I bought the SOL Origin Survival Kit, but my friends told me this was a rip-off. Do you think it was worth it?
How to avoid altitude sickness
Thin air can put a deadly squeeze on your brain and body. Know the symptoms of altitude sickness and how to treat them. Submitted by Buck Tilton
Trail Tips: Paddling
Use these paddling techniques at your next canoeing adventure. Submitted by Rich Haddaway
How to sleep well on the trail
Gear Guy is here with tips to help you get a good night's rest on the trail.
How to avoid heat exhaustion
Your body is more than half water. If you don't hydrate, you can cook your brain -- and die. Know the symptoms and how to treat them. Submitted by Buck Tilton
Use the moon and a watch to find north
VIDEO: The moon can tell you where the sun is, and once you know the sun's position, you can use your watch to find north.
Forms for planning your outing’s itinerary
Paperwork? For an outing? When it comes to the outdoors, keeping good paperwork is part of Being Prepared. You’ll need a trip plan, an emergency plan and a duty roster. Download our templates below to help you get started.
10 steps to start fishing
Learn how to catch fish with these simple and easy steps! Submitted by Don Wirth
Catch and release fishing tips
Here are a few tips for ensuring the fish you catch have the best chance of survival.
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 bicycling outing
Going on a bicycling outing? Here's a checklist of gear to pack.
How to skip rocks
A stone skipping expert shares tips to help you successfully skip stones.
Choosing the most effective bug spray
Mosquitos and other bugs can spread disease and drive you crazy in the wilderness. Have no fear; bug sprays are here. But before you buy something to spray on your skin, consider the pluses and minuses.
Create an emergency pack or kit
Instructions for creating a family emergency kit, a major disaster preparedness kit and a personal emergency service pack.
How To Maintain Your Bike
These simple steps help your bike take you places...and get you home again.
Make a backpacking sled
Use this homemade sled to handle the extra weight of winter camping gear.