Esteban Valencia

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12 Hiking & Adventure Books Worth Reading

These Books Will Inspire You to Put Them Down and Get Outside<p>At CloudLine, the only thing we like better than a great pair of hiking socks is a good …

The most efficient road trip to visit every national park in the lower 48 states | Adventure Sports Network

There isn’t a better time than right now to go visit national parks. Considering this August the National Park Service is celebrating its 100th …

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These bear grylls survival tips are extremely useful

Discovery UK<p><b>This collection of handy real life bear grylls survival tips are extremely useful.</b><p>They come from a Twitter feed with a profile picture of …

Save Yourself! A Guide to Self-Rescue

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>16933<p>16.9K<p>SHARES<p>You’re belaying your partner while he leads the sixth pitch of a cruiser 5.8 in the Cascades with …

I Turned My Grandma’s Old Van Into A Mobile Home So I Could Travel Across North America

You don’t need to plan an elaborate vacation to end up at a beautiful destination. Simply pack up your car, drive for a few hours and I guarantee you …

19 Hikes That Should Never Make Your Bucket List

But if the taste of blood and dirt turns you on, then this is for you.<p><b>Disclaimer:</b><p>The following trails are extremely demanding and require extensive training, advanced gear, and expertise with highly technical terrain. Many of these hikes also require the fitness and ability to perform strenuous …

7 Most Affordable Countries To Live and Retire In The World

We have noticed that you are using <b>an ad blocker software</b>.<p>Although advertisements on the web pages may degrade your experience, our business certainly …

10 Important Questions You Should Ask Yourself To Figure Out If You’re On The Right Track

<b>How do you feel when you wake up?</b> – Are you the type of person who cannot wait to begin the day? Or are you repeatedly hitting the snooze button, …

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Everytime I’ve done an <b></b>emergency fair, the most popular <b>alternative cooking</b> method that I demonstrate has been the <b>Rocket Stove</b> (by a long shot)! People …

How to Properly Load a Pack

May 22, 2014 by Melanie Swick | 2 Comments<p>Properly loading a pack can mean the difference between a leisurely stroll or grueling hike. One piece of …

How to Sharpen a Knife while Minimizing Mistakes and Maximizing Cutting Edge Performance

DISCLAIMER: I ask that you read the entire article and keep in mind that this is one of those discussions that rank up there with talking about …

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

Broccoli, Lemon, and Parmesan Soup Recipe on Food52

• 2 pounds broccoli, trimmed and cut into florets<br>• 1/4 cup olive oil<br>• 2 fat cloves garlic, peeled and smashed<br>• Salt and freshly ground pepper<br>• 4 cups homemade or low sodium chicken stock<br>• 3/4 cup grated Parmesan<br>• 1 lemon<br>• Crusty bread for serving<p>Bring a large, heavy pot of water to a boil. Add the broccoli and …

13 Uses For Baking Soda Any Survivalist Should Know

<b>Please Share This Page:</b><p>Baking soda has so many more purposes in an emergency situation than you might think. In fact, it’s every survivalist’s dream …

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Ten things you need to know before visiting Transylvania

Transylvania is best known as the mysterious land of bloodthirsty vampires and howling wolves. Some may think it’s fictional, but this central Romanian region <i>is</i> a real place. And it’s pretty special, too. Bordered to the east by the Carpathian Mountains, ‘the land beyond the forest’ still feels …

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Chile’s land of ice-blue lakes

All you need is a sturdy bike, a knack for light packing and a sense of adventure to explore Patagonia before it changes forever.<p>The Carretera Austral could be one of the most spectacular and challenging cycle tours in the world. It is made of endless stretches of empty dirt roads surrounded by …

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Best Places to Stay: Northern Lights

If you’ve never seen the northern lights, there’s still time to catch the spectacular display this year. The aurora borealis–named, aptly, after the Roman goddess of dawn and the Greek word for the north wind–can appear on a clear night from September through April, and is often at its most intense …

Ten great ghost towns in the West

Why Traveling with a Rooftop Tent? And Which One? (part 1)

“A rooftop tent, what is that?” I asked.<p>I could also have asked what is a roof tent, a car-top tent, a pop-up tent, or an RTT. They’re all the same …

Bear Grylls Survival Academy

Bear Grylls has survived places few would dare to go, now he is giving us a chance to learn some of the best techniques for surviving in the …

Hooray, it’s test day!

Back in May we featured the longboard stroller and it got quite some buzz (check it out here). Fast forward one month and a quick update with the …