Articles written by: Hope Gately

Winter Climbing: How to Rock-On During the Cold Months

Winter Climbing: How to Rock-On During the Cold Months

The obvious answer here would be to join a rock-climbing gym and, though they’re magical places indeed, we wanna focus more on getting you outside and on some real rock. That being said, here are 3 simple ways to get out of doors during the cold months, if you dare. [...]

How to Prepare for Fall and Winter Outdoor Sports

How to Prepare for Fall and Winter Outdoor Sports

Perhaps you’ve felt a chill nipping at your nose as you dust off the turning and falling leaves. They stick to your shoes and you find yourself throwing on fleece every morning. Fall is here and winter in coming. For ski bums, boarding enthusiasts, and mountaineers alike, this means one [...]

Acupuncture for Athletes: Why it Can Work for You

Acupuncture for Athletes: Why it Can Work for You

So, you’re a skeptic. You’d much rather pump yourself full of ibuprofen, do some minimal stretching, and bare the pain rather than try any sort of “alternative” medicine to heal your outdoor induced ailments. Welp, I would say “more power to you” except I’m not really into enabling outdoor enthusiasts [...]

5 Wet and Wild Water Sports

5 Wet and Wild Water Sports

Too hot for your usual exercise and sport routines? As the summer heats up, let us recommend some of the most exciting and accessible water sports that are perfect for a new thrill and for keeping you cool. Grab your suntan lotion, bathing suit, and get ready for a wet [...]

5 Adventures that Make You a Bonafide Badass

5 Adventures that Make You a Bonafide Badass

The Great Outdoors and Planet Earth Proper is chocker-bock full of heart-stopping adventures ready to be had at every turn. Many of those pulse pumping undertakings have become somewhat cliché (like skydiving or running with the bulls); however, we’ve comprised a list of activities that are not only too kickass [...]

A Sport for Any Terrain

A Sport for Any Terrain

There are certain outdoor sports that you can do almost anywhere. Fishing, hunting, and biking to name a few are classics that pass the time, put food on the table, and get you from point A to B. However, there are some other, less common outdoor recreational sports that can [...]

4 Reasons Why Women Love an Outdoorsy Man

4 Reasons Why Women Love an Outdoorsy Man

First of all, cramming all of the sexy, sleek, raw, manly awesomeness that encompasses Outdoor Men into a mere four reasons why we gals love and swoon over them wasn’t easy, but somehow it was managed. Not to mention, we did the legwork: taking some polls and reading up on [...]

6 Reasons to Attend the Lyons, Colorado Outdoor Games

6 Reasons to Attend the Lyons, Colorado Outdoor Games

For the second year in a row Lyons, Colorado put on one hell of an event with its Lyons Outdoor Games. Unlike many festivals or events that may only feature a specific sport or theme, this kickass crowd pleaser had it all; including beer, food, fireworks, a 5k, rugby matches, [...]

Green Brews: A Sampler of the Most Eco-Friendly Libations

Green Brews: A Sampler of the Most Eco-Friendly Libations

Beer, Glorious Beer! The nectar of the gods and the reason, for many, that happy hour can’t come soon enough. Not much can make the enjoyment of this libation sweeter, except perhaps knowing that the liquid you’re relishing is green. No, not green as in Wicked Witch of the West [...]

Top 4 Most Dangerous Mistake Made By Climbers

Top 4 Most Dangerous Mistake Made By Climbers

Dangling from ropes and a harness (Cliffhanger Style…Sly Stallone reference…check!), jumping for holds that rip the screams outta your throat, and taking epic falls are just a few of the reasons we love rock-climbing ( It also makes us look cool, which is obviously the main reason we do it). [...]