Originally published May 18, 2015 and updated on December 15, 2021. “The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea.” -Isak Dinesen The benefits of the wilderness – and its positive effects on youth in particular – have... READ MORE
Accountability is key to setting goals. Being accountable to yourself, a partner and a mentor will help your goals feel achievable. We often consider goal setting as something of an individual task—we make a personal goal, and if we don’t... READ MORE
The post-hike pick-me-up you need—five desserts to keep you going this winter camping season. We know that hunger is the best sauce and covering miles in the backcountry can make a beans-and-rice dinner into a decadent feast. Whether you’re looking... READ MORE
Learn about five organizations that are making a difference in the outdoor industry through their equity and inclusion work and inspiring more people to do the same. In the past decade, there has been a collective effort to make the... READ MORE
“Changing lives through challenge and discovery.” This is Outward Bound’s mission and a statement that defined 2021 for me as I took on two new adventures—running the Leadville 100 Trail Run (LT100) and working as a Logistics Coordinator for Outward... READ MORE
Explore the learning environment and progression used on Outward Bound courses to build confidence and success into the lives of teenagers. When you hear the name Outward Bound, you probably envision vast expanses of forests, week-long backpacking trips and remote... READ MORE
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