Archive for August, 2010


Bear Container – What, Where, Why and How

In the past, while hiking in the back country, you could hang up your food in nylon bags in a tree and expect it to be there in the morning.   Well, that is not the case in many areas any more.  There are many state and federal parks that now require the use of a […]

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Find the Perfect Outdoor Backpack – Part 3

I see a light at the end of the tunnel, is that a train or sunlight? You’re almost finished, your perseverance will be rewarded.  This is the final part of this article; Leo Tolstoy has nothing on me. Part 1 reveals the styles and sizes of backpacks Part 2 discusses how to measure yourself for […]

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Find the Perfect Outdoor Backpack – Part 2

Finding the Perfect Outdoor Backpack can be a lot of fun, but you have to know all the details before making a wise decision.  This is Part 2 of a 3 part article. Part 1 reveals the styles and sizes of backpacks Part 2 (this one) discusses how to measure yourself for the perfect fit […]

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