Why Do Hikers Use Trekking Poles?

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Trekking poles are common equipment you will find that a lot of experienced hikers – but just how important are they? Personally, I don’t always use hiking poles. It’s only under certain hiking conditions that … Read more

Can Denim Jeans Stop a Rattlesnake Bite?

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Rattlesnake bites are considered a medical emergency for good reason. The venom of these snakes is capable of damaging tissues and inducing an internal hemorrhage that eventually leads to loss of limb or even death. … Read more

Razer Snake Gaiters Reviewed

Razer Snake Proof Gaiters

Razer Snake Gaiters Reviewed: Do They Hold Up? These are snake proof gaiters that look good, are comfortable, and offer the full protection you demand from venomous snake bites while you’re out hunting, hiking, or … Read more

Crackshot Snake Gaiters Review

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Crackshot Snake Gaiters: Made in the USA Snake Bite Protection Look I understand the importance of snakes in an ecosystem, but it doesn’t mean I have to like them. While Jon and I have always … Read more

Best Hiking Boots for Women Reviewed

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There are few things in life better than hitting the hiking trails on a cool autumn day. Whether you’re the type who loves trail running with nature all around you or thirsts for the hamstring … Read more

Quick Hitter: Wild Zora Soups Reviewed

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This is a quick product review of Wild Zora’s soups – great for camping, hiking, and backpacking. If the name Wild Zora looks familiar then chances are that you read our review of the best … Read more

The Best Hiking Boots for Men Reviewed

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In my opinion it’s really hard to argue against hiking being the perfect way to spend a day, a weekend, a week…maybe even longer. There are few ways to see naturally beautiful country while getting … Read more

The Best Hiking Shoes Reviewed

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As good as a sturdy hiking boot can be for a solid day of hiking, especially over uneven ground or particularly challenging trails, sometimes you need something that is less concerned about a hefty weight … Read more