AllOutdoor Review: The OtterBox Venture 45 Cooler

Nearly two years into my Colorado residency, I’m still making a real effort to get out and explore the wonderful outdoor activities that the state offers. One thing that I always wished I had done more as a kid is camping. I always had a great time when I went with my friends, but itContinue reading “AllOutdoor Review: The OtterBox Venture 45 Cooler”

AllOutdoor Review: White Duck Outdoors 13′ Regatta Bell Tent

I don’t even know how many tents I’ve gone through but the number would probably account for about half of my fingers. Being young and broke, I would buy the cheapest tent I could find and thrash it. Now that I’m older and still broke, things have changed. With age comes wisdom, and I’m nowContinue reading “AllOutdoor Review: White Duck Outdoors 13′ Regatta Bell Tent”

AllOutdoor Review: The OtterBox Drybox 3250 Series Case

In my teen years, my friends and I would make it a point to make at least one fishing trip a year; usually at Big Bear Lake, California. One time, as one guy delivered a powerful overhead cast, his brand new (and very heavy) pocket knife went flying out of his pocket. Down the rocks,Continue reading “AllOutdoor Review: The OtterBox Drybox 3250 Series Case”

Big Chopper: The NEW Cold Steel Hudson Bay Camp Axe

The right tool for the job is important. While I’m sure most of you are like me, often improvising and using what’s available, it’s not always wise. One thing that I especially want the right tool for is chopping wood. I’ve used various edged tools to accomplish this, but it’s so much work. A goodContinue reading “Big Chopper: The NEW Cold Steel Hudson Bay Camp Axe”

NEW Nighthawk Custom Mammoth Handle Waiter’s Knife

The weather is finally warming up. My first thought when I see the snow melting, life returning to the grass, and feel the sun on my back is that camping season is on the horizon. Most people I camp with believe that without something to drink, camping is just sitting in the woods. If wineContinue reading “NEW Nighthawk Custom Mammoth Handle Waiter’s Knife”