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10 Amazing Outdoor Events Happening in February
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10 Amazing Outdoor Events Happening in February

Another month, another set of awesome set of outdoor events to check out. So get off the couch, stream some of the action, get your tickets , or go participate yourself; whatever you do, don’t say you didn’t get a heads up on these awesome outdoor events happening in February: […]

Sustainable Ski Resorts? How They’re Graded
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Sustainable Ski Resorts? How They’re Graded

While it’s true that there will always be an ecological impact when it comes to ski resorts; stream water depletion, wetland impact, air pollution, and permanent habitat loss; from the parking lots to the clear cuts, ski resorts edge their way into a mountain the same way your skis do […]

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Best Outdoor Events in January

Start 2014 off right by checking out one of January’s greatest outdoor events. With all these conventions, races, and spectator/user friendly happenings; there’s no reason to stay on the couch this month: Surf Expo – January 9-11 The longest running and largest board sports and beach/resort lifestyle convention is returning […]

10 Amazing Events Happening in December – Holiday Edition
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10 Amazing Events Happening in December – Holiday Edition

Regardless of which holiday you celebrate, this time of year is meant for jolly merriment, festive lights, and those warm spots in the community where family and friends can gather. Get outside during the month of December, and celebrate the holiday season in style with one of these 10 amazing […]

10 Amazing Outdoor Giveaways in November
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10 Amazing Outdoor Giveaways in November

That’s right, can you believe it? Another calender page turned and one step closer to a different year. To brighten up the winter season, here are 10 amazing outdoor giveaways happening in November. And you, yes you, could be taking home the big prize this month: Allstate Life Insurance “Run […]

Amazing Events Happening in November
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Amazing Events Happening in November

Another month means another set of amazing events happening. Don’t let the impeding cold weather get you down, instead check out or participate in one of these amazing occasions happening in November: ING New York City Marathon – November 3rd This momentous marathon takes it’s runners through four distinctively different boroughs […]

National Park Shutdowns: Rocky Mountain National Park
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National Park Shutdowns: Rocky Mountain National Park

“Rocky Mountain National Park is closed for the duration of the government shutdown. The park is closed for all publicly used and visitor services. This includes driving park roads, camping, and hiking. This message will not be updated until the status changes.” -Voice Recording for Rocky Mountain National Park Visitor […]

5 Signs of Life on the Appalachian Trail: Advice, Insight, and Experiences From My First Solo Backpacking Trip
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5 Signs of Life on the Appalachian Trail: Advice, Insight, and Experiences From My First Solo Backpacking Trip

When I was first dropped off at the Appalachian Trail (A.T.) for my first solo expedition, it was strange waving goodbye to my friend and shuttle driver. It felt like I was waving goodbye to much more, that I was saying goodbye to my daily internet dose and many of […]

10 Amazing Outdoor Giveaways in October
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10 Amazing Outdoor Giveaways in October

Another month, another set of awesome outdoor giveaways. Enter today for your chance to win a vacation to Australia to compete in a Tough Mudder event or a wild South African safari vacation. You know what they say, you lose every sweepstakes that you never enter: Contiki & Zico “Travel […]

Amazing Outdoor Events in October
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Amazing Outdoor Events in October

Another month, another round of amazing outdoor events happening. Check them out as a participant, as a spectator, or simply follow along online. With so many things to do in the month of October, what are you waiting for? The North Face Speaker Series – Conrad Anker, “Lessons from the […]