Hiking

For me, hiking is the ultimate way of experiencing nature! Here are some tricks on how to elevate your hiking experience!

Fjällräven vs. North Face

There can be a lot of brands to choose from when it comes to your outdoor needs and equipment. However,…

How to Store a Down Sleeping Bag to Avoid Clumping?

Have you ever experienced “cold spots” in your sleeping bag? Clumping causes them and clumping may be caused by suboptimal…

CW300 – The Best Budget Ultralight Sleeping Bag? (Review!)

A proper sleeping bag is a must-have on any hiking or outdoor trip where an overnight stay is included. Whether…

Do All Wool Types Have Lanolin? (Are any lanolin-free?)

There seems to be quite a bit of confusion around what wool types contain lanolin and which ones don’t, so…

Carbon Fiber vs. Aluminium Tent Poles (Which is Best?)

I have previously written two posts on how to choose a flysheet material including the different types of nylon used…

Does Merino Wool Shrink When Washed? (How To Avoid It!)

Merino wool is a remarkable material made from the wool of Australian and New Zealand merino sheep. Not only is…

Can You Make Jerky With Cooked Meat?

Whether you are going hiking or just looking for a healthy treat, beef jerky is a great choice because it…

Best Budget Hiking Gear for Starters (My Full Gear List!)

Getting started with outdoor activities such as camping, birdwatching or hiking can be difficult, especially if you’re on a budget….

How to keep your nose warm when camping (7 pieces of advice!)

One of the main challenges when participating in outdoor activities, whether it being camping, hiking, skiing, or simply a weekend…

Cashmere VS Merino

Is cashmere or merino wool best for outdoor activities?

Cashmere and merino wool are functional fabrics that are both phenomenal for outdoor activities. However, the slightly finer fibers used in cashmere wool make it warmer and more comfortable than merino wool. On the other hand, the thicker fiber of merino makes it more durable, and it is cheaper!