Articles written by: Brad Lane

Camping and Cookware: 10 Items to Maximize Your Meals
Mobilization and Events

Camping and Cookware: 10 Items to Maximize Your Meals

Whether bushwhacking through untamed wilderness or camping in style at another road side attraction, an essential aspect of your adventure will be the food. A solid meal can go along way and the right gear can get you cooking in no time, so here for you today are 10 items […]

Outdoor Metaphors for Everyday Life
Environment

Outdoor Metaphors for Everyday Life

The values and wonders of outdoor recreation can’t always be described by a simple set of words; sometimes to teach, or to understand it yourself, metaphors are useful tools to have. It connects two figuratively different concepts and lets the combination simmer in your thoughts. Here are five metaphors to […]

Inviroment’s PlasTek: Saving the World One Misplaced Plastic Item at a Time
Mobilization and Events

Inviroment’s PlasTek: Saving the World One Misplaced Plastic Item at a Time

For a sustainable society to blossom, all Eco-friendly alternatives need to be economically efficient, they need to be fiscally better than the tried and trued ways of pollutant’s past. And the folks at Inviroment L.L.C. understand this and are giving new dollar signs to garbage dumps. Their product, PlasTek, is […]

Watch Your Time: 7 Watches That Can Do Much More Then That
Gear Reviews / GTFO!

Watch Your Time: 7 Watches That Can Do Much More Then That

A good watch is essential to any man/woman’s adventures, excursions, and style. Forget sundials and egg-timers, step into the future with this list of 6 watches that will do much more for you then tell the time: Timex Zone Trainer Heart Rate Watch With matching heart monitor and chest strap, […]

3 Questions or Less: The Power of Question Asking for Outdoor Facilitation
Outdoor Advocacy

3 Questions or Less: The Power of Question Asking for Outdoor Facilitation

Looking for a great way for a group of people to get know each other? To get a group listening and taking turns speaking? Adults or children, this can be a difficult task. But luckily, their is one facilitation exercise that dives deeper as it goes and strengthens bonds as […]

10 Amazing Outdoor Events Happening in September
Mobilization and Events

10 Amazing Outdoor Events Happening in September

Summer may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean the amazing outdoor events have to stop. September has everything from Sailing Championships in the City by the Bay and the manliest endurance challenge the Dolomite’s have to offer. Catch it live, participate, or check the updates online; no matter how […]

10 Amazing Outdoor Giveaways in September
Mobilization and Events

10 Amazing Outdoor Giveaways in September

It’s a brand new month, that means their is some brand new prizes to grab. Each one of these contests offer free entries and amazing prizes that will change your life. So with no further ado, here are some amazing outdoor giveaways in September: Publishers Clearing House – Win $7,000 […]

Know Before You Go: 5 Things to Consider Before Entering the Outdoor Industry
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Know Before You Go: 5 Things to Consider Before Entering the Outdoor Industry

Like any profession you consider pursuing, it’s worth knowing a bit about the industry before jumping in head first. And here are five things to keep in mind before plunging into the exciting world of outside jobs: You Will be Outside This one seems obvious, and hopefully it’s the reason […]

3 Campfire Discussion Topics to Get Your Campers Communicating
Outdoor Advocacy

3 Campfire Discussion Topics to Get Your Campers Communicating

Many hands make little work, and an important aspect of any adventure trip is to be able to act collectively as a team. A sure-fire way to get your individuals acting as a group is to all sit down around a fire (nature’s television), and discuss a common topic. And […]

The Many Hats of Leading Children Through the Wilderness
Outdoor Advocacy

The Many Hats of Leading Children Through the Wilderness

It was day five of our two-week adventure trip, and my group of kids were scattered across our open-field campsite like it was the end of a civil-war reenactment. Backpacks were exploded everywhere, a lone hiking boot was flung across the field, and audible moans could be heard in the […]