Bruno Reed

10 Tips for a Successful Peak Bagging Experience

10 Tips for a Successful Peak Bagging Experience

Peak Bagging is a hobby that people from all walks of life have taken up, and it's no surprise. The feeling of completion and the adventurous feeling you get after climbing a mountain yourself is hard to beat, especially when done in good company of your friends or family. When…

4 Tips For Successful Primitive Camping

4 Tips For Successful Primitive Camping

The first time I went primitive camping, I convinced myself that I didn't need a tent because the weather would be nice. "I'll bring a tarp instead," I told my friends. "The fresh air will be nice." We were in the middle of August in Florida, and it was also…

6 Tips for a Successful Dry Camping Trip

6 Tips for a Successful Dry Camping Trip

Dry camping is a great way to get away from it all, but without water and electricity, it can also get you into some sticky situations. I've seen countless people set up next to me at a campground but only stay for one night because of the lack of amenities.

Top 7 Tips For Dispersed Camping

Top 7 Tips For Dispersed Camping (and Why Dispersed Camping Is Awesome)

Dispersed camping is one of the most enjoyable ways to experience rural America, especially if you're on a budget. It's when you can camp almost anywhere in national forests (and other public lands) away from developed campgrounds, often for free! But it's not quite as simple as finding an empty…

Everything You Need to Know About Dry Camping

Everything You Need to Know About Dry Camping

Whether you're spending a weekend in the woods or prepping for retirement, learning how to camp without power, water, and a toilet is vital. With the right equipment and a little know-how, it's easy to learn how to set up a campsite that doesn't require any of these amenities. Here's…

What To Expect From Your First Cowboy Camping Experience

What To Expect From Your First Cowboy Camping Experience

I am a sheep—a sheep who gets herded into doing the same thing as everyone else in the world. When I first started backpacking, I had no idea there was another way to set up camp at night other than getting a tent, putting it together, and then crawling inside…

10 Tips for First Time Cowboy campers

10 Tips for First Time Cowboy campers

Cowboy camping is a unique experience that requires a bit of preparation and equipment. In this article, I'll go into detail about how to prepare yourself for your first cowboy camping adventure. I'll also give you tips on where to find the best gear and what to do while you're…

7 Things to Bring on Every Winter Car Camping Trip

7 Things to Bring on Every Winter Car Camping Trip

There's something about a winter car camping trip that makes me feel giddy and childlike. You know, like when you're wearing a giant coat and scarf on a snow day and you're too weak to trudge through the three feet of snow from your driveway to your mailbox, so you…

Which Gear is Essential for Car Camping?

Which Gear is Essential for Car Camping?

I love car camping. It's my favorite way to get outside without the traditional backpacking hassle. Instead, I can drive directly to a campsite and set up camp, enjoying all the comforts of home in the great outdoors. But even though car camping is more accessible than backpacking, there are…

5 Things You'll Need When Car Camping

5 Things You'll Need When Car Camping

I learned the hard way that car camping is different from traditional, hike-in campground tent camping. Car camping trips cut down on weight and time spent on the trail while allowing you to bring a ton of extra stuff that would generally be too heavy or bulky to carry into…

Ten Reasons Why Winter is the Best Season For Camping

Ten Reasons Why Winter is the Best Season For Camping

Anyone who has spent time camping during the winter knows that it can be a magical experience. Not only is there less competition for camping spots, but you'll also find some of the most beautiful weather of the year. Here are ten reasons why we think winter is the best…

10 Tips for Picking a Campsite

10 Tips for Picking a Campsite

Picking the right campsite is an art, not a science. Sure, you can plan ahead and book a campsite with all the bells and whistles months in advance, or you can be like me and show up at the campground around 3 p.m., look at all your options, then hope…

8 Tips for Camping in the Rain

8 Tips for Camping in the Rain

When it comes to rain at the campsite, it's all about attitude. You don't have to let a little drizzle ruin your trip! While these inevitable precipitation-related issues are annoying, they're not unsolvable. In fact, some of them can even be turned around and made positive. I've been camping in…

The 7 Camping Essentials That A Weekend Adventurer Should Have

The 7 Camping Essentials That A Weekend Adventurer Should Have

Camping used to be a simple affair. You'd take nothing but a sleeping bag, a fishing pole, and maybe some food and water. Today, camping is more of an adventure—a chance to get away from the world and reconnect with nature. So what do you need to bring along on…

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