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home made stove

When former military survival instructor Bart Collins told us he could make a stove out of tin cans and we could eat the ingredients, we just had to see it for ourselves. What can we say? Bart’s tin can camp stove worked like a charm, and now we all have one as part of…(Read More)

Contributor Laura Hughes shares her best tips for camping out of your van. Words and Photos by Laura Hughes In the past couple of years, a new adventure craze has feverishly taken over the internet. We aren’t talking about an epic trail or secret slot canyon this time; we are talking about the prized…(Read More)

White rim Trail

Mountain Biking the White Rim Trail: Forget what you think you know about a multi- day mountain bike trip through some of the most rugged terrain in the world. You can do this. In fact, you just might love every minute of it. Story and photos by Brandon Mathis When we arrived at Western Spirit…(Read More)

camp dance

Camp dance party

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We like a nice impromptu camp dance parties in the middle of the desert to stay warm on cold nights. Turns out that a little Saturday night fever can generate quite a lot of heat, considering that the energy expended can burn up to 450 calories per hour. On a chilly night 40 miles outside…(Read More)

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park Sunrise over the Valley of the Rocks at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Arizona/Utah border. Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park is an iconic landscape in the American Southwest. From the sweeping desert floor rise various sandstone towers and buttes, some reaching 1,000 feet high, towering over natural and…(Read More)

Petzl e+LITE

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The Petzl e+LITE: a little light with big surprises When a world-renowned ultra runner tells you he likes to travel light and still carries a Petzl e+LITE everywhere he goes, take heed. The e+LITE is billed as an emergency headlamp. It won’t turn night into day, but it will make…(Read More)

Jetfoil Flash

The days of pumping, priming and praying are gone. We got our hands on a Jetboil Flash Cooking System ($99) intended for backpacking trips, but found it perfect for sharing soup on a hike or coffee at the crags. Contained and snug in its own cup, the entire cooking system weighs less than a pound…(Read More)

shackets

 Technical pieces that look like a walk in the park but act like an expedition. Take your favorite flannel, beef it up or slim it down, give it some performance features like SPF, quick-drying capabilities or huge thermal insulation properties. Some call them shackets: A shirt and a jacket rolled into one. They’re…(Read More)