After you’ve washed your dishes and scrubbed your face and hands, what do you do with the leftover soapy water?
Q: My friends say I can't wear my normal cotton T-shirts when we go camping. What should I wear instead?
Sea turtles are some of the most ancient and fascinating creatures around, their oldest ancestor having shared Earth with dinosaurs 120 million years ago. Today, seven
Q: I keep getting attacked by ticks on hikes! What can I do?
You must treat all drinking water in the wild, no matter how clear and clean it appears to be. Here are the best water treatment options.
Each state has an official state animal. Some have more than one. Can you match these creatures to their state?
All my gear reeks! How can I prevent that smell?
Q. What kind of jacket do you recommend for a spring trip to Philmont? If possible, I need it to be lightweight and around $100.
Becoming a rock hound -- an amateur collector of rocks and minerals -- is easy! Here's how to get started.
Synthetic vs. down? Sleep better under the stars with the Gear Guy’s tips for choosing the best sleeping bag.
It's easy to take your feet for granted on a day hike or backpacking trip. Take our expert's advice: Don't do it.
Get expert tips to help you buy a rain jacket that's sure to keep you dry and warm in any type of downpour.
No one said survival is easy. Your fate in this scenario depends on how you answer only one question. Troop 16 of Parker, Colorado, took the Survivorman challenge with
VIDEO: Backpacking can be hard, but here are some ways you can make it easier by packing the right way.
Not only should you be familiar with your state and local fishing rules, there are also some other rules you should know.
Here's how to Be Prepared to treat injuries and ailments in the backcountry.
Make plans for fun with our guide to eight amazing Scout camps.
This 2-pound do-it-yourself wilderness survival kit could save your life for at least three days in the wild.
At the Summit Bechtel Reserve, Venturers learn you don’t have to face your fears alone.
Q. What's the trick to having enough energy while on a big outing?
Winter is a great time to take pictures
Don't stay indoors during the winter! Here are three fun projects that you can only do when it's cold outside.
Break out your Dutch oven and roast a turkey over coals using this delicious recipe.
How to protect trees and leave no trace while hammock camping.
Whether you’re a veteran “hanger” or just starting out, here are eight tips to make the most of your hammock.
With these expert tips, you can jump into hammock camping without breaking the bank.
Ready to record YouTube-worthy video on your outdoor adventure? Here's what you need to know to buy an action camera.
Watch our step-by-step video to learn how to start a fire using flint and steel, friction or a magnifying glass. No matches or lighter needed!
Fact or fiction? True or false? It's time to debunk some of the most popular myths from the animal kingdom.
What's the trick to having the energy to be active all day? Food! Keep strong all day long on the trail with these snacks.
Camping is always fun, but these expert tips and ideas can make your camping trip even better.
This simple one-chamber roost will give those beneficial bug-eaters a much-needed boost! Here's how to build a bat house.
Here's a guide of six items you need to make your outings the best and safest they can be.
Q. I have everything I need for my first camp kitchen except for a good way to store it. Any ideas?
Let's test how closely you've observed animals in this challenge to select what their eyes look like!
Q. I'm making my own walking stick. How big should it be?
Good hiking boots are a vital piece of outdoor gear. Here are seven great boots and hiking shoes that have you covered on any type of trail.
Q. How important is it to pack a pillow for my upcoming backpacking trip?
Q. My friends keep telling me I'm setting up my tent wrong. How should I be setting it up?
Tips for choosing a tent that will keep your backcountry nights comfortable.
Gear Guy's guide to all the gear you need to get started rock climbing.
Birdwatching can be a fun pastime. All you need are binoculars and a bird guide to start.
Picking (and wearing) the right helmet can be a life or death decision. Here's how to buy a safe and comfortable helmet.
Have you taken a photo of a wild animal in its natural habitat? Check out these wildlife photos and then send us your wild animal photos.
If you're into birding or just know a lot about birds, we have a challenge for you!
Q. I hate when the inside of my tent gets filthy. I always track in dirt from my boots. Any tips for keeping it cleaner?
Q. I have a bad back. I don’t care if it’s a mat or a cot, but I need something to keep me more comfortable while camping.
Here's how to lash together a small camp table to provide a convenient raised surface.
The Phoozy is a thermal capsule that protects your smartphone from heat or cold.
The ax is one of the best tools for gathering wood. But to chop effectively and stay safe, you must know what you're doing.