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Share Your Adventure Photo Contest Winners

Share Your Adventure Photo Contest

Our fans voted and the winners of the May Share Your Adventure Photo Contest have been chosen. Check out the top three photo contest winners below. 3rd Place – Drew Gaines “My dog, Stella, and I walk below our camp at White Sands National Monument in New Mexico. We ended up moving to more level ground…and photographed the Blue Moon that […]

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National Trails Day

Hiking Trail Thumb

June 1st is National Trails Day. Take the day and hit your favorite local trail for some hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, paddling or bird watching. You may even find a trail building event or a local hike organized by the American Hiking Society. Grab your family, friends and neighbors and hit the trails this weekend to celebrate National Trails […]

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5 Ways to Avoid Mosquito Bites

Avoid Mosquitoes

Don’t let your summer fun be ruined by pesky mosquitoes. There are many ways to avoid mosquito bites. From applying natural insect repellent to reducing the risk of being bitten, below you’ll find all of our tips for safely keeping mosquitoes and insects at bay. Ways to Avoid Mosquito Bites An insect repellent containing DEET is the most effective way […]

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Name This National Seashore: Mystery Destination

Name this Seashore

Each week we feature a mystery outdoor destination and see if you can guess what we are talking about. In recent weeks, we’ve featured a mountain range, a national park and a backpacking trail. This week we are thinking about a little time on the beach. Can you name this national seashore from the five clues below? This national seashore […]

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Jetboil Giveaway, Brand Spotlight and Review

Jetboil Giveaway

**Congratulations to Meg who was selected as the winner of this Jetboil Giveaway. If you didn’t win, be sure to enter our current giveaway.** With backpacking and camping season underway, it’s important to examine the efficiency and performance of your camp stove. A lightweight, efficient and easy to use camp stove will make your backpacking meals more enjoyable. Keep reading […]

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Not a Learning Experience, the Result of Them

Climbing experience

Bzzt. 6:45 am and I had a text from my boss. Bzzt. Bzzt. 6:48 am and I have a text from my landlord. Hey, I saw you in the paper. I’ll bring it in. Keese, I saw the paper this morning. Are you alright? Let me know if you’ll need any help. I have a nice boss, and a great […]

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Luxury Backpacking Meal: Italian Pasta with Crab

Backpacking pizza

Backpacking meals can get pretty boring if you stick to Ramen noodles and freeze-dried meals. In this week’s edition of our Campsite Cooking Outdoor Meal Series we feature a more luxury backpacking meal called Italian Pasta with Crab. Using canned crab meat, Italian spices and pasta you can create a great tasting meal in the backcountry. Luxury Backpacking Meal: Italian […]

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Name These Mountains: Mystery Destination

Mystery Destination

Here’s another installment of our weekly mystery destination series. Last week, we featured a huge reservoir located in the desert southwest and in previous weeks we’ve featured all kinds of great national parks, rivers and outdoor destinations. This week we are featuring a beautiful mountain range. These mountains see many visitors each summer. It’s a popular place for hiking, camping, […]

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Royal Robbins Brand Spotlight & Giveaway

Royal Robbins Giveaway

**Congratulations to Lissa F who was selected as the winner of this giveaway. If you didn’t win, be sure to enter our current outdoor gear giveaway.** Whether you’re looking forward to hiking, fishing, traveling or just taking it easy, do it in comfortable clothing from Royal Robbins. Keep reading to learn more about Royal Robbins and be sure to enter […]

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Making Waves: The Stand-Up Paddle Boarding Boom

Stand-up paddle boarding

**This post on stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) is from our archives. It was originally published in April 2012 and written by Kevin, the Sierra Trading Post Gear Doctor.** There’s been a lot of stir in the watersports community lately about a fast growing sport called stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) or stand-up paddle surfing. What the heck is it? It’s actually […]

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