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7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help
Tiny House Movement

10 Breathtaking Views in the Great Outdoors

10 Breathtaking Views in the Great Outdoors<p>It’s time to get inspiration for all of the beautiful places to visit across America. From magnificent …

Hiking

17 Board Games Every Adult Needs In Their Life

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The 2017 Adventure Travel Gift Guide

Although I spend a lot of time outside of cities, it is inevitable that I find myself in large populated places. As much as I would like to imagine …

Backpacking

Pacific Crest Trail 101: How to Hike 2,650 Miles and Survive

Have you ever dreamed about hiking the Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada?<br>Are you ready to start a journey that may change your life?<p>If the …

Hiking

The Emotional Side of Trail Running

“I am crying in my car at the trailhead.”<p>“I am depressed after my race and I don’t know why.”<p>“I hate myself today and can’t run.”<p>Those are snippets …

Trail Running

How This Tiny American Town Became an Epic Outdoor Adventurer's Paradise

Situated between two national parks, the list of outdoor activities in the area around the small southwest town are endless.

National Parks

The Best Hiking Shoes For All Your Adventures

If you’re trekking through wet or rocky terrain or climbing steep hills, you’ll need a good hiking boot. But for an easy-going hike or a weekend …

How to Climb up a Really, Really Steep Hill

This year's Red Bull Bay Climb winner Hannah Muegge shares her secrets to conquering the toughest climbs<p>We’ve all been there: You look up at a road that appears as a wall in front of your bike and have to “paper boy” from side to side to reduce the gradient. Your legs feel more like you’re …

Cycling

Ten silly things you do that make you less likable

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good …

Self-improvement

5 Mindset Mistakes That Are Making Your Life Harder Than It Has to Be | Inc.com

You probably don't need me to tell you that life is inherently hard. It's hard to forge real, deep, lasting relationships with others. It's hard to find work that gives your life meaning and that you're good at. It's hard not killing your toddler when she throws the 87th tantrum of the day. And …

Self-improvement

16 skills that are hard to learn but will pay off forever

That's especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.<p>To ascertain which talents are worth the investment, one Quora reader posed the question: "What are the hardest and most useful skills to learn?"<p>We've highlighted our favorite takeaways, as well as a few other skills we …

Self-improvement

Want More Success? Science Says Do This 1 Thing First (Most People Do The Opposite) | Inc.com

Like modern-day explorers ascending K2 or reaching the North Pole, entrepreneurs like Elon Musk, Brian Chesky and Arianna Huffington have what the Finnish call <i>sisu</i>, a flair for turning extreme adversity into advantage. Where <i>sisu</i> flourishes, entrepreneurs report higher levels of hope (unshakeable …

Motivation

The Masochist's Marathon

The world's top ultrarunners fight to compete in the Barkley Marathons, an ever-shifting race designed by a madman to break their spirits through 100 miles of hellish Appalachian mountains. So far, only 14 people have completed it.<p>A man is begging on the side of a Tennessee mountain. He's crumpled …

Running

Management of Red Clover as a Cover Crop

Benefits<p>Red clover is a short-lived perennial that is winter hardy throughout Pennsylvania. Red clover can be used as a cover crop that provides many …

Farming

10 Game-Changing Foods for Your Next Barbecue

There are few things more synonymous with summer than barbecues. Some of my best memories of the season include outdoor parties with teammates after …

The 10 Best New Backpacking Meals

While testing this year’s crop of new just-add-water backpacking foods, something weird happened: I actually went back for second and third bites of not one but several items. In fact, after I finished testing, I grabbed the winning meal and ate it for lunch. In my office. With access to a fully …

Food

Campsite Cooking: Our Amazing Three-Day Meal Plan

<b>Setting up your tent is the easy part.</b><p>When it comes to campsite know-how, outdoor cooking is what stymies most would-be adventurers. Often, campers …

Whole Grain
Roads

Park City: The Mountain Biking Golden Child Of Utah

What if I were to tell you about a dream destination that had over 400 miles of singletrack at your disposal? A place high up in the mountains, where …

Mountain Biking

How to do MASSIVE bunnyhops - MBR

Ali Clarkson knows the science.<p>Let trials maestro Ali Clarkson show you how to boost your bunny hops. Or, if you can’t do them yet, you can learn how …

Video Tutorials

The Mountains on Their Own Terms: PCT Part 1

Coming to you from Winthrop, WA:<p>My introduction to the Pacific Crest Trail has been so much more than I could have ever asked for. It is so very …

Transforming a Boring Photo Into a Dramatic One With Photoshop

The mere mention of image manipulation may make some photographers cringe, but there’s no denying that some skill with Photoshop can enable you to …

Tutorials

Instruments of Adventure

Five friends traverse a swath of southern Alaska by sea kayak, fatbike, and packraft<p><b>From Bjørn:</b> Five friends traverse a large swath of southern …

Alaska

9 Bad Habits You Must Break to Be More Productive | Inc.com

Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p>Bad habits slow you down, decrease your accuracy, make you less creative, and stifle your performance. Getting control of your bad habits …

Time Management

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Never Do Any of These 9 Things | Inc.com

If you're less than happy with your life -- either personally or professionally -- the problem isn't education, upbringing , a lack of opportunities, being held back by other people, or even bad luck.<p>If you're unhappy, the problem is you. While approximately 50 percent of your happiness (your …

Happiness

The world is sitting on a $400 trillion financial time bomb

Financial disaster is looming, and not because of the stock market or subprime loans. The coming crisis is more insidious, structural, and almost certain to blow up eventually.<p>The World Economic Forum (WEF) predicts that by 2050 the world will face a $400 trillion shortfall (pdf) in retirement …

This 11-Minute Foam Roller Workout Is One You'll Actually Want to Do

It's no secret that we love foam rollers over here. Not only are they <i>ahh</i>-mazing at relieving tight muscles, but you can also use them as part of your …

Exercise

7 Minutes. No Equipment. One Science-Backed Core Workout That Works

In the faster-is-better world we live in, carving out 30 to 45 minutes a day for a good workout can seem like a major challenge—and that can totally …

Workouts