Brian has been an avid hiker and backpacker since he was a small kid, often being taken out into the wilderness on trips with his father. His dad knew everything about nature and the wilderness (or at least that's how it seemed to a ten year old Brian).
After high school, he went to university to read for both a BS and MS in Geology (primarily so he could spend his time outside rather than in a classroom). He's now hiked, camped, skied, backpacked or mapped on five continents (still need to bag Antarctica) & 30 of the US states.
If you're planning to vacation in the Volunteer state then be sure to check out our guide to the ten best camping spots in Tennessee! From remote wilderness camping to modern RV parks we have something for everyone!
Twos company, threes a crowd, fours a party? In our guide to the best 4-person tent find out what models will best suit you and your fellow campers' camping style and what features to specifically look out for.