Some areas of Olympic National Park are only accessible by daring backpackers and mountain climbers, but much of it, including many of the park’s most scenic and enchanting areas, are accessible to the entire family.
DutchWare is your one-stop shop for all things hammocks, offering everything from hammock camping gear and accessories to quilts, suspension hardware, and DIY components. Ask any hardcore hammock camper what his favorite brands are, and chances are DutchWare will be at the top of the list.
Merino wool is nature’s finest performance fabric, able to fight odor, wick moisture, regulate body temperature, and protect you from the sun’s UV rays from sunrise to sunset.
Enlightened Equipment has come a long way since its humble beginnings in Tim Marshall’s basement. What started as a one-man cottage company that exclusively made hammock camping quilts has evolved into a solid backpacking brand with a loyal customer base that continues to fuel their expansion.
Hiking with kids opens them up to the wonders of nature , and it may not be as much work as it sounds.
Sleeping under the stars is one of the best parts about hammock camping — until the mosquitos show up. To keep the bugs (and associated problems) at bay, it’s best to take a two-pronged approach when hammock camping: bring a bug net, and shower everything with a liberal coating of bug spray.
Camping is all about getting off the grid, but sometimes it helps to have backup power when you need it.
The West Fork Trail is one of the most popular and most beautiful trails in the Coconino National Forest. But the crowds thin out after a mile or two — so by backpacking in you leave the masses behind and step into a canyon of wildness and primitivity.
The Columbia River Gorge is home to a myriad of breathtaking waterfalls plunging from vertical basalt cliffs which rise high above the roadtrip-worthy Columbia River Highway.