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Jake CaseJake Case

Jake is a bearded, flannel-loving tree-hugger with a passion for the natural world. A geographer by education, he's worked as a park ranger with the National Park Service, a tour guide at the Grand Canyon South Rim, and a docent at Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West. Armed with a predilection for writing and photography, he loves to explore the outdoors with his wife, daughter, their two dogs, and an extended family of friends and in-laws.

ugq bandit review

UGQ Bandit Top Quilt Review

Whether you're into hammock camping or prefer sleeping on terra firma, the UGQ Bandit is a premium-quality hand-made quilt more than worthy of your hard-earned cash.

Hammocks
topo designs daypack review

Topo Designs Daypack Review

Topo Designs' Daypack is built and bred as a stylish, functional classic. Its simple but eye-catching look is love at first sight. Everyday usability makes it a perfect lifelong companion.

Gear
danny ray horning

Survialist Fugitive, Death-Row Folk Hero: Danny Ray Horning

Following his escape from Florence State Prison in May 1992, convicted bank-robber turned fugitive Danny Ray Horning went on the run for seven weeks, resulting in the largest manhunt in Arizona history. Known as “Rambo” to his pursuers because of his skill at avoiding capture in the wilderness, Horning achieved folk hero status among the general public — viewed as something of a blue-collar Robin Hood. Unknown to the masses at the time, Horning had a dark and disturbing history back home in California’s Central Valley. As a suspect in a 1990 dismemberment murder case and convicted child molester, Horning was not your average fugitive. A tale of cold-blooded murder, wilderness survival, and much, much more: this is the true story of Danny Ray Horning.

Arizona