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How to Thru Hike the Appalachian Trail: A 101 Guide

<b>Welcome to</b> <b>How to Thru-Hike the Appalachian Trail: A 101 Guide!</b> This resource is designed to help you understand everything you need to know about …

18 No-Bake High-Protein Energy Bites for Easy Fueling

Pre-make these snacks for a handy energy boost.<p>It can be easy to overeat when training for a race: Once you finish with that afternoon run it’s tempting to reach for a bag of cookies or chips, but take a pause. Instead, it may just be perfect moment to indulge in an energy bite—a no-bake ball of …

Dessert

Honest E-Mail-Sign-Off Quotations for the Uninspired

"When life gives you lemons, quickly take them all home, because lemons have gotten really expensive due to global warming and inflation."<p>"If you love someone, let him out of the basement once you're sure that you can trust him not to tell anyone what you have down there."<p>"Life is like the ocean. …

Voice Mail

Epic National Park Hiking Trails

Whether your idea of a hike involves hardcore boots, trekking poles, and backcountry maps, or a pair of sneakers, water bottle, and paved trails with …

Hiking

The best coffee maker for camping

<i>By Eve O'Neill</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.</i><p>In the great outdoors, there's no perfect way to deliver piping-hot coffee directly from the stove to your mouth, but you can get close. After grinding, pressing, …

Coffee

Paul McCartney discusses Lennon, songwriting and the need to keep working in new interview

The Beatle expounded on his creative process in a new interview with NPR<p>Paul McCartney has discussed his creative process in depth in a new …

All Songs +1: A Conversation With Paul McCartney

You'd figure Paul McCartney, the most well-known songwriter on planet Earth, would, by now, have confidence in his ability to write a song. But as he tells us in this week's <i>All Songs</i> +1 podcast, "You never get it down. I don't know how to do this. You'd think I do, but it's not one of these things …

Guitar

Escaping the Rat Race

ON THE PACIFIC CREST TRAIL, Calif. — Every spring or summer, in lieu of professional help, I ditch civilization for the therapy of the wilderness. I’ve just been backpacking with my 18-year-old daughter on the Pacific Crest Trail in California, abandoning our material world for an alternative …

Heroism

The Best Places to Travel in December

Embrace the magic this holiday season in destinations both warm and cold.<p>As a whole, the month of December is a whirlwind. Even as the chaos of …

Siem Reap

27 Amazing Campgrounds In America For When You Need Chill Vibes

America the zen.

Hiking

Homemade Backpacking Meals, Just Add Water - The Summit Register

<i>Originally Published May 26th, 2015</i><p>Photos and Story by Laura Lancaster<p>You know the aisle I’m talking about. The one between the fuel cannisters and …

Camping Food Ideas: Packing It In - Real Food

Let's face it: gourmet backpacking is an oxymoron. When you're bereft of running water, four-burner stove, refrigerator and Cuisinart, when …

This '3D' Crosswalk Uses an Optical Illusion to Slow Drivers

two women designed a 3D crosswalk that's safer (+ cooler) #AIGAdg #AIGAwomenlead https://t.co/myCpBzv5zM @indiatimes pic.twitter.com/emaZ0sGgtx<p>— AIGA …