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  • Yes - You Can Go Glamping With Your Own Gear Starts With An Outfitter Tent

    There's a classic romance associated with sleeping under the stars with only a thin layer of fabric offering you a bit of privacy and protection from the environement that surrounds you. Frankly, though, after a certain age - for many of us, the practical realities of camping begin to exceed the call of the wild, as it were. That's one reason why we've become supporters of glamping and cottage rentals as an alternative. However, there's a middle ground for avid sportsmen who still want that back-to-nature feeling and the freedom to set up wherever they want to go. An Outfitter Tent is exactly what it sounds like - it's the type of tent that a professional outfitter might set up for you on a safari trip to provide maximum comfort and enjoyment, especially when you'll be in the same spot for more than a couple days.

  • Portland, Oregon: It Is as Bike-Friendly as Tourism Ads Would Have You Believe?

    Over the past couple of decades, certain cities and parts of the country have emerged as particularly desirable. This often happens. A city or neighborhood becomes wildly popular, and a certain element settles there.

  • The Adventurer's Guide to Hands-Free Carrying: Backpacking with a Chest Holster

    Exploring the great outdoors with everything you need on your back is an exhilarating experience. But let's talk about an often overlooked aspect of backpacking – how to carry your essentials more efficiently. This is where a chest holster comes into play. It's not just a tactical gear piece; it's a game-changer for backpackers. In this article, we'll explore the ins and outs of using a chest holster for backpacking, ensuring you can enjoy your adventure with ease and comfort.

  • How To Plan A Perfect Fishing Getaway With Your Buddies

    What is better than opening a can of a delicious beer and gazing at a splendid river in front of you while you fish? Not many things, honestly. If you are a fishing enthusiast and you want to plan a trip for you and your best buddies, then a fishing adventure may be the best option.

  • Packtalk Edgephones Enable Seamless Off Road Communication For Riders, Drivers and Spotters

    It's honestly been a while since I've had some time to get dusty on the trails but I'm hoping to break that streak soon now that things are getting more stable and the weather is starting to cool off again. Plus, now that I'll be in Michigan - I have a whole bunch of new trails to explore. One thing though that remains the same, whether I'm cruising through sandy washes in 120 degree heat or ice crusted forest trails in Michigan - being able to communicate with the other folks in your pack makes things more fun and far safer too. While mobile phones are good on highways, on the trails they don't always work and that's where Cardo Systems comes in with their Packtalk Edgephones ORV.

  • Polaris Unleashes the Rockford Fosgate Ranger Roof Audio System

    Rockford Fosgate has just introduced their new Ranger Roof Audio System, a trailblazing innovation in outdoor sound technology that will absolutely make you the loudest guy at the party. This audio system is specially engineered for Polaris Ranger off-road vehicles and features eight speakers, two subwoofers, and a remarkable 1,500 watts of sound.

  • Glamping In The Great Smoky Mountains Should Be Your Next Guys Trip

    I think most guys have thought about taking a trip to the Smokies at some point - whether it is that epic motorcycle trip or chasing rainbow trout, this is a destination that guys are instinctively drawn to. While there are a wide variety of accommodations that you can stay at in the area - from luxury hotels to rustic camping spots - our pick would be to find a glamping spot where you can have modern amenities but enjoy the back to nature experience too.

    Imagine you're nestled in the heart of the majestic Smoky Mountains, swapping stories around a roaring fire.  Picture luxurious yurts, hearty meals, and a cold regional beer in hand. It's not just camping, it's glamping, and it's about to become your favorite way to bond with the boys.

  • The Top Wakesurfing Boats For 2023

    If you're looking to up your wakesurfing game, it's time to ditch your traditional boat for a sleek, streamlined wakesurfing model. These specially designed boats create unbeatable swells that allow you to rip through the water on customized waves so you can get the most out of every moment. Experience the difference wakesurfing boats can make for you with the top models of 2023.

  • How to Buy The Right Boat For Your Lifestyle

    I'm going through the process of moving to a state with one of the highest per-capita boating populations in the country as well as thousands of miles of coastline along the great lakes and abundant amounts of smaller lakes that are fabulous for boating as well. Simply put, in addition to getting a truck... I'm saving up for a new boat too. Unfortunately, that's not as easy of a decision as you might think. For instance, in St Joseph where our new condo is - I can get a used pontoon boat and cruise the river and possibly the lake on a calm day but to go out and have fun fishing on Lake Michigan, I'd need a completely different type of vessel.

  • Best Places In America to See Bald Eagles

    Eagle-spotting is a thrilling and educational experience, but knowing where to go can be a challenge. Did you know that bald eagles are found in every U.S. state except Hawaii? This guide offers an extensive list of the best places across America to see these iconic birds in their natural habitats.

  • CAM Mobility: Land Rovers In Moab At The Ultimate Off Road Driving Driving School

    I've been fortunate to embark on countless adventures, conquering diverse terrains from driving a Baja Challenge car through Mexico to navigating an old Toyota across Java. I even joined forces with the BMW GS Trophy team for some exhilarating off-road experiences on two wheels. But let me tell you, my recent three-day escapade in Moab with the CAM Mobility crew left me awe-struck and taught me more than I ever imagined.

  • Wakesurfing In Miami With MasterCraft Was An Absolute Blast!

    There's no doubt about it, I'm a total adrenaline junkie, always looking to try something new and exciting, no matter how crazy and/or dangerous it might be. Skydiving, bungee jumping, ice climbing, extreme zip lining, trapezing, and more. You name it, I've probably done it. But one thing I've never done before is wakesurfing.

  • Summer Camp Tips And Advice That Parents Need To Share With Their Kids

    Summer camp is a fun and exciting experience for kids. It's an opportunity to make new friends, explore the outdoors, and try lots of cool activities. But with all that excitement comes responsibility - parents need to share helpful advice on having a safe and enjoyable time at summer camp to make the experience a positive one. From packing wisely to looking out for fellow campers, here are some vital tips every parent should pass along before their child heads off to camp this summer.

  • Polaris Introduces New RZR Pro R Troy Lee Designs Edition

    Polaris Off, the leader in off-road vehicle innovation, today unleashed two show-stopping limited edition offerings in partnership with iconic motocross, mountain bike and action sports brand Troy Lee Designs (TLD) - the 2023 Polaris RZR Pro R Troy Lee Designs Edition and matching RZR 200 EFI Troy Lee Designs Edition. While the RZR 200 EFI Troy Lee Designs Edition marks Polaris’ first ever limited edition RZR 200, both limited edition models carry the vivid, race-inspired design aesthetic that has become the calling card for TLD for nearly 40 years.

  • Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4xe: The Perfect Off-Road Companion for Your Next Adventure

    The 2023 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4xe is a vehicle of compromise offering iconic off-road prowess, interior comfort, and the torque of a V8 with the efficiency of a plug-in hybrid (PHEV). The 2.0-liter four-cylinder PHEV drivetrain provides a combined 375 horsepower and an impressive 470 lb.-ft of torque, with a max towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. In addition to offering 21 miles of all-electric range and 370 miles of total range. Moreover, while running on hybrid gas-electric power, Jeep states the Wrangler 4xe MPG can achieve an impressive 49 miles per gallon/kilowatt.

  • Dunes And Dudes At Camp RZR 2022

    When the folks at Polaris invited me to Camp RZR as their guest, I was beyond excited for the opportunity to ride the iconic sand dunes of Glamis (a bucket list item for me) and have some fun. But once I got there, went through the safety briefing, and made my way onto the dunes, I was beginning to wonder if I had gotten in over my head, as riding in sand was very different than the dirt and mud trails I was used to. 

  • Exploring The Desert In A 2022 Silverado ZR2

    One of the things I love about living in San Diego isn't just the pretty awesome weather all year round but rather the hot dusty playground located just on the other side of the mountains from where I live downtown. This is area, the Anza Borrego Desert, is an incredibly playground with a mixture of terrain ranging from insanely tough to perfect for novice riders. You guys know how much I love the Colorado ZR2 and so when we got the chance to take it's big brother then Silverado ZR2 for a spin... well... you know I jumped at the opportunity!

  • Bronco Wildtrak Off Road Review

    It would be an understatement to say that Ford's Bronco was one of the most wildly anticipated vehicles to become available this year. Promising to be a "Wrangler Killer" by taking the decades of engineering that Jeep had invested into it's off road king and offering a new perspective, Bronco has some big shoes tires to fill. Is it able to do so? We took it on one of our favorite trails to find out.

  • Gear That Will Turn Your Camping Trip Into A Epic Glamping Adventure

    If you're like me, the idea of roughing it in the great outdoors doesn't appeal to you. I'd much rather enjoy a camping trip with some of the creature comforts of home. If that's your style too, then you'll love glamping! Glamping is short for "glamorous camping," and it's just what it sounds like: camping with all the amenities. In this blog post, we'll discuss five ways to turn your next camping trip into a glamping adventure!

  • Throw Back: Memories Of Great Adventures In A Polaris RZR

    This weekend I had a chance to look back at some of the fun trips that I've taken over the years and right up there in the top 20 were I discovered a pattern - I really like the freedom of going fast, getting dirty, and having fun with my friends while exploring new places. While there's an undeniable level of comfort sitting in a fully enclosed truck or SUV, some of my favorite adventures were spent strapped into a Polaris RZR.