Healthy Living

MacGyver Fixes for Outdoor Mini-Emergencies

MacGyver Fixes for Outdoor Mini-Emergencies

No matter how much you try to prepare for everything that can go wrong during an outdoor adventure, sometimes a situation occurs that can provide a major inconvenience or even cut your trip short! Here are a few clever fixes for those little problems that can pop up during an [...]

Surprising Winter Weather Perks

Surprising Winter Weather Perks

During winter it is not uncommon for many to complain about the dropping temperatures, shun the outdoors, and yearn instead for the sweet summer weather. Yes, summer days are longer, leaves are greener, wildlife abounds, and we can wear less clothing! However, this ‘grass-is-greener’ outlook encourages us to forget about [...]

Top Ski Resorts for the Novice Skier

Top Ski Resorts for the Novice Skier

No longer do novice skiers have to bite the bullet and learn how to ski on the massive, scary slopes. Nowadays, resorts are equipped with beginner slopes to prevent newbies from crash testing with the advanced runs. Below are the top ski resorts for newbies and those requiring a lesson [...]

Planning Your Dog-Packing Adventure

Planning Your Dog-Packing Adventure

Taking your four-legged friend along for a hike can be a great way to bond while enjoying the outdoors together. Not only will you both be getting plenty of exercise and fresh air, you and your pup will have the opportunity to strengthen friendship and mutual trust. Dog-packing involves asking [...]

6 Things to Know About Yin Yoga

6 Things to Know About Yin Yoga

Slow and steady. That’s the idea behind yin yoga: a yin class typically consists of fewer poses held for a longer amount of time, allowing the stretch to reach to all those nooks and crannies in your body that sometimes feel a little neglected. For some, yin is delightful—a chance [...]

5 Great Winter Hiking Products

5 Great Winter Hiking Products

The weather outside may be frightful, but that doesn’t stop the hardcore hikers out there from doing their thing. However, you’ll need more than just a few extra layers over your hands and face when you go out to tromp your favorite place. As you well know, winters outside can [...]

Why Leadership Matters on Personal Trips

Why Leadership Matters on Personal Trips

Personal trips are meant to be fun and relaxing. It’s a chance to have a few days days or weeks of freedom from the rules and restraints of the rest of your life. For these reasons, most people don’t give leadership a second thought when it comes to making plans [...]

6 Things to Know About Bobsleigh

6 Things to Know About Bobsleigh

If you’re brushing up on your knowledge of winter sports in preparation for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, you’ll want to learn about the world of bobsleigh. This ice-based team sport was made popular in the classic comedy, Cool Runnings, but there’s probably a lot you don’t know about [...]

Choosing the Best Days to Ski (Hint: the Holidays)

Choosing the Best Days to Ski (Hint: the Holidays)

Any day, during ski season that is, is a good day; but some are better than others. We can’t always predict sunshine and no wind, but we can strive for no lines, no traffic and a bar stool in the lodge. Tuesdays Although any day during the work week (Mon- [...]

NeverWet on Paddles Mean Drip Free Kayaking

NeverWet on Paddles Mean Drip Free Kayaking

NeverWet might quite possibly be the perfect intersection of technology and survival. The substance is stored in a spray can and is sprayed like paint, onto whatever surface you want to waterproof. Supposedly the only downside is the unknown environmental effects since the spray appears to come off pretty easily [...]