Going camping with the tent heater is not just about being comfortable. Prolonged cold exposure can have adverse effects on our health. Even in the warmest months, nights can still get unbearably cold. And hypothermia is not a new thing for climbers and backpackers. As far back as 1966, a case report was done on … Read more Choosing the Best Tent Heater: Top 5 Propane, Catalytic, Portable, and more
There was that good old report published back in 2017 by Coleman Company. It showed that nearly half of the respondents listed cooking outdoors as a favorite activity during a trip. Despite this, cooking grills or equipment didn’t make a list of the top 10 camping items purchased in the previous year. Cooking food with … Read more Best Backpacking Grill: Top 8 Portable, Cheap, Titanium, and More
From the comfort of our homes to braving the relative discomfort of the great outdoors, that’s one way to describe backpacking. However, it isn’t about intentionally making yourself suffer, despite that. It’s very common to experience back pain during camping or hiking trips. A poorly constructed seat (or lack of it) just makes it worse. … Read more Choosing the Best Backpacking Chair: Top 7 Ultralight, Heavy-Duty, Cheap, etc
There’s nothing like the exhilaration that comes from being out amongst nature, breathing in the fresh air, and maybe going through some extremes to get from one point to another sometimes. And even if you don’t fight Saber-toothed tigers every time you go into the wilderness, it’s challenging to go backpacking without lighting a single … Read more Best Backpacking Axe: Top 5 Lightweight, Budget, and More
Rain can make a camping trip tough, especially if unprepared or trying to set up in the rain. Many things can go wrong: you can find that all your clean clothing got wet. It’s practically impossible to cook anything to eat. And waking up in the puddle of mud can hardly be called a pleasant … Read more Best Tactical Poncho: Top 7 Options with Pros & Cons + FAQ on Buying the Right One
A good camping knife is not only able to cut food or open a beer but do all sorts of other things. E.g., adjust trekking pole set-screws, do minor gear repair and even remove splinters. But it can be tricky to find THE ONE, especially if it’s your first knife. That’s why my best advice … Read more Best Camping Knife: Top 8 Choices in 2020. Cheap, Fixed-Blade, etc.
Lights are on the top of the packing list for any trip into the wilderness. Surprisingly, getting the right camping lantern can be as challenging as conquering a bear with bare hands. Many brands will put out a blinding number of lumens into their products. However, if the piece is poorly designed, it won’t be … Read more Best Camping Lantern. Top 9 Lights: from Brightest to Cheapest
Nobody wants to eat soggy bread or spend soggy dollars. And that’s just the minor inconveniences that come to mind when I think about what might happen if your backpack turned out to be less waterproof than you might have expected. There are tons of “lifehacks” that allow you to protect any backpack: from lining … Read more Best Waterproof Backpack: 9 Options to Keep Your Things Dry in 2020
You might be inclined to pick up some old pots and pans for your trip to the wilderness and not worry about purchasing the set of fancy camping cookware. That’s fair. However, there is such a huge demand and competition in the niche that manufacturers of all sizes have stepped up their game. Nowadays, you … Read more Best Camping Cookware for Your Outdoor Adventures in 2020
As they say, only mummies don’t go camping, because they don’t feel comfortable enough to relax and unwind. The rest of us somewhat enjoy it. Air saturated with oxygen, friendly squirrels, therapeutic nature feels like a perfect way to push that mental reset button. However, nobody has canceled waking up with spiders in your hair. … Read more 8 Camping Gadgets That Will Transform Disastrous Trip Into a Fantastic One
I am a big fan of thermoses. First, I am a huge supporter of sustainability, and second I love to know what’s in my food/coffee/smoothie, etc. It saves money and ensures that I eat all the right ingredients. So picking the best thermos for the various occasions is kind of my thing. So, I decided … Read more Best Thermos in 2020: Top 7 for Camping, Cheapest, Best-Rated, etc.
Are you into camping or outdoors or love to have a backup plan for every possible situation? Or maybe you are looking for opportunities to save money on your water and electricity bills? Then a portable shower might be something you consider purchasing. In this review, I’ve come up with the best options for different … Read more How to Choose a Portable Shower? Best for Camping, Gas or Solar powered, etc.
If you like traveling light or have limited living space, you might be on the lookout for the best portable washing machine. I realize that the task of choosing the best product from a huge lot can be overwhelming. Especially if we are not talking about cheap impulsive purchases. So, I have done extensive research … Read more Best Portable Washing Machine: with Dryer, Cheapest, Non-Electric, & More