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10 of the most gorgeous national parks you've likely never heard about

If someone asked the average American to name a few national parks, chances are they'd mention the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, and maybe Yosemite or …

National Parks

How to Pick Your Right Girl: Dating Advice From 1944 | The Art of Manliness

For $.98 cents you too can unlock the mystery of getting along with girls.<p>In one of the old men’s magazines I have in my collection, I spotted an ad …

Tips to Stay Warm while Camping - REI Co-op Journal

There’s nothing worse than waking up in the middle of the night shivering.<p>Night should be your time to rest and recharge for the next day of …

Backpacking

18 Neat Camping Hacks That Will Save You Time, Money, Sickness, and Potential Injury

Camping season is just around the corner everyone! For some of you every season is camping season. Camping outdoors is also a great way to save money …

20 Great Biking & Hiking Trails in Western Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh magazine<p>This year Pittsburgh Magazine's independent Restaurant Review Panel recognizes 34 establishments as our regions's top restaurants. …

Breathtaking Winter Camping in Washington

<i>Photo: Scott Kranz</i><p><b>By Scott Kranz, an Explorer for The Outbound Collective</b><p>This eight-mile roundtrip trek through old-growth forests to the snowy mountaintop of Mount Dickerman rewards you with breathtaking views of the of the Cascade region. I highly recommend waking up early to see the sunrise over …

Hiking

THE TOP 10 BOOKS THAT EVERY TEENAGER SHOULD READ by Shubhalakshmi

Posted by CBethM on March 14, 2015 in Top Ten Lists | 23 Comments<p>I love reading books (absolutely LOVE). So when I come across people my age (aka the …

The Best Gear Companies You've (Probably) Never Heard Of

10<p>Gallery<p>10 Images<p>You probably know the biggest names in the outdoor equipment world, but there are plenty of upstart gear companies out there too. …

Outdoors

10 Creepy Stories Involving Hitchhiking

These days, it’s common knowledge that hitchhiking or picking up hitchhikers can be a very dangerous and risky practice. However, while it’s heavily …

Crime

A Basic Guide To Cheap Outdoors Gear For Broke Adventurers

On a budget but still want to be comfortable and safe on your outdoors adventures? Here's a guide to what you need to spend money on, what you don't …

The 3 Best MTB Road Trips to Take in the US Right Now While Gas Prices Are Low

Gas prices in the United States haven’t been this low in almost 7 years.<p>Let that sink in for a minute.<p>If you’ve been thinking about taking a mountain …

in Food onMay 4, 2014 1:00 pm

<i>Photo by Julia Weeman via Instagram</i><p>If you're looking for something that pairs perfectly with the unseasonably cold spring weather, then this light …

Ranking The Best Muscle Building Exercises: From Beast To Least

It's time to tune up your training routine. This article will rate exercises for each muscle group from "beast" to "least." Here is the scale:<p><b>Beast</b> - …

An Adventure for Every State

The Adventure Bucket List<p>We've selected our favorite off-the-beaten-path adventure in each state. Only question is, which will you toss in your bucket first?<p>Alabama: Talladega Days<p>Even if you’re not into motorized sports, go to Talladega. Go because it’s the quickest way to understand southern …

60 sq. meter prefab cabin assembled on the island of Aspö in the Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden

60 sq. meter prefab cabin assembled on the <b>island of Aspö in the Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden</b>.<p>Contributed by Don Langford.<p>Read more on his blog.

A Dozen Creative Ideas For Decorating Blank Walls

When you have a big, blank wall to fill, your first thought may be a gallery wall. There's nothing wrong with that, but sometimes it's nice to break up all of that flat framed artwork with something different. Enter baskets, brackets, paint-dipped objects, wall sculptures, special paint effects and …

Home Decorating

How to Choose the Perfect Survival Knife: 6 Features to Look For | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor.</i><p>I don’t remember my first kiss or even who it was with. I can barely …

Outside's Best Towns 2013

The goal was simple: find America’s best place to be healthy. We wanted a town with ample trailheads, nearby adventure, great farmers’ markets, and, hopefully, a competitive gear-shop scene. To pick it we turned to you. In our third-annual crowdsourced contest, readers cast more than 21,000 votes …

Finding Solitude Adventures

7 Trip Ideas For Those Seeking Solitude on a Grand Scale<p>Let the masses line up for Old Faithful and Half Dome. These bold adventures take you to big places with the breathing room to match.<p>Ride the Rim: Canyonlands National Park, Utah<p>The White Rim Trail is a 100-mile mountain-bike route with clear …

The yurt compound of William Coperthwaite near Machiasport, Maine. 

The yurt compound of William Coperthwaite near <b>Machiasport,</b> <b>Maine</b>.<p>No one alive has done more to promote yurts than Bill Coperthwaite. Coming across the style in a 1962 <i>National Geographic</i> article, he recognized in the yurt a construction method so simple and durable, that almost anyone, regardless of skill or budget, could build their own home. He’s spent the last 4 decades living off-grid, lecturing, selling plans, and leading hundreds of yurt building workshops around the globe.<p>Read more on …

Casual Dress for Young Men: What to Wear & How to Wear It | The Art of Manliness

Custom suits and imported silk ties look great, but they’re not a lot of use to young men in their late teens and early 20s.<p>Even if you could afford …