Whether you’re a first-time learner or just need a little refresh, these three basic knots and the knowledge to tie them are good skills to keep in your back pocket. I recently asked my girlfriend to list her top... READ MORE
No fuel, no problem! Discover five creative ways to enjoy delicious food on the trail without using a camp stove. You’re all set to go on a summer adventure. You’ve measured out your meals and mapped out your routes. But... READ MORE
This post was originally published on July 11, 2017, and updated on June 14, 2021. Unplug. Recalibrate. Make learning real (fun) again. Gain perspective. Do hard stuff. Learn to say yes. Live your values. Increase people skills. Discover your strength.... READ MORE
No matter how you choose to recreate, these outdoor apps, classes and resources will give you the skills, confidence and knowledge to go boldly and responsibly outdoors. I don’t know about you, but while we’ve collectively held our breaths... READ MORE
Pine needles, snack wrappers and strange odors are not the only bits of evidence an Outward Bound expedition leaves in the bottom of your backpack. Here are five practices I brought home from the trail that persist in my everyday life... READ MORE
Are you ready to dive into backcountry travel this year? From long-distance backpacking to mountaineering, from dog sledding to climbing, these outdoor activities all have something in common: they’re physically demanding backcountry exercises. When you embark on an outdoor... READ MORE
Did you know that your favorite outdoor activity is not a coincidence – it actually can say a lot about the type of person you are. Do you love planning? Are you calm under pressure? A risk-taker? Do you... READ MORE
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