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These Workwear Brands Do Double Duty as Outdoor Apparel

These Workwear Brands Do Double Duty as Outdoor Apparel
Workwear is typically made for those with jobs outdoors in rain and wind, but also for men and women in the trades who are crawling, stooping, clim...

How the United Cajun Navy Steps In During Natural Disasters

How the United Cajun Navy Steps In During Natural Disasters
The United Cajun Navy formed in the aftermath of the devastating hurricanes that hit Louisiana, beginning with Katrina (2005) and continuing with m...

What To Pack For a Trip to Washington’s Hoh Rainforest

What To Pack For a Trip to Washington’s Hoh Rainforest
Rain forests are not exclusively found in tropical climates. We actually have a few rain forests here in the US, and they are worth a trip. The dense, lush environment holds a massive variety of plant and animal life. If you choose to go to the world-class Hoh Rainforest in Washington...

What You Need to Know About Motorcycle Rain Gear

What You Need to Know About Motorcycle Rain Gear
If you’re in the market for motorcycle rain gear, you may have noticed something about the available options. There’s essentially two choices; highly specialized rain gear that is made specifically for motorcyclists, or rain gear that isn’t specific to motorcyclists but will still meet their needs...

The Surprising Origin of Ponchos

The Surprising Origin of Ponchos
In the immortal words of musician, philosopher and diplomat Frank Zappa, “Is that a Mexican poncho or a Sears poncho?” This question forces us to t...

How Red Ledge Makes The Best Rain Gear

How Red Ledge Makes The Best Rain Gear
What is Red Ledge doing that competitors aren’t? How do they continue to make the best rain gear? The company doesn’t have a flashy website or hundreds of different products, instead they spend their time intensely focused on keeping customers happy and dry...

The Best Rain Gear for Fishing

The Best Rain Gear for Fishing
Fishing rain gear, in general, boils down to jackets and pants. But, there are some specialized features to look for. The best rain gear for fishing is lightweight, breathable, quick dry and includes multiple pockets...

6 Facts About Florida Everglades National Park

6 Facts About Florida Everglades National Park
The Everglades is a unique national park. Not only because of its ecology, but also because the Florida Everglades National Park sits in the middle of a highly populated state. This presents unique challenges to maintaining its wild, natural status...

The Wettest City In The U.S. Might Surprise You

The Wettest City In The U.S. Might Surprise You
What do you think the wettest US city is? Maybe Seattle or somewhere on the Oregon coast? Not quite, you’ll need to go even further west for the right answer...

How To Stay Dry In The Rain

How To Stay Dry In The Rain
If you live in a misty, rainy climate you are probably an expert at how to stay dry in the rain, but have you considered the virtues of addition...

Women's Fishing Clothing That's Tough Enough To Last

Women's Fishing Clothing That's Tough Enough To Last
It can be difficult for women to find fishing gear that fits well, because it is a male-dominated  sport. Female anglers crave garments that fit an...

The Complete Guide to Construction Work Clothes

The Complete Guide to Construction Work Clothes
Construction work clothes need to be durable, insulated, and practical, and a few brands stand out from the crowd. Carhartt and Berne are at the he...