Best Daypacks: Hiking Daypacks

For treks and adventures that require you to carry more gear than can easily be fit into your pockets, a daypack is great to have.  Daypacks come in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors and prints and deciphering between the countless options can be quite daunting. What makes the best daypack?   To narrow down [...]

By | 2012-04-16T15:26:23+00:00 April 16th, 2012|Buying Guide, Camping Gear, How To|1 Comment

Stand Up Paddle Board Repair

  Stand Up Paddle Board Repair Dings and cracks come with the paddle board territory for novices and experts alike. Stand up paddleboards (SUP) are pretty durable, but sometimes a deep ding is inevitable, unless you pick up a Super durable board such as a Surftech B1 or Bic Ace-Tec. While many dings are simply cosmetic, many are [...]

By | 2012-04-12T17:11:10+00:00 April 12th, 2012|Gear Maintenance, How To, Stand Up Paddleboarding|6 Comments

Car Camping Tips

In order to enjoy your car camping trip, meticulous packing is a must. The packing and planning is a tad more involved than if you were flying to a city for a long weekend. It's all worth it, though! Once you get the hang of packing for a camping, it will become easier and you'll [...]

By | 2012-03-07T18:44:48+00:00 March 7th, 2012|Traveling Tips|0 Comments

Choosing Sunglasses

Who doesn't love the sun? And who doesn't love looking and feeling good with a fresh new pair of shades? Sunglasses should truly be on hand at all times - in your car, your backpack, and your purse. Not only will they reduce squinting (and wrinkles down the road!), sunglasses also protect our eyes from [...]

By | 2012-02-16T09:51:22+00:00 February 16th, 2012|Buying Guide, Retail Store, Technology|2 Comments

Choosing the Right Backpack, Bag and Luggage

  Durability, functionality and aesthetics are the top criteria when it comes to selecting a new back or luggage piece. Who wants to purchase a bag with a zipper that blows out after a couple uses? And who wants a backpack that looks like everyone else's on the bus? The House has a huge, carefully [...]

By | 2012-02-10T11:14:12+00:00 February 10th, 2012|Buying Guide, How To, Traveling Tips|0 Comments

Descente Ski Jackets

  Descente Ski Jackets Descenta has always had an strong commitment to innovation. They continually use cutting edge technology to design outerwear that not only look great but also perform exceptionally well. For example, In the late 1980's Descenta incorporated Solar α technology in to there some of there high performance outerwear. Solar α technology helped converted light to heat, helping their athletes withstand the chilly Canadian conditions at Canadian Olympics in [...]

By | 2012-02-06T21:11:33+00:00 February 6th, 2012|Brands, Buying Guide|0 Comments

Choosing Best Tent for Family Camping

Family camping has long been a prized activity for families across the country. It's cheap, convenient, fun and one of the best ways for families to "get away from it all." For those haven't ventured into camping, it's usually due to lack of equipment and supplies. The most important piece of gear you'll need is [...]

By | 2012-02-01T18:36:17+00:00 February 1st, 2012|Buying Guide, Camping Gear, How To|2 Comments

First Aid Guide: The Checklist

It's common knowledge to always prepare yourself with a first aid kit when hiking, camping or backpacking in the wilderness. But, what about other potentially dangerous sports like skateboarding, wake boarding or biking? It's not a bad idea to stash a basic first aid kit in your pack, bike pouch or glove box of the [...]

By | 2012-02-01T16:10:22+00:00 February 1st, 2012|How To, Traveling Tips|2 Comments

Choosing the Best Snowboard or Ski Bag

Toting your new powder skis across the country these days is a breeze. With new padded designs to protect your freshly waxed skis or snowboard and perfectly placed pockets for your helmet, boots, bindings and accessories, you can check your baggage worry-free. If your heading to the mountains on the weekends via car, there are [...]

By | 2012-01-13T12:59:36+00:00 January 13th, 2012|Buying Guide, Traveling Tips|5 Comments

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