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Tips for Camping in Mount Rainier National Park

Learn about the best camping spots near Mount Rainier! From drive-in sites to backcountry camping, we have all the information you need.

Big Turtle Shell Ultra featured in Innovation & Tech Today

We are very thankful that the publishers over at Innovation & Tech Today included the Big Turtle Shell Ultra Bluetooth speaker in their Summer 2021 gear guide. Check it out. We have some good company too! Look at all those cool products.

How to Keep Your Gear Dry While Hiking in Rain

Hiking in rain is tough, but don’t let it ruin your trip! Let’s cover the tips and gear you need to stay dry when bad weather rolls in.

Choosing the Best Travel Camera for Adventuring

Picking a new adventure camera can be stressful, but we’ve got you covered! Let’s cover each camera feature one-by-one to figure out exactly what you need.

Best Hiking Trails for Summer Backpackers

Join us as we discuss the best summer backpacking destinations! From Hawaii to Maine, there’s an adventure for everyone.

Top Camping App, The Dyrt PRO, and 70 Outdoor Companies Form New Partnerships to Gear Up for Increasing Camping Demand

Camping equipment purchases are projected to grow 30% over the next 5 years, with some companies currently seeing 200% more demand for their products. The Dyrt PRO, the top camping app, is on track to grow 400% in 2021 PORTLAND, Ore., April 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, top camping app The Dyrt PRO confirmed that it has entered into partnerships with over 70 outdoor

Tips for Camping in Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park is a dream for any desert adventure enthusiast. Although a day trip in the park is still stunning, spending a few nights camping in or around the park is the only way to get a true feel for the landscape.  Death Valley has 12 developed campgrounds within the park and various backcountry camping options if backpacking is your goal. There are

Tips for camping in Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park is a world-renowned spot for rock climbing and one of the best places to go camping and hiking in Southern California. From the unique geological formations to the iconic Joshua Trees scattered throughout the park, there’s something for everyone in this park, no matter your interests.  Camping in Joshua Tree may look slightly different from other National Parks, though, and the

How to Choose The Right Outdoor Apparel for Weather Conditions

Whether you’re heading outside for a vigorous run, a lengthy hike, or just a quick stroll around the neighborhood, you should take the weather into account when selecting your outfit. Wearing the wrong clothes on the wrong day could be uncomfortable and even dangerous. Choosing the right clothes, on the other hand, will help you have a more enjoyable experience. Always Keep Yourself Dry Nothing

Kodiak Mini 2.0 Helps During Texas Snow Storm

We love hearing from customers that use our products. Check out this note from a snowed-in Texan. Those power banks really do come in handy sometimes. Hello! My name is Isaac and I’m writing this short email to say thank you for your awesome products. I’m from Eagle Pass, Texas and as many are aware, Texas was hit hard with a snowstorm last week. My

Outdoor Tech’s Guide to Electronic Recycling

Many of us are familiar with recycling. You likely do it daily with plastic bottles, cans, or boxes. But how often do you recycle your electronics?  When an electronic item of ours dies, the natural response is to replace it. If and when you choose to replace your worn out electronic item, what do you do with the old one? It can be tempting to

Tips for Becoming a More Eco-Friendly Traveler

Traveling is something that many of us took for granted prior to the pandemic. But with hope on the horizon as new developments are clearing the path for a greater sense of normalcy, many are eager to get back to the world around them. In the meantime, this break can serve as the perfect opportunity to learn how you can become a better traveler in

Outdoor Tech’s 2021 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Are you still searching for the perfect gift for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day? It’s easy to want to go for the “classic” romantic gifts like chocolates or a nice dinner, but as most outdoor enthusiasts know, a practical gift can mean a lot more.  Show your outdoorsy Valentine that you really support their passions with one of these five Outdoor Tech gifts.  5 gifts

Flying During COVID-19

Packing your bags and hopping on an airplane are less than ideal during today’s times. In a pre-Covid era, travelers never thought twice about air travel. With vaccinations ramping up and glimpses of a normal, post-Covid reality in sight, the thought of flying is becoming more and more talked about. So what’s the flying experience really like? I recently returned to NYC from SoCal after

Are We There Yet? Preparing for Your First Family Hike

Going on a family hike is a great way to pull your kids away from their screens and enjoy time together in nature. Whether you visit a local park with a trail system or you travel to a faraway destination to find new places to explore, there are plenty of places to hike and there are locations that are perfect for every family.  Preparing for