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A Short History on America’s National Parks
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A Short History on America’s National Parks

A reminder of the beauty and freedom that our nation offered hundreds of years ago to new settlers, our national parks reserve the essence of the American Spirit. Yet, for many of us, the history of our National Parks is a subject that was never fully learned. Hopefully this infographic […]

Gear Review: Half Moon Bay Longboard from Crescent Moon
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Gear Review: Half Moon Bay Longboard from Crescent Moon

It’s getting warmer out. College students are chilling in hammocks, sweet tea is awesome again and longboards are crowding the asphalt. Today, you’ll get a first look at the Half Moon Bay Longboard by Crescent Moon. You may have heard of the company for their snowshoes. Now, they’re bringing boards […]

Protect our Winters
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Protect our Winters

The entire snow sports industry is dependent upon reliable snowfall each season. Lately there has been a shift in that, and Executive Director of Protect our Winter, Chris Steinkamp, is here to illustrate why we need to be educated on this matter. Yoon: I’m surprised not more people know about this. Chris: […]

Changing the World One Youth at a Time: Q&A with Backpacker’s Jon Dorn
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Changing the World One Youth at a Time: Q&A with Backpacker’s Jon Dorn

There’s a saying within some philanthropy circles that goes, “you can’t change the world, but you can change the world for one person.” According to some estimates, 1.3 million youth drop out of high school each year. That’s 3,500 students a day who enter the real world without finishing a […]

Turning Your Garbage Into Gear
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Turning Your Garbage Into Gear

When it comes to outdoor gear, we all want to be the James Bond of the woods, having the most advanced, lightweight, sleek technology available that will make our excursions classy and sexy. Problem is, none of us can afford laser watches, jet packs, or weaponized cars. Maybe it’s time to […]

9 Terrifying Statistics Linked to Global Warming
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9 Terrifying Statistics Linked to Global Warming

Climate change is scary business, and we have the numbers back it up. One According to National Geographic, the average global temperature could rise as much as 5.8 degrees by the year 2100. For the record, the average global temperature rose by 0.6 degrees during the 20th century. Scientists say that […]

6 Ways to Make Outdoorsy Friends
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6 Ways to Make Outdoorsy Friends

It’s Friday night and a long weekend filled with aimless chores stretches ahead. A fantasy vision of you, surrounded with stinky, smiling friends, happily enjoying fellowship in the backcountry seems far-off and hopeless. It’s hard enough to meet friends, never mind the sort of friends that would rather go for […]

OutdoorSpeak: The Terms that Make Us Outsiders
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OutdoorSpeak: The Terms that Make Us Outsiders

“Hey bro did you just barn door in that chowder?” “That manky yard sale is going to cost you a booty beer.” As outdoorsmen and women we pride ourselves on our addiction to the outdoors, and like any cult we have our own way of communicating the intricacies of our […]

Why Being Outdoors Makes You Sexy
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Why Being Outdoors Makes You Sexy

Hey you! Yeah you, adolescent boys. Put down your Wii remote and listen to these words of wisdom. Many of your friends may be encouraging you to stay inside, build up your WoW characters or whateveryou kids are doing these days.However, I am about to give you some advice that, […]

6 Disgusting (and Real) Effects of Pollution
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6 Disgusting (and Real) Effects of Pollution

We all know pollution is gross — but how disgusting does it get? Look no further. The entries on this list are enough to scare anyone into a lifetime of environmental advocacy.