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Andy P.

Owner and editor

Andy Porse is an avid outdoorsman, having travelled the world for outdoor adventures, but also loves to observe the wildlife of his own backyard!
Andy holds a PhD in biological science and loves writing nerdy articles about funky animals, hiking gear and their material properties!

Björn L.


Björn Larsen, an outdoor enthusiast from Norway, is the adventurous blog author at OutlifeExpert.com. Raised amidst Norway’s breathtaking mountains and fjords, Björn’s passion for nature shines through his captivating tales of summer hikes and thrilling winter skiing and snowboarding escapades.

William J.


William Johns is a passionate biologist and field working scientist, dedicated to unraveling the mysteries of tropical ecosystems. As the blog author at OutlifeExpert, he shares his expertise and deep love for the outdoors, providing valuable insights into wildlife and the wonders of nature.

Featured Posts

  • 10 Quietest Sleeping Pads For Backpacking In 2024!

    10 Quietest Sleeping Pads For Backpacking In 2024!

    I admit it. I am a light sleeper and I hate when people are snoring or otherwise making noises during the night. I enjoy the soft sounds of the outdoors, but I hate synthetic man-made noises and especially when caused by my own gear! Therefore I set out on a journey to find the absolute…

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  • Blue Jay VS Cardinal: Do They Get Along?

    Blue Jay VS Cardinal: Do They Get Along?

    The Blue Jay and the northern cardinal are both brightly colored, charismatic birds featured as sports mascots and state icons in North America. Both are common birds in urban gardens throughout Southeastern Canada, and eastern and central United States.

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Latest posts

  • Is Polyamide Breathable? What You Should Know

    Is Polyamide Breathable? What You Should Know

    The apparel industry is always looking for ways to improve the performance of their products. One of the latest innovations in fabric technology is polyamide. Polyamide is the group of fabrics to which nylon belongs and has been used for industrial purposes since the late 1800s, but it has only recently become popular with outdoor…

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  • Do Groundhogs Eat Mums?

    Do Groundhogs Eat Mums?

    As a passionate gardener, I have always been curious about the eating habits of animals that visit my backyard. Recently, I have been wondering whether groundhogs eat mums. Groundhogs, also known as woodchucks, are herbivores and have a diverse diet that includes various plants, flowers, and vegetables. While mums (chrysanthemums) are not their preferred food…

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  • Can You Swim In Skaneateles Lake?

    Can You Swim In Skaneateles Lake?

    Skaneateles Lake is one of the most treasured lakes in Upstate New York. It’s a stunningly beautiful lake, with crystal clear waters and picturesque views that will take your breath away! Can you swim in Skaneateles Lake? The answer is absolutely yes! This gorgeous lake offers plenty of opportunities for swimming, whether it be taking…

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  • Are Bell Tents Waterproof?

    Are Bell Tents Waterproof?

    Yes, Bell tents are generally waterproof, as they are made from durable and water-resistant materials like canvas or polyester treated with water repellent surface chemicals. A Bell type canvas tent will usually be waterproof to a level of at least 3000 mm hydrostatic pressure and the PU floor material at least 10.000 mm, which is…

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  • Can You Swim In Nylon Shorts?

    Can You Swim In Nylon Shorts?

    Are you looking for a new way to enjoy the water? Have you ever thought about swimming in nylon shorts? Yes, you can swim in nylon shorts. Nylon is a lightweight, quick-drying, and durable material that is suitable for swimming. However, it is essential to consider the following factors for a comfortable experiences: 1. Fit:…

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  • Can You Swim In Broken Bow Lake?

    Can You Swim In Broken Bow Lake?

    Ahh, the great outdoors! There’s nothing quite like it for recharging your batteries and feeling free. Yes, you can swim in Broken Bow Lake. However, it is essential to follow safety guidelines and be aware of the designated swimming areas. Always swim with a buddy, wear a life jacket if needed, and be cautious of…

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