Articles written by: Brad Lane

Study Breaks and Positive Learning Environments
Outdoor Advocacy

Study Breaks and Positive Learning Environments

It seems to happen every year. I start to get into the swing of things, keeping up with my homework and going to class (nearly) everyday, and suddenly the seasons change and next thing I know, finals are blindsiding me with 12 page reports and novel-length study guides. The anxiety […]

Steve Wilder and the Importance of Adolescence Outdoors
Mobilization and Events

Steve Wilder and the Importance of Adolescence Outdoors

Steve Wilder is the founder and creator of Adventure Youth Mentoring in Roanoke, VA; a 501-C3 nonprofit bent on getting excess adolescent energy focused on outdoor pursuits. With a background in therapeutic mentoring, Steve gives his insights on why it’s important not to just get “at-risk” children outside, but all children a […]

Outdoor Conversations with Jake Wallace: Leadership in the Wild and Out
Mobilization and Events

Outdoor Conversations with Jake Wallace: Leadership in the Wild and Out

Jake Wallace has been a NOLS Wilderness First Responder instructor for five years now. In that time he has guided in Chile, Patagonia, and Seattle. He obtained his masters in Public Health at the University of Iowa with a thesis centered on outdoor education in regards to mental and physical […]

10 Amazing Giveaways Happening Right Now
Mobilization and Events

10 Amazing Giveaways Happening Right Now

Someone’s got to win them right? Some of these contests require a video, a snapshot, or simply your name, and they all deliver with big prizes. So what are you waiting for? Here they are: 1. Outside Magazine Outfit Your Summer Giveaway With 67 gear prizes ranging from Therm-A-Rest Anteres […]

Interview Tips with Patrick Boas: How to Land a Job in the Outdoor Industry
Mobilization and Events

Interview Tips with Patrick Boas: How to Land a Job in the Outdoor Industry

Patrick Boas is the Director of Operations at Wilderness Adventure @ Eagle Landing Outdoor Retreat Center (WAEL). He hires for both full-time positions and summer backpacking guide positions. I sat down with him and asked for some tips on how to land a job in the Outdoor Industry, this is […]