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How Ultralight Backpacking Changed My Perspective of Backcountry Travel
How One Piece of Gear Changed My Whole Perspective on Backcountry Travel

A deep dive into the world of lightweight and ultralight backpacking, and why you should embrace the "less is more" philosophy, too

Camp Yoshi Creates Epic Outdoor Experiences to Get Black & Brown Folks Outside
Camp Yoshi Is Where Black Folks Can Unleash Their Inner Child, Outdoors

Q&A with the adventure travel company founders by Rashad, Ron, and Shequeita Frazier on fostering a comfortable atmosphere where people of color can reconnect with Mother Nature

The 10 Dos & Don’ts of Hippie Bikepacking
PNW Bikepacking: Microdosing, Indigenous Land Awareness, Fun With Friends

A laundry list of lessons learned from a lockdown summer spent grinding gravel and exploring trails in the Great Northwest

10 Essentials With Musician, Writer, Outdoorist Hayden Coplen
Musician, Writer, Outdoorist Hayden Coplen Shares His 10 Favorite Pieces of Gear

The Sir Sly drummer shares what items have helped him navigate the pandemic, from bikes and backpacks to bass guitars and coffee

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Q&A: Alimo on Balancing Art, Adventure, and Sustainability
Q&A: Multimedia Artist Alimo on Creating Art You Recognize, But Don't Know

How artist Sean Kesterson, aka "Alimo," developed his signature style of vibrant, familiar depictions of life outdoors

Hammock Tents: Features, Benefits & Everything Else You Need To Know
Hammock Tents: Features, Benefits & Everything Else You Need To Know

Versatile, comfortable, and easy to use, hammock tents are growing in popularity among all campers, from weekend warriors to hardcore thru-hikers

Inside the World’s Best Archive of Vintage Outdoor Gear Catalogs
How One Small University Quietly Built the World’s Best Archive of Vintage Outdoor Gear Catalogs

A rare look at Utah State University's incredible cache of over 2,700 catalogs and magazines spanning the history of modern outdoor gear

Pop-Up Tents: Everything You Need To Know About This Camping Classic
Streamline Your Casual Camping Efforts With an Instant Pop-up Tent

Instead of fumbling with poles, pop-up tents easily assemble thanks to innovative "pop up" design and tech

Beach Tents: A Comprehensive Guide for Coastal Adventuring
Everything You Need to Know About Beach Tents, Including Which to Buy

From UV protection to open-air designs, these are the top beach tents to use as beach shelters or base camp for future explorations

Q&A: District Vision Co-Founder Max Vallot on Running & Meditation
District Vision Founder Max Vallot on Running, Mindfulness & Social Media

An inspiring conversation with the fashion exec turned mindful athlete on how to stay centered and balanced amid a culture of noise

Q&A: Outrunning Stereotypes With Endurance Athlete Mirna Valerio
How the "Mirnavator" Is Changing the Narrative for Non-Traditional Athletes

The "Mirnavator" is on a mission, driving by a passion for running and the outdoors and a dedication to inclusion and diversity

Artist & Designer Junior Sealy on Building a Sustainable Home in Barbados
Artist & Designer Junior Sealy on Building a Sustainable Home in Barbados, Bit by Bit

Drawing on Japanese minimalism and the traditional architecture of enslaved people, this self-taught QPOC designer is building a dream with little regard for convention

8 Print Magazines at the Intersection of Outdoors, Creativity & Design
Print Mags for the Adventurous Reader at the Intersection of Outdoors, Creativity & Design

Established magazines and DIY zines for those dreaming of vast landscapes, pushing boundaries, and a gentler way of being outdoors

Lessons in 'Experimental Outdoorism' With Cult Outdoor Label it Vanishes
Inside it Vanishes, a New Cult Outdoors Line Leading the GORPcore Movement

How posts at Nike Sportswear & Adidas led designer Rob Darmour to launch a more sustainable brand driven by deadstock fabrics and a casual connection to nature

4 Animated Series (and 1 Manga) that Celebrate the Great Outdoors
Find Adventure At Home With These 5 Animated Series that Celebrate the Great Outdoors

Escape to other worlds of illustrated adventure offering wit, heart, and sprawling landscapes, in under 30 min

At Camp Skate Wild, Youth Find Nature Through Skateboarding
At Skate Wild, Youth Learn to Connect With Nature Through Skateboarding

How one uniquely Californian outdoor program teaches teens wilderness skills and outdoor education—and rare camaraderie amid a pandemic

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