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 …

Sea To Summit Travel Liners

Lately something has been “bugging” me; with so many stories, studies, allegations and investigations about the infestation of bed bugs within even the well established hotels, I can not help but feel concerned for the health and wellbeing of our …

With weather on the mend, it is time to get out and fitted with the right gear for summer.  So take a gander at this NOLS video on pack fitting. Pay attention and take notes! It is extremely important that …

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 …

Osprey_Aura_Back Country Backpack Redesigned

                  Here, at US Outdoor, we have been carrying Osprey Backpacks for some time now, and with every passing season comes the changing of the guard; new lines, new conditions of focus, …