Gear Review: Mardingtop 40L Water-resistant Hiking Daypack/Camping Backpck

Good, basic bag. Comfortable to carry, roomy interior. Good as a daypack but big enough for an overniter. Good for a beginner who doesn’t want to spend a lot of money on a starter bag. Pros Comfortable padded straps Very roomy on inside Cons Hydration bag not specifically accommodated. I picked up this bag last week from Amazon. I was looking for a simple daypack to replace one I had worn out. This Mardingtop 40L…

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Campground Review: Erbie Campground – Buffalo National River in Arkansas

River surge warning forced us to bed down for the night at the Erbie Campground along the Buffalo National River in Arkansas. It was a welcome and comfortable site for our sore, wet bodies! Our group of 9 guys had planned a canoe/kayak trip to the Current River originally but heavy spring rain flooding had left our route muddy and littered with debris. Last minute change of plans put us on the Buffalo River. Plans…

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