backpacking gear gift guide

10 Best Gifts for Backpackers

You need gear to go backpacking, and backpackers need gifts, so here's the 10 best gifts for backpackers. Photo location? Ship Island Lake. We're ...
getting started fly fishing

How to Get Started Fly Fishing

To get started fly fishing, all you really need is a fly rod, reel, line, leader, and a fly. Learning to fly fish is both easier -- and harder -- ...
spyderco dragonfly 2 review
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Spyderco Dragonfly 2 Knife Review

As everyday carry (EDC) knives go, I find the Spyderco Dragonfly 2 a bit small -- but that's the point, too. For everyday carry, I prefer a knife with...
best backpacking tents

How to Choose a Backpacking Tent

How to choose the best backpacking tent seems easy in 2016 -- right up until you struggle to set up your tent in middle of a rainstorm on the side of ...