Nathan Smith

48 Flips | 4 Magazines | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @NathanSmith3rj8 | Keep up with Nathan Smith on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Nathan Smith”

oddystuff.com - oddystuff Resources and Information.

very extreme snowmobiling

Hard-Earned Luxury at 11,000 Feet

Few things in life max out both your pleasure and pain thresholds quite like a weekend spent at a 10th Mountain Division hut in Colorado. There are …

Review: goTenna is Your Personal Cell Network in the Backcountry

Personal technology has come a long way in recent years. The advent of the smartphone era has put a great deal of computing power right in the palm …

Become a Better Man

Best Synthetic Baselayer for Winter Hiking and Backpacking

Winter Hiking is hot work and it’s not uncommon for hikers to strip down to their baselayer to avoid overheating and perspiringThe function of a …

Best hiking boots 2018: dominate walking, hiking, yomping and peak-bagging

Without doubt the most important item of outdoor gear you’ll ever own, the best hiking boots will keep you warm, comfortable and safe in the most …

Backpacking

Ford goes camping with its own line of recreational vehicles

Thanks to platforms like the F-Series and E-Series, the name "Ford" graces the grilles of many a motorhome and camper-hauling truck, including new …

RVs

The Top 20 Must-Do Adventures In California

Written by Anna Cohen, Contributor and Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>When you think of California, the first things that come to mind might be movie stars, avocados, and tech. But if you love outdoor adventure, then California has so much more to offer. With the Sierra Nevada Mountains, …

I'm Going to Every U.S. National Park During 2016...

<i>Sunburst at Utah's Canyonlands National Park. Credit: Jonathan Irish</i><p>59 parks in 52 weeks  --  that's fewer than one per week  --  and it's all happening by road, save a few plane rides to reach island destinations. Everybody I've told seems genuinely excited for me. <i>I</i> am excited for me. And I am …

Must-Visit Places for a the Budget Traveler

Successful people “think” success all the time. That is why their goals are firmly lodged in their subconscious. The subconscious is brilliant at …

Success

Woman rescued from Oregon mountain after husband plunges to his death

A woman who spent the night nearly 9,000ft (2,743m) up Mount Jefferson in Oregon after her husband fell into a crevasse and died has been airlifted off the volcano.<p>Rescue climbers ran into rough terrain when they first tried to reach Alison Fountain on Sunday. They finally managed the 2,000ft climb …

National Parks Road Trip: Northern Rockies

Grand Teton > Yellowstone > Glacier<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> Jackson, Wyoming<p>Explore the three crown jewels of the Northern Rockies on this tour spanning some of the continent’s most stunning alpine scenery and explosive geologic wonders. This trip takes you into the beating heart of wild America, from the …

Climbing On Mount Denali

9 Hikes You Should Definitely Take This Winter

Once it gets chilly, you might find your couch more welcoming than the outdoors. But with cold weather comes the opportunity to get outside and explore — just make sure you have the right footwear! That's why we partnered with Danner for this post.<p>Cooler temps make for stunning hikes on mountains …

A Magic Moment: The Milky Way from Yellowstone National Park (Photo)

Before twilight and shortly after the moon set in Yellowstone National Park, astrophotographer A. Garrett Evans found the perfect moment to capture …

7 Ways to Opt Outside All Year Long

The greatest gift we can give is the gift of time. What better way to grow closer to a child, spouse, friend or potential friend, than to leave behind the jarring pressures and electronic static of everyday life, and simply go for a walk in the woods together?<p>On Tuesday, REI, the nation's largest …

National Parks

One High-Quality Bag: Classic Things Every Man Needs

Share<p>Tweet<p>9. One High-Quality Bag<p>You can’t even begin to discuss the kinds of things the modern man packs for a trip before you discuss the bag he packs them in. For starters, unless you’re going on a month-long tour through Europe or Asia, you should really only need one good, durable bag. You …

Meet the Blind Man Hiking the Country’s Toughest Trails

Last weekend, long-distance hiker Trevor Thomas carefully padded along one of his favorite legs of the Appalachian Trail, a stretch that wends through Virginia’s Grayson Highlands State Park pocked with slippery rocks and treacherous tree roots. The park is known for its sweeping views of mini …

This 1997 Chevrolet S-10 is a Perfect Ten

Posted in Features on July 30, 2015<p>Harry Wagner Contributor<p>Toyotas are common on the trail and Ford Rangers seem to rule the desert but what about …

142 Miles From Monday

<i>142 Miles From Monday</i> is a film about stepping away from the 9-5 lifestyle, the benefits of scaring yourself, and about connecting with nature to …

Loneliness

Bond special

First, I’ve got to actually reach the driver’s seat, which is somewhere around chest-height. Immediately it becomes glaringly obvious I’d not make a …

The Coolest Adventure Vehicles We Found at Overland Expo

Each fall, adventure-travel enthusiasts gather on a ranch in Asheville, North Carolina, to check out hundreds of tricked-out adventure cars and trucks and to learn the ins and outs of overlanding. The event’s called Overland Expo, and it’s basically a dream come true for the editors at <i>Outside</i>. If …

Page Not Found

National Geographic’s 2018 Adventurers of the Year

Kate Middleton Went Rock Climbing With Prince William

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge did an outdoorsy thing on a visit to Wales.<p>I will admit that Kate Middleton — OK, fine, the Duchess of Cambridge — can seem pretty boring when she's doing her official function thing. She wears the same tasteful (read: boring) clothes, and does so on repeat (also …

Sherpas Are Taking Control of Climbing in Nepal

Since well before Tenzing Norgay Sherpa made the first ascent of Everest in 1953 with Sir Edmund Hillary, Sherpas have been an essential part of Nepal’s climbing culture—typically as the guys supporting Westerners rather than the leaders of their own expeditions. But that appears to be changing.<p>In …