Month: June 2019

Two Oregon River Trips for Families & Beginners

If you are looking for outdoor adventure, whitewater rafting will deliver. But an excellent way to add even more adventure is to spend three or more days floating a longer section of river while camping along the riverbank as you go. The Inland Northwest abounds with such opportunities, and if you are looking for an …

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Gear Review: Mickwick All-Natural Fire Starters

I stopped carrying fire starters in my pack a few years back with the increase in fire restrictions during the peak backpacking season. But a few cold, wet backcountry camping experiences in recent years—where getting a proper fire going in hypothermic conditions was a challenge—plus a renewed interest in backyard fires, car camping, and traditional …

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Gear Review: Sweet Protection Dissenter Mountain Bike Helmet

Less is really more with this snug-fitting, easily adjustable (dial system), well-ventilated noggin-protecting MIPS equipped helmet. Get all the protection and comfort you need at a price that just about any MTB dirtbag can afford. Sweet Protection has a decades-long track record of building high-quality helmets for adventure sports, and the Dissenter is no different. …

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