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Trailblazer tip

Trailblazer Tip No.7: Waterproof your backpack with a trash bag liner

November 17th, 2015 Tags: , ,

Not much can ruin a much anticipated camping or backpacking trip other than an unexpected bout of rain. It’s not much fun walking around in soggy shoes and a drenched t-shirt, or dig into backpack to find dry clothes only to find out that every item you’ve packed is equally as rain-soaked. Talk about a party […]

Trailblazer Tip #6: How to make a lantern

November 10th, 2015 Tags: , ,

Trailblazer Tip No.6: Keep things light next time you’re camping by making a lantern with only a water jug and a headlight   With the recent time change, it’s getting darker earlier and colder faster – but that doesn’t stop Modern Pioneers from enjoying the great outdoors (which is just one of the reasons we […]

Trail Blazer Tip No. 5: Sleep Soundly with a Clothes-Filled Pillow Case

November 2nd, 2015 Tags: , , ,

Unless you are groundhog and in hibernation for the rest of the cold season, you understand the struggle of trying to sleep on a camping/backpacking trip. Of course these trips are usually extremely fun and you wouldn’t trade your memories from them for anything else in the world, but no matter how far you’ve hiked […]

Trailblazer Tip #3: Always Carry Your Pocketknife

October 12th, 2015 Tags: ,

Let’s go back in time Pioneers, back to the age of about 10 when our fathers, uncles, grandfathers, etc. gave us our first glimpse of real trust when they rewarded us with our very first pocketknife. It may seem trivial now, but we’re placing a pretty high wager on the fact that your little 10-year old self was bursting at […]

Trailblazer Tip No. 2: Be present

September 28th, 2015 Tags: , , ,

Not to get all cheesy, spiritual on you guys but last night’s Super Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse whatchamacallit has us feeling pretty mindful about things today. For those of you who saw it (and if you didn’t, you missed out big time), you have to admit that it was pretty. freaking. awesome. I know, not […]