Big Agnes Slater UL2+ Tent review

Gear review of the Big Agnes Slater UL2+ Tent, seen here along the banks of the Colorado River in Canyonlands National Park. (Photo: Jared Hargrave -

Desert camping has been challenging for me. While I love to set out on multi-night adventures in red-rock country, I’ve always had issues with my tent. The desert is sandy and windy. Most tent have lots of mesh. Sand and…

Kelty Discovery 4 Tent review

The Kelty Discover 4 tent sets up easily, has plenty of space, and won't break the bank (photo: Todd Dinsmore)

No one wants to go camping. That was my life before making the move to Utah. For starters, camping was not as readily available back east. Also, the gear which my friends and family owned was a step above pathetic.…

Camping at Red Canyon Campground

Shady campsites surrounded by red rock cliffs is what you can expect at Red Canyon Campground. (Photo: Jared Hargrave -

Red Canyon, located between the town of Panguitch and Bryce Canyon National Park, is a fantastic area for outdoor recreation set among stunning scenery. Unfortunately, most people simply drive through on their way to the more famous national park next…