Outdoor Retailer: Solar Power Going Big

What’s the tech craze in the outdoor gear industry these days? Well, it seems that solar-powered gadgets are certainly stealing the spotlight! When at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, we’ve noticed an increasing amount of solar-powered devices, solar-power chargers, and solar-power brands emerging. Not only that, but it seems that every show and expo displays more …

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Review: Ledge Sports Scorpion 2 Tent

Looking for an affordable addition to your backcountry gear? The Ledge Sports Scorpion 2 may provide some unexpected benefits for you at a low price! The Scorpion 2 is an “ultralight” tent produced by Ledge Sports that currently retails for around $90 via most gear websites (MSRP: $168.95).  The tent has some necessary features such …

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Opinion: Forget the Fiction: Live Your Own Adventure

“The average American household has more televisions (2.73) than people (2.55) and has it on over 8 hours a day.” (Minnesota Department of Health)   Hours per year the average American youth spends in school 900 hours Hours per year the average American youth watches television 1,200 *Table from StatisticBrain.com It’s undeniable: We live in …

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Snowy Ideas: Always Keep Snowshoes in the Trunk

I admit, I’m not a fan of winter. Earlier this year, while on a camping excursion across the country, I awoke on the first of September to find a leaf had fallen on the rug in front of my ten,t and I almost cried. Dramatic? Maybe, but I love the hot sun, and falling leaves …

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