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Climbing for a Cause: Brittney Woodrum on her Goal to Summit the Colorado 14’ers Carrying a ShelterBox
Climbing Colorado’s 58 “Fourteeners” is a rite of passage for every aspiring mountaineer. Towering over 14,000 feet, these mountains rank as some of
Challenging the Narrative and Amplifying Voices: Resources for Education and Inclusivity in the Outdoor Industry
One of the universal characteristics of people who love the outdoors is that we enthusiastically lean into discomfort. The outdoors community is
REI’s Anniversary Sale is one of their biggest sale events of the year, and this year is no exception. Deals include Patagonia jackets, NEMO tents
Satellite-enabled location tracking, backcountry GPS units, and off-grid texting have become almost ubiquitous when it comes to long-distance hiking.
(Updated 9 a.m. MT, May 23) The Smokies continued a phased reopening, more than a month after the park closed for all uses. The reopening was
At this point it's old news: the 2020 thru-hiking season isn't happening. I've seen prospective 2020 thru-hikers referred to as NOGO hikers (instead
Big ol' price reductions await savvy shoppers. We might not be getting out as much as we want to right now, but there's always the chance to stock
Since podcasts first appeared on the smartphone scene in 2004, they’ve filled a niche for listeners who want to laugh, be inspired, be educated, or
We aren't supposed to travel out of state, many of us aren't even going to work, and depending on your local recommendations, you might even be under
(Updated 12:30 p.m. MT, April 1) Director of Communications and Marketing for the PCTA, Scott Wilkinson has stated: "What we're now telling the