Roger Russell

15 Flips | 1 Magazine | 14 Likes | 6 Following | @RogerRussel2nfn | Keep up with Roger Russell 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 “Roger Russell”

This man did a 22,000 mile road trip of North America — these are the 25 spots he says you can't miss

Do You Understand Why I'm Doing This?

Why I think people think I’m doing this.<p>–I’m a lost young adult of the millennials.<p>–I don’t want responsibility.<p>–Ego trip.<p>–Dirty hippie.<p>–I don’t want …

Hiking

Get Off Your Butt & Tackle America’s Best Hiking Trails

Sponsored<p>By Thrillist Published On 06/30/2017<p>@Thrillist<p>By Thrillist @Thrillist Published On 06/30/2017<p>Summer is the season of adventure. You spend …

Hiking

The Fitness Gear Our Editors Can't Live Without

At <i>Outside</i>, we practice what we preach. We spend our weekends running, skiing, climbing, or riding in the mountains adjacent to our Santa Fe office. In the process, we test a lot of fitness-oriented gear—too much, our bosses sometimes say—and form some outrageously strong opinions on what we like …

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

At these parks, you'll get scenery and experiences you won't find anywhere else.<p>Last year, former National Geographic travel photographer, Jonathan …

The Vanual Camping Van

When the going gets tough and you want to get the hell out of dodge, a weekend retreat or getaway can be the perfect remedy. In fact, some fall in …

Note-Taking

20 Gifts For The Outdoor Dad

Whether your old man tames mountain lions and strikes matches against his stubble, or drives a minivan and can’t tell the North Star from a street …

The Best Weight-Lifting Advice For Men Over 40

Forget those lame workouts for “old” guys. Here’s how to train hard in your forties<p>A popular magazine asked me to write an article on weight training for the over-40 average Joe. (It wasn’t <i>Men’s Health</i>, by the way.)<p>While I was flattered, the warm and fuzzy feeling faded once I skimmed articles on …

Weightlifting

Website Offers National Parks Maps for Free

It’s the first, and in many cases the only souvenir you pick up from a national park visit. It’s also often your greatest resource. They are the …

What Are the Most Essential Outdoor Tools?

<i>A:</i><p>If you like to play outside, you’ll need a certain set of tools. Some are there to save your gear, and others are there to save your butt. This list could certainly be longer, but we put together some of our favorites. Which ones did we miss?<p>Leatherman Wave ($90, pictured above)<p>The design of this …

6 Reasons Everyone Should Take Creatine

While the popularity of creatine continues to grow, plenty of people are still worried about taking it. Here are 6 reasons why creatine should be …

Exercise

17 Camping Gear Fails You Never Want to Make Again

We've all done some stupid stuff while camping. Let's learn from our mistakes.<p><b>Not bringing warm enough clothes:</b> This is the number one mistake I see. Inevitably, someone has failed to realized that the mountains are colder than the city or that the desert can be, too. Or, they think, “45 degrees? I …

What's the Best Killer-Value Gear?

<i>A:</i><p>Bomber Gore-Tex jackets and wispy carbon bikes are great, and we review them all the time, but there’s plenty of just-good-enough gear that costs much less and serves the same purpose: helping you get outside. To find the least-expensive gear that’ll still get the job done, I surveyed a group of …

The Gear You Need for a Worst-Case Scenario in the Wild

Gregory Kanter, a New York-based wilderness survival instructor for the REI Outdoor School, encourages people to think about “the unavoidable and …