The Outdoors Blog


Lighweight Packing

If you want to reduce the weight of your pack, you should do it gradually. Carry less on each trip that you make and for each trip find something that can be replaced with something lighter or left out completely. If you don’t have enough weight in your backpack, it can be dangerous or uncomfortable. […]


Lighweight Backpacking Food

If you want to go backpacking, there are plenty of choices when it comes to food that doesn’t weight much. A lot of people go with the prepackaged meals that are dehydrated. They usually taste good, have a low weight, they’re convenient and give you the right nutrition. The downside is their price. The dietary […]


Options for Shelter

There are a number of options at your disposal if you want to have protection while camping. The first option would be no shelter at all, if you can manage that. The others are a bivy sack, tent, tarp, bug screen or hammock (if they have enclosures). Choosing which one to get means that you […]




3 adventurous ways to explore the San Juan Islands

Blog provided by San Juan PM The San Juan Islands are a lush, sweeping expanse you can explore by land or sea. If you’re looking for more adventurous ways to get around while you’re enjoying the local scenery and nature, consider these modes of transportation. By bicycle Not only will a bike take you places […]


Things to see while exploring Lime Kiln Point State Park

Blog provided by San Juan PM Lime Kiln Point State Park is one of the most famous state parks in the San Juan Islands and a must-see for nature lovers and hiking enthusiasts. The park as a whole is a scenic, picturesque experience, but there are a few famous spots that can enhance your experience […]


Must-see museums on San Juan Island

San Juan Island in Washington State has a rich local culture influenced by nearby nature, marine life, and historical happenings. San Juan Island’s museums give visitors the opportunity to experience the island’s story through their collection of unique sights and knowledge related to the region’s art, wildlife, and historical landmarks. Here are San Juan Island’s […]


Angelina tearoom: A paradise for people with sweet tooth

Article submitted by Cécile Zarokian If you are one of those people who have a sweet tooth and are travelling to Paris, then look no further than Angelina tearoom, as it is exactly the place where you should be going during your visit to Paris. Angelina tearoom offers a unique collection of pastries and sweets; […]


How to Make Your Next Air Travelling Experience a Positive One

Summary: Travelling via airplane can be a complicated and stressful experience. Here are some tips that will help prepare you. No matter where you are, air travel has made any destination no more than a few flights away. Whether you’re flying for business or pleasure, the convenience of flying has simplified the traveling experience. However, […]




Ski Lodge Savvy: Keeping Cabin Rentals Competitive

When it comes to maintaining and improving vacation properties, there are many things to keep in mind. New technology and contemporary trends can be of particular importance when you are running a rustic or more pastoral business, such as a B&B or cabin properties. With services like Airbnb on the rise, how can you keep your properties in step? You can make sure your log cabins don’t turn into... [Read more]


Kitchen gadget: The grill pan/griddle

On those rare Southern California days when the weather is not glorious and warm and absolutely perfect, there are alternatives to cooking outdoors. Read the original post:  Read More  Read More →


Johnson Outdoors Inc. (JOUT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 14, 2015

Johnson Outdoors Inc. (JOUT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 14, 2015 Read the original:  Read More  Read More →


Outdoors report: Apr. 12

Guide Harold Dworaczyk of Bay Flats Lodge reported limits of trout to 21 inches while drifting with live shrimp in 4-6 feet of water. Guide Simon Cosper reported good numbers of blue cats in 2-5 feet of water on shad fished on the bottom along main lake points. White bass have been found schooling under birds and good on topwaters and spinnerbaits. Go here to read the rest: Read More  Read More →


Outdoors notebook: Birds of prey have their days

Birds of prey (raptors) hold a fascination for bird watchers at all levels of involvement and understanding. The power and beauty of big birds, from bald eagles to kestrels, appeal to all interested in the outdoors. Read the original:  Read More  Read More →