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What Type of Outdoor Adventurer Are You?

Outdoor Adventurer Quiz

You love the outdoors, you’re up for an adventure from time to time but do you really know what type of outdoor adventurer you are? Take this quick quiz to find out.   1. Packing for a camping trip, you’d never forget to bring: A. A hotel room key. B. A big tent, camp chair and hiking boots. C. A […]

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How to Ride a Bike in a Paceline

Cycling tips

Solo rides are awesome. The wind in my face, watching the scenery fly by, setting my own pace, and conquering long distances on my own is what makes the cycling experience so enjoyable. Sharing that experience with a small group is even better. Riding with a small group, I can cover even longer distances because I use less energy at […]

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Hi-Tec Brand Spotlight and Giveaway

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Packing in the miles on a hiking trail requires a comfortable pair of boots. Nothing will ruin a hike like poorly fitting or wet hiking boots. Keep reading to learn about the Hi-Tec brand and be sure to enter our gear giveaway at the bottom of this post. The Hi-Tec footwear brand was established in 1974 by Frank Van Wezel. Frank […]

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Are You Making This Common Hiking Mistake?

hiking mistake

Hiking is basically walking, right? It’s easy. Anyone can do it but are you making this common mistake? Many hikers have discovered the advantages of using trekking poles but many people are using them incorrectly. Take a look at these two photos and decide which one is the correct way to hold a trekking pole. So what do you do? […]

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How to Maintain a Fishing Rod: Rod and Reel Maintenance

rod and reel maintenance

Landing that prize winning trout requires you to have a rod and reel set up that is in good condition. You can increase the longevity of a rod and reel and keep it performing at optimal level with just a few minutes of maintenance. Watch this quick video for tips on how to maintain a fishing rod. Rod and Reel […]

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Enter to Win a Trip to Machu Picchu Plus Gear

Machu Picchu Giveaway

Do you know what would be awesome? To win a trip to South America plus a boat load of gear. Am I right? What are you waiting for? Enter now for a chance to win a Trip to Machu Picchu. The trip includes: Two round trip tickets with LAN. Two Classic High-Route Treks with Logistical Support lead by Journeys International. […]

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30 Minute Glute Workout to Power Your Outdoor Adventures

Glute exercises

Jumping, walking, running, hiking, climbing: what do they have in common aside from being excellent forms of transportation? The same muscle group powers each of the movements: the glutes. Not to mention any sort of powerful rotational movement, quick direction changes, and throwing of any object. Last month we talked about how important having a strong core is to keep […]

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10 Fun Things To Do While Camping

Things to do while camping

Camping is one of my favorite things to do. I’m often asked by non-campers what we do all weekend. That question catches me off guard because we’re always so busy just doing whatever comes up. Whether you’re family camping with kids or just going with adults, here are 10 things to do while camping. 10 Things To Do While Camping […]

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Mystery Destination: Have You Visited This State Park?

Mystery Landscape

As we look forward to fall, we’re thinking about exploring the desert southwest. We’ve chosen a  state park for this week’s Mystery Destination. Read the five clues below, look at the photos then leave your guess in the comments below if you think you know the name of this interesting geologic state park. Dedicated in 1935, this park is the […]

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Kovea Gear Giveaway!

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When it comes to camping you’ll want a reliable camp stove, quality cookware and maybe a bright lantern. Kovea is one brand that is manufacturing quality outdoor gear. If you aren’t familiar with this company keep reading but be sure to enter our Kovea gear giveaway at the bottom of this post. Kovea is a leading outdoor gear manufacturer from […]

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