Tagged: camping

The Joys of Hammocking

Gently rocking back and forth. Relaxing to the sounds of nature. For many of us hammocking is where it is at. I like to hammock because it’s lighter than a tent, more comfortable to...

Denali Outdoor: Backpacking & Camping Tips

Event: Backpacking & Camping Tips Location: **** Note: Location change to Giuffrida Park and Lamentation Mountain**** Formally planned for Castle Craig starting in Hubbard Park Date: 5/1 Time: 11:00 Event Description: You will be...

Marmot Scandium Sleeping Bag

Product: Marmot Scandium Sleeping Bag Best Uses: Camping in temperatures between 20 – 40 degrees (this depends on how hot you sleep) Favorite aspects: The Marmot Scandium sleeping bag is leading the way in...

Don’t Move Firewood!

DEEP and Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Remind Connecticut Campers and Vacationers To Leave Firewood at Home Purchase firewood locally to reduce the spread of the Asian Longhorned Beetle and other harmful tree and forest...

Visiting the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon, voted one of the seven natural wonders of the world, is one vacation everyone should take in their life. It is a fantastic honeymoon destination, a great stop on a road...

Surviving the Storm

Surviving the Storm

I left work early on July 3 to outrun thunderstorms that were forecasted for East Dorset, Vermont. We were set to camp for three nights at Emerald Lake State Park, and I really wanted...

Marmot Limelight 2 Tent

It doesn’t matter if you are camping in the Grand Canyon, Rocky Mountains or on the beach in Paraty, Rio de Janeiro; the Marmot Limelight 2 Tent is the best choice for your home...

Gear Review: Petzl Tikka Plus 2 Headlamp

Product Tested: Petzl Tikka Plus 2 Headlamp Best uses for product: Camping, hiking at night, power outages What you used the product for: Peak Races Ultra 50 miler Winter Storm Nemo Hiking in the...

Fishermen’s Memorial Campground

Watching surfers & sailors off Point Judith By guest bloggers the Rice family With summer winding down Cristy found an opportunity to get us booked for a night at Fishermen’s Memorial Camping area down...