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Gear Review: Guide Small from Revo
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Gear Review: Guide Small from Revo

It’s been five years since my eyes have sat behind polarized  lenses; that was when my Oakley Minutes broke (and Oakley wouldn’t fix them – instead offering me $25 off my next order – which I threw away out of uselessness). Revo has recently found a happy home for a […]

How to plunge into Paddling
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How to plunge into Paddling

By Lisa Nuss If you’ve seen those dragon boat festivals and outrigger canoe races that seem to be everywhere now and thought it looked like fun – I have good news. Even if you’ve never paddled before, there is a recreational team out there for you.   Drums of the […]

Hardcore Granny Gatewood is Way More Hardcore Than You
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Hardcore Granny Gatewood is Way More Hardcore Than You

April 27th was the first time that Grandma Emma Gatewood Day has ever been observed. Grandma Emma Gatewood was the very first woman to ever hike the entirety of the Appalachian Trail in one season. She did her thru-hike at the young age of 67 in a pair of KED sneakers and […]

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 […]

The Kinds of People You Meet Outdoors
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The Kinds of People You Meet Outdoors

Remember in high school where everyone had a stereotype?  While you were probably, like me, completely in opposition to the idea that you had a “classification,” you know deep down that you probably could be pigeonholed, right?  Well along the same lines, there are always certain people that you can […]

6 Best Ways to Break from Studying for Finals
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6 Best Ways to Break from Studying for Finals

Finals week is fast approaching, folks, and you all know what that means. During finals week, campuses nation wide turn from fun, active communities to deserted wastelands. (cue the cricket chirps) For students, finals week is a dreaded week of the school year that is second in misery only to […]

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 […]

Nature Valley Supports National Park Week Digitally
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Nature Valley Supports National Park Week Digitally

In celebration of our national parks, Nature Vally is expanding its mobile footage of Sequoia National Park by approximately 50 miles. This will be an addition to the Nature Valley Trail View, a digital platform that provides more than 375 panoramic views and interactive guides. Already, some of our most […]