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2013 ON National Congress: Q & A with Edd Duran
Mobilization and Events

2013 ON National Congress: Q & A with Edd Duran

Outdoor Nation wrapped up its 4th annual National Congress in June, where millennials from across the nation gathered together in Washington D.C. to speak out about outdoor issues that need to be addressed. They spent two days meeting and working with national decision makers, impacting the youth of America in […]

10 Amazing Outdoor Events Happening in September
Mobilization and Events

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
Mobilization and Events

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 […]

Top 6 Most Adventure-Ready Cars and Trucks
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Top 6 Most Adventure-Ready Cars and Trucks

Imagine driving a Honda Civic around in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Add a few friends, gear and provisions for all of them (maybe some bicycles even), and a bumpy, root infested dirt road. I agree, it sounds like an adventure, but probably not the kind that would be any […]

The Pros and Cons of Urban Beekeeping
Environment

The Pros and Cons of Urban Beekeeping

Despite the seemingly problematic combination of live beehives and densely populated municipal areas, the advent of urban beekeeping has taken the world by storm. In London, the number of active apiaries has more than doubled in the last five years. Last year, officials in Melbourne, Australia, approved a $28,000 grant […]

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 […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy – August 29th
Outdoor Advocacy

This Week in Outdoor Policy – August 29th

Tom Flynn tracks policy related to conservation and recreation for the Outdoor Alliance. Most Fridays, he summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines. With questions, news tips and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net. Prime Land Secretly Leased for Oil and Gas in Utah This week, news […]

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
Mobilization and Events

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 […]

Sexy Outdoor Summer Destinations
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Sexy Outdoor Summer Destinations

Summer is, in my personal opinion, the sexiest time of year. We girls raid our closets and pull out our itty-bitty bikinis, revealing sundresses, and dance around in our Daisy Dukes singing, “She Wears Short-Shorts!” (What? You gals don’t do that? Prudes). Not to mention, you guys seem to find […]