For some of us, spring break means beach plans with our friends, visiting our family, catching up on our favorite shows or cleaning and reorganizing our spaces. For others, it’s an opportunity for adventure, and we daydream about extraordinary alternatives.... READ MORE
Maggie stood at the top of Mount Champion in Colorado, nearly halfway through a 30-day Pathfinder course. Looking at the land below, resting at 12,893 feet, she felt that for the first time in awhile, this was her chance at... READ MORE
If you’ve made it this far on the Outward Bound website, you’ve probably seen some pretty cool pictures and videos. You’ve seen people of all ages paddling through whitewater rapids, carrying big backpacks far away from home, climbing vertical rock.... READ MORE
This year, National Public Lands Day is celebrated on September 22. For information on events in your area, go to: https://www.neefusa.org/npld. What are U.S. Public Lands? Our public lands are national parks, national forests, national monuments, national wildlife refuges, and... READ MORE
“Bad” is a shaky platform to be placed on. It is not a useful piece of feedback, or a nugget of real-talk from a trusted adult. It is a stagnant, heavy label; a “you are” statement, leaving no nuance for... READ MORE
Have you ever hiked all day to a seemingly pristine campsite, only to set up your shelter and see used toilet paper sticking out of the ground right next to where you were planning to rest your head that evening?... READ MORE
When I was 22, I was really confused. I’ve never been good at planning—mostly because I never knew what I should be planning for. During my freshman year of college, I was completely overwhelmed by how many people seemed like... READ MORE
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