Month: June 2021

Home » Knives » Best Benchmade Yet: 945 Folding Knife Review This formula is one that Benchmade has followed before: Take a successful model and shrink it. Because of Benchmade’s tried-and-true process, it is not surprising that we got the Benchmade 945, a shrunken version of the venerable Osbourne-designed 940. What is surprising is just
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Congratulations to Robert Henderson for winning the recent Beautiful Bokeh Photography Assignment with the image, “Red Colobus Critique.” View the winning image and a selection of submissions in the gallery below. And be sure to check out our current photography assignment here and enter your best shots! Winner: “Red Colobus Critique” By Robert Henderson “The arboreal, leaf-eating
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Lots of people ask, “what should I bring backpacking?” There are many decisions to make when you’re packing for a trip into the backcountry, and in this video Miranda shows you what she brings in her pack. Check out the video, and find our handy, printable backpacking checklist here: https://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/backpacking-checklist.html ———————————————————————————————————– At Recreational Equipment, Inc.
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Have you ever paused and gazed across a lake filled with vast acreages of fully-developed, aquatic greenery? And then found yourself wondering how do I pinpoint bass in this?  I recall these thoughts early in my fishing years. It seemed like an insurmountable task. Where does one begin? As you probably know, the bass won’t
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Wildlife photographers have an exciting job traveling the world in search of incredible subjects to photograph. But a lot of patience, long days, expensive equipment, subject knowledge and missed opportunities are also part of the process. Let’s celebrate the hard work of wildlife photographers and the amazing animals they’ve found with their lenses with this
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Home » Endurance » Running » Survivor Contestant, Ultra Runner Inspires People to Start Their Running Journey Alec Merlino is always up for a challenge. From reality television to ultra running, he is inspiring folks to do hard things. Hailing from San Clemente, California, Merlino participated in football, swimming, water polo, surfing, biking, and skating
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Derrek Sigler   06.09.21 Updated: June 9, 2021 Choosing a good fishing lure is hard, but let’s face it, choosing every piece of your fishing equipment is hard. But literally putting it altogether also requires some thought, and folks are often left wondering what the best fishing knots for lures are. We’ve all been there, either learning
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Backpacking meals can get a little…stale…especially if you’re solely relying on the dehydrated versions that you find at your local outdoor store. But never fear, I’m here to tell you that there IS a way to eat well on the trail – and it just involves a trip to your local grocery store! In this
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Aside from the ice climbers, mountaineers, and Charles Albert, every climber needs a pair of reliable climbing shoes. As the climbing’s popularity boom continues, the demand for high-performance climbing gear is greater than ever before. While a climbing rope and a bouldering crash pad are not required items for brand new climbers, a pair of
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Luke Cuenco   06.11.21 Food prep is a core part of backpacking and longer term camping off grid. The average family going camping at a pre-made site this shouldn’t be a problem; most national parts provide grills and sell wood at the park ranger office and some more dedicated campers usually bring along propane powered grills or
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