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20 Cool Camping & Backpacking Hacks for 2018

We have made a list of the best camping hacks of 2018 to make your next adventure into the wild every bit as awesome as you deserve.<p>1. Floating Cork …

Camping

15 Incredible American Campsites That Should Be on Your Bucket List

There’s no better way to appreciate the awesome splendor of our national and state parks than by spending a night under the stars.<p>1. Arches National …

National Parks

Make Creamy Garlic Chicken and Veggies in the Slow Cooker Tonight — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

9 AMERICAN HIKING TRAILS SURE TO WOW

<b>1. SARGENT MOUNTAIN LOOP | ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, MAINE | DISTANCE: 5.5 MILES</b><p>This national park is full of stunning granite peaks, and the Sargent …

Hiking

Top 24 Recipes to Cook in a Dutch Oven

The dutch oven<p>Make sure to check out the how-to on cooking in a dutch oven at camp.<p>At home and in camp, this heavy pot with a tight-fitting lid is …

5 Behaviours People Call Lazy That Are Actually Signs Of Intelligence, According to Science

The current British heatwave has made marg-sipping, park-lounging, responsibility-avoiding sloths of us all. But if you consider yourself a little on …

London School of Economics

The 20 Best Places to Camp in National Parks

Some of the finest places to lay your head are inside our national parks.<p>Thanks to its geysers and grizzlies, the 3,500-square-mile Yellowstone, our …

12 F*cking Brilliant Hiking Hacks You Need To Try ASAP

1. Even if you’re going on a short hike, bring the essentials.<p>Things to tick off of your checklist: a map, extra layers of clothing, sunscreen, …

The Hiker's Guide to Trail Etiquette

It might feel like there aren’t any rules out in the great outdoors, but there are certainly guidelines you should follow. Whether you’re new to …

The 10 Most Underrated National Parks in America

There are 59 national parks in the United States. These are the hidden gems.<p>There are 59 national parks in the United States — each more majestic and …

The 10 Best Car Camping Spots in America

There's no better way to ease kids into the great outdoors than with a summer camping trip.<p>No matter how avid a backpacker you were before kids, …

The Best Knives and Multitools of 2018

When weather rolls in, grab one of these. (Courtesy Outdoor Research) Outdoor Research Interstellar ($299) At long last, the holy grail of waterproof jackets. The Interstellar blew our crew away with an uncanny mix of weatherproofing, breathability, and stretch. “It feels softer than a soft shell …

This Is The Most Beautiful Place In Pennsylvania, Conde Nast Says

Just in time for summer, Conde Nast Traveler created a list of the most beautiful place in each state. Here is the winner in Pennsylvania.<p>Summer is …

Here’s where each National Park is located in every state

Building a road trip around visiting America’s National Parks is a dream for many, but the logistics of such an endeavor can be quite intimidating. …

CAMPING | Wet Weather Camping Tips - The Ultimate Guide To Camping In The Rain | Camping with Style Camping Blog | Activities • Glamping • Travel • Adventure

Nothing compares to a good weekend camping, and sometimes, all you want to do is hit “skip” on the chaos of everyday life and become one with nature. …

How To: Camping With a Dog

Camping is more fun with a dog. Grab a feature-stuffed Midori tent from Eureka! and spend the night snoozing under the stars. You’ll make memories …

Vivobarefoot Primus Trek

Vivobarefoot design shoes based on the simple principle that being barefoot is the healthiest way for you and your feet to be, their ultra thin …

100 Essential Skills Every Backpacker Should Know

Before the TripMake a firestarterEasy Dryer lint and candle wax in a cardboard egg carton compartment (poke a bit of lint out of the wax for a wick). …

This Timeline Shows The Entire History of The Universe, And Where It's Headed

This is how we'll die.<p>If you're the type of person who sometimes wakes up at 3am and lies in bed trying to wrap your tiny mind around the achingly …

Tested: The Best Versatile Midlayers

Spring has me jonesing to get outside in warm weather again. But don’t let the balmy temperatures dictate your gear choices—spring days can swing from sunny and gorgeous one minute to cold and miserable the next. A good midlayer can save you from the worst of it—just keep in mind, versatility is …

If your resume shows any of these 7 things, it may cost you a job

While 75% of millennials think “job hopping” looks good, new numbers show that this may not be the case for tech employees. New research from …

Employment

Skyline Drive Is the Must-Take Road Trip This Spring

Meandering along the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Skyline Drive offers visitors spectacular scenery and rugged outdoor adventure. The National …

The Best Camping and Hiking Gear You Can Find on Amazon

We rounded up Amazon shoppers’ favorite outdoor gear — from tents to backpacks to bug spray.<p>When you need a break from everyday life, there's no …

Camping

Scientists stumbled upon a plastic-eating bacterium—then accidentally made it stronger

Hungry, hungry enzymes.<p>The natural world is rapidly becoming a giant pile of plastic waste. There are literally six—<i>six!</i>—ungodly large garbage patches swelling in the ocean. Even areas as far removed from us as the Arctic are not safe. We’re slowly suffocating a lot of natural ecologies with our …

Research

Prepare for Your Hike With Our Free Hiking Essentials Checklist

Free Hiking Essentials Checklist (Free PDF)Hiking is a great outdoor activity to keep our bodies in good physical shape and our minds sharp. However, …

Backpacking

Issue 02: Bring Your Dog Camping

Camping is the best. Wait. No. Dogs are the best. And bringing your dog camping is even better.<p>Here at The Dyrt, we have a hard time containing our …

Dogs Can "Lie" To Get What They Want From Their Owners, According To A Study

Dogs are sneaky sneaky. That comes as no surprise. They quietly pilfer fallen table scraps and stash them under the couch. They sneak into your bed …

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

12 Must-Have Pieces of Hiking Gear

Breathable Day Pack<p><i>Osprey Hikelite 18, $85</i><p>This 18 liter backpack is large enough to fit a few liters of water, a meal or two, and anything else you …

Backpacking

Seasoning your cast iron pan isn’t enough

You season and reseason for a reason.<p>Cast iron is strange mixture of incredibly durable and unusually delicate—especially for a cooking implement. The metal is physically sturdy, but also highly reactive, which means even a droplet of water sitting in your cast iron pan can leave a rust spot. To …

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