Survival

Driving Outdoors 2015 Edition

As in 2013 and 2014 we hit the 2015 Chicago Auto Show in the search for vehicles to get outdoors and go camping with. Overall this year the cars on display weren’t decked out in as much outdoor gear as they have the past two years.

Kick back, relax, and give another read to some of our favorite posts about Plants, Cycling, Water Sports, Hiking and more! What was your favorite?

Safe Campfires

When camping, fire safety should be your number one priority. Learn steps you can take to minimize the risk associated with camp fire negligence

Black Friday Campouts - 2013 In Review

Take a look back at those that camped out last Black Friday and learn from them! So if you are thinking of camping out for Black Friday this is your best place to start your research.

First Time Climber Gear

If you’re interested in rock climbing but haven’t made the leap just yet, start off by reading our blog post on first time climber gear essentials and find what’s needed before you start your ascent.

Poison Ivy Guide

If you’re outside this season, it’s crucial to spot poison ivy and be familiar with its symptoms and treatment. Read our guide to best enjoy your time outdoors knowing that poison ivy may be in your midst.

How to Use a Compass

By utilizing these 4 basic principles to compass navigation, you’ll be able to explore the outdoors with safety and precision.

How to Read a Map

Are you hitting the trails and want to make sure you don’t get lost? Read our post on how to read a map properly and get better acquainted with topography and land terrains.

Wild Edibles: Southeast

Live in Southeastern United States? Find yourself hungry outdoors often? There are foods you can enjoy when you’re outdoors. Read our post on wild edibles in the Southeast.

Wild Edibles and Plants

If you find yourself outdoors and hungry, there are a few options for you that come in the form of wild edibles. Read our post and see how to best approach wild edibles.