Month: July 2020

Review of Birchwood Casey Gun Plumber Handgun Multi-Tool

(Photo © Birchwood Casey/GSM Outdoors) Birchwood Casey has long been a trusted name when it comes to gun care, so when a chance came up to try their Gun Plumber multi-tool for handguns, I gladly accepted. It’s a compact folding set of drivers & cleaning rods designed to make your life easier when it comes …

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5 Outdoor Plants & Flowers to Add Color to Your Backyard

Outdoor kitchens and a party-ready atmosphere certainly add a lot to your backyard. But don’t forget natural beauty! A well-tended lawn and eye-catching decorative plants bring an atmosphere of tranquility that anyone will appreciate. Bring nature to your backyard! These 5 flowers thrive in the Houston climate and add fragrant color to your hangout space. …

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Backpack Alternatives

Call them whatever you want, but there are endless dozens of different types of carry bags available other than traditional backpacks. Universal to the outdoors world, nearly everyone has some kind of a tote bag designed to withstand the tough elements of the outdoors. In a way such bags are essential for carrying everything outdoors, …

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Masks You Can Order from Outdoor Brands We Love

While it’s safe to say we’re all living with more uncertainty, one thing is clear: if you’re going out in public and will be near people you don’t live with, you should wear a mask. This spring, we published an article about how the synthetic neck tubes and face coverings you use for hiking and skiing might not …

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Your Money Might Be Working Against the Environment

If you keep your money in a checking account with a major bank in the United States, there’s a good chance you’re inadvertently funding projects that directly negate the efforts you make to mitigate your climate impact. If you’re signed up with a big bank like Chase, Wells Fargo, Citibank, or Bank of America, bad …

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Shooting A Concept Assignment Winner Rene Gruber

Congratulations to Rene Gruber for winning the Shooting A Concept Assignment with the image, “Illuminate the Night.” See more of Gruber’s work at www.renegruber.com. 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! [See image gallery at …

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Realize Your Vision

Nothing is as thrilling as the moment when all of your planning and preparation to get “the shot” pays off, right before your eyes. But the most lasting satisfaction comes from holding an archival photographic print that faithfully reproduces that vision. A perfect sunrise over the landscape. Polar bears dancing in the tundra. Your best …

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Sustainable Gear for Good: Teva x Cotopaxi

Featuring limited-edition versions of Teva’s classic sandal, the Original Universal, and Cotopaxi’s signature Teca windbreaker in playful prints and bright neon colors, the all-new Teva x Cotopaxi collection brings together two iconic brands. Even better, the sustainably-crafted styles are made using remnant and recycled materials.

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