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Proposed Grand Canyon Watershed National Monument
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Proposed Grand Canyon Watershed National Monument

For many people the Grand Canyon is a wild and rugged place. Soaring Vermillion cliffs, pools of lush blue water give way to a harsh but inspiring Sonoran desert — it is without a doubt unlike any place on earth. Since as early as 1908, the Canyon was placed under […]

Five Love Stories You Can’t Walk Away From, Especially On A Bad Day
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Five Love Stories You Can’t Walk Away From, Especially On A Bad Day

Ladies, sometimes you just need to feel loved….even if that means living vicariously through the stories of others. But don’t worry, no one’s judging you here. In fact, let me help you out with a few suggestions on how to get that sweet cry on that you may seriously need. […]

Amazing Outdoor Events in August
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Amazing Outdoor Events in August

Beat the dog day’s of summer this August by spicing things up a bit. Participate in a 6 day trail race, watch dueling dragon boats, or try a fried Twinkie (on a stick of course). Here to help you along is a list of 10 amazing outdoor events in August: […]

Amazing Outdoor Giveaways in August
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Amazing Outdoor Giveaways in August

Besides some alliteration, here for you today are 10 awesome outdoor giveaways happening right now! Someone’s got to win them… 1. Oikos’ “Live Fit and Love It” Fit-Cation Giveaway Oikos Green Yogurt website states “live a fit life and even an ordinary day will feel like a vacation.” To add […]

Pregnancy: My Running Motivation
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Pregnancy: My Running Motivation

Having been a runner for nearly 17 years, I’ve experienced a few cycles of motivation and slacking, but never am I as motivated to run as when I’m pregnant. During my first pregnancy it started as a ‘the grass is always greener on the other side’ sort of motivation. I […]

Best Dogs at Demo Day
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Best Dogs at Demo Day

Outdoor Retailer is one of the largest gatherings of everything outdoors industry in the world. The show happens twice a year, a winter and summer market, and right now the summer market is in full swing in Salt Lake City. There are four days for the show, and the first […]

Spreading the Love of Adventure: Q&A with Splore’s Lindsay Malone
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Spreading the Love of Adventure: Q&A with Splore’s Lindsay Malone

Have you heard of Splore? If not, you should, because this not for profit organization is doing huge things; sharing their love of the outdoors with disabled individuals of all ages with some of the most badass wilderness programs and special events ever created- and I don’t mean easy walks […]

What NOT To Do While Camping
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What NOT To Do While Camping

Camping is a great way to recreate, get away from the hustle and bustle of life in the modern world, tune out the fuzz, and just kick back and revel in all of Mother Nature’s glory. However, there are other folks who misuse the opportunity. There are unwritten (and written) […]

Poisonous Plants- Get the Info
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Poisonous Plants- Get the Info

You’re hiking along the Appalachian Trail, one of your favorite pass times when you decide to stop for a picnic lunch.  As your setting up your things, a by passer stops to discuss the trail and begins to look worried.  You question his precarious look and while he assures you […]

Sally Jewell Loves Outdoor Nation!
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Sally Jewell Loves Outdoor Nation!

  Former REI CEO and current Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, made a guest appearance at our Seattle Summit last weekend. And what a cool way of showing her support for young people in the outdoors (see the sign). Jewell shared her wisdom and experiences during the Summit as […]