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Why You Should Go Downhill Mountain Biking
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Why You Should Go Downhill Mountain Biking

If you’ve ever seen a bike that’s seemingly all suspension and huge knobby tires, you’ve probably seen a downhill mountain bike. The riders of such bikes are generally geared up like someone who would feel right at home in Mad Max. The whole sight can be very intimidating, but fear […]

8 Outdoor First Dates NOT to do
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8 Outdoor First Dates NOT to do

Romantic ladies and fellas of the outdoors world, we all certainly salute you. Being outside can be incredibly sexy, what with the summer sun kissing skin and bleaching hair, or winter winds making cheeks rosy. When you’ve found your fling, you are probably pretty excited to take them on your […]

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 […]

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2013: Best in Show
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Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2013: Best in Show

Twice a year, the hottest outdoor brands, retailers, non-profits and media gather in Salt Lake City for the Outdoor Retailer trade show. This past week was the Summer Market show, where companies displayed their newest summer items from SUP boards to waterproofing technologies. Here is a collection of what we […]

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 […]

A Smooth Operator’s Guide to Outdoor Dating
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A Smooth Operator’s Guide to Outdoor Dating

Being a single outdoorsperson is tough, isn’t it? The forests, mountains, crags, creeks, and hills are usually not a hot spot for singles. And if you venture into civilization, you’ll most likely be hard-pressed to find someone that you share those interests with. So whether you’ve happened upon a prospective […]

10 Ways to Make Backyard Camping Fun
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10 Ways to Make Backyard Camping Fun

I used to always consider backyard camping a complete joke. Then, I found myself with no other choice if I still wanted to try and squeeze in some sort of camping despite too many binding weekend social engagements, a 20-month-old, and all the aches, pains, and other nuances that come […]

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 […]