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Six Essentials for Fall Camping

Summer may be the traditional season to toss a tent into the car and take off toward the horizon, but fall camping has its advantages. Not only are there are fewer crowds at popular locales, but nothing enhances the taste of hot coffee quite like being wrapped in a warm flannel blanket, watching a …

Clothing

11 reasons why Olympic National Park is the most underrated place in the US

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK’S 1,440 square mile landscape is one of the most diverse cultural and geographic regions in North America, a designated United …

National Parks

The Best Thru-Hikes for 2015 (That Aren't the PCT)

If you’re thinking about tackling the Appalachian or Pacific Crest Trails this year, you might want to revise your plans. The Appalachian Trail Conservancy, which monitors the AT, is expecting record numbers of thru-hikers this year, thanks to the popularity of movies featuring thru-hikes, like <i>Wild</i> …

River Road w/ Tyler, Jason, Toby - Christopher Rounick's 38.0 mi bike ride

Here's How To Tie Anything And Everything

Knots, laces, togas, scarves — you have met your match. Bookmark this immediately.

18 Stunning Pictures Of Yosemite National Park

Sadly, because of the federal government shutdown, Yosemite and other National parks across the country are now closed to day visitors. Overnight campers will be tossed out over the next several days as well.<p>To pay tribute to Yosemite's special day in history, in spite of the bad news, we've …

National Parks

25 Gorgeous Hikes You Have to Do in Your Lifetime

Allow us to introduce you to your hiking bucket list<p>Research shows that spending time outside is vital to our health—and that exercising outdoors is more satisfying and can burn more calories. Luckily, you can get a workout and a hefty dose of vitamin N at the same time by hiking. These 25 …

Extreme Sport Photography by Chris Burkard

Chris Burkard is a self-taught Californian photographer. Extreme sport enthusiast, he primarily draws his inspiration in the ocean and the mountains, …

Impressive Alp Photography

Lukas Furlan is a Vienna-based Photographer. During an escape in the Alps, he captured the natural beauty of these vast and cloudy landscapes. Again, …

8 Places Within An Hour Of Dublin For A Magical Sunny Sunday Adventure

We're so lucky that we've got so many great places right on our doorstep in Dublin.<p>Since we're facing into a sunny Sunday, you'll surely want to do …

Europe's 8 Most Picturesque Towns

From the islands of the Mediterranean to the peaks of the Alps, Europe's postcard-perfect towns continue to inspire travelers with distinct architecture preserved from 1,000 years ago. Filled with plenty of charm, many of these treasured areas contain historic ruins, cobblestone streets, and …

European Travel

What Knot To Do

Knot tying has always been one of those key outdoor skills that even the most experienced survivalist’s often take for granted. Any time outdoors can …

All About Paracord

Paracord is a prepper’s best friend. Also called parachute cord< it is a strong, versatile, inexpensive, lightweight and easy to carry with you …

Top 10 Things to Do in Utah Parks

5 Lightweight Backpacking Tents Every Camper Should Consider – Outdoors and Nature

Going for an outdoor venture is a great way to spend your leisure time. For you to have a great time, you need to pack wisely and the most important …

Backpacking

Snow Camping — Washington Trails Association

Fluff up your sleeping bag and put a few more puffs into your insulated mat.<p>Place dry gear (rain pants, rain jacket, etc.) under your mat to create …

Lagoa Do Fogo Is The Hike You Must Add To Your Bucket List

São Miguel Island has no shortage of gorgeous natural scenery. But Lagoa do Fogo might take the cake for the most stunning spot around.<p>Lagoa do Fogo (aka "Lake of Fire") is a crater lake at the center of São Miguel Island in Azores, Portugal. It sits within the Agua de Pau stratovolcano.<p>While São …

Best Countries for Solo Travelers (PHOTOS)

There are many travelers who claim that traveling alone is the best way to see the world. You deliberately travel solo, they say, because you want to experience the world without the influence of a friend or partner's tastes, prejudices, or preferences. When you're with a companion, it's easy to …

Defend Yourself! A Logical Look at Real Self-Defense | Firearms, Edged Weapons, Fighting Fitness and More!

<i>Defend Yourself!</i><p><i>A logical look at real self defense.</i><p><b>(a version originally published on the Personal Defense Network)</b><p>Recently, I took a step back and …

Self Defense

Ultra Light Specialist Tents Fold Up Almost The Size Of A Water Bottle

Looking for the lightest, most portable tent you can swap your money for? The new Specialist tents from Sea to Summit could be just what your …

The Value of a Tarp in Your Day-Pack

With heavy rain being a fairly regular feature here in the UK – even during the summer – I rarely, if ever, go for a day hike without taking a …

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How to Choose a Backpacking Stove

When you’re backpacking, do you look forward to a cooked meal at night and hot coffee in the morning? If so, you’ll want to bring a stove. But what …

How to Select a Backpacking Water Filter and Treatment System

The human body is about 60-70 percent water by weight. The amount of water a person needs per day varies depending on the temperature, humidity, …

What You Need to Know about Water Tablets

Water purification tablets are an ideal one-step back up form of water treatment. They are especially good for <b>Get Home Bags</b> and Bug Out Bags because …

Wilderness Survival Skills Training – How to Use a Compass

If you love the outdoors and love to spend time exploring the woods, then it is wise to learn some basic wilderness survival skills. No one expects …