Gear



Got an adventure traveler in your life? You know, one of those folks who also seems to be setting off to scale mountains, hike, raft, climb, bike, and camp? Why not give them something they can really use (and will greatly appreciate) this holiday season? Outdoor clothes, daypacks and field […]

Holiday Gifts for Adventure Travelers


I was cleaning out the garage the other day and dusted off various pieces of travel gear plus our tent – it is in pristine condition because, well, we never use it. The thought of camping with kids in the August heat in Texas is simply not appealing, unless we […]

Is anyone camping out there?




Kili is a big mountain It soars at its highest point to 19340ft. It is among the seven continental giants, and sits high on the global mountaineering must do list for anyone claiming the status of a mountain enthusiast. It is, however, one of the easiest of the Big Seven. […]

Ten Things You Need To Know About Climbing Kilimanjaro


One of the best items an outfitter can bring up Mt. Kilimanjaro is a mess tent. A mess tent can be a savior when it comes to punishing sun, cold rain, and hard wind. In your mess tent, you can sit around, play cards, tell stories, eat food, and kill […]

Mess Tents on Kilimanjaro



Everybody always asks me what kind of boots you should have on Kilimanjaro. Really – it’s a matter of preference as long as they are waterproof. I have seen people in cross trainers, tennis shoes – and even Tevas. It also really depends where on the mountain you are, the […]

Kilimanjaro GTX Boot