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10 Amazing Giveaways Happening Right Now
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10 Amazing Giveaways Happening Right Now

Someone’s got to win them right? Some of these contests require a video, a snapshot, or simply your name, and they all deliver with big prizes. So what are you waiting for? Here they are: 1. Outside Magazine Outfit Your Summer Giveaway With 67 gear prizes ranging from Therm-A-Rest Anteres […]

The Move Out 2013: Keep Campuses Green
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The Move Out 2013: Keep Campuses Green

Spring is finally in the air. Birds are chirping, and the CLUNK CRASH of college students tossing away perfectly good furniture into dumpsters abounds nationwide. While the end of the semester is a happy time for college and university students, it’s also a time for absentmindedness. While the tossing away […]

Top Priority: Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro
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Top Priority: Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro

Life has a tendency to distract us, to push our goals and dreams to the side. Death on the other hand, in many ways, makes us look at life with a broader perspective. This is at least how it was for Barry Leonard. Barry was a passenger of USAirways Flight […]

Interview Tips with Patrick Boas: How to Land a Job in the Outdoor Industry
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Interview Tips with Patrick Boas: How to Land a Job in the Outdoor Industry

Patrick Boas is the Director of Operations at Wilderness Adventure @ Eagle Landing Outdoor Retreat Center (WAEL). He hires for both full-time positions and summer backpacking guide positions. I sat down with him and asked for some tips on how to land a job in the Outdoor Industry, this is […]

2013 National Arbor Day Award Supports Outdoor Learning
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2013 National Arbor Day Award Supports Outdoor Learning

What child doesn’t want to go outside to learn? So often, schools try to pen children into dark school buildings and force feed them bits of knowledge. As we all know, most youngsters haven’t reached the maturity or dedication to be able to sit for so long and consume all […]

Global Youth Service Day
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Global Youth Service Day

On its 25th year anniversary, Global Youth Service Day will unite over 100 countries through service. Global Youth Service Day is a time when kids and young adults join in leading volunteer projects to celebrate the time youth have been volunteering year round. It takes place from April 26-28, and is […]

Sport Advocacy: Q & A with IMBA’s Mark Eller
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Sport Advocacy: Q & A with IMBA’s Mark Eller

The International Mountain Bicycling Association is a non-profit organization that exists for one purpose: to create great mountain biking experiences for those that love to bike. Bell is a helmet manufacturer that  exists for one purpose: to create a product that protects the heads of those that love to bike. Think those […]

Adults Can Enjoy the Outdoors Too
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Adults Can Enjoy the Outdoors Too

Sometimes it just feels like the kids get all the attention. Youth programs are sweeping the nation, while adults are at home sweeping the floors. It’s about time adults have a program that engages them with nature, especially for those who need that extra bit of help to get outside. […]

Support Sierra Club for Earth Day
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Support Sierra Club for Earth Day

Not sure what to do this year for Earth Day? No worries, the Sierra Club has you covered. The Sierra Club’s initiative Get Out has six categories of ways anyone can “get out and explore, enjoy, and protect”. No longer can that broken leg from your last outing keep you from […]

Be Straw-Free
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Be Straw-Free

How many times do you or your friends go out to eat? Once a week? Twice a week? Four times? And how many of those times do you get a drink? How many of those drinks come with a disposable straw? Probably most of them. Somewhere around 5 million plastic […]