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5 of The Best Dog Carriers for Hiking

Ever gone on a camping or hiking trip alone? It’s not very fun (at least for some) and can be a little scary too. That being said, I tried bringing my dog along once, but I had problems halfway -- he’s too little and I found it difficult to carry him along with my other stuff.

So I did my research and asked some of my friends then they recommend using a dog backpack carrier.

5 of the best dog backpack carriers for hiking

If you thought carriers are for babies, think again. You’ll be able to place your dog in a carrier and take them hiking or even through daily activities if you’re really attached to your pooch with the very hand dog carrier. Hiking carriers are like backpacks where you can place at your back or chest.

So today, we're going to show you 5 of the best dog backpack carriers for hiking. We’ll talk about features you might want to keep an eye on and reviews on the best carriers available in the market.

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The 5 Best Lightweight Backpacking Chairs of 2017

Do you love to go camping? Sitting by an open fire while enjoying the scenery of the great outdoors with the company of your loved ones is such a humbling experience. Likewise, relaxing on your lightweight backpacking chair at the shore, letting the waves touch your toes is utterly satisfying. The latter always makes me want to ask. “hey boss! Care to approve my leave? I want to go camping!”.


Most backpacking chairs nowadays have a reputation for being awkward, bulky and heavy. The average backpacking chair can weigh up to 12 lbs or more! You certainly won’t want to bring that kind chair.

On the other hand, if you decide to buy the thinner, wobblier option, either your back hurts after just 15 minutes of sitting or it usually falls apart over a short duration of use.

Fear not my outdoorsy friends! Nowadays, technology has caught up with the old style of backpacking chair and modelled them into the chair of your dreams. You can now find cotton-light chairs that are durable, strong and especially, comfortable… some chairs can even weigh as low as 20 ounces!

Here are our contenders for the best lightweight backpacking chairs of 2017.

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The Best Beach Chairs Of 2017 – Getting The Best Thing To Lean On

I love the summer and the vibes it comes with, there’s nothing better than just sitting at the beach gazing at the sun and drinking my mojito. When I was a kid, my father took me everywhere, and my favorite place was the beach. Back then when I was a kid, I didn’t think much about relaxing; the only important thing was to build as much sand castles as possible and to jump in the water like a little dog.

Best Beach Chairs

As I grew older, I started to appreciate different aspects of the beach, and the time spent in the water was replaced with grabbing the best beach chairs I could find and my favorite book.

Today I will share with you some of the best chairs that can be used at the beach and even for camping or fishing, etc.

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Your Camping Companion: The 5 Best Portable Power Supplies For Camping

You may be using your cell phone for GPS or predicting what the weather situation will be, only to have have the battery die on you. Similarly, other camping appliances you frequently rely on runs out of juice. Instead of walking around the woods blind or getting stuck without any power, purchasing a portable power supply for your camping trip should be every camper’s topmost priority.

You may be overwhelmed by the quantity of portable power supplies available in the market, but fear not! just scroll down and learn about the 5 best portable power supplies for camping.

An Overview of the 5 Best Portable Power Supplies for Camping

*** For more information about the products listed, you may check individual items at Amazon.com

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How to Protect your Toes When Hiking?

Do you love hiking? Are you currently planning a hike requiring you to exert a lot of effort descending rough and mountainous terrains? If your answer is yes, then you have to arm yourself with relevant information on how to protect your toes when hiking.

Remember that while hiking is an exciting and fun activity, it can also put a significant amount of pressure on your knees, feet, and toes. It can result in swollen toenails, painful and uncomfortable feet, and soreness. Many thanks to guest blogger – Steve Owen from Shoescast.com for sharing useful tips with us to resolve above mentioned issues.

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How hot is a Campfire and How to build one?

The first form of intentionally started a fire in history was a campfire. From its discovery, it was served as a tool to cook food, to light up the dark and the most basic purpose of it was to provide warmth. Soon the campfires were the center of happenings in tribes, a lot of legends revolve and start out of the campfire and continue to be told in the campfire stories. To know how hot is a campfire, first, you have to know how to build it.

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How To Choose The Best 10 Person Tent: Guide And Reviews

Family or group outing can be so much fun outside. However, you need a large tent to accommodate a great number of people. If you’re looking for the best 10 person tent, you come to the right place.

As indicated by its name, a 10 person tent can accommodate up to 10 people. There are many things to consider when buying the best tent, such as material, price, and style. For your convenience, we offer a guide and reviews to find the best product.

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3 Reasons Why You Need Campmate’s Kitchen in Your Life

Gone are the days when campers are only limited to ready-to-eat goods and beverages at camp – the Campmate kitchen trend is here and it looks like it’s here to stay.

Camping kitchens are truly one of the greatest inventions ever made. Just imagine the ease of preparing food like you’re in the comforts of your home kitchen, but against the backdrop of the great outdoors.

I thank Campmate for creating such a useful tool because cooking in the outdoors doesn’t get tougher than preparing a huge meal for a family of four, keeping an eye out on my kids who’re always trying to kill each other, and ensuring the tent doesn’t get swept away by the rain.

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Keeping The Pack Weight Down: 5 Of The Best Ultralight Tents In The Market

Minimalist backpacking shelters commonly known as “ultralight tents” have taken the camping industry by storm.

These terrific tents are the product of innovative manufacturers (and the constant ranting of campers who hate domed tents) aimed at making our outdoor life comfortable and more secure. In all honesty, you really don’t need that complex tent with dangling poles, elastic cords, and numerous stakes (which will make assembling impossible if you lose just one!).

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Keep Track of Everything: The Best Hiking Watches of 2017

A watch isn’t merely an accessory for hikers – it’s not only capable of showing the time and date. As a matter of fact, the best hiking watches provide crucial information for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts through the addition of navigation sensors and other features.

With the advent of modern technology came the hiking watches. These practical watches feature an altimeter, a barometer, GPS, and a compass, to name a few. Some can even give an accurate measure of our average speeds, navigation, weather forecast, and calories we burned.

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