National Park Service Fee Free Day: November 11

To honor our Veterans the National Park Service has waived entrance fees for all Americans November 11th. If you know a Veteran, take them out for a hike, or even better: camping. Start planning your trip today on tripleblaze.com or at the National Park Service website. When you get back rate your camp, hike, or cave, leave a comment and share your …

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National Park Service Fee Free Day: September 26

Summer is almost over, but the fun doesn’t have to stop now! In honor of National Public Lands Day, the National Park service has waived entrance fees September 26th. Get out there and explore our public lands! Photo: Melissa Peacock. Start planning your trip visit today on tripleblaze.com or at the National Park Service website. When you get back …

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National Park Service Fee Free Day: August 25

Photo: carsuek Come celebrate the National Park Service’s 99th Birthday entrance fee free August 25th. The National Park Service is comprised of 401 National Parks across the country. You may be surprised that you are only a short road trip away for a quick weekday adventure. Start planning your trip visit today on tripleblaze.com or at the National …

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National Park Service Fee Free Day: April 18-19

Join the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation in Celebrating National Park Week with an entrance fee free weekend April 18-19th. With 401 National Parks you might be surprised to find a National Park near you. Start planning your trip visit today on tripleblaze.com or at the National Park Service website. When you get back rate your camp, hike, or cave, …

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Review: Native Series Mummy Bag (0F/-18C)

Jack Frost may be knocking at the door but that doesn’t mean you have to hang the boots up and put the tent away. With the Bear Grylls Native Series of mummy sleeping bags you will spend your winter out on the trail finding another adventure and get a warm, cozy night’s sleep. Specs The …

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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 waived entrance, commercial tour, and transportation entrance fees for all National Parks by hitting the …

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X-Treme Hiking: Climbing Banff’s Via Ferrata

If you’ve ever wanted to take hiking to the next level but didn’t want to go so far as technical rock climbing, Mount Norquay in Banff, Alberta has just the ticket: the brand-new Via Ferrata. Italian for “iron road,” the Via Ferrata in Banff takes its cues from the classic routes in Italy, with climbers …

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Review: Hama Katoomba 150L Vario Side Sling-Bag

Just looking at the Katoomba 150, you can tell there is more than meets the eye. This DSLR camera sling bag offers a sturdy build from quality materials combined with a clever design, making it perfect for your next adventure. Specs The main compartment is where the magic is. Spacious enough for your DSLR and …

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Single Female, Camping Alone

I am what you could call a bonafide solo-road-tripper. Each car that I’ve owned, with the exception of my current rig, I have driven to its untimely death–miles of smiles right to the end. I can’t get enough of the open road. Amazingly enough, with as many times as I have made solo trips up …

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Lake Michigan’s Hidden Gem

The beautiful views, aromas, and sensations that one gets while standing on the shore of Lake Michigan can really take you to a different world. This is the place I call home, and always will no matter where I’m currently residing. Between the small city of Ludington and a village called Silver Lake lies the …

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Trip Report: Backpacking in the Badlands

There’s nothing quite like your first backpacking trip. My first trip was in Badlands National Park in South Dakota, but it’s difficult for me to verbalize how amazing that trip was. Whether it’s the crushing realization of being lost or the overwhelming joy of accomplishment, the Badlands provided an indescribable experience. A long day of …

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