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Yosemite National park

5 National Parks You Need to Visit this Winter

It’s one of the best feelings imaginable. As you first enter, you’re in awe. Expansion surrounds you and wonder fills every crevice of your mind. The landscape draws your attention and directs your gaze towards every curve and bend in the path ahead. The trees, rocks or mountains welcome you as you immerse yourself in […] Read more…

What’s the Best Way to Carry Your Water?

Highlighting the pros and cons of using water bottles vs. using water reservoirs.  Water is an obvious necessity when working in the field. The experts say you’re supposed to consume a liter per hour while playing outside which can make the logistics of carrying and consuming a bit tricky. Water weighs just over 2 pounds […] Read more…

A Day trip to Red Rock Canyon

One of our Photographers, Dave, recently spent some time hiking through Red Rock Canyon. Checkout his full trip report as well as a few stunning shots of the scenery.  Over the years I spent numerous summers helping run several summer camps. so while on vacation, I convinced some friends that aren’t into the outdoors to […] Read more…

VIDEO: Happy Mother’s Day from Nature.

It seems oddly appropriate that National Geographic would release this amazing footage on the day we dedicate to our moms. I’m sure it was totally unplanned. In this awesome clip, a young Buffalo gets stranded from the heard, washed down stream and beaten to the brink. But, before it turns into the most depressing movie […] Read more…

The Waterproof Gear Guide from Sierra Trading Post

It’s not often that I post someone else’s write up on this blog, but The Sierra Trading Post has done such a wonderful job with this breakdown of waterproof fabrics that I thought it was only necessary. Here’s their breakdown below:  The Waterproof Gear Guide Spending time in the great outdoors is a wonderful thing, […] Read more…

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