Q. I'm having problems with the stuff sack that holds my backpacking tent. It's wearing out on the bottom, and I was wondering what would fix it.
How to stay clean on the trail
Gear Guy tells you what you need to do to stay clean in the outdoors.
Checklist for a paddling outing
Going on a paddling outing? Here’s a checklist to help you pack.
Tips to help you build a fire
Use these simple steps to build a fire at your next campout.
How to find fossils
Sometimes a rock's just a rock ... and sometimes it's a fossil. How can you tell the difference?
Make your own minnow trap
You're ready for fishing. You've got everything ... but bait. And no cash to buy any. Well, forget throwing money at minnows. Gather your own! It's simple with this easy-to make trap.
How to stay safe from bears
VIDEO: Important tips to help keep you safe from bears on your next camping or backpacking trip.
How to pack a backpack
VIDEO: Backpacking can be hard, but here are some ways you can make it easier by packing the right way.
Take a hike with your own walking stick
Walking sticks make hiking more fun. Next time you go hiking, step out with a personal walking stick that you made yourself.
Snowboarding tips from pro Red Gerard
13-year-old pro snowboarder Red Gerard shares tips to help you become a better snowboarder.
Animal track identification quiz
How well can you identify animal tracks? Take our quiz and find out!
How to find true north
Several techniques you can use to find true north if you don't have a compass.
Make a solar hot dog cooker
If you curve some aluminum foil just right, you can cook hot dogs with the sun's heat.
How to build a survival shelter
Being prepared to live — and live well — when you’re far from the comforts of home starts with being able to take effective shelter from the elements.
Guy Gear: What You Want or What You Need?
Dream big with the drool-worthy stuff or — better yet — suit up with these reliable and affordable gear picks.
Checklist for a basic warm-weather outing
Going on a warm-weather outing? Here's a checklist to help you pack.