Category: Camping

Klymit Insulated Static V Lite camping pad review

Let’s face it: the worst part about backpacking is sleeping on the ground. Sure, you can pack a cushy, heavy sleeping pad to keep rocks and roots from digging into your back, but most are too heavy to carry miles…

Big Agnes Slater UL2+ Tent review

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

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.…

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Courses in Utah

Accidents and injuries happen in wilderness settings everyday (just watch a good carnage video if you need convincing). Knowing what to do in these situations can not only be the difference between life or death, but more often the difference…

Camping at Red Canyon Campground

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…

Selk’bag 4G Lite review

Gumby. That’s what immediately comes to mind when I put on the Selk’bag 4G Lite. It’s a wearable sleeping bag, or what the company calls a “sleepwear system” that allows freedom of movement unlike conventional mummy-style bags. The Selk’bag may…