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6 Meteor Showers to Brighten up Your Nights

6 Meteor Showers to Brighten up Your Nights

Fall is coming, bringing with it cloudless skies, cute boots and hot mugs of cider with good friends to keep you outside all day and night. Plenty of meteor showers are on the calendar, perfect for enjoying the changing seasons. Get a front seat to one of the best shows [...]

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Explorers Circumnavigating Lake Titicaca By Kayak

  by Kraig Becker Located at 3812 meters (12,507 ft) in altitude, Lake Titicaca is often referred to as the highest navigable lake in the world. The massive body of water, which is found in the Andes Mountains and marks the border between Peru and Bolivia, is sprawling in size, covering [...]

How to Catch Minnows and Crawdads with a Coke Bottle

How to Catch Minnows and Crawdads with a Coke Bottle

A 2-liter plastic bottle has infinite uses for the hiker or woodsman, but few people realize that it can easily be converted into a minnow/crawdad trap. A few simple alterations, using items already at hand, pay off in live bait few fish can resist. Items Needed 2-liter plastic bottle Swiss [...]

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 [...]

To Pay or Not to Pay: British Columbia’s Volunteer Search and Rescue Model Under Scrutiny

To Pay or Not to Pay: British Columbia’s Volunteer Search and Rescue Model Under Scrutiny

  The province of British Columbia’s search and rescue teams are certainly kept busy. People can’t help but be drawn to the province’s incredible natural environment: it’s almost impossible to resist the lure of the snow-capped mountains and endless stretches of forest. Unfortunately, sometimes curious adventurers get themselves into trouble. [...]

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 [...]

6 Trips Worth Taking Right Now for Fall Colors in the Rockies

6 Trips Worth Taking Right Now for Fall Colors in the Rockies

Sure, anyone can just head west from Denver and eventually find color. Unfortunately, you’ll also find stop and go traffic before you even hit the tunnels east of Idaho Springs. Try these routes to escape the jams. Peak to Peak Head up U.S 6 from Golden to Co 119 north [...]

The Grand Canyon: Should I go to the North or South Rim?

The Grand Canyon: Should I go to the North or South Rim?

Many people who visit the Grand Canyon express that is was “better than expected.” Impressive, because it has some very high expectations associated with its name. The Grand Canyon is one of the 7 natural wonders of the world. Nearly every person in the entire world knows of its vastness and [...]

Snares, Traps, and Survival Videos: 6 Videos to Prosper in a Castaway Situation

Snares, Traps, and Survival Videos: 6 Videos to Prosper in a Castaway Situation

You never know when you’ll be marooned on a deserted island with only a coconut as a friend. You might not be able to predict when you and your gang of angsty preadolescence boys are left on an island to govern themselves. And who says the zombie apocalypse isn’t that [...]

6 Best U.S. Hikes for Fall Colors

6 Best U.S. Hikes for Fall Colors

Fall is around the corner, the best time of the year to slow your roll and enjoy the changing landscapes of the land with some of the most gorgeous trails exploding with color. It’s time to get out and get walking – here are 6 U.S. hikes that stand out [...]