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The Difference Between a Heart Attack, Stroke, and Cardiac Arrest

Heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrest—you're probably familiar with all three and know that they're serious conditions requiring medical …

10 of the Coolest Neighborhoods in America Right Now

Avoid tourist traps and consider planning your next city break in one of these hotspots.<p>Tourist traps are a dime a dozen in big cities, but many …

Travel

Airbnb For Camping? These 4 Services Let You Rent Private Campsites.

People with land, meet people with tents.<p>By<p>Jul 19 2017, 2:28 PM<p>There are two problems with camping in the summer: one, campsites are booked; and two, …

What’s in your day pack? Three veteran hikers list time-tested items

What’s in your day pack? Three veteran hikers list time-tested items

Backpacking

The Best Shoe For Going Far

I used to be a heavy hiking shoe guy. I wanted something burly, element resistant, and tough. Then I happened upon a pair of Salomon’s Sense Pro 2 …

Backpacking

More Overlooked Essential Pieces Of Gear

I am a trip prepper. Packing for an adventure brings me a lot of joy, maybe a weird amount actually. I get all sorts of excited when popping open …

Time I

Tecnica's Space-Age Thermoform Forge Hiking Boots Custom Mold To Your Feet

Custom-fitting thermal technology isn’t necessarily something new. In fact, it’s been used in ski and snowboard boots for years now. What we can’t …

Hiking

​Daily Deal: The Only Carry-on You'll Ever Need to Buy Is 50% Off Right Now | Men’s Health

Every guy needs at least two high-quality bags: a backpack or messenger bag that takes you from work to the gym and everywhere in between, and a suitcase or duffel for traveling.<p>The thing is, for guys who don’t like to carry around intense hiking packs (and it's cool if you do), your options become …

Here’s why I’m happy to trade solo adventures to travel with my husband

I USED TO TRAVEL SOLO: hitchhiking alone up the windy coast of Wales; lost in the baffling alleyways of Barcelona; watching the fat African sun slip …

How to find a campsite, Airbnb style

Hipcamp has unique options — including a farm or even a backyard!<p>If you love to camp (or you like to road-trip to cool spots in your camper van), you …

Hard Learned Backpacking Lessons

Reflecting on some of my earliest backpacking adventures, I sometimes wonder how I managed to survive. For example, over the Christmas / New Year’s …

Outdoor Research Helium Bivy | Review

One of the best things about camping with a bivy rather than a <b>tent</b> is the speed with which you can just lay one down, get in, go to sleep, wake up …

Helikon-Tex Outdoor Tactical Shorts

The cut and pocket layout of the Helikon-Tex tactical shorts retains a civilian outlook. The OTP® design allows you to carry all essential equipment, …

Woman converts van into stylish all-terrain home & office on wheels (Video)

It's a dream for many people to travel around and see the world -- or at least, some of the hidden gems of their own home country. With many people …

This Rain Jacket from Norrøna Is Your New Best Friend

First announced at Germany’s OutDoor trade show, the Norrøna Bitihorn Gore-Tex Shake Dry Jacket is one of the most advanced jackets the Norwegian …

Camping hacks – brilliant tips and tricks for your next trip

Follow these smart tips for a glitch-free camping trip...<p>The arrival of summer means festivals and family camping trips are just around the corner. …

How to Sh*t in the Woods

Years ago, before becoming a full-time journalist, I worked as a wilderness instructor leading trips for teenagers that emphasized leadership, …

You Can Camp Above the Trees in These Fire Towers

These abandoned lookouts offer great views.<p>While the term “fire tower” may bring to mind something ominous, they are actually an intriguing and …

TrailNest elevates hammocks to the car roof top

From camper vans to roof-top tents, vehicle camping is pretty trendy right now. New Atlas thoroughly enjoyed roof-top tent camping on our trip with …

The Best Summer Car-Camping Gear of 2017

Make weekend getaways that much easier.<p>Nemo Puffin Luxury Blanket ($150)<p>This cushy cover has become a camping ­essen­tial, with nylon face fabric to add ground protection for picnics and syn­thetic fill for cool nights.<p>The North Face Thermoball Booties II ($80)<p>Say hello to the most versatile piece …

Camping

Stop taking pictures. Start taking photos.

I’m standing at the Australian coast, looking out onto a breathtaking sunset. I pull out my phone and take a picture:<p>I look down at my phone, …

Photography

25 Alan Watts Quotes That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Alan Watts was a British philosopher who spoke about Asian philosophies for a Western audience. He wrote over 25 books and was an excellent orator on …

Spirituality

All of the outdoor essentials you need to go hiking and camping this spring

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Whether you're a casual weekend camper, or you're planning on taking on the entire Appalachian trail this spring, we've covered tons of …

Winter Storm Stella Delivers

Cold, dark tunnels with New Jersey's finest<p>It’s cold, dark, and surprisingly not completely dusted with snow. Winter Storm Stella sure was a real …

How to get fit for the slopes: plank with arm reach and rotation

It’s the time of year when skiers and snowboarders turn attention to getting fit for the slopes ahead of a winter trip to the mountains. Getting your body prepared will not only help you ski or snowboard better, but will make the whole experience a lot more enjoyable – no more endless aching or …

Skiing

Neuroscience Finds This Seemingly Mindless Exercise Sharpens Your Brain | Inc.com

To help improve focus, develop superior thinking skills and improve cognitive function, a deep-thinking activity like chess might come to mind. If there were a sport that produced the same brain boosting results, you'd probably think one like soccer -- with its all-in-one multi-tasking trifecta of …

The Brain

Hawaii's highest peaks get 2 feet of snow — and more is on the way

Ski season is underway in Hawaii.<p>The island's two highest peaks — Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa — are getting hit with a cold, wet storm that has dumped about 2 feet of snow, and an additional foot of snow is possible when another storm hits the islands later this weekend.<p>National Weather …

Weather