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6 Reasons to try Disc Golf (Frisbee Golf)
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6 Reasons to try Disc Golf (Frisbee Golf)

In case you don’t know, Disc Golf is a flying disc sport where precision and accuracy rule. Individual players toss a “disc,” or frisbee for us common folk, at a target that looks sort of like a bird cage made of chains (the “hole”). The discs are actually much smaller […]

Married to Your Running Partner
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Married to Your Running Partner

My running partners had always been females. I had nothing specific against running with boys; I just couldn’t keep up with any of my guy friends in high school – and then they couldn’t keep up with me after college. I always thought it sounded dreamy to have a boyfriend […]

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 […]

Outdoor Junkies on a Budget: How to Play Like a Rockstar Without Breaking Your Bank
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Outdoor Junkies on a Budget: How to Play Like a Rockstar Without Breaking Your Bank

My friends call themselves “dirt bags” and with good reason. They play hard, live cheap, and don’t give a damn about your brand new Marmot jacket or top of the line tent. In fact, they throw up what they lovingly refer to as the “drunk” tent, a $30 Walmart special, […]

Why You Should Go Downhill Mountain Biking
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Why You Should Go Downhill Mountain Biking

If you’ve ever seen a bike that’s seemingly all suspension and huge knobby tires, you’ve probably seen a downhill mountain bike. The riders of such bikes are generally geared up like someone who would feel right at home in Mad Max. The whole sight can be very intimidating, but fear […]

8 Outdoor First Dates NOT to do
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8 Outdoor First Dates NOT to do

Romantic ladies and fellas of the outdoors world, we all certainly salute you. Being outside can be incredibly sexy, what with the summer sun kissing skin and bleaching hair, or winter winds making cheeks rosy. When you’ve found your fling, you are probably pretty excited to take them on your […]

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2013: Best in Show
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Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2013: Best in Show

Twice a year, the hottest outdoor brands, retailers, non-profits and media gather in Salt Lake City for the Outdoor Retailer trade show. This past week was the Summer Market show, where companies displayed their newest summer items from SUP boards to waterproofing technologies. Here is a collection of what we […]

10 Ways to Make Backyard Camping Fun
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10 Ways to Make Backyard Camping Fun

I used to always consider backyard camping a complete joke. Then, I found myself with no other choice if I still wanted to try and squeeze in some sort of camping despite too many binding weekend social engagements, a 20-month-old, and all the aches, pains, and other nuances that come […]

6 Outdoor Safety Tips Just for the Ladies
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6 Outdoor Safety Tips Just for the Ladies

Now, we often don’t like to admit that there’s anything we gals can’t handle. When questioned about what we’d do if a mountain lion attacked us, we spin a scenario which has us lookin’ like Lara Croft and slicing the beast’s neck, Tomb Raider Style. If our Dad or brother […]

How To Score a Summer Romance By Getting Outdoors
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How To Score a Summer Romance By Getting Outdoors

Maybe it’s the heat. Maybe it’s that everyone wears less clothing. But, whatever the reason, people tend to couple up during the summer months. And if you’re having trouble finding a cuddle buddy, then take this advice and heat up the remainder of your summer. Hit the Trails There are […]