Outdoor Adventures

Outdoor Adventures

TuckTec Folding Kayak Review: Price, Assembly, User Experience, Storage

After borrowing a kayak from a friend for a few seasons, and discovering that I really enjoyed a casual paddle, mostly on flatwater, I decided it was time to pick up a kayak of my own. Receiving some positive word-of-mouth reviews from friends, and considering some space and storage issues, I decided to go with

best drones for real estate photography

Best Drones for Real Estate Photography: Top 3 Picks of 2021

Drone technology has revolutionized the way we view our world. Nowhere is this more true than in real estate. Cambria Trent, principal broker with Cambria Fine Homes LLC and  Windermere Real Estate in Lane County, OR, had this to say about drone use in her industry. Drone photography in real estate, Trent tells Shelf exclusively,

Best Wakeboards

6 Best Wakeboards: Beginners, Experts, Women, Kids

If you’ve tried kneeboarding or kayaking, chances are you’ll love wakeboarding. Before you try it, though, you’re going to need a wakeboard. When it comes to choosing your wakeboard, size, style, edges, and core all make a difference. To help you make this important decision, we reviewed the six best wakeboards in categories like budget and

best kneeboards

5 Best Kneeboards: Kids, Budget, & Whole Family Options

Anyone who’s experienced the thrill of being towed behind a motorboat on a kneeboard will tell you it’s an experience like no other. Kneeboarding is a popular towsport enjoyed by thousands each summer. Pick up a kneeboard from our ranking of the best 5 best kneeboards and find out for yourself. But what do you

Best Walking Shoes for Men with Flat Feet

5 Best Walking Shoes for Men with Flat Feet in 2021

Men with flat feet know how important it is to find a pair of walking shoes with just the right amount of arch support. If you have flat feet but you love to walk, hike, or even run, the shoes in this ranking will provide the support you need to never miss a step.  By

Best Eco-friendly Sunscreens

The 5 Best Eco-Friendly Sunscreens of 2021

As summer approaches, it’s time to stock up on sunscreen so we can enjoy frolicking in the sun. However, many common sunscreens contain chemicals that are bad for our coral reefs, and also bad for humans. This is why we’ve come up with a list of the 5 best eco-friendly sunscreens of 2021. The sunscreens

Best Electric Bike Under $1000

Best Electric Bikes Under $1000: Folding, Fat Tire, Mountain, and Cargo

If you’ve been out on a walk recently, you may have noticed what seems like a traditional bike approaching, only to have it whizz by you with the sound of a motor and without much apparent exertion from the rider at all. That’s an ebike and they’re more popular than ever. If you’re looking for

Best Solar Backpacks

6 Best Solar Backpacks: Budget, Hiking, Work

Solar power is the way of the future. Many of our cars and home devices like generators are already solar powered, in fact, and soon our clothing may also be powered from the sun. Think that sounds like science fiction? Think again, because solar charger backpacks are already a reality, keeping any number of the

best portable fire pits

6 Best Portable Fire Pits of 2021

There’s nothing quite like sitting around the campfire and looking up at the stars. Portable fire pits allow you to bring that experience with you wherever you go, be it a festival, the park, or just your backyard. We’ve done the research to help you find the best portable fire pits for you and your

Best Camping Tables

7 Best Camping Tables of 2021

The wooden picnic table that you’ll find at most standard campground sites is a reliable staple, but sometimes, it’s not enough. Whether you need some extra surface to prep food, have a bigger family that can’t all fit at one table, or want a smoother surface to play cards on, portable picnic tables are an

how to stay clean while camping

How to Stay Clean While Camping

Camping can be a fun adventure for the whole family. But sometimes, leaving the comforts of modern technology behind can be more challenging than we planned on – especially when it comes to hygiene. Nature is great, but it’s hard to beat a hot shower. Learning how to stay clean while camping is the key

Best Water Shoes for Hiking

7 Best Water Shoes for Hiking in 2021

Most water shoes are great for kayaking or spending the day at the water park, but when it comes to hiking— they aren’t supportive. For long days on the trail, you definitely want shoes specifically made for hiking. But, if you’re going to encounter some streams, waterfalls, or plain old puddles, then you want a