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How to Hang a Bear Bag and Keep Your Food Safe!

We are continuing bear month on Prone to Wandering. When you’re out and about as much as I am, knowing how to keep your campsite bear free is definitely a skill to learn. An important part of that is…

#liveawildlife

Best Tips for Beginner Hikers!

Recently the first #LiveAWildLife twitter chat went live! It was such a great turn out! Teton Sports, known for hosting the super popular chat #HikerChat, was awesome as co-host. I want to thank them again for helping to get…

grizzly bear

What You Need To Know About BEAR SPRAY

If you’ve been hiking out in Canada, you will have heard of bear spray. The reason it is getting more and more common is because it is the most effective way to stop a bear attack that is not…

reef knot- easy and useful knot

3 Quick and Useful Knots

When in doubts with knots- tie lots! But these 3 are useful knots, and easy to learn- so why not learn them properly? Here’s a quick guide on the 3 knots:  Reef Knot Clove Hitch Shear Lashing How To…

Trail Mix

Love Trail Mix? Grab This Formula!

SO MUCH ENERGY!! …. is what I want to be saying midway through the trail. I think I can safely say that most people love trail mix. Who wouldn’t love a sweet, salty, crunchy (and maybe a little spicy?)…

Lynn Hoffman in Dharamshala

Dr. Lynn Hoffman on Making the Most of Your Adventures!

“Thats the real difference between travel and adventure. Adventure is when we’re excited and we’re part of everything that’s going on… and to be part of everything that’s going on we just have to be really present and be…

day hike

5 Things You Need On a Day Hike

This is a question most people want to know! What should they bring on a day hike? Where the confusion lies typically is that people don’t know how much is too much on a day hike- so they bring…

2 DIY Fire Starters You Probably Have in Your Home

In a survival situation, fire is your life source. This isn’t an article on building fires (that comes later!), just starting them! Before you attempt to start your fire, you should make sure that you have supplies ready to…

booking campsites

What You Need To Know About Booking Campsites

Camping Reservations: Spring is the Time to Book for Summer!  Now is the time for booking campsites! You can book up to three months in advance, and for popular areas and parks, NOW would be the time particularly that…