From location scouting and weather research to knowing a group’s needs and cooking meals, discover tips to make your backpacking trip a success. The first time I instructed a backpacking trip, I was nervous. I triple checked my gear, agonized... READ MORE
From two-day courses to month-long programs, wilderness medicine training programs are designed with different levels of adventurers in mind. Discover which one is best for you. Imagine: It’s day three of your long-awaited backpacking trip. Your group is 15... READ MORE
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
From water sourcing to purifying treatments, learn the tips to stay hydrated and healthy on your next outdoor adventure. A beautiful part of being Outward Bound is being removed from our daily comforts. When there isn’t a tap with running... READ MORE
Explore what makes a National Forest different from a National Park and a handful of ways to explore and take care of the ones near you. Acadia. Glacier. Grand Canyon. Great Smoky. Yellowstone. Yosemite. Chances are that you’ve heard of... READ MORE
Feeling welcome in the outdoors depends on many factors, including our relationship to place, people and experiences. Explore three ways to make your next campsite a welcoming place for all. Setting out on an outdoor adventure, a crew leaves the... 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
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