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Essential Travel Swag

Essential Travel Swag

While traveling it’s important to have the bare essentials: a sleeping bag, a good backpack, good shoes, a steady supply of traveler’s diarrhea medicine, but what about all of the little items that tell the world that you’re a baller? These essential items of swag will help you stand out [...]

Lost? Just Look at the Stars

Lost? Just Look at the Stars

In today’s wonderful world of technology, it can be pretty easy to take things for granted, such as receiving detailed directions with the tap of your finger on a screen. But what if you find yourself stranded in the desert? Or your boat runs out of gas in the middle [...]

The 7 Best Documentaries About the Outdoors

The 7 Best Documentaries About the Outdoors

One of the things that’s so great about outdoor adventure is that the stories people tell of their real-life experiences are often just as, if not more, exciting, dramatic and engaging than those made up by Hollywood. Outdoor documentaries—whether they are about dangerous events gone wrong or simply the wonder [...]

A Gift from the Gods – MTB Dropper Seatposts

A Gift from the Gods – MTB Dropper Seatposts

Last year I went for a ride with this guy who had a mountain bike dropper seatpost. The gadget was hydraulic and the piece he pressed to initiate it looked like an extra brake lever with a cable attached to the seatpost. When he wanted to raise his seat, he [...]

Positive Changes Since the Boston Bombing

Positive Changes Since the Boston Bombing

Has anyone else noticed a few changes in the way the general public is regarding the running community these days? Perhaps you’ve been running along, minding your own business, when you were startled by a car honk or a scream like, “Yeah! Keep on running!” followed by a driver offering [...]

Extreme Hammocking

Extreme Hammocking

On the look out for the perfect hammocking spot? These men are. For them, perfect means the most ridiculous and dangerous places to hang. We’re going to call these men expert hammock-ers, just to remind you that you are not an expert. If where you hang your hammock could get [...]

Building Your Own Kayak

Building Your Own Kayak

It can be so easy to just buy a kayak at an outdoors store or offline, but building it is a whole other story. Wouldn’t you love to be able to go paddling and say that you build the boat that is keeping you dry? You can complete this in [...]

New Long Distance Trekking Route To Open In Africa

New Long Distance Trekking Route To Open In Africa

A new long distance trekking route is set to open in Africa early next year that will give backpackers and mountain bikers a new challenge to strive for. The new trail will run from South Sudan to Uganda, following in the footsteps of a celebrated explorer who first visited the [...]

Noteworthy National Parks to Visit in May

Noteworthy National Parks to Visit in May

May, the month of flowers, temperate weather and longer days.  It is that optimal time of year to visit various national parks to avoid extreme heat or to view the local flora and fauna. Strap up your boots and get ready for one beautiful month of outdoor possibilities. For those [...]

Top 4 Most Dangerous Mistake Made By Climbers

Top 4 Most Dangerous Mistake Made By Climbers

Dangling from ropes and a harness (Cliffhanger Style…Sly Stallone reference…check!), jumping for holds that rip the screams outta your throat, and taking epic falls are just a few of the reasons we love rock-climbing ( It also makes us look cool, which is obviously the main reason we do it). [...]