Solo Backpacking Safety Tips

Solo backpacking means peace and quiet. No one to talk to means no words are put between you and the beauty around you. The miles just flow. It’s entirely up to you to say when you eat or take a break. Want to jump in that alpine lake? It’s your decision alone. It’s a unique […]

LED Flashlights: Preparing for a Winter Hiking

Winter hiking can be a tranquil even surreal experience when done properly.  The peace of walking through cold and wintry scenes captured in the outdoors is considered by many to be a great way to spend a day.  Additional precautions are needed when hiking in the winter, however, as winter weather can create a number […]

LED Headlamps Safest for Fun-Filled Cave Hiking Adventures

Cave hiking is considered to be an extreme sport in some circles. However, extreme sport tends to mean that the people who participate have little regard for safety and that is not true with cave hiking. Cave hiking is a recreational sport that is quite challenging and requires skills of varying levels depending on the […]

Michigan Outdoors – Hidden Places

In Michigan, being outdoors can mean relaxing on a sandy beach or getting lost in the wilderness. One of the hidden places described below will let you do both. Here are three places that you haven’t seen in magazine articles and guide books. Michigan Outdoors – Rivers You can float the Manistee River from Baxter […]