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Best Hiking Hat for Sun? (7 Crowd Favorites)

After living in both the Utah and Arizona deserts, I’ve learned the importance of having proper sun protective gear. Of the most vital pieces of sun gear I own is a sun hat. When hiking, biking, running, or just hanging out, enjoying the sun rays, your face, head, neck, and […]

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12 Ways to Get Cheap (and Free) Camping Gear

The outdoor gear market is a huge and rapidly expanding world. The price difference between seemingly similar pieces of gear can often be confusing, and many people opt for the more expensive option thinking that they are getting a better value. However, there are plenty of places to find top-brand […]

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Should I Take Hiking Boots Backpacking?

When I started planning my first backpacking trip, the first thing I did was look into hiking boots. I was convinced that they were superior to the hiking shoe, and as someone with self-proclaimed “weak ankles” I thought they were my only option. I do love my hiking boots and […]

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The 7 Best Roof Top Tents for JEEP Owners

Jeeps have long been a top choice for adventurous individuals, with their off-road capability, rugged toughness, and affordable price tag. Most Jeep models can easily be paired with roof top tents (RTTs) to create the ultimate overland camping rig. So, in this article we’ll take a look at the seven […]

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Why is My Running Pace Getting Slower? (top 10 reasons…)

Running is a fickle thing. One day you can be feeling great, sitting on the proverbial mountain top, and the next you mysteriously feel sluggish and in the dumps. If you’re concerned about your running pace getting slower, make sure you’re not simply having an off-day. Everyone, and I mean […]

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How Long Does it Take to Convert a Van Into a Campervan?

As living and travelling in a van becomes increasingly popular, more and more people are deciding to do their own van conversion rather than buying a ‘ready made’ adventure vehicle. By converting your own van, you can be certain that your vehicle is designed to meet your personal needs and […]

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Saving for Vanlife (How Much You’ll Need)

The most common questions my boyfriend and I get while living full-time on the road are variations of, “How do you afford it?” There are no trust funds here – quite simply, we saved up before we made the transition to vanlife, we live very frugally, and we work from […]

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33 Funny Hiking Quotes to Make you Laugh – or Groan

We all need a good laugh sometimes. But, what’s better to laugh at than some funny hiking quotes? Here’s 33 funny hiking quotes to use on your hiking buddies or for your Instagram captions: 1. “A crude meal, no doubt, but the best of all sauces is hunger.” – Edward Abbey 2. “Never […]

which hawaiian Island is best for hiking

Which Hawaiian Island is Best for Hiking?

Hawaii is an otherworldly paradise filled with a myriad of mountains, sweeping valleys and crystal blue waters. Thousands of years of volcanic activity have given rise to dramatic landscapes just waiting to be explored: and there are hundreds of hiking trails to allow you to do so. So, which Hawaiian […]