If you've ever searched for an roof rack awning to mount on your truck for overlanding, camping, or tailgating, you know there are quite a few choices. I'm currently researching my best options and would like to stick to the $200-$400 price range. Here's a what I've come up with so far: Roof Rack Awning … Continue reading Which roof rack awning to choose for overland & camping trips?
If you're looking for a solar-powered sports watch in the $50 dollar range, the Casio Tough Solar Watch is one of the best products out there. Though not as popular as Casio's G-Shock line, the Tough Solar watches check many boxes including analog-digital faces, stopwatch, timer, time zones, and alarms. ITEM REVIEWED: CASIO TOUGH SOLAR … Continue reading Review: Casio Tough Solar Watch perfect for active outdoorsmen
Cooking breakfast while camping can be a challenge. But if you simplify things you can make an easy camping breakfast that also tastes delicious!
ITEM REVIEWED: SOG Ninja Backpack | AMAZON Price: $33-$40.00 After my trusty Jansport of 15 years gave out, I was in a rush to find a replacement to use at my filthy and rugged workplace. It would be used daily and I'm not easy on my backpacks. That's when the SOG Ninja Day Pack quickly … Continue reading Review: SOG Ninja Tactical Backpack
One of the most common questions I get from people who know I like camping. I'll attempt to answer the question! What is overlanding and how is it different from camping? Overland Gear: Smittybilt Overlander Rooftop Tent at Amazon OVERLANDING To me, overlanding is exploring remote lands with your vehicle and using it as your … Continue reading Overlanding vs. Camping — What’s the difference?
The possibilities are not endless, but you can still have fun. Let's cut to the chase here. Overlanding & offroading with a 2wd truck or SUV isn't the greatest idea. Having a 4x4 is always the best route and this article isn't meant to be another 4wd vs. 2wd for offroading debate. But the old … Continue reading Overlanding with a 2wd vehicle — can it make it offroad?
I've lived in Southern California all of my life and have been to the beach countless times. Never have I been stung by a stingray, jellyfish, or anything for that matter. Not even a bee! But something like this eventually happens to everyone, right? I was recently stung by a stingray and it was the … Continue reading Stingray pain relief — Hot water
I finally landed my new (to me) Toyota Tacoma, but the search for these non-depreciating workhorses was painful. Literally, my eyes were burning some nights looking at ads and emails trying to find the right truck at the right price. When I decided to buy a used Tacoma instead of new, I had no idea … Continue reading Shopping for a used Tacoma can be a pain in the ass
In search of the best baby play yards? The two biggest play-pens I can find: Delta Children 36x36 and the Joovy Room2. Joovy Room 2 is top-rated at Amazon When I became a parent I realized there were a few things that seem different from my childhood. One thing I noticed is playpens and their … Continue reading Big child playpens — Do they exist anymore?