Where This lesser-known National Monument and Preserve is located in south central Idaho, right on Highway 20. There’s just about nothing on either side of the park for miles in between Jackson, Wyoming and Boise, Idaho, but it’s well worth the drive if you are in the area. If you are going through Yellowstone, this… Read More

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WHERE: Vedauwoo (Pr: vee-da-voo) is a nationally renowned scenic area located in Southwestern Wyoming within the Medicine Bow National Forest. Drivers traveling between Cheyenne and Laramie on Interstate 80 will be treated to iconic rock outcroppings. It covers an area of over 2.25 million acres in Wyoming and Colorado. Though it is decidedly unclear, some… Read More

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WHERE: Horsetooth Reservoir is just west of Ft. Collins, and about an hour and a half north of Denver. WHY: For the adventurer who leans toward water sports, this is heaven. It’s huge reservoir in the foothills surrounded by almost 2,000 acres of public lands. Horsetooth is a great place for fishing, boating, camping, picnicking,… Read More

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When it comes to camping, I have always neglected the air mat. If I’m backpacking, I’ll leave the air mat at home while I gripe to myself “it’s not real camping if it’s not a bit uncomfortable!”. When I’m car camping at a music festival or just with some friends, the air mat is the… Read More

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  Red Fox’s Arctic -15 sleeping bag was made for less than ideal conditions. A three-season, mummy-style synthetic bag, the Arctic -15 packs down small and provides warmth in low temperatures ranging from single digits to the upper 30s and 40s (F), or in international parlance, good from just above freezing (0°C) to -15° C…. Read More

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