Whatever your outdoor activities, the choice of handwear matters a lot. Here are the Gear Guy's five recommendations.
Whether fearless or funny, animals throughout history have inspired statues and memorials. Here are some animal monuments still standing today.
Q: When choosing a sleeping bag, does the degree level really matter or is it just a recommendation for comfort?
Don't let the river's name fool you, Scouts saw alligators, shark teeth and more on this canoe trek.
Spices add flavor to your food, transforming bland dishes into delicious meals. Here are a few spices to use on your next campout.
A camp saw can be a handy tool for cutting firewood or clearing a trail of fallen timber. Folding and bow saws are the most popular types. Which one should you get?
Q: I don’t have a tent, and we might need to camp a lot. Do you have some good recommendations?
With the Max Shade Chair by Quik Shade, you can instantly have shade wherever you are.
Camping is already a fun way to spend a weekend, but with extra-cool gear on the trip, it can be really fun. Check out these 6 gadgets for your next outdoor adventure.
We put five potential "firestarters" to the test. Guess if each item will start a fire, then play the corresponding video to see if you’re right!
What "fuel" can you use to start a campfire? Check out this list of firestarters and add your own ideas to the list.
When caught in a rip current, don't panic and don't exhaust yourself trying to swim against the current. Here's what to do.
Use your lashing skills to make this simple tripod to hang a pot over a cooking fire.
Q: What’s the best type of multitool that’s useful and affordable?
Check out this photo gallery of crazy, futuristic, unusual and awesome tents.
Being prepared with the right first-aid supplies could save your pup's life in an emergency.
All backcountry activities come with a level of risk. How you prepare for it matters most.
Here are features to look for so you can choose the right tent for your trip.
Q: My troop camps a lot, and sometimes it rains. What is some quality rain gear that’s also affordable?
Itching to take your pup on a hike? Then be sure to get the right dog gear.
Snakebites present a potential danger in the outdoors. Here are steps to avoid a painful bite.
Get the best daypack for your daylong adventures. Here's how to pick one.
Q: I am going on a long camping trip. What is the best water bottle to bring?
If you’re sleeping under the stars or in a canvas wall tent, you might want to consider getting a mosquito net.
Q: My troop is going camping, and we lost our tent stakes. Can we use whittled sticks?
A Scout is clean, even in camp. Here are important tips to keep you healthy in the outdoors.
This powerful flashlight has a magnet on one end, so you can stick it to metal and free up your hands.
Although tongues are important and useful, let’s admit it: They are a little weird. Here are some of the weirdest animal tongues out there.
From stoves to cookware, these mess kits and cooking gear belong in your backpacking kitchen.
Ticks are tiny, but they can case a lot of trouble. Here's how to be tick aware.
You don’t need a camp stove to make a delicious camp meal. Just use a bed of hot coals.
Lava caves, rare plants and stark scenery — is this troop on another planet?
When you're outside, it's your duty to be responsible and to Leave No Trace.
To help out these beautiful monarch butterflies, you can build this protective habitat.
Mosquitos and other bugs can drive you crazy in the wilderness. Here's how to keep them away.
Q: What pole should I take that can handle being carried around and that will fit in my pack?
Even if you can't travel to Africa or visit a world-famous zoo, you can still watch live webcams to see wild animals in action.
Q: Is there a way to hang a hammock inside a tent?
One troop makes the most of a chilly Yosemite surprise.
Can these explorers keep cool when their eyes play tricks on them and their headlamps go out?
If you're going to try hammock camping, find out how to do it the right way with these essential tips and picks for the best gear.
You definitely want to avoid a crocodile's bite. Its bite strength is 3,700 pounds per square inch. An average adult human's is only 150 PSI.
Q: What is the best camping blanket? Have you ever used a Rumpl? They look cool.
Q: How can my patrol keep our cooking gear clean?
Keep your campsite bright at night with these great camping lanterns and lighting devices.
It’s the ultimate experience in Scouting’s ultimate location!
Earn merit badges, learn how to handle the cold and bond with friends at winter camp.
A little ingenuity and the right gadgets can add a great deal of comfort and convenience at camp.
Q: I'm going on a six-day kayak trek. I know what to bring, but don't know how to pack it to keep it dry. Any suggestions?
Q: How do you clean a bugle that hasn't been used for several years?
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