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
I’m a complete trip logistics nerd. I especially love the challenge of planning trips to be as accessible and affordable as possible. Recognizing that many folks are looking for cheaper ways to travel right now, I’ve compiled a few recommendations... READ MORE
All of us outdoor types—the nature lovers, bird watchers, summit-fevered sun worshippers, moon goddesses, trail runners, thru-hikers, casual campers, eyes-to-the-horizon, honest-to-goodness everyday adventurers—we’re all looking to get out of dodge and go camping. And what are we supposed to... READ MORE
From a distance, Outward Bound may sound similar to summer camp. While there’s some overlap, like fun outdoor activities, adventure and sleeping under the stars with friends, the purpose and structure of the experience is different. Outward Bound is so... READ MORE
break, n.1 – A short interval between lessons, usu. in the middle of morning or afternoon school. The word “break” is commonly defined as “a short interval between lessons,” and commonly associated with flip flops and tan lines; swimsuits and sunburns;... READ MORE
Packing for a backpacking trip is a delicate task of balancing comfort and weight and often leads to numerous questions about what you actually need. Most people will become experts at this craft through years of adventures in the wilderness. I’ve... READ MORE
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