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Enhancing Outdoor Performance with Thoughtful Apparel Selection

In the world of outdoor exploration, mastering the art of layering is akin to unlocking the secrets of comfort and functionality. It's not just about fashion; it's a strategic approach to dressing that can make or break your outdoor experience. Arc'teryx, a respected name in outdoor apparel, stands as a testament to the importance of thoughtful layering in maximizing performance amidst nature's challenges.

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Outdoor Adventure Playground: Exploring Sports and Thrills in Virginia’s National Parks

Virginia’s national parks are a treasure trove of adventures, both familiar and unexplored. While many visitors stick to well-trodden paths, there’s a whole world beyond the obvious trails, ripe for discovery. 

Outdoor Adventure Playground: Exploring Sports and Thrills in Virginia’s National Parks

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Read This: Hidden Gems of the Northern Great Lakes: A Trail and Paddling Guide

We are SO excited to share an extraordinary new book by writer, photographer, and paddler Madeline Marquardt, entitled Hidden Gems of the Northern Great Lakes: A Trail and Paddling Guide. She has worked as a sea kayaking guide in the Apostle Islands, English teacher in Armenia, and paddled and hiked extensively throughout the Lake Superior Reg

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Eat This! Wilderness Cooking with Expert Ray Mears...and an Extraordinary French Onion Soup Recipe

Want a cookbook that is interesting, unique, teaches much about cooking and eating outdoors, AND has incredible recipes? Look no further than Wilderness Chef: The Ultimate Guide to Cooking Outdoors, the latest book by Ray Mears. Ray is an authority on the subject of Bushcraft and Survival. He has also become a household name through his various television series, including Tracks, World of Survival, Trips Money Can't Buy with Ewan McGregor, The Real Heroes of Telemark, and many more.

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The Outdoor Enthusiast’s Bucket List

If you were to create a bucket list, what is the one thing that you would like to do? If you are looking for inspiration, read this post and we’ll share with you some of the best things that you have to try, which are especially perfect for those who have a penchant for the outdoors. 

The Outdoor Enthusiast’s Bucket List

Oo Roo, Uluru: a Trek In the Australian Outback

The Australian saying "see ya later" is often "Oo Roo."

How to Summer: 40 Tips for a Curious, Engaged Summer

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At the age of seven, I started going to summer camp. From the moment school ended, I counted the hours until camp began. When my years of being a camper ended, I became a counselor, then a lifeguard, and then an aquatics director. Camp has been a part of my summer story since as long as I can remember. My family didn’t travel much in the summer. My sister and I both had varied camping experiences, while my brother chose to stay home for the summer. There are far more children who don’t go to camp than do.

Artist of the Month: Dan Miller

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Feb 03, 2017 / 0 comments

I've never seen anything like it - and am so grateful to the internet for the discovery! When first seeing our Artist of the Month, Dan Miller's art, I was stunned. Every time I see something by him in my feed, I am happy, pause, reflect, breathe. He has an unusually calm and detailed way of sharing the natural world with viewers - one for which I am grateful. His medium? Colored pencils!

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The 7 Natural Wonders of Taiwan

It can be a bit confusing figuring out what is and isn’t ‘supposed’ to be a wonder of the world. It seems there’s a new list all the time, detailing the ancient wonders, the new wonders, the natural wonders, the underwater wonders…there’s even a list for the 7 wonders of the solar system!

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The One Place You Can Fulfill Most of Your Bucket List

Do you have a bucket list in your head (or on paper)? Things you’d like to see and do in this lifetime, like the Bucket List movie, which has inspired countless people to fulfill their dreams?