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Bryan Haines

Bryan Haines is a co-founder and blogger on GudGear - and is working to make it the best resource for outside gear.

He is a travel blogger at Storyteller Travel and blogs about photography at Click Like This. He is also co-founder of Storyteller Media, a company he started with his wife, Dena.

43 Cool Bike Accessories for Mountain Bikers (Hydrate, Navigate, Be Safe)

Love trail riding? In this post, you’ll discover 43 cool bike accessories for mountain bikers. They range from navigation and comfort to health, safety and storage. These mountain bike accessories will make your rides more comfortable, safe, and engaging. They include fitness, hydration, survival, lights, and more. 43 Cool Bike Accessories for Mountain Bikers Speeding …

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Camping Food Guide: Best Food Ideas for Campers / Hikers (Pack, Eat)

First time camping? Here’s what you need to know about choosing and packing the right food for hiking and camping. It isn’t hard, but it can be confusing. Here’s how to choose healthy food that fits your camping plans: either from a fixed site or on a long hike. How to Choose & Pack Camping …

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Ultimate Guide to Hammock Camping (10 Reasons Hammocks Beat Tents)

Anyone can camp in a tent, right? In this post, you’ll learn how to go camping with a hammock. This ultimate guide covers everything you need to plan and have a successful hammock camping trip. Plus 10 reasons hammocks win in the hammock vs. tent debate. Ultimate Guide to Camping With a Hammock You might …

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How to Use a Compass Without a Map (and Still Get Home for Dinner)

So while getting lost probably isn’t in your trip plans, things can happen. In this post, you’ll learn how to use a compass without a map. Your GPS might konk out – or maybe you’re a purist and want to explore without electronics. Whatever your situation, this post will help. How to Use a Compass …

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14 Best Shoes for Hiking in Water (Trail Guide to Dry, Healthy Feet)

Hiking in wet conditions takes a toll on your feet. Choosing the best shoes for hiking in water can make the difference of a successful hike or one that you might suffer through every step. Each of the water hiking shoes in this post will keep your feet healthy. We include both waterproof and amphibious …

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Thru Hiking Food List: Appalachian Trail Meals, Snacks and Tips

Planning on thru hiking the Appalachian Trail? Here’s what you need to know about thru hiking food. In this post, you’ll learn about resupply, hiker friendly towns, and food list and ideas for meals and snacks. Guide to Appalachian Trail Thru Hiking Food If you are dreaming about hiking the Appalachian Trail from one end to the …

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17 Best Survival Gadgets and Tools for Your Next Outdoor Adventure

Planning an outdoor adventure? It’s always a good idea to bring along some basic survival gear. You never know when you might have an unexpected stay in the woods. Here are the best survival gadgets and tools that you should consider. Survival Gadgets and Tools for Your Next Adventure Your escape into nature is even …

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15 Must Haves for Your Fly Fishing Gear Bag (Gear List)

Heading out on your first fly fishing trip? What gear do you really need? In this post, you’ll learn about some basics that you should take in your fly fishing gear bag. This gear list will set you up for a great season. Fly Fishing Gear Bag: What To Include? Nearly every fly fishing novice …

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97+ Cool Camping Gadgets and Gear (That’ll Make Your Next Trip Amazing)

So you’re going camping? Okay – but are you prepared? In this post, you’ll find 97+ cool camping gadgets and gear that will make your next trip amazing! 97+ Cool Camping Gadgets That’ll Make Your Next Trip Amazing We all want the newest, coolest camping gear, but staying on top of the trends is hard to …

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6 Ways to Remove a Tick Head After the Body is Gone (Dogs and Humans)

So you met a tick. And pulled it off. And the tick head remains – embedded in the skin. NOW WHAT? In this post, you’ll learn 6 ways to remove a tick head after the body is gone. Can you squish a tick? Get the answer, plus 16 more gross tick facts How to Remove a …

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