It may seem counterintuitive to bring your electronic devices on a day trip to your favorite watering hole, but such is life in the 21st century. We are inseparable from our gadgets. And though we may occasionally write them off as useless distractions, the truth is, modern technology provides innumerable benefits. So rather than bemoan […]

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“Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own. Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you.” – John Muir

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There’s something about the idea of being self-sustaining on the road, traveling miles and miles with nothing but your own energy and tools to rely on. It may reveal that sense of adventure and self-reliance you forgot you had. As for me, I’ve been itching to test myself both physically and mentally and find that […]

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In mid July I had the privilege of visiting Valley forge and the surrounding area of Montgomery County. The purpose of this trip was to immerse ourselves into the destination to learn as much as we can about it in a very short amount of time. We are also there to present to our client […]

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We have heard more than once how people get lost in the woods during one of their routine camping or hiking trip. Such unfortunate events happen all the time, sometimes ending in tragic versions. In most cases the person had carried very few survival items hence making it hard to survive out there. Therefore, the […]

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“The beauty and charm of the wilderness are his for the asking, for the edges of the wilderness lie close beside the beaten roads of the present travel.” – Theodore Roosevelt.

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There were two severely injured women, one lost horse and one dead horse.  Two motorcyclist entered park property through a cut fence and sped off on a hiker/horse only trail where, you guessed it, they ran head on into two unsuspecting equestrians and the encounter turned deadly.  Trail conflict was thought to be the problem […]

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Alps Featherlite

We all enjoy a good night sleep on the trail. Sleeping on the ground is not the best option for many of us. Some use foam pads while others use inflatable air mats. The Alps Mountaineering Featherlite Air Mat can provide you a good night sleep deep in the back country or at your weekend […]

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Michelob ULTRA is introducing an initiative, the Go The Extra Mile Fund, to help restore running, cycling, and hiking trails which are a key part in pursuing an active life, which for Michelob ULTRA drinkers is a major priority.  From Sept. 4 through Nov. 26, the brand will be donating up to $200,000 to the […]

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Getting ready for your first multi-day hiking trip can often be as exciting as the hike itself. It can fast become the perfect excuse to buy some awesome new gear to make your time in the wilderness as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. And it’s also a great opportunity to get out on some regular […]

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“Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure… than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.” – Theodore Roosevelt
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When I’m preparing a kayak trip into the backcountry, there are few things I get more geeked out about than shaving ounces off the load. It’s not because I’m weak and can’t carry my pack. But because lightening the load leads to increased paddling efficiency. Reducing the weight in your kayak will increase: Daily mileage […]

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Shopping Mall

You’ve probably had this conversation a hundred times with your friends, but the time has now come to make a decision. Zombies have finally taken over the world, and you’re in a panic because you need to head somewhere safe. After you’ve grabbed all of your zombie gear the only thing you have to do […]

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Hiking

If you are going to make the most of a fantastic weekend hiking trip then you might want to get in shape before leaving home. The good news is that there are numerous ways of doing this that will leave you looking and feeling on top of the world. The following are some of the […]

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Congratulations to the July and August 2016 Winners of the Golden Boots Blogger Award! The Golden Boots Blogger award is to recognize outdoor adventure bloggers who are adventuring and sharing amazing stories.

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“The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.” – Robert Frost

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You’re planning to visit Hawaii, eager to explore the Big Island and all it has to offer, but you have no idea where to begin or how to go about your explorations? When I was planning my Big Island trip, I was in a pretty much similar situation. I decided to backpack because it seemed to me as the best way to explore uninterrupted and get to know the locals in a way that felt authentic.

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