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Running on the Cheap
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Running on the Cheap

Whenever big changes happen, I turn to running and am always grateful that a lack of money can’t take it away from me. I am reminded of this yet again as my husband and I pull our purse strings tighter in anticipation of life changes – some expected, some not. […]

Trike Drifting
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Trike Drifting

A new form of cycling is steering its way towards you: trike drifting. Trikes utilize the tricycle’s three wheel set-up with the rear tires crafted from PVC pipe for easier sliding capability along roadways.  While it may sound like an infantile construction, drift trikes exist in adulthood having been equipped with […]

7 Musical Acts You Never Realized Were Eco-Friendly
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7 Musical Acts You Never Realized Were Eco-Friendly

The green efforts of Jack Johnson, Willie Nelson, and Neil Young have been well-documented, but these performers are far from the music industry’s only eco-minded individuals. In fact, several of today’s most popular acts are speaking out against pollution, deforestation, and other major issues that impact the environment. Cloud Cult […]

Camping Cuties: How to Be Outdoorsy and Still Be Smokin’
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Camping Cuties: How to Be Outdoorsy and Still Be Smokin’

Girls, girls, girls… we gotta have a talk. Now, I’m originally from the Midwest and we gals, though outdoorsy, know how to elicit whistles from the boys. We fish in sexy cutoff jeans, we hike in cute tank tops, and we make certain that our hair is always… ALWAYS… real […]

Environment

Thank You for Standing Up For Climate Change

It’s very rare for two people to have the exact same opinions on every hot button political issue. Thing is, we are opinionated people and each and every person has hundreds, maybe thousands of different opinions. Any one of these opinions are cause for contention from others who may even […]

Dangerous Uranium Mining Threatens Grand Canyon
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Dangerous Uranium Mining Threatens Grand Canyon

“Leave it as it is. You cannot improve on it. The ages have been at work on it, and man can only mar it.” That’s what 26th U.S. President Teddy Roosevelt said upon visiting the Grand Canyon in 1903, enchanted and awestruck by the unparalleled natural beauty of the rolling […]

Get the Gear: How to Buy Smart and Build Your Collection
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Get the Gear: How to Buy Smart and Build Your Collection

I don’t know about you, but I often say a nightly prayer to the Gear Gods. It goes something like this: Dear Gear Gods, May all my gear be cheap and useful, yet slightly sexy and colorful. Pinks, purples, and blues are preferable. Please, shield me from any gear failures […]

Amazing Outdoorsy Giveaways in June
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Amazing Outdoorsy Giveaways in June

Because somebody has to win them, here for you today are 10 amazing sweepstakes that are going on right now: Outdoor Traveler and Bass Pro Shops “Win the Prize Catch Sweepstakes“ How does a $25,000 shopping spree to Bass Pro Shops sound? Like a lot of bass bait right? Well […]

The Benefits of Getting Your Kids Outdoors
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The Benefits of Getting Your Kids Outdoors

Kids today are amazing.  Somehow because of the world that they were born into, that eight year old is probably able to program computers, actually use all those little apps your cell phone has, and probably even get into your electronic bank account.  They speak in a different language of […]

7 Invasive Threats to Outdoor Diversity
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7 Invasive Threats to Outdoor Diversity

On average, invasive species costs the United States more than $120 million in damages every year. But how does this translate into the outdoor experience that is crucial to the health of millions of Americans? One of the most prominent threats of invasive species is a decrease in biodiversity. Every […]