This site was founded by me, Richard Beck, to be a resource for everything related to the outdoors. In terms of who I am, I’m 33 years old and I grew up in the U.S. midwest but have travelled around a fair bit in my life. I’m currently living in Chicago.

I’ve been into outdoors activities since I was a kid and got my first swiss army knife. I love the outdoors and I try to get away from city life whenever I can. My biggest passion is hiking and camping, but I’m into any activities that get me out into the woods.

I started this site to share some of my experiences, but also as a resource for other people to share their tips. I want the site to be a forum for discussion about all kinds of survival/camping/hiking issues. If you have any questions, please feel free to get in touch with me through my contact page!