Hiking is a great sport, and it is all fun and games until someone get bitten by a rattlesnake. Know how to avoid them, what to do if you see one, and the course of action if you are bitten.
From nature apps & weather apps to maps, compass & first aid apps, these programs make any outdoor experience a little bit better. Most are under $10--and several are free!
Who doesn't love the taste of fresh mushrooms in a pasta dish, on a pizza, or in countless other recipes? The only thing that could make those mushrooms even better is if you forage them yourself!
This article describes zorbing, a fun activity where you roll down a hill in a clear giant ball filled with water.
In areas where these venomous reptiles present a danger to children and animals, and relocation is not feasible, killing them may be the only choice. Safe, effective, and humane means of quickly dispatching the snake are described.
Oilskins are hard wearing, durable, tough, waterproof, and windproof, and last for generations. Here's my experience applying wax to clothing and a shoulder bag.
There will be no end to stories of lost treasure! The tales ignite excitement. Just join a gold prospecting club and listen to the conversation. Perhaps silver bars await in the wild Arizona desert?
When you are out on a search, the last thing you want to think about is your pants falling down. In this review of the Klik Belts Two-Ply tactical belt, we'll test out a trouser securing device that won't let you down. From a search and rescue perspective, this may be the ultimate outdoor belt.
If you're getting soaked in your backcountry rain jacket, it may be time to wash and rewaterproof it. Instructions for cleaning and conditioning the DWR on Gore-tex, Mountain Hardwear's DryQ Elite, Marmot's Precip and many more waterproof breathable garments.
Swarms of midges, mosquitoes and biting flies can ruin a summer evening. Here are some tried and tested strategies to help you repel biting insects.
Keep you and your family safe from tick bites and Lyme Disease this summer with these easy to follow tips.
Do you know how to wash and waterproof your softshell jacket? Take care of your technical garment, by following these helpful hints to properly maintain the DWR on your softshell apparel. By following just a few steps you can restore breathability and waterproofness to your jacket.
Tips for finding deer antler sheds, including where to look and what to look for, to increase your chances on find a shed antler.
"Say what? Victorinox Climber? But I'm afraid of heights!" - Don't worry, my friend! So am I. Contrary to what the name implies, the Climber is a pocket knife for anybody, not just outdoorsy people. Read on to find out what it's good for!