Featured by Alisha McDarris
How to prep your gear for the first camping trip of the season
Three months of storage can be hard on your equipment.
How to stay warm while sleeping in the frigid outdoors
Dry socks may be the most important thing you pack.
Once you know what happens to food you leave outdoors, you’ll stop doing it
It’s better to toss scraps into a proper trash can.
How to build and extinguish a campfire without sparking a catastrophe
Do not disappoint Smokey Bear.
Simple tips for getting black bears to leave you alone
The more prepared you are, the easier it’ll be to scare them off.
What you need to know when hiking with kids
Hiking is an excellent activity for children—as long as you’re prepared.
Save money and protect the environment by repurposing your old outdoor gear
Don’t let go of your favorite backpack—transform it.
Hit the trail with homemade fruit leather and other dehydrated snacks
Also, learn how to turn a box fan into a DIY dehydrator.
You broke a bone in the middle of nowhere. Now what?
If you’re not trained, never attempt to put a bone back into place.
Show your local park some love by planning a volunteer day
Protect green areas around you by donating your time.