Review: Tubbs Xpedition Snowshoe


Tired of being stuck inside because your favorite trails are still covered in a blanket of snow? Hit the trail with Tubbs Xpedition Snowshoe! Specs Designed for backcountry use, the Xpedition is loaded with features that will get you where … Continue reading

Review: Tubbs FLEX ALP Snowshoe


Just because the meteorologist called for a few inches of snow does not mean you have to abandon your backcountry weekend plans. During a recent winter snowstorm that sent the balmy South into a deep freeze we hit the trail … Continue reading

Review: Ledge Sports Scorpion 2 Tent


Looking for an affordable addition to your backcountry gear? The Ledge Sports Scorpion 2 may provide some unexpected benefits for you at a low price! The Scorpion 2 is an “ultralight” tent produced by Ledge Sports that currently retails for … Continue reading

On Review: Bear Grylls Endure Series Mummy Bag (0F/-18C)


Just because the meteorologist calls for temperatures bellow freezing doesn’t mean you can’t spend the night out on the trail. The Bear Grylls Endure Series Mummy Bag is perfect for frigid nights. Specs The Endure Series of mummy bags, in … Continue reading

Opinion: Forget the Fiction: Live Your Own Adventure


“The average American household has more televisions (2.73) than people (2.55) and has it on over 8 hours a day.” (Minnesota Department of Health)   Hours per year the average American youth spends in school 900 hours Hours per year … Continue reading

Interview: Brandon from Black Creek Canoe Rental, Mississippi


Brief Biography:  “I grew up in Brooklyn, Mississippi.  I began my career at Black Creek Canoe Rental as an employee driving canoers and hikers along Black Creek when I was in high school.  I continued to help them with this … Continue reading

Review: Bear Grylls Hammock


Life around camp can’t get any better than lounging around in the Bear Grylls Hammock with hanging kit. This hammock is a must-have piece of camp furniture for anyone who wants a slice of paradise, no matter where you set … Continue reading

Wild, Rustic, Southern Backpacking: The Black Creek Trail, Mississippi


The Black Creek Trail is a scenic hiking trail that winds through the Desoto National Forest and the Black Creek Wilderness area in southern Mississippi. Named after Mississippi’s only scenic riverway, the Black Creek Trail runs close to the Black … Continue reading

Trip Report: Florida Trail: Loop Road to Oasis Visitor Center


It was mid Saturday morning when we reached the trailhead at the southern terminus of the Florida Trail. My brother and I had been planning this trip for a few months, and I was excited to be back on the … Continue reading