Intro to Hammock Camping

First thing, I’ll give a little personal history in our dive into hammock camping.  2-3 years ago I borrowed a Hennessy Hammock from a friend to try out in our back yard.  It was a relatively sleepless night as being one who has spent their whole life sleeping in a tent on the {shudder} ground, […]

Lights, Camera, LumeCube

Anyone who knows me, knows I’m not the best photographer.  I know the ‘rules’ but don’t have the ‘eye’.  Lighting always throws me.  I think there’s enough, and end up with pictures of darkness, or I think its too dark and miss shots I’d love to capture.  So, I just read about this new product, […]

Hiking San Francisco

Places to hike in the San Francisco area, by guest writer Alex Genadinik. Where to Hike in and Around San Francisco San Francisco and the Bay Area are known to have great outdoors unlike any other place in the world.  One big reason that accounts for many of the unique qualities of northern California nature is […]

Reuse, Reduce, Recycle Have We Got a Deal for You!

I wanted to share this new site ( with you all, since it fits in so many ways.  They carry items you could use on your next outdoor adventure – sporks, water bottles, reusable food containers and a whole lot more! The folks over at have offered our readers a discount on any items purchased […]

Help Eureka! Send Tents to Haiti

Eureka! tents is donating tents to the OAISIS Institute in Haiti for each new fan on Facebook.  These tents will help house orphans who lost their parents during the earthquake. Participation in the “Sheltering Haiti 2010” program takes less than a minute: 1)             For every 20 new fans that join the Eureka! page, one tent will […]