Outdoor gear is effing expensive. There’s almost no getting around it. Well, almost. Fear not, my fellow sticker-shocked outdoors beginners – there are ways to save some cash while gearing up.
Category Archives: The Basics
Beginner’s guide to staying hydrated while hiking
Staying hydrated is one of the most important ways to make sure you enjoy yourself outdoors, no matter what season it is. Hiking is 100 times more enjoyable when you have water…and you actually remember to drink it. I can’t even count how many times just drinking some water has taken care of feeling likeContinue reading “Beginner’s guide to staying hydrated while hiking”
What to bring hiking when you’re just starting out
As a beginner, you’ll probably always have cell service and not be far from civilization, so you don’t have to be prepared for the apocalypse on your first hike. BUT (there’s always a but) bringing a few basic supplies will make sure you have a good time and can deal with minor mishaps. Here’s what I putContinue reading “What to bring hiking when you’re just starting out”
Beginner’s guide to what to eat when you go hiking
Snacking is one of my favorite pastimes, so I was super excited to write this post (and equally surprised it took me this long to get to it). Outdoors activities open up a glorious new world of snacking. What other reason could possibly justify the purchase of Sports Beans? Yes, those are a thing. AndContinue reading “Beginner’s guide to what to eat when you go hiking”
How to pack for your first camping trip
Going camping for the first time is exciting, but also a little intimidating. Learn what to pack and what to leave at home for your first camping trip.