December 16, 2017

Trent Reviews His Teton Sports Backpack

The Teton Sports Escape 4300 Backpack holds 70 liters, which is enough to hike in the wilderness for a week! CompartmentsWhile the main compartment is a top-loading,large opening with a divider for putting smaller items, there are lots of smaller storage areas throughout.  It has 2 long, zippered side storage areas where I put my collapsible […]

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Set Your Fall Camping Table Right

This 24 piece dinnerware set will last a lifetime in your rv, campbox or as a part of your tailgate set up. So, if you want to separate yourself from all the other campers and tailgaters and set your table right this fall, head on over to Walmart or Walmart.com and pick up some Coleman […]

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Be Prepared this Summer Season & Enjoy Your Trip

No matter where you and your family go this summer one thing is certain we all need toilet paper. But some may not be aware that depending on where you and your family may seek your summertime adventure that it is best to use a different kind of toilet paper. Many outdoor and camping toilet […]

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Teton Sports Trailhead Sleeping Bag Review

The Teton Sports Trailhead +20°F Ultralight Sleeping Bag is much superior to my old similarly priced sleeping bag for one huge reason: the Teton’s zipper never gets stuck.  When camping, I usually turn in for the night dead-dog tired and cold.  Even though Dad always warns me to zip slowly to not snag the fabric, […]

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Spring is Here and Your Family Adventure Awaits

Flowers are blooming, the Spring weekend holidays have just passed, the trails are calling, the question is, are you ready for some family outdoor time and a good old fashioned adventure? But, you don’t have a tent. The old tent is musty and smelly, or too small and cramped, or it’s missing all the poles. […]

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Don’t You Miss Breakfast on Trail?

You know, “Breakfast”! Like waffles on a Sunday morning or… Warm ooey gooey cinnamon buns on a Saturday morning? Wouldn’t having those weekend comforts of home be amazing to have when on trail or while camping on the weekend? Well now you can.  Being able to have that experience of a real breakfast would be […]

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Tribe Provisions Adventure Hammock 

Ever thought that backpacking would be a lot more fun without having to lug a tent everywhere and sleep on some ridiculously-priced, flimsy mat?  A hammock is the answer you’ve been looking for.  Mine is practically weightless and sets up between two trees in a snap. I know you are thinking “that sounds great, but I […]

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Sometimes You Need to Go Inside to Go Outside 

Can You Believe People Don’t Want to Do This? Crazy Talk! Huh?​Yeah, I said it… It’s January and cold here in Illinois as you might imagine. In order to get outside with the family and friends sometimes you need to make compromises because not everybody enjoys the thrill and honor of camping and sleeping outdoors […]

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Peter Looks Back on 2016

2016 has been a pretty amazing year for my family and our outdoor adventures  We had a spectacular family trip to California. enjoying John Muir Woods and Yosemite. Many day trips throughout the Badger State to new state parks and natural areas, including multiple visits to the Baraboo area, a family favorite. Countless visits to […]

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The Lodge Sportsman’s Grill

Okay… So I bought myself a Christmas present. We all do it right? Right? I purchased the Lodge Sportsman’s Grill prior to Christmas and proceeded to immediately put it together then stare at intently wondering when I would finally get to use it given all of the holiday fanfare. Well, I finally used it. I […]

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