Andrew

Andrew grew up in Pennsylvania and is a passionate explorer. He has backpacked throughout the world, from the European Alps, to the deserts of the American West, to the mountains of Great Britain and Ireland, and of course, the forests of Appalachia. From his current base camp in Southern Pennsylvania, Andrew spends his free time camping, hiking and blogging about his adventures through the wilderness.

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7 Best Camping Coolers: Preserve, Provide, Protect

If you are in a hurry and just need a recommendation for the best camping cooler, the RovR Wheeled Camping Cooler is the best value cooler and Yeti Tundra 45 Cooler is the best quality cooler.  Whether you are planning a weekend camping trip at the local state park or heading to Black Rock Desert …

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Choosing the right hiking clothes for safety & enjoyment

According to an article published by National Geographic, of those hikers who found themselves in a survival situation, 12% of them named clothing as their primary source of heat. This same article goes on to argue that day hikers are the most vulnerable in survival situations for the simple reason that they usually take the …

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Best 4 Person Tent for comfort & security

If you are in a hurry and need to know what the best 4 person tent is, we recommend the ALPS Mountaineering Lynx 4-person tent for its quality, accessories, and function. If you are hiking with a group, or if you are an individual hiker who prefers bigger tents, my goal in this article is …

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