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5 Vital Outdoor Skills to Teach Your Child

5 Vital Outdoor Skills to Teach Your Child

The great outdoors just may be the most varied and real learning experience a person can get; it’s never too early to introduce your children to Mother Nature’s glories, as well as start preparing them to handle some of her harder lessons. Hydration Although we can go quite a while [...]

7 Best Places to Camp this Fall

7 Best Places to Camp this Fall

The dog days of summer are beginning to dwindle, and though we will miss the beach and tan lines (maybe not so much tan lines), there’s cooler temperatures and impossibly beautiful autumn colors just around the corner. It’s time to lace up those hiking boots, break out the jackets and [...]

School Time Daypack Weekend Giveaway

School Time Daypack Weekend Giveaway

We’re back at it! As always, instructions are simple. 1.) Enter your email address below and sit tight until we announce a winner on Monday! 2.) Like us while you’re at it!  

Teenage Polar Explorer To Attempt South Pole Speed Record

Teenage Polar Explorer To Attempt South Pole Speed Record

by Kraig Becker While most young men his age are busy with their college studies or getting a fledgling careers on track, 19-year old Parker Liautaud has much higher aspirations in mind. Later this year he will travel to the Antarctic where he’ll attempt to set a new speed record for [...]

The Towns of the 2013 USA Pro Cycling Challenge

The Towns of the 2013 USA Pro Cycling Challenge

Yes, the skinniest guys in the world are biking through Colorado once again. You’re not going to see them for long as they zip by, but the towns they start and end in are the stars as well. Aspen/Snowmass With Ski Mountains everywhere, the Maroon Bells towering in the background [...]

DockDogs: Extreme Sports for Your Four-Legged Friend

DockDogs: Extreme Sports for Your Four-Legged Friend

Big Air. Extreme Vertical. Speed Retrieve. If you think these sound like the names of action sports competitions, you’re totally right. Except these are action sports for dogs. Welcome to DockDogs, the fastest growing canine-oriented water sport. If you have yet to experience the excitement of a DockDog competition, you’re [...]

6 Tips to Help you Prepare for the Biggest Relay Race in the World

6 Tips to Help you Prepare for the Biggest Relay Race in the World

Hood to Coast is the largest relay race in the world, and it’s no small feat. Every year, 12,600 runners in teams of 12 hit the starting line at the base of Mount Hood, located 50 miles outside of Portland. Teams cover 198 miles of road from the mountain through [...]

6 Purifying Methods to Get Your Thirst Quenched

6 Purifying Methods to Get Your Thirst Quenched

Want to hear a funny joke about dehydration? DEHYDRATION IS NOT FUNNY! The number one key to any outside fun is proper hydration, and here for you today is a list of 6 different purification methods to get clean water into your system while you are in the back country: [...]

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 [...]