Tag Archives: Camping

GeekDad Daily Deal: Military Hammock Tent

GeekDad Daily Deal: Military Hammock Tent

You’ll be “at ease” with this military hammock tent: 50% off! Read More

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Tentsile Flite Tree Tent: Camping in the Trees

Tentsile Flite Tree Tent: Camping in the Trees

I just wrapped up what is likely the final camping trip of the year with my family. This trip was different, though. My 13-year-old twins, Jon and Aidan, slept suspended from the trees instead of in the trailer with the rest of us. They were helping me test out the Flite tree tent from Tentsile. Spoiler alert: it got a huge thumbs up. Read More

GeekDad Review: Boreal 21 Folding Bow Saw

GeekDad Review: Boreal 21 Folding Bow Saw

March is winding down, and that doesn’t just mean the snow is beginning to disappear (at least where I live), it means that camping season is fast approaching. So I was pretty excited when the Agawa Canyon team offered to send me one of their Boreal 21 folding bow saws to try out. Read More

The Mr. Beams LED Lantern — Sunglasses Recommended!

The Mr. Beams LED Lantern — Sunglasses Recommended!

I’m a big fan of Mr. Beams. My UltraBright LED motion detection spotlight is still doing its job and lighting up the 20′ area around my home’s back door with an amazingly bright set of LEDs. And the Wireless Power Outage Lighting System has been useful more than once since I installed it, turning on a bright LED in my basement and a matching flashlight/emergency light upstairs when the base unit detects a loss of power. Suffice to say, I think they’ve got a great array of products that all use the energy efficient LEDs for path lighting, stick-anywhere-lighting, and three different spotlights. Recently I got a chance to check out their latest product, the UltraBright LED Lantern. The name says it all — this thing is BRIGHT. Read More

GeekDad review: DoubleNest Hammock

GeekDad review: DoubleNest Hammock

As mentioned in my last post, we just spent a few weeks getting in some quality camping time in a pair of Ontario Provincial Parks. I’m always on the look out for interesting camping gear, not to mention stuff to keep the kids entertained. This trip, I discovered something that covers off both bases: a DoubleNest Hammock from Eagles Nest Outfitters. Read More