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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

  • 20D Nylon – What Is It And How Is It Used In Outdoor Gear?

    20D Nylon – What Is It And How Is It Used In Outdoor Gear?

    Introduction to 20d Nylon Nylon is a synthetic fabric made from petroleum products, and it has been a popular material in the outdoor industry for decades. One of the most common types of nylon used in outdoor gear is 20d nylon, which offers a good balance of weight, durability, and weather resistance. This blog post…

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  • Is 20D Nylon Waterproof?

    Is 20D Nylon Waterproof?

    20D nylon is a lightweight and durable fabric made from nylon fibers. The “20D” refers to the fabric’s denier, which is a measure of the thickness and weight of the fibers. In general, a higher denier number means a heavier, thicker, and stronger fabric, while a lower denier number indicates a lighter, thinner, and more…

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  • 20D Nylon Vs 70D Polyester?

    20D Nylon Vs 70D Polyester?

    When it comes to outdoor gear and clothing, the debate between 20d nylon and 70d polyester is a common one. Both materials have their own set of advantages and disadvantages, and understanding the differences between the two can help you make an informed decision when choosing the right fabric for your needs. In this blog…

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  • How Durable Is 15D Nylon?

    How Durable Is 15D Nylon?

    As an avid hiker and camper, I’ve always been on the lookout for the best gear to suit my needs. One of the most important factors for me is durability, as I want my gear to last through multiple adventures. In my search for super lightweight, yet durable materials, I came across 15D nylon. But…

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  • Nylon Vs Polyester Hammocks? (Best Hammock Material?)

    Nylon Vs Polyester Hammocks? (Best Hammock Material?)

    Hammocks have been around for centuries, but their popularity as a camping accessory has surged in recent years. They offer a comfortable and lightweight alternative to traditional tents, allowing you to sleep suspended above the ground. Many campers and backpackers appreciate the convenience of hammocks, as they are easy to set up, pack down, and…

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  • Is Higher Denier Nylon Better?

    Is Higher Denier Nylon Better?

    When it comes to choosing the right fabric for your outdoor gear, luggage, or clothing, the term “Denier” often comes up. But what exactly is Denier, and is a higher Denier nylon better?In short, a higher Denier nylon is generally more durable and resistant to abrasion, but it may not always be the best choice…

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