How to Go Glamping
You may be relieved to know that not every camping trip has to result in you getting a bad night's rest and smelling like a musty sock. Here is a rather non-exhaustive list of ways to really take your camping setup to the next level to the point where you may even forget you’re not at home.
Sustainability and Moosejaw
Here at Moosejaw, we work every day to connect people through shared experiences in the outdoors. Cultivating our community and living up to our reputation as "The Most Fun Outdoor Retailer in the World" relies on harmony between two essential ingredients: people and planet.
Top Ten Outdoor Oopsies
We put together this Top 10 common mistakes list, so you can avoid similar pitfalls and maybe, just maybe, feel a little less alone in the struggle/out there.
Best Craft Brews for the Outdoors
Beer is tasty and the outdoors are wonderful. It's time to dial up your craft brewery game and match it with an outdoor activity.
Waterproofing 101: The Basics
Choose your waterproof weapon wisely. Some prodoucts work better for others mostly due to size but you also need to consider the material of your gear.
How to Choose Your Base Layers
Base layers are the best way to keep yourself comfortable no matter how you prefer to enjoy the outdoors. They can be worn in cold weather for extra warmth or in the summer to help keep you cool. This is the definitive guide to base layers, so pay attention because class is in session.
How to Choose a Fleece Jacket
Fleece jackets are warm, fuzzy, and provide excellent warmth. They are an ideal layer for a wide range of seasons and activities. This guide breaks down everything you need to know when choosing a fleece jacket including fabric types, weights, styles of jackets, and the best times to wear them.
How to Clean and Care for Your Down Jacket
Unsure of how to wash your down jacket at home? Follow these easy steps to clean, dry and fluff a down jacket. All in the comfort of your own home, no professional needed. Treat your down jacket well and it'll keep you warm for many adventures. You can thank us later.
Top Ten Outdoors Facts That Will Make You Sound Smart
Here's a quick list of facts I've heard people mention over the years which made me think, "Hmm, this person sounds smart." Now you can say them to make people think you're smart, too.
Top Ten Outdoor Activities to Impress a Hottie
Trying to impress a hottie is not a great reason to get into an activity, buuuuut there are certain generalizations that go along with them. If you're wondering what people will assume about you based on what sports you're into, and how to swing that to your advantage.... here's a very basic list.
Top Ten Ways to Wreck Your Gear
Sick and tired of having clean, functional gear? Is maintenance and upkeep too exhausting? Here is a quick list of things you can and should do if you're looking to save some time by neglecting your outdoor gear.
Top Ten Ways to Pretend You're Outdoorsy
Being outdoorsy can be time-consuming and expensive. You gotta get a bunch of gear and plan a bunch of trips. Pretending to be outdoorsy, on the other hand, takes very little effort and is easy on the budget. So if you want people to see you as a nature-loving woodsman or woodswoman, here are a handful of shortcuts you can take.
Top Ten Camping Knots
You may camp with a guy/gal who is always running around camp, setting up all kinds of lines and tarps and stuff. While you're still taking your tent out of its bag, they've already made a covered area for firewood, set up a clothesline, and are working on what looks to be an elaborate woven hat. If you're at all jealous of their skills, here are some basic camping knots that you should learn so you can hold your own out there at the campsite.
Top Ten Plants Not to Use as Toilet Paper
When you're out of toilet paper and time is a factor, here is a little list that might help you evaluate your options. Without getting too graphic, I'll go over some of the plants that you should absolutely avoid if you find yourself in this tricky situation. This isn't a definitive guide on how to identify these plants, just an idea of what dangers are lurking out there.
Insulated Jackets Buying Guide
Take a sit-down and really think about where your feet will take you. Are you walking city streets, or trudging into the backcountry with your backpack? Will there be a chill in the air or sub-zero temps? Is there going to be a lot of wind or rain? These are some of the key factors that will steer you towards the right jacket.