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5 Tips to Make Winter Camping Safe and Fun

Many prefer to do their outdoor adventuring in the warmer months, but winter is a fantastic time to enjoy the great outdoors. Not only will you face fewer crowds and fewer bugs, but you'll get to see some of the...

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Off-Leash Dog Training Like the Pros

Dogs belong in the outdoors—they're natural trackers and the love to run free. A walk it the park or down the street is great, but let them loose on a hiking trail or at the beach (when allowed) and you...

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The American Obsession with Competence

They say no obsession is healthy, but I have to disagree. Folks in the US seem to have a preoccupation with competence—with the ability to be dropped into any situation and emerge victorious—and even in the instances where we may...

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3 Great Spots for Camping in September

The weather's cooling down, but we're still a long way from winter. As the foliage is just starting to turn and the season's are just starting to shift, September is a great time to strike out for the great outdoors...

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4 Ways SGTKNOTS Can Help with Back-to-School

It's September, and for parents around the country that means Back to School season. Clothing sales commercials are blaring from every TV and radio station, supply lists the size of phone books are being sent home, and everyone has an...

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SGT KNOTS Product Highlight: Shock (Bungee) Cord

Flexible. Versatile. Stretchy. There's nothing quite like shock cord—better known by most as bungee cord—and no better place to buy it than SGTKNOTS.com. With high-quality bulk bungee cord available in a variety of thicknesses and colors, you can get all...

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5 Top Places for Beginners to Go Rock Climbing in the US

Few athletic endeavors exemplify the essence of self-sufficiency. Your body, a cliff face, and (usually) a piece of rope—it doesn't get much simpler or more exhilarating than that. Of course, before you go scaling Yosemite's Half Dome or the glaciers...

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Americans Getting Back to Basics

If you spend a lot of time online, the world probably seems like it's one big hurry, always rushing towards the next new thing and tossing out the tried and true in favor of the latest and "greatest." Gadgets, gizmos,...

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3 Tips to Make Family Camping Fun for All

School is just beginning to start up again around the country, but the weather's still great for a weekend camping trip with the whole family. Of course, kids can make camping a bit more complicated, so here are a few...

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