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The Holiday Ale Hall of Fame

The Holiday Ale Hall of Fame

Beer enthusiasts rejoice as breweries across the country unveil their latest seasonal concoctions. Here are our choices for the best of the best in winter brews, from critically acclaimed imports to homegrown classics

Perfectly Achievable New Year’s Resolutions to Get You in Top Shape

Perfectly Achievable New Year’s Resolutions to Get You in Top Shape

For many of us, the New Year represents an opportunity to reinvent our lifestyle and do away with some of our bad habits. At least, for a month or so. In order to avoid biting

The Year in Wild Outdoor Stories

The Year in Wild Outdoor Stories

As 2012 comes to a close, we’d like to look back on the wildest outdoor-related news stories of the year. From tiny frogs to Felix Baumgartner, here were some of our favorite headlines of the year.

All the Times MacGyver Used a SAK

All the Times MacGyver Used a SAK

A SAK, some duck tape, maybe a paperclip and all of sudden, MacGyver has a fully functional plane in his possession. MacGyver may have been the ultimate sensei when it came to SAK uses and surprisingly enough, he even showed us a few creative ways to use the trusty tool-filled [...]

How to Drive Like a Local

How to Drive Like a Local

Whether you’re going ice climbing, snowshoeing, skating, or skiing, you’re going to have to drive to your destination.  Don’t ruin your trip before you even get where you’re going.  You may

What’s in MacGyver’s Toolbox

What’s in MacGyver’s Toolbox

To many, the outdoors is a place of refuge – a chance to escape the maniacal distractions that accompany day-to-day city life.   It’s in our blood, as if fulfilling our animal duties passed down

What You Need to Know About Layering

What You Need to Know About Layering

While layering is a very basic concept for folks interested in outdoor activities, there’s always someone who needs to learn the whys and wherefores of layering. Maybe you just got into playing in the outdoors,

Building A Great Kicker in 7 Easy Steps

Building A Great Kicker in 7 Easy Steps

If groomed trails and established runs don’t quench your thirst for adrenaline, then a solid hand-built ramp (known as a ‘kicker’) might be just what the doctor ordered. Follow the steps below and you’ll

Naturalists Notch Win for Suffield National Wildlife Area

Naturalists Notch Win for Suffield National Wildlife Area

The Suffield National Wildlife Area is located in the southeast portion of the province of Alberta, Canada. Created in 2003, Suffield NWA (SNWA) was created with the purpose of preserving the land and providing a

6 Heli-Skiing Destinations in North America

6 Heli-Skiing Destinations in North America

Heli-skiing is about as exhilarating as winter sports get. The helicopter ride in itself is a rush, but to have full access to miles of pristine, unconquered terrain is an experience worth adding to the bucket list.