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Outdoor Conversations with Jake Wallace: Leadership in the Wild and Out
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Outdoor Conversations with Jake Wallace: Leadership in the Wild and Out

Jake Wallace has been a NOLS Wilderness First Responder instructor for five years now. In that time he has guided in Chile, Patagonia, and Seattle. He obtained his masters in Public Health at the University of Iowa with a thesis centered on outdoor education in regards to mental and physical […]

Gear Review: Mountain Hardwear Maximalist Jacket
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Gear Review: Mountain Hardwear Maximalist Jacket

At every ski resort, there’s always some old guy wearing jeans and a tattered shell in protest of all the ridiculously expensive ski gear that is available. I feel that guy; jackets aren’t cheap. There were points when I had considered doing the same until I tried the Mountain Hardwear Maximalist […]

7 Outdoors Organizations Worth Your Time
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7 Outdoors Organizations Worth Your Time

You consider yourself a nice person, right?  Maybe you cry during sweet movies, or hold the door open for people at the grocery store.  Maybe you’ve helped a stranded car on the side of the road get gas, or even just smiled at someone having a bad day and said […]

The Boston Signature Summit: How to get the Millennial Generation Outdoors
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The Boston Signature Summit: How to get the Millennial Generation Outdoors

This past summer, supporters of Outdoor Nation gathered in Boston, where they camped on Georges Island, then spent the day at the University of Massachusetts. The summit was dedicated to taking a look at what is needed to get the millennial generation outdoors. Nikki Hodgson, an attendee of the Boston […]

National Kids to Parks Day 2013
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National Kids to Parks Day 2013

Many of our grandparents grew up living off the land, experiencing nature daily. Today, young students rarely spend time in unadulterated nature.  The National Park Trust recognizes this as a problem, and has been encouraging teachers and parents to join their grassroots movement. National Kids to Parks Day, which will […]

7 Summer Break Opportunities for the Adventurous
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7 Summer Break Opportunities for the Adventurous

Congratulations. Finals are over. The weather is looking up and the bird songs are a harbinger of the joys to come. Long days of hiking, biking, paddling and climbing are on the horizon to provide you with stories to tell when fall creeps up. But it’s pretty hard to relay […]

The Top 7 Hottest Outdoor Men
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The Top 7 Hottest Outdoor Men

We outdoor gals like our sexy, strong, knowledgeable and accomplished outdoor men. After all, they give us a reason to look smokin’ hot while we’re out and about doing all our nature activities. Though choosing only 7 was quite the challenge (and may have resulted in me starring at way […]

Gear Review: The Lazer Helium Helmet
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Gear Review: The Lazer Helium Helmet

With contributions from Yoon Kim Spring is finally here, and many trails are suddenly feeling the wear of shoes and bike tires. Biking is a great way to get out and enjoy the weather, as well exercise without all the stress that running puts on your joints. But biking can […]

6 Outdoor Dates Your Girl is Dying for You to Take Her On
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6 Outdoor Dates Your Girl is Dying for You to Take Her On

A Picnic to Get Her to Pucker Up: When I was coming up with ideas for this article, I asked my cute, blonde gal pal for her input. She immediately started jumping up and down in her seat like a little school girl (Yeah, we know you’re thinking Brittany Spears […]

5 Shirts to Keep You Feeling and Looking Cool
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5 Shirts to Keep You Feeling and Looking Cool

We all know those guys who like to keep it simple: just buy 7 of the same shirt in different colors and call it good. Do the wash once a week, and everyone’s happy, right? No. Every wardrobe should have a little more variety. So if you’re looking for that […]