Jake Reinartz

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Efficient Backpacking Tips - Easily Increase Mileage & Fun

Any hiker can use these Efficient Backpacking Tips to get more time to do what they love best outdoors. Whether it’s covering more miles, extra time …

Top 10 Places to Travel Solo

Want to set off on your own? Have no fear... these countries will make it much easier.The post Top 10 Places to Travel Solo appeared first on Indie …

12 Weird Backpacking Tips from a Thru-Hiker

There’s a lot of things you can’t buy at REI that will help make your week long backpack or thru-hike a lot more enjoyable. Below are a few tips for …

Weekend Warrior Backpacking Guide

Need a quick, free campsite? It’s often easy to find a shelter near a road where you can camp out.Do you love to backpack, but can’t take off six …

Infographic: 12 Amazing Backpacking Hacks You Can Bag For Your Next Trip

<b>The appeal</b> of backpacking is that you can discover the road less traveled on a shoestring budget—so how can you get even more bang for your</b> …

Your Backpacking Checklist

Put A Knot Around Your Finger: Easily Forgotten Backpacking Gear

I’ve heard stories of experienced backpackers forgetting everything from food to their hiking boots. Yours truly once hiked four uphill miles before …

12 Backpacking Hacks for Your Next Trip! [Infographic]

Whether you’re backpacking down the Grand Canyon or braving the cold in Yosemite, some of these backpacking hacks can help make your trip easier – or …

9 Tips to Prepare For Your First Multi Day Hike

Whether you have your sights set on hiking a national park or simply spending a long weekend on the trail, preparation and planning are both …

Travel the World With a Backpack | The Art of Manliness

All images taken by Dave Danzeiser.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post by David Danzeiser.</i><p>I hung up the phone with the travel agent. I had just …

Crock Pot Stew Recipes To Get You Through The Winter

Hearty, comforting and easy-to-make meals<p>The slow cooker is a wintertime staple. It whips up some hearty dinners, makes some incredibly easy breakfasts and can even put together a pretty mean chili. And that’s not all. The slow cooker is a master at one of our favorite cold-weather dishes. We’re …

Harvard's complete photography course is now available for free online [updated]

If your resolution for 2017 is to take better photographs than your current blurry, badly composed effort, you’ll want to check out this free MOOC from Harvard University –the school where Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates cut their teeth.<p>ALISON – one of the many repositories of online learning …

Trend spotting: How to get the 'farmhouse modern' look

In 2014, Manhattan Beach architect David Watson started getting requests to design and remodel homes in what clients were referring to as "farmhouse modern." It marked a shift from the more typical requests of his South Bay clients to create beach-friendly Hamptons-inspired houses. Two years later, …

25 Things Strong Leaders Tell Their Employees

A great way to step into your leadership power is to start saying things that you haven’t said before. The more aware you can be of your language, the more effective a leader you will be.<p>Too often new leaders are taught to concentrate on schedules, forecasts and milestones. They aren’t always …

Leadership

This Tiny House is Gorgeous On the Outside … But When I Saw the Spacious Modern Interior? WOW.

There are a lot of beautiful tiny houses out there, but not all that many have won numerous awards and been featured so widely as the Minim House.<p>The …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Gardening 101: Fountain Grass

<b>Fountain Grass, Pennisetum: “</b><b>Whatever Works”</b><p>In every garden, as in every life, there are those easy-going players that make things a bit more relaxed …

10 Questions to Ask in a Job Interview | The Art of Manliness

When it comes to job interviews, we often see it as a one-way street, with the interviewer holding all the cards. In reality, though, it’s a two-way …

Your First Tattoo: A Guide to Getting Inked | The Art of Manliness

“Show me a man with a tattoo and I’ll show you a man with an interesting past.” –Jack London<p>Tattoos. Few art forms have such a long history, and even …

What to Give For Father's Day: Your Time | The Art of Manliness

Father’s Day is next week. It’s a day to remember dad and tell him thanks for all the things he’s done for you. If you’re a dad, it’s a time to …

15 Manlinest Smells in the World | The Art of Manliness

<i>Don’t miss our follow-up: 18 More Manly Smells</i><p>Smells can conjure up some powerful memories. The smell of pine needles can take you back to childhood …

Manliness Precedes True Gentlemanliness | The Art of Manliness

“Over-sentimentality, over-softness, in fact washiness and mushiness are the great dangers of this age and of this people. Unless we keep the …

Self-improvement

How to Make Popular Cocktails | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Mike Hagan, a bartender and a recent feature in our So You Want My Job series.</i><p>There’s been a trend lately to …

How to Stop Saying Um | The Art of Manliness

In the pursuit of becoming a better man, becoming well-spoken is a task that should not be overlooked. How you speak is a huge component of the …

How to Camp With Your Dog | The Art of Manliness

When John Steinbeck traveled with Charley, his standard poodle, the result was one of my favorite books. Fifty years after its publishing it’s still …

Podcast: Developing Your Social Skills | The Art of Manliness

A few months ago, I did a podcast with Frances Cole Jones, author of <i>How to Wow.</i> It was all about how to put your best foot forward in any social or …

Male Friendships: Don't Expect a Soulmate | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from</i> Arthur Murray’s Popularity Book<i>, originally published in 1944. This particular article was written by Gelett</i> …

How Make Difficult Decisions: Advice From Alvin York | The Art of Manliness

Corporal Alvin C. York silently led his squad of men through the thick underbrush and dense fog of the Argonne Forest early the morning of October 8, …

How to Be a Man | The Art of Manliness

<i>Note: What you will find below is not so much a long blog post, but a short ebook; approach it as such. At over 20k words, it will probably take an</i> …

100 Ways to Use a Pocket Notebook | The Art of Manliness

I was doing some spring cleaning here at the house and came across a box full of our Art of Manliness Pocket Notebooks. I wanted to off-load them, so …

Self-improvement

Competition: Getting the Most of Its Benefits | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: Today we’re introducing a new style for our long form content. Over the years we’ve produced many in-depth articles and article series</i> …