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Get Outside and Spread Love for Camping
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Get Outside and Spread Love for Camping

Camping participation has dropped in the U.S., according to a report released by the Outdoor Foundation and the Coleman Company, Inc. on Wednesday. The 2013 American Camper Report tracks camping in the U.S., providing data on camping trends with a series of in depth surveys pertinent to understanding campers and non-campers as well as looking […]

Marathon Mom: Taking Turns Pushing the Jogging Stroller
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Marathon Mom: Taking Turns Pushing the Jogging Stroller

Dear Marathon Mom, My husband and I are both runners, which has always been a source of bonding for us. While pregnant with our son last year, we talked eagerly about taking him running with us in the jogging stroller and what a great family activity running would be. Almost […]

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 […]

Environmentalists Rally Against Winery to Save the Redwoods
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Environmentalists Rally Against Winery to Save the Redwoods

It’s redwoods vs. red wine in Sonoma County, CA where climate change is prompting the destruction of forests to make way for wineries. And environmental groups are not too thrilled about it. The majestic redwood forests found throughout northern California and southern Oregon are home to trees over 2,000 years […]

Outdoorsy Must Have’s for October
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Outdoorsy Must Have’s for October

Ask Hope: How do I feel more confident in the male-saturated outdoors?
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Ask Hope: How do I feel more confident in the male-saturated outdoors?

This is a question that I’ve encountered with some variation in my circle of girlfriends or from the young girls that I teach and mentor. Just the other day I was with one of my favorite 11 year old girls doing some bouldering. Typically she’s very confident but today there […]

A World More Connected to Nature
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A World More Connected to Nature

A world more connected to nature. This is the vision of WOODCHUCK. The Minneapolis company designs and manufactures wooden cases and covers for electronics, 100% Made in America. The idea for the product was born during a late night study session when the founder, Ben, threw a wooden veneer on […]

Awesome Green Inventions (You’ve Never Heard Of)
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Awesome Green Inventions (You’ve Never Heard Of)

From hybrid cars to more conservative light bulbs, today’s market is flooded with products that aid us in our daily affairs and do their part to help the environment. The entries on this list may have slipped under the radar a little, but that shouldn’t take away from the innovative […]

How to Get Someone Into Running
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How to Get Someone Into Running

I’ve gotten a lot of people to try running over the years; some loved it and have stuck with it on their own, while others hated it and cursed me for deceiving them by ‘making it look easier than it really is.’ Running – like any sport – is not […]