Clothing can be the make or break factor in having a fun day in the outdoors. Not only does your clothing provide comfort during your outing, it can be a crucial safety factor. Improper clothing and materials like cotton draw heat from your body and take a long time to dry when wet. One of […]
One of the best ways to relax while camping is in a hammock. They’re versatile and quick to set up. They keep you off the ground away from bugs and creepy-crawlies. And, best of all, they’re incredibly comfortable.
A while back we reviewed a great pair of pants made by Vancouver company dish & DU/ER – their ‘No Sweat Pant’. The No Sweat Pants finished a very successful Kickstarter campaign that raised over $200,000 and introduced a proprietary fabric, Nature2X. Now, dish & DU/ER is back with a new Kickstarter to bring to market ‘The […]
Hammock Camping I can’t remember how long ago I discovered hammock camping, but ever since I spent my first night sleeping in a hammock it has been my preferred way to camp. There are several key advantages to camping in a hammock: Light weight and take up little room in your pack Quick set up […]
A few years back I had a family member visit Vancouver from Europe. While she was here, she hopped on a ferry and went to Vancouver Island to go whale watching. As my relative raved about the beautiful orcas they saw that day, it occurred to me that I had never seen killer whales myself, […]
Columbia Sportswear Being outdoors is great for your health. Outdoor activities have been proven to not only be beneficial to your physical health but also to their emotional health. And when you are outdoors, you want to make sure that you get the most out of your outside by having the right gear. You want […]