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Camping on the Dalton

Tips for the outdoors

This will be a on going list I will add to regularly.  If you have tips to add, by all means please send them to us.  It is not meant to be a all inclusive list but hopefully it will help you on your next adventure, whether it be camping, hiking, trekking, bike touring, mountain biking climbing, paddle or whatever […]

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Bag Night Challenge Winners

Bag Night Challenge Winners

It’s been a long year. One in which I put in a lot more time and energy than I expected into the BNC, but with that said I’m happy to announce we have a winner. In the end it only came down to a few nights but with 108 bag nights, Jill Hueckman is our winner. Ryan Davies was a […]

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The custom Fuel by Princeton Tec, you pick the colors and make it your own.

BNC Round #6 Winner

Round #6 has come to a close and we have a winner.  Justin Bayne is our winner with 3 nights.  As the winner of Round #6 of the BNC Justin won custom Fuel headlamp.  I want to thank the good people at Princeton Tec for their support of the BNC.   Scatman Get out there! Wondering how you can support […]

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BNC Round #6 is here!

BNC Round #6 is here!

    Round #6 of the Bag Night Challenge is brought to us by Princeton Tec.  They’re offering up a Custom Fuel Headlamp.  So let’s get out there and show the good people at Princeton Tec we mean business and start racking up those Bag Nights. (You’ll also get a All in One Kit from Action Wipes) Round #6 goes from Nov. […]

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BNC Round #5 Winner

BNC Round #5 Winner

Round #5 has come to a close and we have a winner.  Nicholas Carman is our winner with 27 nights!  As the winner of Round #5 of the BNC Nicolas won his choice of a Osprey Viper or Verve Pack.  I want to thank the good people at Osprey for their support of the BNC.   Round #6, the final round started Nov. 1 […]

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BNC Round #5 is here.

BNC Round #5 is here.

  Round #5 of the Bag Night Challenge is brought to us by Osprey Packs.  They are offering up either a Viper or Verve hydration pack, your choice.  So let’s get out there and show the good people at Osprey we mean business and start racking up those Bag Nights. Round #5 goes from Sept. 1 until Oct. 31st.  Only those who haven’t […]

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Bag Night Challenge

Bag Night Challenge

  Sponsored by       A long time ago Backpacker Magazine had a contest of the same name, the “Bag Night Challenge”.  I love the concept of the contest and thought I would do my own.  I waited ten years, that’s enough time, isn’t it?  The idea is simple, track the number of nights you spend outside in your […]

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Alec M. bivoucing on the pooh shed porch.

BNC Contestant Photos -4/11 Update

    Ted E. Canyon Lands Round #1 winner Jill Hueckman sporting her new Outdoor Research Virtouso puffy jacket. Jill spent 17 nights outside so far this year!   Alec M. Pic: Caught in a blizzard above treeline in the Snowy Range of Wyoming, I set up my bivy in the alcove of an outhouse, and proceeded to get covered […]

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Bag Night Challenge, Round #1 Winners

Bag Night Challenge, Round #1 Winners

I can’t believe it’s already March!  This means two things:  number one is that spring is coming fast and number two, we have our first winners of the Bag Night Challenge.  This round/bi-monthly segment was sponsored by: The winners are Ryan Davies and Jill Hueckman.  Ryan currently has 20 bag nights and Jill is our women’s leader with 14.  Let’s have […]

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Photo by Ed Hershberg

Winter Camping Tips

Winter camping offers it’s own set of challenges.  The following is a summary of things to consider when venturing out into the wilds during the winter season. One of the first things to consider is travel is slower so distances covered are less.  Plan to reduce your mileage goal by around  50% to 60%.  Because of limited daylight there are […]

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