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The Best Part of Waking Up – 6 Different Methods to Brew Coffee in the Back Country

The Best Part of Waking Up – 6 Different Methods to Brew Coffee in the Back Country

Nothing starts the camping day off right like a good cup o’ back country brew. There are many different methods to get a decent cup of Joe while you’re roughing it, and to get you started, here’s a list of six different methods, brands, and options for your next backpacking [...]

Meltdown Averted: The North Pole Hasn’t Dissolved Into a Lake, After All

Meltdown Averted: The North Pole Hasn’t Dissolved Into a Lake, After All

Late last month, numerous media outlets reported a terrifying new development: the North Pole had virtually melted into a giant lake at the top of the world. The matter has since been cleared up (more or less), and the publishers who initially panicked have backtracked a little. However, some scientists [...]

Top 7 Coolest, Most Outdoorsy Jobs in America

Top 7 Coolest, Most Outdoorsy Jobs in America

When you think of the coolest jobs out there, the ones that take you places, give you new exciting experiences, bring you to sights which your breath away, do you imagine them being office jobs? Probably not. It’s the outdoor jobs that give you all that and more. So without [...]

Tighter Regulation Coming To Everest

Tighter Regulation Coming To Everest

by Kraig Becker Following another busy and eventful spring season on Mt. Everest, the Nepalese government has announced that it will introduce new regulations to the world’s tallest mountain. These new rules are designed to not only provide support to expeditions but also raise the level of safety there as well. [...]

Time Is Running Out for the Sumatran Rhino

Time Is Running Out for the Sumatran Rhino

We’ve been dreading the impending extinction of the Sumatran rhinoceros for decades, and sadly, it appears the stoic beast may not have much time left. With worldwide numbers dwindling to new lows, a team of zoologists in Cincinnati are resorting to an extreme measure: mating a brother and sister. This [...]

6 Steepest Hill Races in the World

6 Steepest Hill Races in the World

Very few runners or cyclists would claim that hills are their favourite type of terrain. Hills are usually the most dreaded part of a race, and “fast, flat course” has become a favorite marketing line for race directors and promoters. But there is a special breed of athletes out there: [...]

The Backcountry Chef-Fire Roasted Stuffed Bell Peppers

The Backcountry Chef-Fire Roasted Stuffed Bell Peppers

Summer means fresh vegetables, especially bell peppers and tomatoes!  This super-simple recipe is going to blow your mind, and probably your friends’ too.  I think that any time you take the effort to stuff something with some kind of filling, the fancy factor gets kicked up at least 100 notches. [...]

World’s Coolest Hotel Designs

World’s Coolest Hotel Designs

From doughnuts to sailboats, innovative hotels decorate the planet with chic styles and luxurious sheets. Creative designs inspire imaginative minds, but inventive ideas come with a steep price. For those who value architecture, check out some of the world’s coolest hotel designs. Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort | China China’s [...]

The Colorado River: America’s #1 Most Endangered River (And How to Help Save It)

The Colorado River: America’s #1 Most Endangered River (And How to Help Save It)

Rivers are incredible, flowing powerhouses that transport an invaluable resource (water, the essence of life) across this great land. They also do other spectacular things like carve out the Grand Canyon, provide for ecosystems, shoot out into waterfalls, and support all kinds of outdoor adventure sports such as kayaking and [...]

Your Summer Bucket List

Your Summer Bucket List

No one wants me to say this, but it is true—summer is going to end.  The good news is:  it isn’t over yet.  You can still wear sandals without people judging you, and the sun is still hot.  You want to make the most of this time, right?  Of course [...]