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Biggest Hikes in the US

Biggest Hikes in the US

Humans are the only mammals that walk exclusively on two legs. With this unique bipedal tendency, we can do some awesome things like ski or wear heels. We also have the ability to put everything we need for survival into a pack and trek across the continental United States in [...]

6 Ways to get a Jump on Your Ski Season Prep

6 Ways to get a Jump on Your Ski Season Prep

Every year after that first run, you say you’ll be better prepared next year. Every year you put it off. Here are a few ways to get a jump on your prep. Remember the Burn Work those thighs. You know they hurt last year; heck they hurt every year. Ride [...]

Top 8 Places for Horseback Riding in the U.S.

Top 8 Places for Horseback Riding in the U.S.

Giddy-up ya’ll! Craving nature from a different perspective, like say from atop the quivering loins of a wild mustang, charging bare back across golden prairies in the heart of America? Ok, maybe not wild, or a mustang…but why not experience the beautiful wilderness in a more tame manner on horseback? [...]

An Intro to Canyoneering According to Professional Canyoneering Guide, Christopher Hagedorn

An Intro to Canyoneering According to Professional Canyoneering Guide, Christopher Hagedorn

Canyoneering is an up and coming trend in the states, which integrates beauty with adventure. Although it’s not an ancient outdoor pursuit, like sun worshipping, canyoneering is worldwide movement from Bali to Utah. Below is some awesome, and must needed information, about this revolutionary sport with Professional Canyoneering Guide, Christopher [...]

Two French Sailors Attempting To Reach North Pole By Catamaran

Two French Sailors Attempting To Reach North Pole By Catamaran

by Kraig Becker Two French sailors have embarked on an epic sailing adventure that will take them deep into the heart of the Arctic Ocean and beyond. Using a specially designed catamaran, the two men intend to sail from Barrow, Alaska to the North Pole before continuing on to Spitsbergen, Svalbard [...]

Adventures on a Budget: 7 Ways to Save on Pricey Experiences

Adventures on a Budget: 7 Ways to Save on Pricey Experiences

Why do cool adventures have to cost so much? I am lucky enough to live in a very outdoorsy resort town with a limitless supply of adventures: bungee jumping, sky diving, heli-skiing, cat skiing, zip lining, ATVing, white water rafting—and that’s just for starters. Unfortunately, these activities tend to be [...]

Cyclists Riding 18,000 km In 100 Day To Fund New Schools

Cyclists Riding 18,000 km In 100 Day To Fund New Schools

by Kraig Becker Earlier this week two endurance cyclists embarked on an epic 18,000 km (11,184 mile) journey that began above the Arctic Circle in Norway and will continue all the way to Cape Town, South Africa. Along the way, they will cross through 14 countries on three continents with the [...]

Tips for Constructing (and Enjoying) a Rope Swing Over Water

Tips for Constructing (and Enjoying) a Rope Swing Over Water

The dog days of summer are upon us, so there’s no better time to install something — ANYTHING! — that will help you cool off. Why not a rope swing over your favorite lake, pond, or lagoon? They’re cheap, easy-to-construct, and loads of fun. Of course, as Outside Magazine contributor [...]

Don Schwartz: Diary of a Deathracer

Don Schwartz: Diary of a Deathracer

By Vince Shuley You may have heard of the various endurance and mud run challenges that tour the globe. You may have even suffered through a Tough Mudder yourself and earned the orange headband and bragging rights that you finished a gauntlet of 20 military-style obstacles. But have you heard [...]

The Backcountry Chef – Beef Casserole a la Campfire

The Backcountry Chef – Beef Casserole a la Campfire

  Sometimes all you need at the end of a long hike is a good meal.  With a little pre prep at home, literally all you have to do is combine ingredients and toss it in the flame.  The hardest part will be getting the fire started.  Please don’t blow [...]