Hey kids, today’s lesson focuses on how to pack a backpack for extended trips into the wild blue yonder. Jimmy Chin from The North Face breaks it down like Tetris; using logic built from experience, he explains the benefits of …

Sometimes the biggest hurdle in an endeavor is knowing where to begin. If you haven’t heard of NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School), you’ve got a huge cache of untapped knowledge to explore. Their organization teaches those who wish to pursue …

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Coffee or Beer? It is a question I ask myself every day. As I slip further into my own subconscious I realize I can’t have a normal conversation before I have a cup of morning coffee nor can I slur …

Ok, everyone listen up! Today’s lesson is geared toward minimizing gear by maximizing efficiency. In this video, brought to you by NOLS (the National Outdoor Leadership School), you will notice that a few simple steps could save you from carrying …

However painful it may be, Portlandia nailed it with the “Get the Gear” skit. Though not everyone goes this overboard, we Porlanders are gear heads at heart. With Mt. Hood, the Pacific Ocean, and the desert a mere one-and-a-half to …

Quiet down, everyone, quiet down! We at US Outdoor would like to welcome Terra Nova Equipment into our brand family! As a new Spring addition to Camping and Climbing here at US Outdoor, Terra Nova Equipment provides a wealth of …