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Dunham shoes

August 17, 2005 EST | Camping/Hiking

Length + Width + Volume = 360° Fit The right boot or shoe should complement every aspect of you and your foot. That's why Dunham footwear is built considering more than length and width. In our design process, we consider...

Cooking in the Backcountry

July 29, 2005 EST | Camping/Hiking

Cooking in the backcountry can seem bland and boring. Personally, though, I have had some of the best meals ever after a long day of hiking. I find that when I am that hungry and tired food tastes so much...

Things you should know about tents

July 29, 2005 EST | Camping/Hiking

Choosing a tent: Tents that are advertised as one person are rarely big enough for one person. Two person tents are usually comfortable for just one person, a three person tent is comfortable for two people and so on. If...

Backpack fit guidelines

July 26, 2005 EST | Camping/Hiking

Unless your pack fits properly, it won't feel right, even if it's supposed to be the Rolls Royce of backpacks. Follow the guidelines below to achieve pack-fitting Nirvana. Universal Truth How tall you are has no relation to what size...

How to have better camping trips

July 25, 2005 EST | Camping/Hiking

Tired of packing too much or not bringing critical camping gear for your camping trips? Camping trips can be a great way to relax and get away from it all. But with a little planning you could make them even...

Selecting climbing harness

July 19, 2005 EST | Camping/Hiking

A climbing harness attaches you to your climbing rope, so it's important that you know what harness you will need for the type of climbing you’ll be doing. Your harness should fit your body shape for comfort and safety. There...

Take a hiking pole on your next hike

July 12, 2005 EST | Camping/Hiking

It is the downhill ski racing competition of the winter Olympics. You watch a ski racer zoom down the slope manoeuvring through the ski gates. However, you notice that something is missing. The skier has on skis, boots, and a...

Ten best backpacking foods

July 01, 2005 EST | Camping/Hiking

Maybe your favorite backpacking food is a freeze-dried turkey dinner. There really is no "best" backpacking food. There are reasons to bring certain foods, though. Here are ten foods, and the reasons you might want to consider them....

Running shoes: adidas men's a3 MegaRide

June 23, 2005 EST | Camping/Hiking

With the revolutionary a3™ structured cushioning system, the Megaride gives the runner the feeling of being propelled through every footstrike while providing a smooth, dynamic ride. Specifications: Weight for Men's size 9: 13.5 oz. The a3™ energy management system...

Ice 9000 by Vasque

June 23, 2005 EST | Camping/Hiking

With a flexible hybrid upper, a stiff carbon fiber insole and an ergonomically re-profiled removeable inner, the technical Ice 9000 double boot by Vasque is ideal for the world's highest ranges.Features: The Exo-therm Composite Upper is a proprietary combination...

My perfect campsite

June 20, 2005 EST | Camping/Hiking

It’s the time of year to beat the heat and head for higher elevation. For many people that means loading up the RV, grabbing the boat and finding a campground by the lake. My idea for the perfect getaway means...

Important information about camping stoves

June 14, 2005 EST | Camping/Hiking

What type of camping, hiking, or backpacking do you do? Do you camp at parks, out of your car, or do you carry everything on your back? Do you camp only in North America? Do you need a camping burner...

Eat plants while you hike

June 10, 2005 EST | Camping/Hiking

Knowing a few edible wild plants can make your next backpacking trip, or any trip into the wilderness, a lot more enjoyable. You can pack lighter if you eat wild berries every morning for breakfast, for example, and leave your...

Get the most out of your hike

June 10, 2005 EST | Camping/Hiking

Hiking is one of life’s great joys. Fresh air, nature, exercise and good friends. It’s difficult to imagine anything better – if you’re prepared. When you’re not prepared properly, it’s difficult to imagine anything worse. If you hike a few...