List of Big Bend Trails

Compiled List of Trails at Big Bend National Park This post is a little bit different but after a thorough search of the internet, I could not find a website that listed all the trails available at Big Bend National Park.  So, I gathered everything I could find and compiled a trail list.  I know […]

How to Start a Fire in a Survival Situation (Videos)

Adventure With BeeGee Fire Starting Mashup Today we have a mashup of all the fire starting videos Jack has made over the years (we will continue to update as we explore new and exciting fire starting techniques). These various methods can be used while hiking, camping, during a disaster, for prepping or just for fun. […]

Food Review: Sampling Freeze Dried Food from Wise Food Storage

Two Brothers Taste Test of Wise Food While I was at the Ellett Brothers Gun Show in South Carolina with my dad, I was lucky enough to run into Joe Rieck from Wise Food. We ended up talking to him about how much we liked prepping. Luckily my dad said that my brother and I […]

Trip Report: Goodwater Loop Round 3

Angela’s Big Adventure For the majority of the group hiking, we are no strangers to the 26-mile trail that travels around Lake Georgetown.  If you want to see a little of our history in the area, you can check out our attempted mountain bike trip or our first hike of the trail.  BeeGee, Angela, Jack, and I headed out […]

Gear Review: InstaFire Fire Starter (Video)

Testing out InstaFire’s Best Fire Starter Being able to start a fire is an import skill an outdoorsy person should know.  This is because starting fires are very important when in a survival situation or just an enjoyable commodity where you can sit back and relax with friends and family. Yet there is always a […]

Gear Review: Life Outdoorz Hammock Straps

Hammock Hanging with My Life Outdoorz Straps I was excited to get a new set of hammock straps because it’s been way too long since I’ve used my hammock.  Life Outdoorz hammock straps forced me to re-commit in mixing my hammock back into my adventure rotation.  With that said, I decided to head out on […]

Outdoor Movie Review: A Walk in the Woods

Outdoor Movie Review: A Walk in the Woods Director: Ken Kwapis Based on the book by: Bill Bryson Early this week, Jarrett was extremely enthusiastic about going to the movies.  It seemed strange to me that he was excited about going, given how he considers movie theaters to generally be a waste of money.  I […]

Food Review: Nile Valley Hibiscus Tea

My First Experience Hiking with Tea After a long days hike in cold weather, there is nothing like setting up camp and having a warm beverage to heat yourself up. Normally, I like some sweet coffee because I am a caffeine fiend, but on our trip to Pedernales Falls, I decided to use hibiscus tea […]

Recipe: Backpacking Pancakes

Easy Backpacking Pancakes I have been on the lookout for new recipes to try on our trips.  One of these recipes was for easy pancakes, which I tried during our trip to Pedernales Falls State Park.  I usually just eat instant oatmeal for breakfast, but I decided there might be something even better out there. […]

Trip Report: Pedernales Falls Day 3

Trip Report: Backpacking Pedernales Falls Day 3 It’s time for the 3rd and final day of our recent trip to Pedernales Falls State Park.  If you missed out on the past fun, make sure you check out Day 1 and Day 2 of the trip.  Breaking Camp Once again, I was glad to be awake, […]