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Powdered Beer Saves the Day

Powdered Beer Saves the Day

It’s not that the outdoor community is made up of a bunch of raging alcoholics (though some of us arguably are), but when word went around that a company would soon be selling powdered beer, the backcountry Twittersphere erupted with comments like, “I totally 

How To Make Drinkable Water In The Middle Of Nowhere

How To Make Drinkable Water In The Middle Of Nowhere

More important than finding food or shelter while wandering the wilderness, is maintaining hydration. Our ability to survive without food maxes out at 40 days, but our ability to survive without proper hydration hits its peak somewhere in the 4 to 5 day range (seven if you’re

Kayaking the Amazon

Kayaking the Amazon

In centuries past, adventurers would visit South America in search of lost civilizations, hidden treasures and mythological beasts. Today the allure to discover and explore has only gotten stronger although now, adventurers visit the Amazon for very different reasons.

The 5 Best Views of Mt. Rainier

The 5 Best Views of Mt. Rainier

Admittedly, everyone has his or her ‘favorite Mt. Rainier viewpoint’, so this list should be considered entirely subjective. One thing is for sure, though – any of these five spots will offer a breathtaking view of our state’s most iconic natural wonder.

Learning to Camp by Playing the Oregon Trail

Learning to Camp by Playing the Oregon Trail

Before Facebook, before CD Roms, and before the internet as we know it, was a game called Oregon Trail. Oregon Trail resided on floppy discs in computer lab Macintoshes all across the US. The game, while very elementary and quite pixelated, was a defining activity in American educational history. But [...]

Treating A Broken Leg Miles From Civilization

Treating A Broken Leg Miles From Civilization

Strains and sprains tend to suck the joy out of a trip. Broken legs, on the other hand, pose a much greater threat. Here are some steps of treating one to ensure to can get back home.

Lance Won’t Dance

Lance Won’t Dance

You’d think that news of one of America’s most beloved, revered, and respected athletes getting stripped of all his accomplishments would have more staying power.

2013: A Special Year for Wenger

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