Category: Camp

Gear Review: Marmot Capstone 6 Tent

Product tested: Marmot Capstone 6 Tent Best uses for product: Car camping What you used the product for: My friend and I spent 4 nights camping at Emerald Lake State Park in Vermont Favorite...

Cooking Over a Camp Fire

I didn’t have much experience cooking anything over an open fire, outside of s’mores of course. So when it came time to get ready to go camping in Vermont I had to decide how...

Primitive Camping: Bumpkin Island

By guest bloggers the Rice family Finally we’re standing on the dock and our ferry is in sight! Today we’re headed to Bumpkin Island located in Boston harbor. We’ve been looking forward to this...

Gear Review: Platypus GravityWorks Filter

Product: Platypus GravityWorks Pump Free Water Filter Best Uses: Camping, Traveling, Hiking, Cycle Touring, Canoe Touring Fast, easy, and lightweight. The Platypus GravityWorks Filter can filter 4L of water in about 2.5 minutes. All...

How to: Make Your Own Doggy Backpack

Want to make your own doggy backpack for a camping trip with the little one? Here’s how! Buying a soft blanket is cheaper than getting fabric. Elastic, the largest zipper i could find and...

CT Hike Spotlight: Kent Falls

Kent Falls State Park is the gateway to hiking in Connecticut’s scenic Northwest corner where private and public efforts have preserved much of the hilly terrain for recreational hiking, including a section of the...