Articles written by: Brad Nehring

7 Delicious Ways to Serve Hunted Game This Winter

7 Delicious Ways to Serve Hunted Game This Winter

This is not a knock against any of the culinary mainstays that hunters (and their families) have enjoyed for hundreds of years. But this fall and winter, why not experiment a little with the game you bring home by trying one of the following recipes. Please note: this post shouldn’t [...]

Seattle’s Best Outdoor Gear Stores (That Aren’t REI)

Seattle’s Best Outdoor Gear Stores (That Aren’t REI)

Few cities can match Seattle’s devoted following of outdoor lovers. The city is home to REI, one of the country’s largest and most reputable providers of recreational clothing and equipment. And its flagship store (located in the Lake Union neighborhood) attracts millions of visitors every year. But for the record, [...]

Survival “Strategies” That Can Easily End Your Life

Survival “Strategies” That Can Easily End Your Life

Last month, The Active Times published an article that dispelled several long-standing myths about how to survive in the wilderness. The list was generated by writer Mark Lebekin with help from a handful of seasoned survival experts. We’ve listed the 13 myths discussed in the article below; you can read [...]

6 of the Nation’s Best Cross-Country Skiing Destinations

6 of the Nation’s Best Cross-Country Skiing Destinations

“Cross-country skiing is not all uphills and flats and hard work,” Andrew Newell, a member of the U.S. Cross-Country Team who competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, recently told NBC News. “This sport can be fast and gnarly if you know where to go.” Our thoughts exactly. Here [...]

6 of the Nation’s Swankiest Hunting and Fishing Lodges

6 of the Nation’s Swankiest Hunting and Fishing Lodges

A lot of men and women enjoy the grimier, more primal aspects of hunting ― tracking game through frigid wilderness, crouching in soggy duck blinds for hours at a time, using a knife to reduce their quarry to a bloody mess. And by the same token, most seasoned fishermen will [...]

5 Award-Winning 2013-14 Boards We Can’t Wait to Demo

5 Award-Winning 2013-14 Boards We Can’t Wait to Demo

Last month, Transworld announced the winners of the 2013-14 Good Wood Snowboard Test, an annual ritual (now in its 15th year) that recognizes the most promising men’s and women’s snowboards leading up to the winter season. This year’s winner’s circle was an eclectic group, to say the least; here are [...]

6 of the World’s Coolest Man-made Climbing Walls

6 of the World’s Coolest Man-made Climbing Walls

Thanks to the massive popularity of rock climbing, you can find decent climbing walls all over the world. Most man-made walls stick to traditional features ― uneven surface, standard holds ― designed to mirror the experience of climbing outdoors, but the entries on this list have taken this concept to [...]

The Beginner’s Guide to Buying a Kayak

The Beginner’s Guide to Buying a Kayak

It’s easy to understand the appeal of owning a kayak. They are easy to operate in virtually any body of water, a day (or just a few hours) on the water constitutes a healthy workout, and most current models are reliable and relatively affordable. But when it comes to selecting [...]

7 Uber-Effective Ways to Keep the Mosquitoes Away

7 Uber-Effective Ways to Keep the Mosquitoes Away

Alaska is a pretty idyllic place to spend the summer in terms of weather, scenery, and just about everything else ― except for the blood-sucking bugs. This recent video of a mosquito swarm was captured on the North Slope of Northern Alaska’s Brooks Range… Makes you itchy just watching it. [...]

Take the Mountain Pictorial Challenge

Take the Mountain Pictorial Challenge

How many of the world’s most famous mountains and peaks can you name on sight alone? We’ve posted 25 photos below. After you’ve made a guess, move your mouse over the image to see the answer. We’ve provided a bonus hint for each mountain. Hint: Highest peak in the Southern [...]