One of the most fun filled activities for the summer is swimming.  Around the black hills there are a lot of lakes and reservoirs to go swimming in.  Here is a list of important items you should take on your swimming trip. Sunscreen Swim Suits Beach towels Beach bag- (Best if its Waterproof) Water goggles…

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Here is a list of items I find useful when I go hiking. Always make sure to check the weather before your hike so you can pack accordingly. Extra socks Rain jacket/ rain poncho- (In case it rains) Backpack Map Water, camelback Snacks Camera Compass Matches, fire starters Pocket knife Flashlight Watch Whistle First aid…

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Picnics are a great way to enjoy the wilderness without having to stay overnight. I enjoy going out for a picnic after a long day at work. The nice part about picnics is that you don’t have to get any days off work and there almost like a mini vacation. Here is a list composed…

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There is a lot of poison ivy around the Black Hills area. Poison ivy may cause itching and very painful Rashes. If you’re going to the bathroom in the wilderness make sure you’re not around any poison ivy. Make sure you don’t get it in your fire if you inhale the smoke it may cause…

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My Husband and I like to take our motorcycles out a lot when we go camping. However it is very difficult to carry to many things on the bike. I have composed a list of the most important things you should bring if you don’t have too much space. Here is a smaller list of…

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There have been so many times that I have gone camping and forgotten that one important thing. It’s always worse the first couple of times you go camping each year. I have now made this list of important camping provisions. I hope this helps you not forget that one important thing. We also have this…

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