tips for being rain ready

Tips For Being Rain Ready

You know the saying, “April showers bring May flowers.” Rain happens and it can be inconvenient at times. Don’t let…
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Zach’s Climbing Experience

At Red Beard's Outfitter, we are driven to help you get ready for your adventures and then being able to…
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Why Choose Klean Kanteen

Klean Kanteen was making stainless steel water bottles before it was cool. They started back in 2004 during a time…
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Moisture-Wicking

Benefits of Moisture-Wicking Clothes

If you’ve heard the term “moisture-wicking,” but wasn’t sure exactly what it meant, you’re not alone. By understanding the benefits…
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18 Ways You Can Use Castile Soap

If you think you have to go to the store with a cart full of cleaning products, think again. Castile…
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How to Start a Fire by Friction

Knowing how to start a fire has been essential for survival basically since the beginning of time. In today’s day…
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How to Start a Fire with Matches or a Lighter

Starting a fire sounds pretty simple right? It can actually be a little harder than you think. This blog gives…
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9 Top Reviewed Trail Apps

Having your trail map, information about your destination and a way of contacting others all fitting in one pocket sure…
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The Talents of Our Local Artists

The Talents of Our Local Artists are one of the many things we love about the community. Our love for…
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12 Outdoor Date Ideas

Need some ideas for a different date night/day? Dinner and a movie can get old after a while. Head into…
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17 Ways to Get Outside More

Our fast-paced American culture allows us to tackle several things in very little time. Although we get a lot accomplished…
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Survival Tips: 3 Ways to Treat Water

You can go about three days without water. Whether you are hiking the Appalachian Trail, backpacking in another country or…
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10 Things to do at the Gulf Islands National Seashore: Mississippi Location

Want to visit a national park? Look no further than the Gulf Islands National Seashore. It stretches 160 miles along…
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Campfire Cravings: Camping Recipes for Your Next Trip

Get Inspired!   As a self-proclaimed foodie, camp cooking is one of the highlights of my trip, but I always…
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Staplefork Landing: Directions

Follow these directions to arrive at Staplefork Landing on the Perdido River Trail. From Red Beard's Outfitter: 4354 Old Shell…
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Gravel Landing: Directions

Follow these directions to arrive at Gravel Landing on the Perdido River Trail. From Red Beard's Outfitter: 4354 Old Shell…
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Employee Development, Red Beard’s Style

I never really know what to expect when I go into my shift at Red Beard’s. My days range from…
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Hiking with Dogs Within an Hour Drive

Get Inspired! Hiking is always better with buds, especially furry four-legged ones. If you've  been looking for the perfect trail…
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Paddling on the Bartram Canoe Trail

Growing up, my family’s idea of “camping” consisted of roasting marshmallows in our fire pit outside, stargazing, then eventually returning…
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Inspiring Adventure on Campus

Getting ready to go back to school? If you’re dreading the switch from sunlight to fluorescent light, don’t fear! Red…
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Summertime Shoes

Down here, Chaco sandals reign as the most popular summertime shoe- and we totally understand why. But, if you’re looking…
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My First Backpacking Trip

Growing up, my family spent almost every weekend at different campgrounds around Alabama. I loved the freedom of exploring the…
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Volunteering – Red Beard’s Cares

At Red Beard’s, our love and appreciation of the great outdoors comes first. Second, comes community involvement. Needless to say,…
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camping outdoors

BENEFITS OF TRAIL RUNNING

Benefits Of Trail Running: The uneven terrain allows runners and walkers to strengthen muscles that aren’t frequently utilized Serenity of…
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