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Where Do Bugs Go in The Winter? 4 Options / 7 Types

Curious how insects survive cold weather? Where do bugs go in the winter? In this post, you’ll learn the 4 cold-weather survival methods. Plus where 7 specific bugs (spiders, bees, wasps, butterflies, mosquitoes, and fleas) go in the winter. Bugs have four options when winter comes: migrate to a warmer location, go into diapause (a …

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12 Essential Campfire Safety Tips: Fire Safety Rules for Kids

According to the US Forest Service, 90% of wildfires in the United States are caused by carelessness. Here are twelve essential campfire safety rules. These fire safety tips will help keep your kids and the forests safe. 12 Campfire Safety Tips Here are 12 tips for safe use of a campfire. These would be great …

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How Long to Boil Drinking Water: Safe Water Guide for Campers

Concerned about having enough safe water on your trip? When you’re hiking and camping, you likely have an endless source of good water – if boil it first. In this post, you’ll learn how long to boil water to purify it for drinking. This guide is going to be complete for campers and hikers. But …

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12 Best GoPro Backpacks and Mounts for Hikers and Vloggers

Heading out on an adventure? Here are the best GoPro backpacks and backpack mounts to film your adventure. Perfect for vlogging, this gear makes shooting easier. Plus, 8 factors to consider when choosing. Best GoPro Backpacks and Mounts With your new GoPro, you can now take videos of all your adventures. You can shoot everything …

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3 Best International Travel Insurance Options (For Outdoor Adventurers)

Traveling abroad requires planning, packing, and travel insurance. Sure, it isn’t as exciting as getting a new camera, safari gear, or even buying flights. But choosing the best international travel insurance means that an unexpected hiccup doesn’t become anything more. 3 Best International Travel Insurance Options The wind is in your hair. The harness is …

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Can You Squish a Tick? Plus 17 More Gross Tick Facts (Hunt, Feed, Kill)

Can you squish a tick? Should you? In this post, you’ll learn how to safely kill a tick, how they hunt, attach, drug, then feed on you. You’ll learn about the diseases they carry, how often they feed, how to remove them, and how to prevent them. Can You Squish a Tick? Creepy crawlies, snakes, …

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5 Best Tick Repellents for Humans (Natural, Clothing, Chemical, Yard)

In this post, you’ll learn the best tick repellent for humans. We cover 5 options – so you can choose the one that fits you best. If you enjoy being outside, you need to know how to keep the ticks away. Not only are they disgusting – they can make you very sick. Best Tick …

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How to Avoid Ticks While Hiking: 7 Practical Tips to Protect Yourself

Finding a tick on yourself after a hike is no fun – especially if it is attached. In this post, you’ll learn how to avoid ticks while hiking – and miss out on all the drama of removing these disgusting parasites. Learning how to protect yourself from ticks is an important outdoor skill. More reading: …

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How Much Water to Take Backpacking? Hikers Hydration Guide

How much water to bring on a hike? I’m sure you don’t want to lug lug gallons of water. In this post, you’ll learn about how much water to take backpacking: including volume, how to carry (and filter) water, hiking hydration tips, and more. Exploration, fresh air and amazing scenery, are just some of the …

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