Outdoor Adventure Index

Wildlife & Birding
Snowshoeing
How To Choose Binoculars
Learn how to choose the correct binoculars based upon your outdoor experience.
Compact Binoculars - The Good, Bad and Ugly
There are many times that you need a set of binoculars that are compact and light. This is where compact binoculars come into play.
Digital Camera Binoculars - The Revolution Is Here
Couple the digital camera and the binocular, and you have the digital camera binocular.
Zoom Binoculars - Things You Need To Know
With the zoom binoculars, you are able to zoom right in and see.
Night Vision Binoculars - Eye of The Tiger
One of the things that man has wished we had since the beginning of time is the ability to see in the dark.
The Effect Of Weather & Seasonal Changes
Wildlife tends to relate to the weather in the same way that we do. Learning those relationships will increase your wildlife opportunities.
Where And How To Look For Wildlife
Learning all you can about the wildlife will help create more wildlife opportunities.
The Art Of Tracking
Learning all you can about tracks will help create more wildlife opportunities.
How to Approach Wildlife
Learn how to approach wildlife without scaring the wildlife away.
Understanding The Language Of The Birds
The knowledge of bird language will improve the opportunity for taking wildlife photographs.
The 5 Voices Of The Birds
Learning the 5 voices of the birds will enable you to understand what is happening around you.
Bird Photography
Helpful tips to help you with bird photography.
Tips For A Safe Birding Trip
Helpful tips to help you enjoy watching the birds.
How To Construct A Bird Bath
Creating your own bird bath with running water will be a rewarding experience.
How To Photograph Birds
Bird photography is a constant challenge since the subject is usually small, may not stay still and moves rapidly from branch to branch.
Bear Safety and Bear Pepper Spray
To reduce your chances of a close encounter of the worst kind, check out this on-line expert advice.
How To Take Care Of Binoculars
Learn how to take care of your binoculars to prolong the life of the binoculars.
How To Choose Hiking Poles
Learn how to choose the correct hiking poles for your outdoor experience.
How To Choose Snowshoes
Learn how to choose the correct snowshoes depending upon the type of hiking or backpacking.
The MSR Ascent Snowshoe
Learn about the features of the MSR Ascent Snowshoe
How To Choose Snowshoeing Boots
Learn how to choose the correct snowshoeing boots depending upon the type of hiking or backpacking.
How To Choose The Right Hydration System
Depending on the type of your activities, you might need more than one type of hydration system.
What To Wear Snowshoeing
Learn what to wear for a safe snowshoeing day or overnight hike.
What To Bring Snowshoeing
Learn what to bring for a safe snowshoeing day or overnight hike.
Snowshoeing Photography
Learn how to enjoy and photograph during the winter. Learn how to meter in the snow.
Snowshoeing Hints & Tips
Helpful hints and tips to help you with Snowshoeing.
Winter Photography
Helpful tips on how to photograph during the winter. Learn how to meter in the snow.
How To Stay Hydrated
The loss of water while hiking can impair your performance and potentially lead to a dangerous situation.
How To Take Care Of Hiking Poles
Learn about the proper cleaning and maintenance of your hiking poles.
How To Take Care Of Gore-Tex®
All Gore-Tex® outerwear should be kept clean to maximize the efficiency of the outerware.
How to Take Care Of A Hydration Pack
Mold growth and odors will appear if you don't clean and take care of your hydration pack on a regular basis.
Hiking & Backpacking Kayaking
How To Choose A Sleeping Bag
Learn how to choose the correct sleeping bag based upon your outdoor experience.
How To Choose Hiking Boots
Learn how to choose the correct boots based upon your the type of hiking or backpacking.
How To Choose A Camping Tent
Learn how to choose the correct camping tent based upon your outdoor experience.
How To Choose Binoculars
Learn how to choose the correct binoculars based upon your outdoor experience.
How To Choose A Ground Pad
Learn how to choose the correct ground pad based upon your outdoor experience.
How To Choose Hiking Poles
Learn how to choose the correct hiking poles based upon your the type of hiking or backpacking.
How To Choose A Camping Stove
Learn how to choose the correct camping stove based upon your the type of hiking or backpacking.
How To Choose Camping Cookware
Learn how to choose the correct camping cookware based upon your the type of hiking or backpacking.
How To Choose The Right Hydration System
Depending on the type of your activities, you might need more than one type of hydration system.
How To Choose A Camping Lantern
The type of camping lantern you use will depending on the type of camping that you do.
How To Choose Backpacking Clothes
Layering your clothes is the most effective way to keep your backpacking experience both happy and safe.
How to Choose A Multi-Use Tool
You should never hike or backpack without a multi-use tool even if you are out on the trail for only a couple of hours.
How to Choose A First Aid Kit
A first aid kit should always be carried with you even if you are just going on a day hike.
How To Cook Over An Open Fire While Camping
There's a certain mystique about cooking over a wood fire while camping that the little stoves can't duplicate.
How To Choose A Water Bottle
Your water bottle is your link to life depending the length and the type of trip you expect to take.
How To Leave No Trace
Leave no trace is just basic common sense methods to help protect the resources of the outdoors.
Aidless Hiking Navigation
Learn how to navigate without aid of gear will help you from getting lost.
Learn How To Plan A Hike
Learn how to plan your hike to lower the risk of danger.
Finding Your Direction
The use of your watch can help you find your direction to help you from getting lost.
Solving Your Battery Needs
Learn how to extend the life of a rechargeable battery.
Lightweight Gear Rise To Fame
Learn how to travel light and still have all the comforts.
Working At High Altitude
Take it easy; don't overexert yourself when you first get up to altitude.
How To Stay Hydrated
The loss of water while hiking can impair your performance and potentially lead to a dangerous situation.
How To Condition Yourself For Hiking
If you exercise slowly on a regular basis, you can be ready in a short period of time.
How To Plan A Menu & What Foods To Bring
When you finally start cooking, it better be at least as good as what you've been thinking about all day long.
Hypothermia
Too much cold is just as dangerous as too much heat, particularly if it leads to hypothermia.
Backpacking Safety – Five Backpacking Tips for Healthy Backs
A disturbing trend of back injuries has caused many individuals to consider the following backpacking tips in order to keep themselves free from aches and pains.
Camping
Camping out in nature doesn't always have to equate to roughing it.
How To Enjoy And Prepare For Hiking
More and more people today enjoy the simple, wholesome fun of hiking.
Lightweight Backpacking
A lighter backpack can not only help propel one up that hill, or help ones knees on the backside of that hill, but also can help to enjoy the overall venture even more.
Document Your Hikes With Moleskin Books
This is a more appealing way to keep things in a chronological order, put hiking, photographic and post processing notes where they are useful.
Survival Tips When Going On A Camping Trip
A few of these items in even a daypack and a little basic knowledge of survival skills can make the difference of life or death if a severe storm hits unexpectedly.
How To Take Care Of A Sleeping Bag
Learn how to take care of your sleeping bag to prolong the life of the sleeping bag.
How To Take Care Of Hiking Poles
Learn how to take care of your hiking poles to prolong the life of the hiking poles.
How To Take Care Of Hiking Boots
Learn how to take care of your hiking boots to prolong the life of the hiking boots.
How To Take Care Of A Camping Tent
Learn how to take care of your camping tent to prolong the life of the camping tent.
How To Take Care Of A Camping Stove
Learn how to take care of your camping stove to prolong the life of the camping stove.
How To Take Care Of Binoculars
Learn how to take care of your binoculars to prolong the life of the binoculars.
How To Take Care Of Gore-Tex®
All Gore-Tex® outerwear should be kept clean to maximize the efficiency of the outerware.
How to Take Care Of A Hydration Pack
Mold growth and odors will appear if you don't clean and take care of your hydration pack on a regular basis.
How To Choose A Kayak
Learn how to choose either a plastic, molded or a fiberglass kayak.
How To Choose A Spray Skirt
Learn how to choose the correct spray skirt for your kayaking experience.
How To Choose A VHF Radio
Learn how to choose the correct VHF radio for your kayaking experience.
How To Choose A PFD
Learn how to choose the correct PFD for your kayaking experience.
How To Choose A Kayak Paddle
Learn how to select the correct paddle for your kayaking experience.
Kayak Rudder Versus Kayak Skeg
Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of rudder, skeg or none at all.
Kayak Paddle Leash Options
There are 3 paddle leash options available for emergency situations.
What Kayak Day Or Overnight Gear To Bring
The following list of gear should be taken on paddles in order to minimize the risk of any accidents occurring.
What Clothes To Wear Underneath A Drysuit
It makes absolutely no sense to purchase an expensive drysuit if you don't know how to keep yourself safe and warm.
How To Choose A Roof Rack
Based on your needs, learn how to choose the correct roof rack for your outdoor experience.
How To Choose The Right Hydration System
Depending on the type of your activities, you might need more than one type of hydration system.
How To Choose Kayak Safety Gear
Kayaking can be a dangerous sport if you are not prepared in advance for a possible disaster.
How To Choose Storage Bags
A perfect paddling day can be spoiled when your kayak gear turns out to be wet and soggy
Kayak Photography Hints & Tips
Helpful hints and tips to help you with Kayak Photography.
How To Signal For Help In A Kayak
Be prepared for a kayak emergency is the first step for safety.
Kayak Photography Techniques
If you are going to photograph while traveling on water, the kayak has a lot of advantages over all other forms of watercraft.
How To Prevent Hypothermia In The Water
Proper prevention in advance will minimize the risk of hypothermia. Hypothermia can even occur on a sunny 70 degree day.
How To Do A Paddle Float Rescue
Learn how to do a paddle float rescue or you will not be prepared for an emergency.
How To Use A GPS While Kayaking
Learn all the GPS capabilities while kayaking. The GPS could help you during an emergency
How To Do A Kayak Wet Exit
The kayak wet exit should be practiced until there is no doubt that you can perform in an emergency situation.
How To Transport A Kayak On A Car
The best transport system for a kayak is one that you will be able to lift your kayak on/off.
How To Stay Hydrated
The loss of water while paddling can impair your performance and potentially lead to a dangerous situation.
How To Leave No Trace
Leave no trace is just basic common sense methods to help protect the resources of the outdoors.
How To Plan A Menu & What Foods To Bring
When you finally start cooking, it better be at least as good as what you've been thinking about all day long.
How To Take Care Of A PFD
Learn how to maintain and prolong the life of your PFD.
How To Take Care Of A Kayak
Learn how to maintain and prolong the life of your kayak.
How To Take Care Of Gore-Tex®
All Gore-Tex® outerwear should be kept clean to maximize the efficiency of the outerware.
How to Take Care Of A Hydration Pack
Mold growth and odors will appear if you don't clean and take care of your hydration pack on a regular basis.
How To Take Care Of A Drysuit
Learn how to maintain and prolong the life of your drysuit.
How To Protect Your Camera While Kayaking
Learn about some options that are available for protecting your camera while kayaking.
How To Take Care Of A Roof Rack
Learn how to protect your gear by taking care of a roof rack.
Trail Guides The Stories Behind The Adventures
Arches National Park GPS Waypoints
Download the hiking and mountain waypoints of Arches National Park, Utah.
How To Photograph Arches National Park
Photography hints and tips for photographing the arches in Arches National Park, CO.
Bryce National Park GPS Waypoints
Download the hiking and mountain waypoints of Bryce National Park, Utah.
Hiking Canyonlands National Park - Needles Section
The Needles is definitely a great place for camping and outdoor adventure hiking.
Hiking Canyonlands National Park - Island Section
This area of Canyonlands is very easy hiking and mostly done by driving your car to each overlook.
Canyonlands National Park GPS Waypoints
Download the hiking and mountain waypoints of Canyonlands National Park, Utah.
How To Photograph Dead Horse Park
Photography hints and tips for photographing in Dead Horse Park, CO which is right next to Canyonlands
Hiking Grand Canyon - North Rim
The North Rim is much less crowded than the South Rim and offers a lot of remoteness and unspoiled experiences.
Bass Trail Head To Powell Plateau - Grand Canyon
Powell Plateau is a backcountry ship or island in the Grand Canyon National Park.
Grand Canyon National Park GPS Waypoints
Download the hiking and mountain waypoints of Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona.
Hiking Rocky Mountain National Park
Of all the National Parks I've hiked in, Rocky Mountain National Park has the most variety of hikes... and something for everyone.
Rocky Mountain National Park GPS Waypoints
Download the hiking and mountain waypoints of Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.
Complete Rocky Mountain Trails, Videos, Distance, Elevation
A complete Rocky Mountain National Park Trail guide with videos, descriptions, ratings, comments, distance, elevation and more
Hiking Zion National Park
Zion National Park offers many different hikes and trails to accommodate all hikers.
Zion National Park Hiking GPS Waypoints
Download the hiking and mountain waypoints of Zion National Park, Utah.
Photographing The Apocalypse, AZ
Time seems different once I am on the road, which I have always called Apocalypse road. Not one other person has passed on the old thoroughfare as I have put my boots to it.
Slot Canyons of Escalante, UT
Slot canyons have their draw on me. I do not understand all of the reasons why, but they tend to be a place of their own.
Glacier National Park Photo & Visit Tips
If you're looking for outstanding opportunities for both outdoor photography and recreation, Glacier National Park in northwestern Montana ought to be on your list.
Volunteer In The National Parks
By definition, a volunteer isn't normally paid for his or her work, but in some cases there can be other compensation.
Lost & Found In The National Parks
Sooner or later, many of us will experience that sudden feeling of panic while we're away from home. Where's the camera?
Commercial Photography in National Parks
Some of the premier locations for outdoor photography in the U.S. are located in areas administered by the National Park Service (NPS.)
A Year Around the World
With jobs that offer too little vacation time to satisfy our lust for travel and outdoor adventure, there was only one thing for my wife and me to do, Quit and travel the world.
Saving The Whales On Cape Cod
What started out as a normal kayaking day, couldn't prepare us to what this day would bring.
Paddling The Monomoys
Travel by kayak to the North and South Monomoy Islands where you paddle with the 1,000 pound seals, sandbars that stretch for miles and strong rip currents.
The Island That Sometimes Is
Travel by kayak to Billingsgate Island, an Island that was once home to thirty-three homes, a schoolhouse, a factory and a lighthouse that marked the entrance to Wellfleet Harbor. The island is now only visible at low tide.
Paddling With The Best
Kayaking with Derek Hutchinson, a personal friend of mine and the man that many consider the father of modern day kayaking.
Paddling With The Tall Ships
Kayaking with the tallest ships of the world. Experience what it is like to be near and up close to the ships that used to sail the high seas.
Follow History In The Making With The Mekong River Descent
Michael O’Shea will undertake the first descent of one of the greatest rivers on Earth by kayak, The Mekong River. This magnificent river passes through some of the most spectacular and challenging environments on Earth.
An Adventure To Rincon de la Vieja, Costa Rica
Read about the climbing and the photographing of Crater Activo.
Climbing Mount Elbrus
High winds, poor visibility and horizontal hail at 5,000 meters had forced their retreat. Nothing new... no one had summitted in the past month.
Mont Blanc The Novice Way
We assumed our Guide would ensure we were properly acclimatized. In hindsight, we had clearly relied on him far too much.
Victoria Falling (Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe)
It very gradually dawned on me that I was about to die in the African bush, or at the very least be confined to a wheelchair for the rest of my life.
The Kauai Hike of a Lifetime
At the time I did not realize, that I had begun the greatest hike of my life.
Start Them Young - Part 1
Hiking with a 3 year old turned out to be quite a surprise!
Start Them Young - Part 2
Hiking with a 3 year old can be very challenging…or it can be both educational and fun for all.
Nature GPS
How To Choose Binoculars
Learn how to choose the correct binoculars based upon your outdoor experience.
Nature Stoppers
A lot of energy is consistently pushing modern world people from all sides and at all times during the day. Some of this energy turns into mind and body baggage.
Be Curious And It Will Come
All you have to do is observe and question. Nature is not as random as people tend to believe.
Seeing With Outdoor Eyes
Learn about your five senses and how to use the five senses for better OTG Photography opportunities.
The Art Of Seeing
Learn how to see in multiple directions at the same time.
The Art Of Hearing
Learn how to hear for early warning signs.
The Art Of Touching
Learn how the sense of touch can reinforce vision.
The Art Of Smelling
Learn how the sense of smell will recall moments.
The Art Of Tasting
Learn how the sense of taste produces gut feelings.
How To Take Care Of Binoculars
Learn how to take care of your binoculars to prolong the life of the binoculars.
How To Choose A GPS - Global Positioning System
Based on your needs, learn how to choose the correct GPS for your outdoor experience.
How To Use A GPS While Kayaking
Contrary to most beliefs, you don't need an expensive GPS for kayaking.
Download Cape Cod Seashore GPS Waypoints
Download the shore waypoints of Cape Cod, Massachusetts for kayaking.
Download Rhode Island Seashore GPS Waypoints
Download the shore waypoints of Rhode Island for kayaking.
Download Connecticut Seashore GPS Waypoints
Download the shore waypoints of Connecticut for kayaking.
Download Massachusetts And Connecticut Hiking GPS Waypoints
Download the land waypoints of Connecticut and Massachusetts for hiking.
Download Rocky Mountain National Park Hiking GPS Waypoints
Download the hiking and mountain waypoints of Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.
Download Zion National Park Hiking GPS Waypoints
Download the hiking and mountain waypoints of Zion National Park, Utah.
Download Bryce National Park Hiking GPS Waypoints
Download the hiking and mountain waypoints of Bryce National Park, Utah.
Download Grand Canyon National Park Hiking GPS Waypoints
Download the hiking and mountain waypoints of Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona.
Download Canyonlands National Park Hiking GPS Waypoints
Download the hiking and mountain waypoints of Canyonlands National Park, Utah.
Download Arches National Park Hiking GPS Waypoints
Download the hiking and mountain waypoints of Arches National Park, Utah.
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Low Tide At The Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary On Cape Cod

There is a wonderful hike at the Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary where you can go out to the outer beaches, over a boardwalk. But only go at low tide or near low tide or you could get stuck! It was a glorious day last week with a blue sky and beautiful puffy clouds. We hiked … Continue reading Low Tide At The Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary On Cape Cod

Pretty Black Spicebush Swallowtail Butterfly In My Yard On Cape Cod

It was such a treat to see this black Spicebush Swallowtail butterfly feeding on the Zinnias in my yard here on Cape Cod. It is such a pretty butterfly. The Spicebush Swallowtail is a very large butterfly measuring 3 1/2″ to 4 1/2.” Its overall color is black with white and blue spots on its … Continue reading Pretty Black Spicebush Swallowtail Butterfly In My Yard On Cape Cod

Orange Sunrise Over Nauset Marsh At Fort Hill On Cape Cod

We were on our way to the gym a few days ago when we saw this awesome sunrise to the east. So, the next morning we left a bit earlier and got to Fort Hill, on the National Seashore, just as the sun started to rise.  It was just spectacular as you can see the … Continue reading Orange Sunrise Over Nauset Marsh At Fort Hill On Cape Cod


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