Summer camping is almost here! In the summer, I could spend every weekend next to a campfire with a s’more in one hand and a lemonade in the other. Camping is one of the best summer activities, but it helps to know what to include on your packing list besides your tent and sleeping bag. Here’s a list of some gear and other necessities I typically find myself needing when I camp.
Drifting on top of calm, glassy water while listening to the sounds of nature is overrated. Being in a canoe and feeling the sense of awe and wonder while you gently paddle down a river will bring you too much peace and contentment that you probably won’t enjoy it.
If you are looking to make the transition to climbing outdoors, you should be aware of the hazards that follow so you can always make wise climbing decisions.
Spring? Snow? Mud? It seems that no matter what the groundhog sees on February 2nd, the next two months are bound to be full of glimpses of spring and days of terrible weather. However, there are still ways to enjoy the more awkward times of the year.