†We … Continue reading

Review: Granite Gear’s Campus Line: Superior Pack


For years, Granite Gear has maintained and built its brand as one fit for the backcountry, the battlefield, and the travel world. But now for the first time, Granite Gear is branching into new terrain. They have just released one … Continue reading