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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 […]

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Marathon Mom: First Time Mom, First Time Runner

Dear Marathon Mom,   I am a first time mom to a 6-month-old girl. I keep seeing moms out jogging with their kids in the stroller, and my curiosity is getting the better of me. I really want to try it out – it actually looks fun. I even have […]

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 […]

First Descents – Fighting Cancer One Outdoor Trip at a Time
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First Descents – Fighting Cancer One Outdoor Trip at a Time

If you’ve ever experienced the power of the outdoors then you know best what influence and message nature instills on humans. First Descents, established in 2001, offers free outdoor adventure experiences to young adult cancer fighters and survivors. The outdoor and adventure experience allows individuals to escape the disease and […]

7 Christmas Gifts for the Outdoors Lover in Your Life
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7 Christmas Gifts for the Outdoors Lover in Your Life

Go Pro Ah, yes…the coveted Go Pro. Red Bull is singlehandedly making these things the talk of the town by using them for shooting amazing downhill mountain biking scenes and other outdoor adventures. Whether your loved one is a “pro” or not may be debatable, but what isn’t debatable is […]

Ask Hope: What are the best socially and environmentally conscious brands for women?
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Ask Hope: What are the best socially and environmentally conscious brands for women?

So glad you asked! As women, it’s often easy to purchase our outdoor apparel and gear in a lustful frenzy. We want the latest items, in the hottest colors and fashions, and we want them NOW! However, this thoughtless consumerism comes with a price that our planet inevitably pays. How […]

Marathon Mom: Running with Two Kids – Is it worth it?
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Marathon Mom: Running with Two Kids – Is it worth it?

Dear Marathon Mom, I started running about eight years ago, and transitioned to being a running mom pretty smoothly after my son was born two years ago. We received a jogging stroller at my baby shower, so I was able to start taking him with me on my runs from […]

“Hundreds of Scientists” Oppose New Logging Legislation
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“Hundreds of Scientists” Oppose New Logging Legislation

A coalition of ecologists, wildlife biologists, and other members of the scientific community is speaking out against two pieces of legislation ― HR 3188 and HR 1526 ― currently awaiting approval from the House and Senate, respectively. Both measures would essentially increase logging operations across the western United States, including […]