I am holding the climbing rope while one of the kids attempts to sloppily belay their peer. Frantically, I am looking around for my other student to make sure that I don’t have to personally monitor his safety as well. I am about to start telling her off for her horrible lack of precision in … Read moreThe Benefits of Being A Climbing Coach
Camping is loads of fun but not if your camp is ravaged by a wild animal. Animals don’t know the difference between food naturally found in the wilderness or food at your campground – food is food to them. Since food is the main reason animals ever attack it’s important to treat food, and animals, … Read moreWild Animal Tips for Campers
Whether your reason for wanting to go camping is to save money or simply to get closer to Mother Nature, you have come to the right place. I written a number of articles to help your camping experience go more smoothly so that you can make positive memories of trips with your family and avoid … Read moreThe Beginners Guide To Camping in 2017
When I say the words “Tent Camping” what are your immediate thoughts? Probably things like, “What a cheapo!” or “Oh no! I see a bear!” or “Omigah, there are bugs in my sleeping bag, eww!”. Whatever the case may be, more often than not, thoughts of tent camping bring with them negative connotations. Why do … Read moreTent Camping: a Brief Primer on Making Your First Tent Camping Experience the Best!
What To Do During A Bear Encounter? Experienced hikers and backpackers are aware of the difference between encountering a bear near crowded camping areas or seeing one off the beaten trail where few humans venture. They will pick the latter every time. Bears that hang around campgrounds where barbecue grills smoke, dumpsters overflow with tasty … Read moreAvoiding Wilderness Bear Encounters- Tips And Guides