Five Camping Gear Storage Tips

You had a great summer. You climbed mountains and battled windstorms. You camped by the river and caught breakfast. You even slept through a downpour & woke up dry...

How to Repair a Sleeping Pad

Don't lose sleep over a leaky sleeping pad It's easy to repair a Therm-a-rest, Big Agnes, Nemo, REI or other style sleeping pad with Tenacious Tape Flex Patches, or th...

The trucker’s hitch is one of the easiest methods to tension guy lines. Set up as illustrated below. Create the upper loop by using an overhand on a bight or a slip kn...

Step 1: Slide the two broken ends of the tent pole into opposite ends of the pole splint.   Step 2: Hold pole sleeve firmly in place and wrap duct tape around each en...

The PT Pod Microfiber Towel is one of our most versatile towels. The uses are limitless, but in case you needed a little inspiration we’ve made this list to help jumps...

DIY Backpacking Quilt

Hello again! As promised from the blog entry on my DIY sil nylon tarp, I’m back to report (happily) on my DIY backpacking quilt, which weighs a fraction of what a slee...

What's in Your Backpack

Packing your bag for your first overnight backpacking trip might seem like a daunting task. What food do I bring and how much?  Where does my tent go? And how do I fit...