Another Family Tent: Mountainsmith Conifer 5 Takes Best Value Award

Another Family Tent: Mountainsmith Conifer 5 Takes Best Value Award

Last week OutdoorX4 Magazine dropped the new issue and included a glancing review and comparison of six different basecamp/family tents. Months ago, the editor hit me up to join the team of reviewers and he charged me the responsibility of putting the Montainsmith Conifer 5 to the test. So, my little pony-tailed army of two daughters and a pretty wife lugged this sucker out to […]

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3 Problems with Roof Top Tents and How To Fix Them

3 Problems with Roof Top Tents and How To Fix Them

Oh, come on now, it looks much more complicated than it really is. Though they’re atypical, roof top tents could very well be the answer to the comfort woes of those who don’t approve of sleeping on the ground. Inside (and up top) is a pleasant foam mattress the size of a queen bed. Plus you’ll appreciate that private stand-up space within the walls of […]

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COOL NEW CAMPING GEAR FOR 2016

COOL NEW CAMPING GEAR FOR 2016

ONAGOFLY MICRO DRONE In 2015 personal drones grew into a 3 billion dollar industry. The problem for most people though is that quality drones with gps, hd cameras and such were far too expensive and flying these drones was equally hard. With the new ONAGOfly drone (which is currently crowdfunding on Indiegogo) all of these old problems are solved. First, this micro drone is affordable at […]

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CHOOSING THE PERFECT FAMILY CAMPGROUND

CHOOSING THE PERFECT FAMILY CAMPGROUND

The place you choose to go camping will often have a big impact your level of enjoyment. Choosing a poor campground that is not maintained well and has little to offer your children may cause you to lose interest in camping before you really even get started. On the other side, choosing a great campground that is well maintained and has what you are looking […]

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CAMPING IN THE BOUNDARY WATERS CANOE AREA

CAMPING IN THE BOUNDARY WATERS CANOE AREA

If you are unfamiliar with the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, also referred to as the BWCA, it is simply one of the best camping, canoeing and fishing experiences this world has to offer. The BWCA is located in northeastern Minnesota within the Superior National Forest and extends over 150 miles along the Minnesota/Canada border. The area covers roughly 1.1 Million acres, has over 1,000 amazingly […]

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