Outdoor Skills

Empowerment is at the heart of the Fox in the Forest outdoor blog. I accomplish this by regularly posting hiking tips, camping hacks, and in-depth posts about outdoor skills. Get the education you need to have the outdoor adventure of a lifetime.

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If you’re looking for the best outdoor blog on internet, you’ve come to the right place. My mission as a full-time freelance writer for the outdoors and blogger is to give you the confidence and outdoor skills you need to have your dream adventure. These mega-important posts are not only some of the best resources for outdoor skills on the web, but they are loved by most loyal readers too!

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backpacking tips for beginners

Backpacking Tips for Your First Wilderness Camping Adventure

Wanna backpack this summer? Start here.

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how to make outdoorsy friends

How to Make Outdoorsy Friends

I moved away from my family when I headed to college at age 18. Since then I’ve lived in a different time zone than my …

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Step Up Your Trail Grub: DIY Backpacking Meals and More

Trail food can make a lot of people pull their hair out. Pre-packaged meals are often expensive and can cost hundreds of dollars for what …

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campervan accessories

6 Simple DIY Ways to Upgrade Your Travel Trailer, Camper or Van

Look, my life is not a Pinterest spread. Sure, I’m handy, but when it comes to being “cutesy” I truly suck. Despite this lack in …

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How to Build a DIY Outdoor Gear Room for $120

I never thought I’d be that person who had more than one sleeping bag, a backpack for any occasion, and 2 snowboard setups. But alas, it happened and hey, I’m pretty happy about it. However epically awesome “gear mountain” may become, there comes a time where plastic bins just don’t cut it anymore. That time for me was when I was packing for an impromptu backpacking trip and couldn’t find my headlamp. So what did I do? Waited six months until the weather got crappy and got to work fitting out some unfinished space in my basement to show off all my gear by building a DIY gear room. In the end I had one bitching backcountry closet that didn’t break the bank.

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trip plan tips for backcountry travel

How to Plan a Big Hike or Backpacking Trip

How to write a trip plan to keep you organized and possibly save your life if something goes wrong.

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