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Top 5 Benefits of Going Camping Outdoors – What to Know

Yellow tent in the night

Camping outdoors has become quite a trend recently. With all the travel goals posted on social media, more and more people are adding camping destinations to their must-go-to places. While some people can’t wait for the weekend to backpack with friends, others prefer to go camping alone to get away from the buzz of everyday […]

4 Reasons Why You Should Start Exercising Outdoors – Our Guide

woman running outdoors

One of the most indisputable pieces of advice when it comes to living a fulfilling life is that exercise is necessary if you want to live long, maintain your youth, and stay ailment-free. From traditional forms of working out, such as weightlifting and yoga, to the newer CrossFit and cycling studio programs, there are various […]

How to Tackle a Long-Distance Hike in Winter

Hiking the 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail, which begins on Georgia’s Springer Mountain and runs all the way north to Mount Katahdin in Maine, is certainly a hardcore adventure. But making it through the 100-Mile Wilderness in Maine—generally considered the wildest, most remote section—earns another level of bragging rights. Signs posted by the Maine Appalachian Trail Coalition […]

Pro Tips on Building the Perfect Campfire

Building the perfect campfire: an indispensable skill for any outdoors enthusiast, given the life-saving properties of an emergency blaze—not to mention the fundamental bragging rights. (Take that too far, though, and you’ve got one of those arenas prone to obnoxious contests and condescending tutorials by insecure campers compelled to demonstrate their outdoorsy and macho bona […]

An Introductory Guide for the Beginner Backpacker

A Guide for the Beginner Backpacker

An Introductory Guide for the Beginner Backpacker Preparing for a backpacking trip can be quite an undertaking. It is essential to ensure that you have everything need to survive life on the trail, while ensuring your pack isn’t too heavy to make it out of the door in the first place. You need to find […]

Every Home Needs a Head-Mounted Flashlight

Every Home Needs a Head-Mounted Flashlight   To many people, the word headlamp means one thing — it’s what cars have on front. There is a different kind of headlamp, though — it’s a powerful and practical flashlight that you wear mounted on your head. It’s one of the most useful tools that anyone could […]

Exercising Outside in Cold Weather: How to Stay Safe

Exercising Outside in Cold Weather: How to Stay Safe Exercising outside is an enjoyable and healthy activity, but can become problematic during the winter months. New difficulties with outdoors exercise arise when the temperatures drop. Chief among these are the dangers to health and well-being inherent in the cold. While it can be tempting to […]

Four Oft-Forgotten But Essential Items You Need for Your Camping Trip

Four Oft-Forgotten But Essential Items You Need for Your Camping Trip You have been rushing around for days to ensure everything is ready for that weekend camping trip. You’ve booked a campsite, prepared a tent and some sleeping bags, and even packed a cooler with cans of your favorite brand of beer. However, nagging doubts […]