The gold “rush” may have slowed down, but there is still gold to be found. Gold panning is a great way to find this precious metal, while enjoying the outdoors. All you  need to get started is a gold panning kit. And it is great family activity for all ages and abilities. The following articles […]

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There aren’t many things more frightening than not having emergency lights and finding yourself disoriented and lost in the dark. Noises and sounds that normally would not bother you, become menacing and threatening. Your sense of direction becomes diminished. The darkness become something tangible and closes in around you. Your imagination shifts into over-drive as […]

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A special backpack will come in handy on those days when you wish you had more than two hands. Just too much stuff to carry? You need a special pocket for your phone. And one for your water bottle. How about large zippered pockets and smaller pockets within easy reach? And added to all this […]

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You may think you have a reliable sense of direction. You may think you don’t need a compass to tell you which way is north. And, like me, if you live in the Denver area, you know that the mountains are to the west. However, once you are in the middle of those mountains, that […]

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