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15 Incredible Backpacking Trips in 15 U.S. National Parks

By LifeStraw / Destinations and activities

The national parks are a treasure for all of us to enjoy.

Break 10 Bad Habits in 2017 by Spending More Time Outside

By Rachel Davidson / How-to, health, and lifestyle

You’ve spent the last few weeks stuffing yourself full, splurging on gifts, and drinking every night “in the holiday spirit.” And just like that – it’s all over, and 2017 came out of nowhere.

How to Execute Your Adventure Bucket List in the New Year

By Jonathon Reed / Lifestyle and how-to

I put a lot of stock in the new year. When I was in school I would have New Year's resolutions both in January and September.

5 Tips for Hiking with Kids and Toddlers

By Brandon Dewey / How-to, family, and activities

When I was a week old, my parents took me on my first outdoor adventure.

Why Spending Time Outdoors Will Simplify Your Life

By Cambrey Knapp / Health, lifestyle, and activities

Where on earth can I find happiness? Isn't that one of the most classic questions we ask ourselves? You can't tell me that that inquiry hasn't crossed your mind a time or two during your short stint .

You Don't Have to Be a Pro to Capture the Perfect Shot

By Jacalyn Beales / Lifestyle and activities

Each time I open my Instagram app to post a photo or update my digital magazine's feed, I'm left awestruck by the insanely awesome imagery adventurers and outdoor explorers are capturing during their.

The Ultimate 10 Day Oregon Road Trip

By Austin Jackson / Destinations and activities

As a resident of Oregon for nearly nineteen years, I have seen much of what Oregon has to offer.

Making the Most of an Epic Skiing Crash in Whistler

By Andrew Hoang / Destinations, lifestyle, and activities

Whistler. That crazy ski-town you've heard of up north. The one that gets DUMPED on and has some legends that call it home. It's dreamland, the Disney World of skiing, and I got to go.

7 Essential Landscape Photography Composition Techniques

By Brandon Dewey / How-to

1. The Rule of Thirds The rule of thirds is one of the most used rules of composition and one of the most powerful.

The Benefits of a Winter Road Trip to Waterton Lakes National Park

By Women Who Explore / Destinations

Located on the border of Alberta, Canada and Montana, Waterton Lakes National Park is mainly a summer destination, boasting beautiful mountains, sparkling lakes and an abundance of wildlife.

8 New Year's Resolutions for Your Adventurous Life

By Jess Fischer / Lifestyle

I love New Year's Eve. I'm not entirely sure why, but there's something so exciting to me about continuing life into a brand new year and getting to set some new goals and intentions for yourself.

The College Road Trip

By Will McKay / Destinations, lifestyle, and activities

November 17th, 2016. Colorado. Snow. Lots of it. It seemed to be just our luck.

9 Things that the Outdoors Taught Me in 2016

By Austin Jackson / How-to, lifestyle, and activities

This year, I was hungry. Hungry for experiences. No, not food, and no, not possessions, but rather I was hungry for memories and good times.

How to Take BETTER Photographs with That Expensive Camera

By Ethan Constable / How-to and activities

If you are reading this, I am assuming that you love the outdoors and taking pictures of the places you go.

Carrying the Torch of Preservation from the PCT to the Adirondacks

By Tyler Socash / Destinations, lifestyle, and activities

Why are we attracted to the backcountry? Some go there for exercise and recreation. Others go to take pictures and to breathe the fresh air.

Give an Invaluable Gift Next Year

By Kevin Abernethy / Lifestyle and family

Christmas is right around the corner and most of us are wrapping up our holiday shopping and hoping we found the perfect gift; that article of clothing, maybe some new gear, new shoes, gift cards, th.

The 5 Best Photography Spots in San Diego

By Dustin Kahia / Destinations, how-to, and activities

It's no accident that San Diego is the eighth largest city in the U.S. and second largest in California. The weather is great. The scenery is beautiful.

Explore to Photograph or Photograph to Explore?

By Sam Loomis / Lifestyle and activities

Two years ago, I would have never agreed to packing up the car, driving 7 hours from Rhode Island to northern Maine, waking up at the crack of dawn, hiking 9 hours over Baxter State Park's Mount .

7 Reasons Why You Should Become A Guide

By Eric Murdock / How-to and lifestyle

1. The People You Work With There is no single aspect about working as a guide that is greater than your fellow guides.

Explorer Spotlight: Kenton Steryous

By The Outbound Collective / Lifestyle

Name: Kenton Steryous | Age: 40 | Location: Roanoke, VA. What’s your day job?  Director of Sales for ADTRAN, Inc.

Alpenglowshoe: Why You Should Explore Artist Point This Winter

By Brad Geyer / Destinations and activities

It was a nice balmy 15F degree day at the Mount Baker Ski resort with very few people to contend with. The weather forecast showed clear skies and the sunset was going to be spectacular.

How to Get Started Snowshoeing

By Women Who Explore / How-to and activities

Snowshoeing, it’s been around for a long time and is incredibly easy to do! So why isn’t everyone taking up this inexpensive and easy winter sport? Perhaps you just need a push in the right direction.

Escape from NYC: Kayak Camping in the Adirondacks

By Ethan Constable / Destinations and activities

Imagine being all alone (almost) camping at a campsite only accessible by canoes and kayaks.

The Ultimate Backpacking Bucket List for California

By Garmin / Destinations and activities

Did you know that California is home to over 14 million acres of wilderness. You read that correctly.