Healthy Living

Top Dehydrated Food Brands for Camping

Top Dehydrated Food Brands for Camping

Hiking with camping gear is a heavy load to trek with on the trails. After miles of effort, fatigue sets in and the stomach grumbles with hunger. At that point of exhaustion, the body is craving a warm and delicious meal to refuel glucose and energy levels. Save the power [...]

The Nuts and Bolts Squirrel Call

The Nuts and Bolts Squirrel Call

Squirrels are quick, tasty, almost as intelligent as a rock and can be taken with a .22, .410 shotgun or pellet rifle. But, one squirrel does not a meal make. Bushy-tails are afflicted with extreme anxiety disorder, and a flock (actually called a “dray” if you want to get technical) [...]

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. [...]

The Best Indoor Rock Climbing

The Best Indoor Rock Climbing

The popularity of indoor climbing has grown in the last several years as an abundance of unique and challenging walls and gyms have been built and updated along with new climbing trends.  Indoor gyms have flourished and given folks in urban areas the chance to try a new and invigorating [...]

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 [...]

The Backcountry Chef: Beefy Stir Fry Noodles

The Backcountry Chef: Beefy Stir Fry Noodles

This is a great recipe for those who like a little bit of flavor for dinner, but don’t want to weigh down their pack.  This meal will require a bit of rehydration though…so if you’re out in the backcountry, it would be very helpful to be near a source of [...]

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 [...]

The 7 Best Seattle Area Running Spots

The 7 Best Seattle Area Running Spots

Seattle may not be most people’s first thought when considering great places to run, but its reputation just hasn’t caught up to it yet. Seattle, and its closely surrounding areas, offer something for any type of runner, whether you’re a social or loner runner, opt for flat or hills, or [...]

6 New England Hikes for Fall

6 New England Hikes for Fall

Fall is rapidly approaching, which means three things in New England: more comfortable temperatures, fewer tourists, and stunning foliage. Take advantage of the changing conditions by trying one of these classic New England hikes: Greeley Ponds, New Hampshire This straightforward out-and-back trail winds through an old growth forest in the [...]

What’s New at Your Local Ski Resort?

What’s New at Your Local Ski Resort?

What’s New at Your Local Ski Resort? We’ve seen the $100 lift ticket barrier busted years ago and we’re still taking bets on when they’ll break the $5 Snickers wall; the smart money is on sooner rather than later. What do you get for all these increases? Breckenridge Breck is [...]