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10 Amazing Outdoor Events Happening in September
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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
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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 […]

How to Prep for a NOLS Instructor Course
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How to Prep for a NOLS Instructor Course

To work as an instructor for NOLS (the National Outdoor Leadership School), you have to pass their Instructor Course. Part job interview, part expedition, and part learning experience, the 30-day courses are designed to challenge potential instructors while introducing them to the NOLS leadership curriculum. Preparing for this experience can […]

10 Tips to Go from City Girl to Wilderness Woman
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10 Tips to Go from City Girl to Wilderness Woman

So, you’ve grown up pounding pavement but, for whatever reason, recently you’ve heard the call of the wild and it’s time to get out and about. Perhaps you’ve moved to an outdoorsy community like Boulder, Colorado or Portland, Oregon. Perhaps, you’ve noticed how sexy outdoorsmen can be and you wanna […]

Celebrating the Art of Mountain Biking at Crankworx
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Celebrating the Art of Mountain Biking at Crankworx

To most people, mountain biking is dirt, rocks, sweat, blood, action and adrenaline. But to those with a creative eye, mountain biking is art. It might not be the most romantic sport, but the artistic side of mountain biking was not neglected at the 10th anniversary of Crankworx, the world-famous […]

The 6 Most Sustainable Music Festivals
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The 6 Most Sustainable Music Festivals

It’s summer and that means two things: When we’re not scooting into the hills for adventure’s sake, we’re getting our festival on at one of the hundreds of musical gatherings around the nation. But if there is any type of gathering that magnifies our impact on the planet, the music […]

The Difference Between the 3 Types of Outdoor Nation Summits
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The Difference Between the 3 Types of Outdoor Nation Summits

If you’ve heard of Outdoor Nation, you probably have some idea of what the overarching mission is (to inspire and empower Millennials so they will lead their peers to get outdoors). But the “how” can be a bit confusing, especially if you’ve never had exposure to the organization itself. Yes, […]

Get Out and Active with Outdoor Nation’s 2013 Summits
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Get Out and Active with Outdoor Nation’s 2013 Summits

Outdoor Nation wants to get you rockin’ out with nature, and with their  innovative, one-of-a-kind Summits, millennials are  speaking out for present and future generations about learning, loving and appreciating an active life outside. If you haven’t heard of Outdoor Nation’s Summits, then it’s time to get in the loop. […]

Interview: Environmental Filmmaker Deia Schlosberg on her Documentary “Backyard”
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Interview: Environmental Filmmaker Deia Schlosberg on her Documentary “Backyard”

Backyard Trailer from deia schlosberg on Vimeo. For her film BACKYARD, science filmmaker Deia Schlosberg spent nearly two years crisscrossing the nation documenting how people are affected when “the industry” comes to town and begins hydro-fracking, a controversial method of oil and gas extraction. The result is five stories from […]

Outsider’s Ball: Outdoor Celebrities Getting Young People Outside
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Outsider’s Ball: Outdoor Celebrities Getting Young People Outside

The celebrities of the outdoor world often don’t have the same mainstream appeal as celebrities of other worlds. They don’t carry the same egos, they’re more down to earth, and they’re usually more focused on getting to know people rather than getting in front of a camera. So it came […]