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Easy Backpacking Trips for Beginners

Everyone who has read Cheryl Strayed’s Wild has probably envisioned themselves heading out into the woods with little but a tent, a water bottle, and …

A Chef Tells Us Her Favorite (and Healthy!) 15-Minute 4-Ingredient Pasta Dish

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Healthy Recipes<p>Healthier Cacio e Pepe Recipe<p>A Chef Tells Us Her Favorite (and Healthy!) 15-Minute 4-Ingredient Pasta …

Kick Off National Park Week With Our Guide To Traveling The Parks Solo

There’re some things we celebrate loud and often here at Uproxx 1) because we genuinely think they’re cool and 2) because we think they should be a regular part of the larger contemporary discourse. If we were to list those things, both solo travel and our national parks system would be near the …

The 6 Best Apps for Outdoor Adventures

Although I am not an avid proponent for the use of technology while enjoying the outdoors, I believe that these apps will help keep you happy, …

Apps

13 Winter Backpacking Destinations — Washington Trails Association

Winter may feel like the time to hang up your backpack and retire your tent for the season, but there are still plenty of opportunities to spend a …

Hiking

12 Top-Rated Hiking Trails in Washington State

Among the many recreational opportunities found in Washington, the state is perhaps best known for some of the top hiking trails in the world. Trails …

Best Thing To Do If You Hikes In Olympic National Park

Western Washington State gets a lot of flack for “bad” weather, but the rain forests of Olympic National Park make it all worthwhile. The 12 to 14 …

Drop Everything and Buy a $383 Round-trip Flight to Italy or Greece (Video)

Celebrate a new year of travel by booking a cheap flight to Italy or Greece this winter. Flights are on sale starting at $383 round-trip.<p><i>Thrifty</i> …

Flying

10 gifts camping enthusiasts have probably never seen before

<i>The Insider Picks 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>Amazon<p>Camping is by nature a reductive experience; you leave behind most of the trappings of daily life — from the flatscreen TV to the …

79 Airbnbs That Will Blow Your Mind (Not Your Budget)

There are holiday rentals, and then there are holiday rentals so unique, they’ll make you laugh and squeal with excitement. And, while Airbnb has …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Don’t Apply For Your Next Job Without Reading This First

Have you heard those tales of the “old way” of job hunting? When people would march into an office lobby—resume in hand—and park themselves in a …

Employment

New GPS website will help you find off-the-beaten-path trails in US national parks

More and more people are heading to America’s national parks to enjoy the incredible nature found around the US. But if you’re hoping to break from fellow travellers and get away from the crowds, a GPS company is aiming to help get hikers off-the-beaten-path.<p>TomTom – a GPS, traffic and navigation …

National Parks

Where to Shop for Small-Scale Furniture

(Image credit: Room & Board)<p>Is it just me, or do apartments (at least in big cities) seem to be getting smaller and smaller? It's a good thing …

This Is How To Make A Crunchwrap Supreme At Home

Homemade is always better, right?<p>GET THE RECIPE HERE.<p>It's official: We're living in a Taco Bell-obsessed world. People are actually <i>choosing</i> to get …

6 Incredible Private Islands to Rent With Your Friends in 2018

If you've ever spent time on a remote, exotic island, you're already luckier than millions of other people in the world. But if you want to take …

This Company Will Pay You $10,000/Month to Travel the World and Stay in Luxury Homes

While vacations should be merciful escapes from all of the screens in your life, you might as well admit you're just going to post photos and videos …

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> …

Artist Designs DIY Paper Templates for Adorable 3D Geometric Animals

Germany-based artist Wolfram Kampffmeyer, aka Paperwolf, builds beautiful geometric animal designs that are constructed completely out of paper. The artist studied computer animation in school and eventually realized that, although he enjoys creating virtual 3D models, he much prefers building them …

Bugle - iPhone App That Might Save Your Life

Where to Buy Beer in Portland: The Best Bottle Shops

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>There's a reason why beer lovers call Portland, Oregon 'Beervana'. Fifty-two breweries and counting—even more if you include the entire metro area—leave citizens of this fair (ok, sometimes rainy) city happily in their …

Clutter & Chaos

Fire Up this Portable USB Charger for Your Off-the-Grid Power Needs

At this point, any observant tech ethnographer knows that no one leaves their home without at least three things: wallet, key and cell phone. But …

Portable

9 Reasons Why Beer Is Even Better Than You Thought

Happy National Beer Day!<p>In honor of this great and extremely important holiday, we've decided to round up all the reasons why you should love this awesome drink. It turns out that beer has many uses you may have never known of before. Did you know that in many places in Europe people use it to …

The Art of Improbable Coincidence: Travel and Street Photography by Maciej Dakowicz | Colossal

<p>It would not surprise me to learn that Polish street photographer Maciej Dakowicz has run out of available pages in his passport. Currently based in …

Clean Out the Fridge with a Baked Egg Dish

Maybe you went a little wild roasting everything in your kitchen from last week's CSA, or maybe you accidentally shopped for a small family reunion …

Chocolate Milkshake Recipes For National Chocolate Milkshake Day (PHOTOS)

September 12 is National Chocolate Milkshake Day. And though we're pretty sure all food holidays are completely made up, we're not going to argue with an excuse to celebrate the deliciousness that is the chocolate milkshake.<p>The best part of the chocolate milkshake may be its surprising versatility …

Brewcycle Portland

In our worldwide quest to find the next modern adventure, we flew out to an often underrated city in America – Portland, Oregon. Over the last decade, Portland has become known as an eco-friendly city that provides a plethora of indulgences including delicious food and wine, countless coffee shops, …

Craft Brewing

Behind the Shot: Skiers Jump Over a Crevasse on Mount Hood

Adventure<p><b>See more photos like these in our Extreme Photo of the Week gallery >></b><p>Photographer Richard Hallman and skier Tommy Ellingson work together year-round, often at Mount Hood. “In order to get more and more creative, we spend a lot of time climbing high on the mountain, going to very …

The 100 Best Places to Work in 2013

Outside's 100 Best Places to Work<p>For our 2013 list of the best places to work in the United States, free ski passes, unlimited vacation time, and exotic trips are just the tip of the iceberg. We found a staggering number of companies that understand the road to success depends on a work-life …

Free Soloist Alex Honnold Will Climb Live on the National Geographic Channel

Adventure<p>Today news broke that Alex Honnold will be climbing an undisclosed building live on the National Geographic Channel this fall. Honnold will be working with Pete Mortimer and the Sender Films team, whose previous collaborations resulted in the classic adventure film <i>Alone on the Wall</i> and the …