Fall is the perfect time to get outside. The weather is crisp and cool, the landscape explodes with color, and outdoor sports kick into high gear. Spending time outdoors isn’t without its challenges, though – between windy days, unexpected rain or snow, and temperature swings (plus everything in between), staying comfortable and protected means choosing the right gear.
Summer is a great time to knock out projects you’ve been meaning to get to for a while. Whether it is tackling the yard, the house, or some other project – with the right gear and advice you can get it all done. Continue Reading
Whether you are working a long shift, camping for the weekend, or heading out to hunt or camp for the entire day, you need to be properly protected to stay comfortable throughout the day. When planning for extended time outdoors, you likely plan for a number of things – where you’ll be, what you’ll be doing, what you’ll eat and more. But do you plan for how the weather conditions are going to change significantly because of the length of time you’ll be outside? It is important to think about the wide range of temperatures you will experience and plan accordingly. Continue Reading
How to Enjoy Outdoor Activities No Matter the Conditions
How many times have you had plans for a fun outdoor excursion only to have cold, rainy, or other inclement weather “ruin” your plans? There is a widely held belief that there need to be “perfect” weather for certain activities. But with the right gear, and the right attitude, you can enjoy the outdoors in any weather and still have a great time. You just need to know what the possibilities are and prepare for them – then hit the trail (or lake or DIY project or jobsite).
The thermometer tells you it is below freezing. But that doesn’t mean you have to stay inside! There’s traditional winter activities like skiing and sledding, but there is so much for to experience outside in freezing temps!
First, make sure you dress appropriately making sure you seal draft points and reduce heat loss. Choose the right gear for your temperatures and activities. Whether you need jackets for just below freezing or extreme temperatures, don’t forget about base layers, gloves, and headwear. Continue Reading
Our National Parks turned 100 this year. National Parks can be found in every corner and climate of the United States and offer some of the best experiences and adventures to be had here. Most people think of summer when planning a trip – but then you miss out on the great cold weather vistas and activities of the fall and winter!
National Parks offer many different activities: hiking, camping, wildlife watching, water sports, snowmobiling – just to name a few. Figure out the best gear for activities in the temperatures you’ll experience, bearing in mind draft points and layering. After you pack your jackets and gloves, set out to experience our national treasures!
Even if you already love outdoor adventures even if the temperatures are dropping, you might avoid it if rain or snow are forecast. But there is no reason to! With gear like the 3-in-1 jacket, waterproof RainWear set, and other RainWear, plus gear designed for windy days and the harshest cold, you can tackle any weather Mother Nature throws your way! Continue Reading
You may think footwear is simple. What is comfortable works, right? But while comfort is a priority, there are also several other factors that can lead to a better experience with your footwear. Continue Reading