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Camping Gear Review: The Stratos

It’s finally here, our review of the Stratos by the wonderful folks at Sierra Madre Research!

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Camping with an Infant

Last week we talked about going on our camping adventure for our Disneybounding our Life Series. We know that camping with a little one may seem a bit daunting. So we thought we would share how we went about preparing and executing a *mostly* stress free adventure!

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A Swiss Adventure!

While we didn’t build a permanent tree house like they did on Swiss Family Robinson, we did create our treehouse while hammock camping!

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Nube Stratos: Unboxing and Initial Impressions!

A few months ago, we posted about how much we love our Nube from Sierra Madre Research and how it is our preferred camping shelter for our trips. However, we also mentioned that Sierra Madre Research was coming out with a new model that they called the Stratos. We preordered and it finally came! Watch our unboxing and our initial impressions below!

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Camping Gear Review: The Gregory Jade 38 Backpack

Maddie got a new backpack for camping last Christmas and after a few great trips with it, here are her thoughts!

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Backpacking Caprock Canyon

This last weekend we got away to hike out at Caprock Canyon State Park. A few hours away, it was a part of Texas I hadn't seen before and it did not disappoint.

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Camping Gear Review: The Nube

Today we are talking about my favorite gear for camping, The Nube by Sierra Madre Research!

This is basically a suspended tent for your hammocks. Jared and I love our tent, but never slept very well on our camping trips due to sleeping on the ground. Plus, our tent would flood during those lovely Texas spring rainstorms.

Enter the Christmas I bought Jared a hammock. He is so excited about it, he tells me about this fantastic company called Sierra Madre Research. And, they have an ingenious system that allows us to sleep well and stay dry. 

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Camping Gear Review: The Tent

March means it's camping season! We are going to be sharing reviews of the two shelters we use the most. This week, it's our MSR Hubba Hubba Tent!

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The Thrill of Adventure

Fear can be a positive motivator instead of a debilitating emotion. 

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Yosemite National Park

We spent a wonderful three days in the amazing Yosemite National Park. We went up Snow Creek Falls, a 3,000 foot climb, made our way over to North Dome, then hiked back down by Yosemite Falls. There were incredible views and some of the best campsites we had ever had. 

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First Backpacking Experience: Things We Learned

We are fresh back from our first backpacking experience. We learned a lot while we were out on the trails! We thought we would share a little bit of our experience with you so you can learn from our wins and losses and hopefully have a great backpacking experience for yourselves!

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Smoky Mountains Trip: Part 3

Last weekend we had the amazing opportunity to go backpack in the Smoky Mountains! We headed up to Tennessee via Knoxville and then drove into the North Carolina Part of the park to tackle the Mount Sterling loop. 17 miles round trip in three days with 4,000 feet worth of an elevation change. It was a challenge, but we loved it!

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Smoky Mountains Trip: Part 2

Last weekend we had the amazing opportunity to go backpack in the Smoky Mountains! We headed up to Tennessee via Knoxville and then drove into the North Carolina Part of the park to tackle the Mount Sterling loop. 17 miles round trip in three days with 4,000 feet worth of an elevation change. It was a challenge, but we loved it!

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Smoky Mountains Trip: Part 1

Last weekend we had the amazing opportunity to go backpack in the Smoky Mountains! We headed up to Tennessee via Knoxville and then drove into the North Carolina Part of the park to tackle the Mount Sterling loop. 17 miles round trip in three days with 4,000 feet worth of an elevation change. It was a challenge, but we loved it!

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