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Sorel Brand Spotlight and Boot Giveaway!

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When you think of warm waterproof boots, chances are you think of Sorel. There’s a good reason for that. Sorel boots are made tough enough to provide warmth for your feet on all of your winter adventures. Good news, we’ve got a Sorel boot giveaway at the bottom of this post… keep reading. Who knows more about keeping their feet […]

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Yoga for Beginners: Three Building Blocks to Rock Your Practice

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I am the first to admit that yoga can be scary. Even after practicing for essentially my entire life, sometimes I walk into the studio, look around, and mutter ‘what have I gotten myself into?!” But honestly, that is one of the reasons I love it so much- no two days are ever the same. Your practice changes if you […]

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Five Reasons I’m Grateful for the Outdoors

Thankful for the outdoors

It’s the time of year where I find myself giving up a perfectly good climbing or hiking day in favor of holiday preparations, shopping, and parties.  So when I’m frustrated that I can’t be out there climbing mountains, I try to replace that letdown with reflection on the things that make me so grateful for this deeply important part of […]

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Teach Kids to Leave No Trace

Leave No Trace

Exploring and adventuring in the outdoors is one of life’s greatest joys. We gain inspiration in and from nature and to spend time together with those we love in outdoor spaces makes it all the better. One of the reasons we as parents take our children outside is to educate them on our natural world and to share with them […]

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DIY Compass – Just Add Water

Emergency Compass

A compass is listed as one of the 10 essentials for survival and for good reason. If you have no other options for navigation and visibility is poor, a magnetic compass can be the key to pointing you home. However, even reliable tools can break sometimes. If you’re out on a trip with a broken compass, simply look in your […]

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Skiing, Climbing and Unique Geology – Name This State?

Outdoor Adventures

The U.S. is filled with tons of awesome places to explore. We’ve covered many of those in our weekly Mystery Destination games but this week let’s see if you can name the U.S. state that all of these adventure spots are located. Check out the photos, read the clues then enter your guess in the comments below. This state has […]

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6 Incredible Uses For Drinking Straws in the Backcountry

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Lightweight backpacking and camping often requires a bit of ingenuity to bring everything you need without breaking your back. That’s why we’re a big fan of outdoor hacks and DIY outdoor ideas. Here are 6 incredible uses for drinking straws in the backcountry from our buddy John at IntenseAngler Outdoors. Backpacking Uses For Drinking Straws Fire Starter – A drinking […]

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Terramar Brand Spotlight and Base Layer Giveaway

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When the cold chill of winter sets in, you turn to a set of layers to stay warm for your outdoor adventures. Big puffy coats and waterproof shells definitely help keep you warm but you’ll want to carefully consider your base layer if you want to stay comfortable. Terramar specializes in base layers that will keep you dry and warm. […]

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Stay Warm With The Right Base Layer

Base layers

A good base layer might be the most overlooked piece of gear for cold weather adventures. Experienced skiers, snowboarders, hikers and winter campers will tell you the right base layer can make the difference between a great day in the outdoors and a day you’d rather forget. Here’s what you need to know about choosing a base layer. Key Factors […]

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10 Awesome Games For Little Adventurers

10 games for outdoor kids

The last mile of a hike with kids is always the longest, hardest mile of the day. My 3 year old has this innate ability to know when we are exactly one mile from the trailhead. It’s at that point when his little legs get tired, his stomach starts to growl and he starts to whine. Sometimes he sits down […]

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