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Do Trail Running Shoes Need to be Waterproof?

Trail running involves various terrain, elevation, and weather. At some point during trail runs, participants will experience rain, river crossings, and muddy trails. Not only can this affect runners’ mental or emotional state, but it can have physical effects like the feet being constantly wet. Many times, wet feet lead to runners with blisters so …

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Best Campervan Composting Toilet? (Van Conversion FAQs)

When my partner Aaron and I were planning our bus conversion layout, we made a list of “must-haves” and a composting toilet was high on the list. At the time in late 2017, the only composting toilet that I regularly saw in campervan tour videos and read about online was the Nature’s Head. So, that’s …

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Garmin Forerunner 735xt Review for Trail Runners

Besides a good pair of shoes, there is essential gear that can aid runners, improve performance, and assist in an overall positive experience. Watches are a common piece of gear for trail running; furthermore, not only do they track time, but certain ones can provide navigational features. While trail running, getting lost is more likely …

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Is iKamper Worth the Money? (5 Owners Share their Verdict)

The iKamper is a top of the range rooftop tent, produced in South Korea and sold to campers all over the world. The company was founded by CEO Soon Park, a South Korean engineer, professional guitar player, and absolute adventure junkie! He spent 2 years driving and camping all around the US with his wife …

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What is the Lightest Pop-Up Truck Camper? (8 Must-See Options)

A lightweight pop up truck camper is an amazing option for backcountry camping and off-roading. While standard truck bed campers can easily weigh in excess of 1,000 pounds, the newest generation pop up campers range from just 275-350 pounds, which allows you to explore even the most rugged terrain without killing your gas mileage or …

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What Shoes Should I Wear For Canyoneering?

Whether you’re crawling down tiny slot canyons or rappelling your way to the bottom of a steep gully, canyoneering is an exciting and adventurous way to enjoy the great outdoors. But, if you try to search for quality canyoneering shoes online, you’ll quickly find that getting outfitted for the canyons isn’t as easy as it …

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Enamel Camping Mugs (Our Top 7 Picks + FAQs)

There’s really nothing better than sitting back and relaxing around a campfire. In fact, some of my favorite outdoor memories are from times that I’ve cooked in my enamel mug over a roaring fire under a beautiful starry sky. Enamel camping mugs are one of the best pieces of kitchenware for your backcountry trips. Durable, …

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What is the Lightest Camping Chair? (8 Backpacker Favorites)

Camping is a great way to experience the outdoors, but it involves doing so without many of the modern comforts we’ve come to know and love in our lives at home. However, camping doesn’t have to be uncomfortable. In fact, with the right camping chair, you can enjoy your time outside and relax at the …

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What Cooking Equipment do I need for Camping?

Cooking in the great outdoors while camping is a thrilling and enjoyable event – if you’re well prepared! There is certainly an art to gathering all of the tools you need, packing them into your car and then setting up camp once at your destination. If you have the luxury of a vehicle, you can …

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