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How to Use Bear Spray: The Canister That Could Save Your Life

If you are going for a walk in the woods in bear country, you better be packing Bear Spray. More effective (and humane) than firearms, we give you the lowdown on what it is exactly, how to store and dispose of it, and most importantly, how to use bear spray if you run into a bear.

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How Much Water for Hiking?: H20 Measurements & Logistics Explained

How much water do you need on a hike? Don’t risk your health and enjoyment while venturing into wild places. Check out our tips for calculating the correct amount of water to take, as well as the best methods for carrying it. Ensuring that you will stay hydrated should be a primary planning concern for every adventure.

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Leave No Trace Principles: A Complete Guide

Leave No Trace is a philosophy on how to conduct yourself while out on the trail – leaving nature pristine and readily enjoyable for whoever follows you. Follow our guide and you will forever only leave footprints.

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Best Hiking Umbrella For All-Weather Protection

Rain jackets get all the glory, don’t they? No more! In this comprehensive buyer’s guide, we’ll introduce you to another highly practical and trail-worthy alternative that’s also mightily handy for sun protection, too.