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How to Build a DIY Floating Shelf (or Two!)

When it comes to classic decor, a basic floating shelf is at the top of my list. Whether your style is more rustic, modern, or classic, a DIY …

Woodworking

'Rick and Morty vs. D&D' Gives Rick Sanchez a Surprising Character Class

Rick's getting schwifty in D&D.<p>You’d think that when Rick Sanchez played <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> that he would pick a science-forward class like the …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

Let’s Build a F&$%ing Dungeon Adventure: Plotting and Scheming

Before you can start drawing maps and planning encounters, you need to do a little plotting and scheming. But how do you plot and scheme when your …

Board Games

Tragically lost in Joshua Tree’s wild interior

In June 2010, Bill Ewasko traveled alone from his home in suburban Atlanta to Joshua Tree National Park, where he planned to hike for several days. …

The List of Handy Items You Need To Build Your GM Kit And Start Storytelling

<i>GM Tips Our series to help Storytellers and Game Masters improve their craft and create memorable roleplaying experiences. Last week, we wrapped up</i> …

How To Pick the Perfect Backpacking Knife

Almost every outdoor or survival gear list known to mankind includes one very important tool: a knife. In fact, knives are known to be one of the …

Camping

Beautiful natural hot springs and the cost to visit

Travertine Hot Springs (Bridgeport, Calif.): This is one of the easiest natural hot springs to get to, and Travertine's beauty is not limited by its accessibility. A great pit stop for Angelenos en route to Lake Tahoe or Mammoth Mountain, this free roadside attraction is perfect for travelers to …

Hiking

Rise To Storyteller Legend By Mastering These 3 Epic GM Tips

<i>GM Tips, hosted by the talented veteran Game Master Satine Phoenix, is our show to help Dungeon Masters and Game Masters improve their craft and</i> …

Boondocking Locations 2017

Towing our home around the country has given us the opportunity to see more places than we would have ever dreamed of before. The best part we get to …

RVs

Expedition Portal Classifieds: Hemi XV-JP – Expedition Portal

5 Must-Have Miniature Painting Tools from the Cosmetics Aisle

<i>On The Painter’s Guild, host Will Friedle (who is new to the hobby) is joined by veteran hobbyists who show him the ins and outs of painting minis.</i> …

Redditors Are Competing to Build the Worst Volume Slider

Idle hands are the devil's plaything.<p>There are plenty of ways to make something well and plenty of ways to make something poorly. There are even a few ways to do both at the same time. On Reddit, a bunch of designers have been exploring that fertile ground of considered, meticulous badness to try …

Expose to the Left: How to Really Maximize Image Quality at Night

We hear everyone in the photography industry talking about image quality, image quality, image quality. We especially hear about this in any circle …

The 25 Best Campgrounds of The West

2 Shares<p>Share Email Comments<p>After camping at over 600 campgrounds in his Lance Camper, Ralph Goff picks his favorite 25 BLM, USFS, and NPS …

RVs

Muir's Tea Room

Tea Room in the heart<br>of Sebastopol, California<p><b>What We Serve</b><br>We serve a traditional Scottish/ English tea service with tiered racks. High Tea service …

Tea

A Perfect 10-Day Southwest Road Trip Itinerary

If you ask me about the best way to explore the United States, I won't hesitate to say a road trip. Road tripping is by...The post A Perfect 10-Day …

National Parks

Five Off-Road Driving Basics for the New Overlander

Driving any vehicle onto unimproved roads is not something to take lightly. Many variables, seen and unforeseen, can conspire to stymy forward …

Off-roading

The Ultimate Backpacking Bucket List for California

Did you know that California is home to over 14 million acres of wilderness. You read that correctly. Over 14 million! Even the most driven explorer …

41 Epic Sites With Breathtaking Stock Photos You Can Use For Free

It can be insanely hard to find high quality, free stock photos for personal and commercial use. A growing number of awesome websites have amazing …

Canada's 150th birthday gift to you: Free pass to national parks all year long

On July 1, 2017, Canada turns 150 years old. Kicking off the festivities on New Year's Day, the stewards of the country's protected natural treasures, Parks Canada, has a gift for all: a free, multiuse pass to the country's 47 national parks and national park reserves.<p>Parks and reserves, which …

National Parks

It's All in the Hip: 5 Steps to Fixing Movement Dysfunction

<b>We need stability in much the same way that we need air.</b> We need to supply oxygen in the right amounts, at the right times, and according to the …

Siberian Tiger Adventure Vehicle

The tiger is a universal symbol of strength, agility, and power, Tiger Adventure Vehicles build true off-road beasts with these characteristics. The …

11 Exercises To Relieve Lower Back Pain

If lower back pain is a constant annoyance in your life, you might be wary of working out in fear of making it worse—and understandably so. However, …

Workouts

Some advice for the would-be trader with $10,000 and a thirst for the big score

A youngster with some money in his pocket, time on his side and designs on scoring big in the stock market has taken to Reddit in search of the kind …

8 Terrific Roof Top Tents That Make Camping a Breeze

Roof top tents assemble in seconds, which allow you more time around the campfire and less time fiddling with tent poles.<p>Roof top tents (sometimes just RTT) are more popular than ever, due to their convenience and an abundance of overlanders and adventure seeking campers. Securely attached to a …

5 Knots Every Hiker and Backpacker Should Know

Increase Your Backcountry Skills by Learning These Knots<p>The right knot can be a life saver when you run into the unexpected in the backcountry. So if …

Hiking the High Sierra Trail – An Overview

Lesser known than the famous John Muir Trail, the <b>High Sierra Trail</b> (HST) is in many ways just as historically significant as it’s longer and more …

Hiking

How I Repaired, Remodeled, and Restored an Old RV Camper

How I Repaired, Remodeled, and Restored an Old RV Camper<p>Updated on December 12, 2017<p>Older RVs: Classics and Bargains<p>Many of us cannot afford those …

Dividend Safety Analysis: Cummins Inc. (CMI)

<b>Dividend Safety Analysis: Cummins Inc. (CMI)</b><p>Cummins (CMI) reported a double-digit sales decline during the second quarter of 2016 and expects …